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Free Home COVID Tests Begin Shipping to US Homes
Can't find an open COVID-19 testing appointment? You may be able to get a free at-home test.
Free N95 Masks Coming to Local Pharmacies
Everyone loves to get something for free, and if you stop by your community pharmacy, you may find there's a free mask waiting for you.
CDC Updates Mask Guidance
Health officials have made some changes to recommendations about face masks during the COVID-19 pandemic.
FDA Takes Action to Expand COVID Vaccine Use
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently took several actions to expand the use of one of the COVID-19 vaccines.
COVID-19 Update: 1/10/22
COVID-19 cases are skyrocketing in the United States, with the increase apparently driven largely by the Omicron variant.
Sick with the Flu? Here's What to Do Next
In all the chaos surrounding COVID-19, the flu may be easy to forget — until you start feeling sick. Here's what you should do if you get the flu.
How to Fight Omicron
The Omicron variant of COVID-19 is tearing across the United States and driving case numbers to record highs. Here's what health officials say will fight this fast-moving variant.
First Oral Rx for COVID-19 Gets FDA Nod
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the the first oral treatment for COVID through an emergency use authorization (EUA).
The Link Between COVID and Weight
Since the start of the pandemic, excess weight has appeared to be linked to worse COVID-19 outcomes. Now, early research is providing a possible explanation.
COVID-19 Update: 12/6/21
COVID-19 continues to spread in the United States and around the world. Here's what you need to know.