The concept of herd immunity has sparked debate about whether it would control the spread of COVID-19. Herd immunity happens when a sufficient proportion of [...]
Families and school districts are weighing difficult decisions on whether to return to school in person, online or a combination of both during the COVID-19 [...]
Washing hands and wearing face masks are key steps to preventing COVID-19. But they can dry out your skin and cause acne. Here's how to [...]
As COVID-19 continues to spread rapidly in some parts of the U.S., more states are announcing mask mandates in an attempt to avoid seeing such [...]
There is a lot of confusion in the general public when it comes to COVID-19 testing. It’s even more confusing for community members of diverse [...]
On the Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast, Dr. Gregory Poland, an infectious diseases expert and head of Mayo Clinic’s Vaccine Research Group, covers the latest news on [...]
Are bald men more likely to suffer severe COVID-19 symptoms? Researchers are looking into the possible link after preliminary observations of high frequency of male [...]
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My partner and I want to take our kids on a camping/road trip, figuring that driving ourselves and staying in a tent [...]
I have high blood pressure. What should I do to lower my risk of getting seriously ill with COVID-19?
Answer: High blood pressure is a serious [...]
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I was invited to an extended family reunion barbecue this summer and I am torn on whether to attend or not. About [...]
Learn the signs and symptoms of a rare, serious condition called multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) that's linked to COVID-19, the new coronavirus disease.
I've heard about contact tracing being done during the COVID-19 pandemic. What is it and how does it work?
Answer: Contact tracing is a tool that [...]
ROCHESTER, Minn. – Beginning, Monday, July 13, Mayo Clinic’s Northwest Clinic drive-through testing site will shut down and all testing will be consolidated to a [...]
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