Health equity and people of color, especially the black community, have been placed in the spotlight for many reasons recently, but even more now in regards to the COVID-19 vaccines that are being offered to us here in the United States. The U.S. health care system has historically failed the black community and communities of color. This is a major source of medical mistrust, which can be attributed by many to the Tuskegee syphilis study.
Compassion Health Care, Inc. Launches Mobile Health Unit
Yanceyville, NC – Compassion Health Care, Inc. (CHC) is excited to announce the launch of a new permanent service line: CHC MOBILE HEALTH. Realizing that the COVID pandemic is far from over, CHC is proud to take another step in helping to ensure that our community has access to necessary health care services.
Compassion Health Care, Inc. (CHC) continues to use temperature screening as part of the CDC recommended guidelines during the COVID-19 pandemic for patients entering the building. We are taking it a step further by implementing new technology that will allow for non-contact temperature checks.
Primary care is an essential component of your health. Pandemic or not, individuals need a consistent relationship with their primary care provider. This is especially true for those with chronic health conditions, including diabetes, hypertension, and others.
We are all going through our own journey right now during this coronavirus pandemic, and each individual journey will have an impact on that person’s life. The following is a look at one man’s journey into one of the biggest hot spots of this pandemic.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) can infect anyone, but it’s older adults ages 60 and older that are at higher risk of a more serious illness due to the virus. More is being learned every day about this new disease and we want to keep our aging population updated as much as possible.