Newsletter Feature - MD
Our Grassroots Manager in the northern part of the Eastern Region, Rebecca Scharler, had a medical emergency in the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. This is her story of the safe quality care she got despite the pandemic.
Cutting back on sugary drinks? Try these refreshing ideas!
In these warm months, it’s nice to have a sip of a refreshing beverage to cool you down. Many of us go for something that reminds us of summers past, like lemonade or a cola. While these drinks might remind us of times gone by, they can also be loaded with added sugar.
Employer based health care in the time of covid - can it really be counted on?
Consider being the manager of a restaurant. Your workplace reopens, which is important because things have been financially tight the past few months. But, you have a child with a heart condition that leaves them immunocompromised. The littlest illness could put them in the hospital for days or even weeks, let along what a diagnosis of Covid would do for them. You don’t want to go back to a job where you can’t be certain you won’t come home with Covid, but your family needs the health insurance provided by your employer. What do you do?
Move more and stay active while staying safe!
As the weather improves, we understand the challenges of remaining physically active while following social distancing guidelines. It’s hard enough to find time when you aren’t looking after schoolwork with your kids and thinking about how to keep yourself or your family safe. Fortunately, as long as you are practicing guidelines from the CDC and WHO regarding Covid-19 safety, there are still many things you can do to stay active!
Governor Hogan vetoed tobacco tax legislation. Now we act to override his veto.
Governor Hogan vetoed legislation that included an increase in our state tobacco tax and COVID-19 relief. The American Heart Association is disappointed with this decision because these policies were important to the health of all Marylanders.