The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) announced that they will continue to provide free COVID-19 home test kits to residents at least through the end of 2022, despite the end of federal financial support for testing programs. The rapid antigen tests take 15 minutes to complete, offering users a convenient way to check whether they are infected with COVID-19 without needing to access the healthcare system, especially during the peak season for upper respiratory infections.
Wednesday, November 23, 2022
Saturday, October 1, 2022
It's that time of year again for the Medicare Annual Enrollment Period, and some of you who watch cable television have been bombarded with commercials touting the benefits of Medicare Advantage plans. If so, you may be wondering why these plans are so heavily advertised and whether you should call the toll free number to sign up if you are over 65 years old.
Wednesday, August 24, 2022
One of my patients asked me this very question today! As it turns out, many COVID-19 rapid antigen test kits' expiration dates have been extended by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) this summer.