What’s New in Healthcare

Time to Fight Lyme!

Tick season has started, click here for a Tick Talk on how ticks spread Lyme disease, signs of bites, symptoms of Lyme and how it is treated, and how to avoid bites. For more information about ticks please see the HKPRs updated local information click here.

Update on Covid 19 immunizations

NEW Second Bivalent COVID-19 Booster: NACI’s recommendation is you do not need a second Bivalent Covid-19 booster unless you are in the following categories, then you should get a second bivalent COVID-19 Booster six months or 168 days after the first bivalent booster. • Adults 80 years of age and older • Adult residents of long-term care homes and other congregate living settings for seniors or those with complex medical care needs • Adults 18 years of age and older who are moderate to severely immunocompromised (due to an underlying condition or treatment) • Adults 65 to 79 years of age, particularly if they do not have a known prior history of SARS-CoV-2 infection