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Don’t Hesitate to Get a COVID-19 Test

Although COVID-19 cases are on the decline, testing is still vitally important to slowing the pandemic. Learn how to get a same-day, rapid COVID test at South Shore Health.

Don’t Hesitate to Get a COVID-19 Test

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What You Need to Know about COVID-19 Testing

Need a rapid COVID-19 test? Concerned about the accuracy of a rapid test? Our Vice Chair of Emergency Medicine shares what you need to know.

What You Need to Know about COVID-19 Testing

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What You Need to Know about Rapid COVID-19 Testing at South Shore Health

Whether you're traveling or heading back to school, finding a rapid result COVID-19 test is difficult. Learn more about where to find a test at South Shore Health.

What You Need to Know about Rapid COVID-19 Testing at South Shore Health

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What You Need to Know about Lion’s Mane Jellyfish

Lion's mane jellyfish have been spotted at beaches across the South Shore, and their tentacles are capable of delivering painful stings to humans.

What You Need to Know about Lion’s Mane Jellyfish

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Stay Safe: Skip the Fourth of July Fireworks this Year

Thinking about creating your own July 4th fireworks display this year? Our head of Emergency Medical Services explains why it's safer to skip the pyrotechnics.

Stay Safe: Skip the Fourth of July Fireworks this Year

A child catches a soccer ball thrown by her mother in a field while the family has a picnic behind them. The sun is shining.

The Importance of Sun Safety for Children

Many of the chronic conditions that affect adults have their onset in the habits that are established in childhood. South Shore Health's Chief of Pediatrics explains how parents can establish sun safety habits in their kids.

The Importance of Sun Safety for Children

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Three Things to Know About Sports Physicals

Even though the kids have barely made it to summer camp, parents across the South Shore are starting to think about back-to-school preparations....

Three Things to Know About Sports Physicals

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How to Choose a Sunscreen

Overwhelmed by the options in the sunscreen aisle? Learn how to choose the right sunblock and stay safe in the sun.

How to Choose a Sunscreen

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Seven Questions about Urgent Care, Answered

Urgent care is an alternative to costly emergency room visits for non life-threatening conditions. Learn more about the role urgent care can play in your health!

Seven Questions about Urgent Care, Answered