A group of happy-looking children stands outside of their classroom preparing for the first day of school. Wearing masks due to COVID-19.

How to Help Children Transition Back to School in a New World

The return to school brings with it a unique set of new challenges, as many children who had gotten acclimated to remote learning and social distancing are now facing a full-time return to in-person learning.

How to Help Children Transition Back to School in a New World

A young child sits with her mother as a nurse swabs her arm prior to receiving a vaccine.

COVID-19 Vaccine for Children & Teens: Your Questions, Answered

​​​​​​​As the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine continues in the United States, vaccination is now an option for younger patients. This has led to a number of vaccine-related questions from parents.

COVID-19 Vaccine for Children & Teens: Your Questions, Answered

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The Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine Pause: What You Need to Know

First of all: Don't panic if you recently received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, says Todd Ellerin, MD, Director of Infectious Disease.

The Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine Pause: What You Need to Know

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How to Manage Quarantine Weight Gain

Ready to make your healthy eating habits and exercise routine a priority again? A registered dietitian explains how small changes can make a big impact when fighting the quarantine 15.

How to Manage Quarantine Weight Gain

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What You Need to Know about the AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine

Have concerns about the Oxford vaccine? Todd Ellerin, MD, Director of Infectious Disease, shares why Americans shouldn't dismiss the AstraZeneca vaccine just yet.

What You Need to Know about the AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine

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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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CDC Guidelines for Vaccinated People: What You Need to Know

The new recommendations present a step towards normal. An infectious disease expert shares what fully vaccinated people need to remember to stay safe against COVID-19.

CDC Guidelines for Vaccinated People: What You Need to Know

Todd Ellerin shows the knot and tuck method for masks

How the 'Knot-and-Tuck' Method Achieves a Better Fitting Face Mask

Protect yourself and others against COVID-19 with a better fitting mask. Todd Ellerin, MD explains the importance of a good fitting mask and how achieve that with the "knot-and-tuck" method.

How the 'Knot-and-Tuck' Method Achieves a Better Fitting Face Mask

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Three Things to Know about the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine

Have questions about the newest COVID-19 vaccine? Todd Ellerin, MD breaks down the advantages of the life-saving Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine.

Three Things to Know about the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine