Medical student who survived COVID-19 talks to Buffalo youth about vaccines

Nadia Vazquez, a 26-year old University at Buffalo medical student, is a survivor of COVID-19. She wants people her age to know they could get infected just as she did. That’s why she is telling her story at two virtual meetings geared toward teens and younger adults.

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Preventive Care and the Pandemic – Schedule your Screenings Now!

Preventive Care and the Pandemic – Schedule your Screenings Now!   Procrastination is not typically considered a good thing. But as the world spent much of 2020 confronting the COVID-19 pandemic, putting certain things on hold became part of the new normal. In an effort to reduce

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New ECMC Videos Offer Coping Advice for Holidays, Pandemic, More

New ECMC Videos Offer Coping Advice for Holidays, Pandemic, More Chief Clinical Psychologist Lisa A. Keenan-Uschold, Ph.D., Provides Valuable Coping Tips   BUFFALO, NEW YORK— Erie County Medical Center (ECMC) Corporation recently completed production of new videos that offer coping strategies and advice to help get through the upcoming

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Supporting Frontline Workers During the Pandemic

Supporting Frontline Workers During the Pandemic Kaleida Health Foundation’s Need Continues By Kristen Bieber, Marketing Manager Kaleida Health Foundation   As much of the community pressed pause in mid-March when COVID-19 began to hit, one organization went into overdrive. Within a week, the Kaleida Health Foundation launched

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Change in Views on Mental Health Due to Pandemic

Univera Healthcare estimates New Yorkers used telehealth benefits 290,000 times last year. In the first four months of 2020, a time period marked by the global spread of COVID-19, that number skyrocketed to an estimated 2.6 million times. According to Univera’s claims-based review of services delivered, more than one-third

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