• Worth Visiting…

    Many consumers have already bookmarked certain internet sites to help guide them to reliable information during the COVID-19 outbreak. The following websites should be included as primary resources because they provide the most accurate information about how to protect yourself and what to do if you become sick.

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  • Do Not Take Chloroquine Phosphate Intended for Fish to Treat Covid-19

    The coronavirus (COVID-19) has overwhelmed the world at an alarming rate. Currently, there are no vaccines or medicines approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that are proven effective against COVID-19. Recently, there have been some reports of medicines potentially having positive results against COVID-19. Two of these medicines are hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine, which are used to treat malaria, rheumatoid arthritis, and sometimes lupus. In any case, these medicines are not approved by FDA to treat COVID-19, and no one knows for sure if they are safe and effective against COVID-19. More research is needed before that can happen. However, hydroxychloroquine or chloroquine may be given to a person who has a diagnosis of COVID-19 only if a doctor orders it. Read more...

  • High-Alert Medication Learning Guides

    Just a handful of drugs are considered high-alert medications. These medications have been proven to be safe and effective, but serious harm can occur if they are not taken exactly as directed. This means that it is vitally important for patients to understand how errors happen with these medications, and the steps that are necessary to keep them safe while taking these medications.

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