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Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine Jul 20th, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered dramatic changes throughout everyday life — and in the medical community as well. Not only are providers across the country postponing elective procedures, but many are also encouraging people to avoid in-office appointments to reduce their risk of exposure to this highly contagious coronavirus.But what...

Epi Pen safety issue Mar 24th, 2020

From the FDA website:   FDA alerts patients and health care professionals of EpiPen auto-injector errors related to device malfunctions and user administration Share Tweet Linkedin Email Print   [3/24/2020] FDA is alerting patients, caregivers and health care professionals that EpiPen 0.3mg and EpiPen Jr 0.15mg auto-injectors, and the authorized generic...

It's (also) allergy season! Mar 13th, 2020

Coronavirus aside, spring has sprung and it is officially allergy season!  That means pollens, including trees, grasses and weeds, are starting to bloom.  Now is a good time to start your allergy medications including nasal sprays, and consider allergy shots if your symptoms persist.   Stay safe out there!

Asthma and COVID-19 Mar 12th, 2020

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OFFICE SCHEDULING CHANGES EFFECTIVE 3/16/20 Mar 12th, 2020

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, we are adjusting our shot hours and locations to better protect and serve our patients.  Sick visits will be very limited.  Please be patient with our doctors and staff as we attempt to keep our offices open during this time. Shot hours are as...

COVID-19: What YOU can do Mar 9th, 2020

COVID-19 is a serious public health concern in our community.  It is anticipated that cases will become widespread in Santa Clara County in the near future.   Here are ways that you can limit the spread of virus: 1. WASH YOUR HANDS!!  20 seconds with soap and water, or sanitizer....

COVID-19: How are we protecting our patients Mar 9th, 2020

Patient safety is our first concern at South Bay Allergy and Asthma Group.  Many of our patients are immune suppressed or have chronic respiratory conditions, and are therefore at higher risk of complications from COVID-19.  Please know that we are taking the following steps to protect our patients during this...

Allergies? Or just a cold?? Mar 7th, 2020

Sniffling, sneezing, coughing...is it allergies?  Or is it a cold virus?? Sometimes it can be difficult to distinguish between allergies and a simple cold, or upper respiratory infection.  Both can cause sneezing, congestion, runny nose, irritated red eyes, and cough.  Typically, colds only last 5-7 days and will not improve...

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) updates Mar 3rd, 2020

Unfortunately, COVID-19, the novel Coronavirus, looks like it is here to stay.  The best defense against this disease is to practice good hand hygeine, cover your coughs and sneezes, and stay inside if you are sick.  Because we have many patients who have immune deficiencies, we ask that if you...