May 2020 Newsletter

You can rest assured that we are implementing the necessary procedures for as recommended by the CDC. The procedures include:

  • Limiting number of patients in the office
  • Sanitizing surfaces
  • Checking temperature of everyone entering the office
  • Wearing masks
  • Maintaining physical distancing between patients

 

Is Vitamin D important in fighting COVID -19 infection?
Several different studies have found that the highest death rates from COVID-19 occurred in populations that had a higher percentage of people with low vitamin D and that the sickest patients had the lowest levels of vitamin D.
Vitamin D is an important component for the optimum function of the immune system.  Experts believe vitamin D may help to prevent the over reaction of the immune system called a cytokine storm, which can be fatal.