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New Mexico got aggressive start on testing for virus

Albuquerque Journal

New Mexico got aggressive start on testing for virus

BY RYAN BOETEL / JOURNAL STAFF WRITER
Published: Monday, March 30th, 2020 at 10:12pm
Updated: Tuesday, March 31st, 2020 at 12:02am

People arrive at a testing facility across the street from Lovelace Medical Center, 601 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. NE, on Monday. New Mexico’s per capita testing is among the highest in the nation. (Roberto E. Rosales/Albuquerque Journal)

Combat social distancing with technology

The COVID-19 pandemic has reignited the practice of social distancing. Advised by government and health officials, social distancing is essential to slowing the spread of the coronavirus.

To keep our patients and staff safe, we now have a no-visitor policy with few exceptions until further notice.

Activities for You & Your Children

Re-engage, Reconnect and Make Memories!

Unexpected time at home can be a transition. There can be added stressors when you are worried about work and illness. Try taking a few moments to re-engage and reconnect with your family. Make some memories. If you’re looking for activities to keep your toddler or young child busy, learning and entertained, check out the ideas below!

For Toddlers

7 Tips for Mental Health when Social Distancing

Managing stress and anxiety during this time of uncertainty will make you, and those around you stronger. If you are practicing social distancing or home quarantining here are a few helpful tips to maintain and improve your mental health.

First Responders PSA: Do Not Drive To The ER

Heart attacks are often portrayed with dramatic flair – someone clutching their chest and falling to the ground. While chest pain is a symptom of a heart attack, there are several other symptoms that indicate someone is having a cardiac episode.

Albuquerque Hospital Launches Drive-Up COVID-19 Testing

U.S. News & World Report

Albuquerque Hospital Launches Drive-Up COVID-19 Testing
Drive-up COVID-19 testing is now available at an hospital in downtown Albuquerque.

By Associated Press, Wire Service Content March 14, 2020, at 6:45 p.m.
U.S. News & World Report

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Drive-up COVID-19 testing is now available at a clinic outside an Albuquerque hospital.

When to see a doctor for sleep problems

We all know how great a good night’s sleep makes us feel, and how groggy we feel if we don’t get enough shut eye. If you are continuously not getting quality sleep, you may have a sleep disorder.

A sleep disorder is a condition that impairs your ability to sleep or causes increased sleepiness during the day. Everyone can experience sleep problems from time to time, but if you are regularly experiencing sleep issues, you might not be getting proper sleep at night. Some common characteristics of sleep disorders include:

Roadrunner Food Bank’s Healthy Foods Market Provides Access to Nutritious Food to Lovelace’s South Valley Patients

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Albuquerque, NM (January 15, 2020) – Food banks across the country including Roadrunner Food Bank have been starting hunger-relief programs that specifically look how food insecurity impacts chronic health issues. Roadrunner Food Bank’s Healthy Foods Market is one way we are bringing access to nutritious food to healthcare locations.

NICU Twins Have Identical Recovery at Lovelace Women's Hospital

This year Alysia Martinez got that happy news that her family was going to be growing, however it was by one more than expected. Martinez found out she was having twins.

“Both my side and Daddy's side have a history of twins. When I found out I was pregnant I was very much surprised,” says Martinez. “His dad is a father of twins, his aunt has a set of twins and my grandmother had a set of twins.”