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Posted: Aug 27, 2021

COVID-19 Booster Shots | Ask An Expert

With SMH Infectious Disease Specialist Manuel Gordillo, MD

If COVID-19 vaccines are effective, why would we need another dose? What’s the difference between a COVID-19 “booster” and a “third shot”? Who’s eligible now? Sarasota Memorial Infectious Disease Specialist Manuel Gordillo, MD, answers these and other common questions about vaccines in this Ask An Expert post.

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Posted: Aug 24, 2021

COVID-19 Recovery at Home | A How-to Guide

With Sarasota Memorial Urgent Care Physician Laura McGill, DO

Most people can recover from COVID-19 at home, without hospital care. Use this COVID-19 Care at Home guide to know what supplies you can get ahead of time, what steps to take if you or a loved one gets sick with COVID-19 and when to seek medical care.

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Posted: Aug 17, 2021

Butternut Squash Bisque | Healthy Cooking with Thrive

A Thrive in the Kitchen Recipe by SMH Executive Chef Omar Mattei

This month, our Thrive in the Kitchen team shows you how to make a delicious Butternut Squash Bisque. This healthy dish is an excellent source of vitamin C, beta-carotene and antioxidants. Our Thrive in the Kitchen series focuses on easy recipes that promote overall health and wellness for people living with cancer.

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Posted: Aug 9, 2021

Get the Facts | COVID-19 Vaccines

With SMH Infectious Disease Specialist Manuel Gordillo, MD

Every day for the last week, Sarasota Memorial Hospital has had a record-setting number of patients with COVID-19 requiring acute care. What can we do to help stem this COVID-19 spike in our community? Get the facts on COVID-19 prevention and vaccines from Sarasota Memorial Infectious Disease Specialist Manuel Gordillo, MD, and other reliable, trustworthy sources.

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Posted: Aug 3, 2021

Back-to-Class Basics for 2021-2022 School Year

With Dr. Manuel Gordillo, Sarasota Memorial Infectious Disease specialist

Be sure your student is ready to tackle the 2021-2022 school year safely with these tips from Sarasota Memorial’s medical experts on COVID-19 safety precautions, commuting safely and setting your student up for success.

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