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Thursday, December 3, 2020

Local Consulting Firm Helps Provide PPE

When COVID-19 cases began surging, the nation faced an immediate shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE). Locally, District healthcare workers had to care for...

The District Vet: Roundworms

For many of us, it may be uncomfortable to talk about, but I’m in the mood to discuss parasites. Seems like a good theme...

IronMan Was Cancelled: So They Created ‘IronTate’

COVID 19 did not stop Hill athlete Courtney Tate from realizing his dream. Despite the cancellation of the IronMan race in Maryland Sept. 19...

DPR Opens Registration-Only Facilities, Fall Programs

Registration is open for limited in-person fall programs at specific DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) locations, as well as virtual programs. Registration...

The Numbers: A Failure to Address DC Childcare Crisis

Childcare is a critical part of our economy. A parent who can drop their child off in a quality childcare setting has peace of...

Creating Your Own Optimal Immune System

I’m a person of an age that has been designated a high-risk group for contracting COVID. Yet I don’t feel vulnerable, scared or unsafe....

The District Vet

With the dramatic recent influx of puppies and rescue dogs, we have observed a marked increase in incidences of hookworm, an intestinal parasite. Most...

Helping Teens Cope With COVID-19

Between the stresses of school and friends, hormones, and parental pressure, the teen years are not the easiest. With the onset of the Covid-19...

The Vet as Problem Solver

Over the past 17 years, whenever I travel or otherwise find myself out and about, people often ask, “What’s your job?” When I was...

DC Health Wants Invitees to Get Antibody Testing

The District is asking families who received a letter inviting them to participate in a COVID-19 antibody survey to please come in for testing. Starting...
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