Having a COVID-19 test kit and supplies on hand when you travel will save you time and provide answers quickly.

If you’re like two-thirds of the country, you may be planning some kind of travel this summer. If so, consider expanding your first-aid travel kit to include COVID-19 supplies. Not convinced? Let me tell you a story.

What happened: A family of four — two parents and their 18 and…

Fast facts about antigen tests and when to use them

Antigen tests are often called “rapid tests,” and they definitely live up to this nickname with their short turnaround time for results. In an effort to expand access to COVID-19 testing, the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has issued Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for 24 different antigen tests.(1) These tests…

How to Choose and Safely Use Surface Disinfectants

Surface disinfectants are governed under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) and registered with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA or The Agency) as an antimicrobial PESTICIDE. As I stated in a previous post, disinfectants are for surfaces, not for hands. Shopping for a surface disinfectant is a…

Julie Salmen

Crafty dietitian and fresh idea maker. Good food seeker. Eat More Plants promoter. Beach lover. Veggie grower. And…now a volunteer with ProjectN95.org.

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