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Antibody tests are not used to diagnose a current COVID-19 infection. They look for evidence in a patient’s bloodstream that the person has been exposed to COVID-19 in the past.
A study conducted by UAB investigators has outlined the importance of strict blood pressure control in the development of atrial fibrillation, which can lead to poor outcomes such as stroke, heart attacks and death.
UAB’s response to COVID-19 has far reaching effects, from Birmingham, across the state and worldwide.
UAB’s School of Engineering continues to move forward with development of personal protective equipment.
Cloth face masks must cover the mouth and nose and fit snugly against the side of the face.
To make your own mask, you will need a T-shirt, sharp scissors, pen or marker, and a ruler.
UAB researchers have quickly developed and launched multiple research studies geared at treating or preventing COVID-19, following generous funding support from the Birmingham community.
While hesitant to embrace the “health care heroes” title, UAB Hospital nurses are overcoming COVID-19 care obstacles to best treat their patients.
Artists with UAB AIM are telling health care workers, from nurses and physicians to environmental services and facilities staff, they are grateful for the work they continue to do.
The support from the Birmingham community, state of Alabama and beyond has been overwhelming for the front line hospital workers battling the coronavirus pandemic at UAB.
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Online lessons in activities from hand stitching, paper crafts and visual arts to storytelling, writing and more are available now, including a Spanish “Storytime.”

Support COVID-19 research, patient care and relief; help provide emergency aid to students; or give to the Benevolent Fund as it continues to assist employees in need.
Food delivery has been recommended as a simple way to maintain social-distancing practices and poses little risk for contamination or transmission.

The site is the first joint partnership the Jefferson County Department of Health hopes to engage in with area hospitals, labs, clinics and providers in the coming weeks.

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