Protecting Our Youngest Patients from COVID »

Posted: August 1, 2022

NorthBay Health is now providing Moderna COVID vaccines for NorthBay pediatric patients age 6 months through 4 years by appointment only at our primary care locations.

Vaccinations are available only during special clinic hours. They are not provided... More»


Monkeypox: What You Need to Know »

Posted: July 1, 2022

As of mid-June, the United States has reported 72 cases of Monkeypox across 18 states, making it the country’s largest Monkeypox outbreak ever. With more cases comes more questions: Where did it come from? How does it spread? What are... More»


Who Needs a Second COVID-19 Vaccine Booster? »

Posted: June 2, 2022

Recently the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) expanded eligibility for another mRNA booster (Pfizer or Moderna) to increase protection against severe COVID-19 illness. NorthBay Health Medical Director Seth Kaufman, M.D., recommends vaccinations for all patients and boosters for... More»


Fighting COVID-19’s Long-term Effects »

Posted: March 1, 2022

Most people who have COVID-19 recover completely within a few weeks. But some people — even those who had mild versions of the disease — continue to experience symptoms weeks after their initial recovery.

These people are sometimes described as... More»


Best Masks for COVID Protection »

Posted: February 1, 2022

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has updated its mask guidelines to recommend that people "wear the most protective mask you can that fits well and that you will wear consistently."

The agency describes well-fitting respirators approved by the... More»


COVID Variants and Omicron »

Posted: January 1, 2022

First detected in South Africa, the new coronavirus variant named Omicron has been detected in the United States and is now the most common variant in the country. Experts recommend taking measures to reduce the spread of infection, by completing... More»


Vaccines vs. Natural Immunity »

Posted: December 1, 2021

What’s more effective, natural immunity from infection or immunity-induced from the COVID-19 vaccine? In a recent review of the literature including their own data, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that immunity from the vaccine and immunity... More»


COVID-19 3rd Dose Vaccines are Available »

Posted: December 1, 2021

The Food and Drug Administration and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have authorized Covid-19 third dose “booster” vaccines. Patients may get a booster dose of the same vaccine of their primary series or another of the COVID vaccines under... More»


Get Your Vaccine When and Where You Want »

Posted: November 1, 2021

If you’re in the market for the COVID-19 vaccine or qualify for the booster, here’s good news: You’ve got lots of choices.

“Choice is a great thing,” said NorthBay Healthcare Chief Medical Officer Seth Kaufman, M.D. “Everyone’s comfort zone is... More»


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