Health & Wellness: Self Care amid COVID – WGNO New Orleans

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BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – As the most recent Omicron subvariant, BA.5., makes its way across the U.S., experts refer to it as the most transmissible version of the virus to date and say it is gradually creating a steady increase in COVID-related hospitalizations.
Locally, as of Wednesday, July 20, a total of 2,998 new COVID cases and 735 hospitalizations have been reported in Louisiana by the state’s Department of Health
These numbers let us know that the worldwide battle against coronavirus has yet to reach its finish.
Coming to terms with the ongoing situation can lead to feelings of helplessness and discouragement.
This is why experts encourage regular self-care that aids in boosting both physical and emotional well-being.
According to the Mayo Clinic, the following self-care tips may be helpful: 
Physical health:
Mental health:
There are ways to remain positive and future-focused amid the COVID pandemic, click here for more information on the subject from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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