In response to the guidance provided by our local, state and federal authorities and many national medical associations, Ginkgo Healing clinic has been temporarily closed since March 21st, when governor Pritzker’s shelter-in-place order went into effect. We want to do our part to help manage the spread of COVID-19 and flatten the curve. We plan to reopen the clinic the week of April 27th, contingent upon further guidelines from the governor and local authorities, we will continue to provide updates. In the meantime, should you require immediate attention, or need refill of your herbal formula, please reach out to Dr. Gary Xie directly, we can also arrange for phone consultation.
Protecting yourself from Coronavirus
During the period of this crisis, the concern many of us share is how can we protect ourselves and our loved ones. Quarantine is obviously the most important measure to mitigate community transmission. But for those who have to come out there are some tips to protect them and reduce the chances of infection.
Basically the virus enters the body through the nose and mouth. So two things are critical to protect us: one is to reject the virus as much as we can, that means wearing a facial mask, and wash your hands often; another is to enhance the defense ability of the mucus membrane tissues inside of the nose and mouth and throat. How to enhance the defense ability of the mucus membrane tissues in the upper respiratory system? Below are a few tips for reference:
Take care, stay healthy and be safe.