Author | Donna Hallas, PhD, PPCNP-BC, CPNP, PMHS, FAANP, FAAN


Delivery of primary care services amid the COVID-19 pandemic

June 23, 2020


COVID-19 has wrought many changes, including how medical practices provide care and keep patients safe.

Severe COVID-19 in children: Now termed MIS-C

May 26, 2020


It was initially thought that children were primarily unaffected by COVID-19 and were asymptomatic carriers if they did have the disease. The rise of multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) has radically changed this thinking.

COVID-19 remains a major threat to our nation’s health and well-being

April 23, 2020


The COVID-19 pandemic continues to rage, but many questions remain. Questions like: How are children coping with the trauma many families are currently experiencing in their family lives? Are schools and pediatric offices prepared to help children and adolescents cope with their losses?

Our world is upside down-COVID-19 is the culprit

March 23, 2020


The world in which we live, work, socialize, learn, and play has turned upside down and is spinning out of control, directly related to COVID-19. Numerous questions have emerged and more emerge every day: How do we make sense of our world that changes direction within a millisecond of time?