The Importance of COVID-19 Testing with Dr. Yang Waikiki

Dr. Sung Yang Honolulu Hawaii

October 5, 2020

Dr. Yang Waikiki

Remaining healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic requires vigilant safety behavior. One aspect of this includes getting tested for the disease. By taking the COVID-19 test at the office of Dr. Yang Waikiki can improve your health and the health of the people around you.

By Undergoing COVID-19 Testing with Dr. Yang Waikiki Stays Safer

Test results come back quickly. A negative result indicates you have done what you needed so far to remain uninfected. Continue to wear a mask, wash your hands, and social distance. A positive result indicates you have become infected and need to seek medical attention as well as quarantine or isolate until you fully recover.

By Calling On Dr. Yang Waikiki Stays Healthier

As a communicable disease, COVID-19 spreads easily through the air. Someone only needs to cough on you or you to touch a surface where their mucus landed to become exposed. Testing remains a critical step in remaining healthy. It is even more important to certain groups of people. who are older than 65 years old, who have chronic conditions such as diabetes and high blood press, and who smoke.

If you have symptoms of COVID-19 or you have been exposed to a person with COVID-19 for at least 15 minutes and were within six feet of them, you need to get tested. Symptoms can be any classic symptoms of a cold such as a cough, sore throat, runny nose, fever as well as difficulty with breathing.   However, there may be no symptoms at all.

Why Test with Dr. Yang Waikiki?

Testing leads to quick case identification which leads to quick treatment and improved outcomes. Once a person learns they tested positive, they should quarantine or isolate so they do not spread the infection to other people. Quarantine and isolation have been well proved to slow down the spread of the COVID-19 infection in the community.

Testing also helps health authorities track the disease’s spread. This aids them in tracking the spread of the disease so they know where to allocate resources. Knowing where and how it spreads helps stop contamination. By visiting Dr. Yang Waikiki you can remain safer and also helps the rest of the state and nation do the same.

Testing with Dr. Yang Waikiki Contributes to State Health

Since the pandemic has strained medical resources, health officials have not been able to conduct contact investigations very efficiently. The sheer numbers of the pandemic and the rapid infection spread preclude this method, so by getting tested with Dr. Yang Waikiki helps protect the world by helping track the diseases spread.

Getting tested also helps medical professionals like Dr. Yang Waikiki track which individuals developed antibodies. Typically, those who produce antibodies did have the disease but beat it on their own. Testing with Dr. Yang Waikiki also helps health authorities determine the number of healthy people who have developed antibodies for COVID-19.  Also, the antibodies of these recovered healthy people can be harvested to be used in other infected people who cannot make enough antibodies and fight off the infection on their own.

Call Dr. Yang Waikiki to set up a testing appointment for COVID-19. You will help keep yourself and the rest of your family and friends safer. More than that, by undergoing testing with Dr. Yang Waikiki contributes to world health and the battle to beat the novel virus COVID-19, a part of the SARS-CoV-2 family. Call us today at (808) 342-6305 for an appointment.