Can Weight Loss help protect against COVID-19? "In the holiday season, when the average American can easily pack on a few pounds, experts say there is another reason to pay attention to your weight: COVID-19 People who are overweight or obese are at a much higher risk of much more severe disease and even death from Covid-19, and one study suggests that losing weight can reduce that risk.
People with obesity are 46% more at risk of getting Covid-19, according to a study from August. It found they are also more at risk of getting really sick, facing a 113% higher chance of being hospitalized, a 74% higher risk of needing to be treated in the ICU and --- perhaps most troubling of all --- a 48% increased risk of death. "
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Depending on how you progress through our COVID Screening Process (flu symptoms), it is possible you are asked to leave and return at a later time. This being for your safety as well as ours.
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