Colorado now has Omicron gone, but there is still time for normalcy. This allows us to learn from previous waves and prepare for the next wave.
As the Omicron surge reaches its peak, Colorado’s number of people still susceptible to the virus decreases rapidly. Our communities are returning to normal.
A new Omicron subvariant, which appears to overcome the preexisting immunity to Omicron partially, is expected to increase Colorado’s infection rate in the next few weeks. These infections are unlikely to cause hospitalizations or deaths.
According to Dr. Christopher Murray of the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (Seattle), the Omicron wave will infect approximately 50% of the world’s population before March ends. Murray believes that SARS CoV-2 could become an endemic disease and have an impact similar to influenza in a lousy season.
As we move into the Omicron recovery phase of Colorado, it’s time for a thorough analytical review. This is called a “hot washer” and identifies what we did right, wrong and what needs to be done to prepare for new SARS-CoV-2 variants.
The Omicron wave saw the United States suffer the most cumulative deaths of wealthy countries. Covid-19 is not only dangerous for our mental and physical health but also threatens our economy and our livelihoods.
The pandemic has revealed deep divisions in terms of health equity and access to vaccines, medication, and medical care. Other deep divisions in society are also exposed and exacerbated by the pandemic. These include beliefs and values related to individual freedoms versus community responsibility and respect for evidence and scientific thinking.
Due to Congress’s reluctance to authorize additional Covid-19 funding, there will be many areas that this analysis will likely highlight as crucial for strengthening our preparedness and capacity to respond to and cope with the unexpected.
First, improve our surveillance systems to detect new SARS CoV-2 variants. Monitoring methods must be updated from passive to active modes that target vulnerable and high-risk groups in real-time. To quickly identify the variants of concern, we need to use genetic sequencing for a reasonable number of SARS CoV-2 infection cases.
Active multidimensional surveillance systems should include regular PCR testing, wastewater monitoring, and disease monitoring at congregant educational or work locations, such as schools, colleges, universities, high-risk jobs like police officers and first responders, and work locations such as meatpacking plants.
Both the State and Colorado Department of Public Health has done outstanding work in this field while acknowledging the limitations of our county-based public healthcare system. To access federal funds and mobilize financial and logistic resources of the state, local private foundations, private diagnostic laboratories, and our research universities, a community-wide consortium is needed.
The second is to strengthen our public-health capability to test quickly and conduct contact tracing as soon as more dangerous SARS CoV-2 variants become available and before widespread community transmission. Again, this will require a collaborative approach that goes beyond what the health department can do.
We will also need adequate monitoring and quality control measures at the county level to ensure quality testing.
The third step is to establish a plan that includes all critical players in the financing, acquiring, and distributing of supplies, vaccines, and medication. Our complex healthcare delivery system includes hospitals, clinics, private physicians’ offices, urgent-care centers, and state and county health departments. These entities must be coordinated and, where possible, integrated into one seamless system that can respond quickly and fairly.
Fourth, create a working group that includes key government and community officials to monitor and assist the federal-state response and ensure it is fair in terms of race, income, vulnerability, and ethnicity. Many Coloradoans, particularly the elderly, could not get monoclonal antibody therapy or were denied vaccinations.
It is essential to engage the community to create communication methods and messaging that reach community that is skeptical of our traditional healthcare system or our government. It is crucial to have a strategy for communicating with immigrants and families who are not English speakers to decrease community transmission.
It is now that we need to improve our preparedness. Benjamin Franklin once stated, “Failing to plan means planning to fail.”
Stephen Berman is a professor of Pediatrics at the University of Colorado and the Center for Global Health director in the Colorado School of Public Health.
Hair Professionals make use of the most advanced understanding of the scalp to encourage good hair health and limit further loss.
The ultimate goal of Hair Professionals in West Palm Beach, FL is to aid our clients to achieve fulland healthy hair. Of course, there’s greater to the story than that. One thing is that it’s not only about hair. The scalp is also a factor. A soiled scalp and other skin conditions can lead to loss of hair, but healthy scalps provide the perfect environment for hair growth to develop naturally. One of the best methods to encourage hair growth and also prevent the loss of hair in the future, is to maintain a healthy scalp. It’s a branch of dermatology, also known as trichology and is something we’re taking seriously here with us at Hair Professionals.
Actually, we provide regular trichology education for all our technicians and consultants, which keeps our entire team up to current on the most recent technologies and breakthroughs in trichology. This allows us to offer long-lasting hair growth for customers, rather than only temporary solutions. We’d like to ensure that we’re focusing on the overall health of your hair and head, not just the appearance.
Our Hair Professionals team is proud of their exclusive association and accreditation by two leading international experts in trichology: Capilia International and CRLAB (formerly named Cesare Ragazzi Laboratories). Both of these trichology programs have successful in restoring energy, fullness and vitality to thin hair. They can improve the condition of your scalp and create a healthy environment to grow hair, and at the same time, fighting harmful enzymes, cleaning the scalp, clearing your hair’s shaft promoting the flow of blood, and allowing healthy hair growth.
We believe that the field of trichology goes beyond an academic discipline. It’s an opportunity to assist our clients in achieving the hair style they desire. How do we begin the process? We suggest you come in to our clinic for an assessment. Our consultants will review the condition of your scalp and go over various ways to improve it.
CRLAB Trichological Treatment
The CRLAB product line comprises several innovative products that improve the conditions for hair growth on the scalp.
We at Hair Professionals we use all the tools we have to combat loss of hair and assist our clients in restoring lush, luxurious, and thick hair. Hair Professionals is proud to be an exclusive partner of CRLAB which is based in Bologna, Italy, and Europe’s leading research institute in the field of scientific study of scalp and hair issues as well as the creation of efficient treatments.
There are many different products available from the CRLAB line. Our goal to Hair Professionals is to taking an individual approach. We assess the individual requirements of each client and then help them choose the hair products that are most effective for the client.
They are available in various types:
- Purifying methods help reduce the amount of bacterial on the scalp and also eliminate harmful free radicals that could harm hair growth. Anti-hair loss principles decrease the enzyme activity which tends to cause loss of hair. Regenerative principles improve blood flow to hair follicles and encourage the growth of new hair. The principles of nutrition make hair healthier longer, more durable, and less prone to falling out.
- Every client doesn’t need all of these services. This is why an individual evaluation is essential. Our experts will employ the most modern tools to assess the health of your scalp and hair growth patterns and hair patterns, allowing Hair Professionals to recommend the exact-calibrated mix of CRLAB products will help the client be successful in achieving the desired outcomes.
- The products from CRLAB are, just like everything else we provide tested, safe, and FDA-approved. But do they work to meet your needs regarding hair loss? For a lot of women and men who suffer from hair loss it is a yes.