Aaron Zych

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About Aaron Zych

Aaron Zych, MPH is a Clinical Research Specialist at Indiana CTSI. His background is in epidemiology and he works primarily with the WISE Indiana and Connections IN Health teams at Indiana CTSI. Aaron has played a major role in developing and maintaining the WISE Indiana COVID-19 Daily Digest and contributes heavily to the Connections IN Health County Engagement Project. His work drives his passion for data collection and data visualization.

The Healthy Schools Action Team has created a virtual teaching resource guide related to the 10 focus areas of the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child Model.  This model is the Center for Disease Control’s (CDC) framework for addressing health Read More

Health Anxiety

Several people are worried about their health due to the crisis caused by COVID-19. Many are concerned about potential exposure to the virus and are taking extra precautions to stay healthy and prevent spread. While worries and anxiety about health Read More
For people with type I and type II diabetes, becoming infected with COVID-19 may have more serious outcomes than people without diabetes. Below are tips for staying healthy and what to do if you get sick. RISK FACTORS For people Read More
HOME-MADE ASTHMA FRIENDLY CLEANERS These non-toxic cleaners are cheap and easy to make from supplies at home and are a great way to clean the house and decrease asthma triggers! ALL-PURPOSE CLEANER  The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Read More
THE RISKS People with heart disease, including hypertension, congestive heart failure, and coronary heart disease have a higher risk of getting infected and having severe COVID-19 symptoms. Individuals who have had strokes are also at increased risk. PREVENTING THE SPREAD Read More
OVERVIEW The Families First Coronavirus Response Act is a law passed by the U.S. federal government in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. It provides paid sick leave, tax credits, free COVID-19 testing, extra food assistance and unemployment benefits, and more Read More
THE RISK Untreated asthma symptoms can lead to dangerous consequences during the COVID-19 pandemic. Individuals with asthma should continue to take their medicine and follow their Asthma Action Plan. CORTICOSTEROIDS Many people are concerned that inhaled or oral corticosteroids may Read More

Tobacco and COVID-19

SMOKING INCREASES YOUR RISK OF RESPIRATORY INFECTION Smoking and vaping are known to weaken the immune system and the body’s ability to fight infections SMOKING INCREASES YOUR RISK OF GETTING SICKER FROM COVID-19 Those with serious underlying medical conditions — Read More
WHY CIRCUIT WORKOUTS? Circuits are a great way to stay active while at home. They do not require any special equipment and are easy to modify to your fitness level! 1.CHOOSE 3-4 CARDIO EXERCISES Jumping jacks Jumping ropes Jogging or Read More

Asthma and COVID-19

COVID-19 may cause asthma attacks, lead to pneumonia, or cause acute respiratory disease in people with asthma. WHAT’S THE RISK? COVID-19 is a respiratory disease, and people with asthma may be at a high risk of getting seriously ill if Read More

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