Delta Variant

Delta Variant

Even though we have been able to find a vaccine to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, a new and highly contagious strain that is known as the Covid Delta strain is now sweeping the nation among those who are vaccinated and unvaccinated.  The Delta variant was first reported in India and since then, carried to various countries including the United States. 

What is the importance of the Delta Variant?

We find that the Delta variant is being transmitted among the vaccinated and unvaccinated; accounting for more than 80% of new cases. The majority of cases have overall been among those in unvaccinated communities. It spreads easier in indoor settings and households.

The new Delta variant has caused a rise of hospitalizations and deaths among those who come in contact with it. From what we know so far, people who are fully vaccinated against the coronavirus appear to have strong protection against Delta compared to those who aren’t. The new Delta variant can be more deadly than COVID-19 to those who are unvaccinated. 


Please get tested if you experience any of these symptoms


How do I know if I have a Covid Delta virus?

The COVID-19 test can detect if you're infected with covid but a specific test called Genomic Sequencing is required to detect the Delta Variant.

The COVID Vaccine is safe and very effective. If you are still hesitant or have some questions about the Covid vaccine, please talk to one of our many providers. 


In order to help stop the spread, Clinica Medica Familiar is NOW offering Telemedicine (Telehealth/video call). Please call us at 520-257-4907 to explain more details of this awesome service we are now providing. 


To book your flu shot or COVID-19 Vaccine please click on the link below. 

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You can also learn more about Telemedicine by clicking here Benefits of Telemedicine


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