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Innovative device to remotely monitor student-athletes’ health amid the pandemic

COVID-19 vaccines may soon become available to children. Amy recommends each family consult with their pediatrician when deciding if the vaccine is the right move for their child’s health.

“There are some children whose risks would outweigh the benefit for these vaccines, and that includes influenza also,” Amy notes.

“But the best advice is to educate yourself and ask your trusted pediatrician. Together you both can make the decision on what is best for you and your family.”

You may be paying particular attention to the details during cold and flu season, but Amy says that these are precautions that should be prominent in your everyday life.

“The precautions a parent would take with school-aged kids are the same no matter the season,” Amy levels.

“The difference is to provide that extra layer of protection for those that are eligible, and add the COVID-19 vaccine to their agenda. Handwashing and vaccination together will prevent many cases of influenza and COVID, both of which can have deadly effects on healthy children.”

Many families around the country will be adding TytoCare to their family’s health care toolkit.

“TytoCare adds a layer of reassurance to every household. TytoCare provides technology, which is AI-driven guidance, to be able to perform a full medical exam at home and then connect with a physician for diagnosis and treatment,” Amy shares.


With student-athletes returning to campus, the University is adding “tele-vigilance” to its multifaceted approach for containing the coronavirus. As the father of a young daughter with frequent ear infections, Dedi Gilad spent too many hours in a clinic waiting to see the child’s doctor, fretting about their time away from school and work, and dreaming of a better way to diagnose and treat common ailments.

Now the little device that Gilad, the co-founder of Tyto Care, developed to provide on-demand medical exams is poised to deliver on a big promise to University of Miami student-athletes who are returning to campus amid the pandemic. Should they exhibit even minor symptoms of the highly contagious coronavirus that shut down South Florida in mid-March, or come in contact with anyone who has tested positive, they’ll have almost instant access to a doctor who can examine and monitor them very closely—but from afar—with one of Tyto Care’s TytoHome kits. Click here to read the full article.


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