Parsley Health's Covid-19 Updates
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What to Know: COVID-19

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Parsley Health's Response to COVID-19


We recognize that the fast spread of COVID-19 has caused much concern especially when it comes to understanding your health and potential risks. Our practice is completely virtual and we are actively screening for COVID-19 (through a series of in-depth questions), assessing individual risk factors, and managing patient prescriptions.

Here you will find our team's analysis of the pandemic and ways you can protect your health. Sign up for our weekly newsletter and follow us on Instagram for more valuable information and insights. Please join me every Wednesday at 1pm ET for a live Q&As.

Our doctors are available to meet with you online now—your health is our top priority. We are here for you.

Robin Berzin, Doctor & CEO

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Each day we are learning more about COVID-19, the disease associated with the novel coronavirus. And as more cases of the disease appear in the US, we are also receiving more questions from our members about their risk of contracting the disease and their risk of developing a severe case of the disease. ...”

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Should You Get Tested for COVID-19?

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Our guide to COVID-19

Get information from our medical team on COVID-19, so you can care for your physical and mental health at home during this time.

Supporting overall health

Understanding your risk

The swift spread of coronavirus has exposed a unique vulnerability in our nation: We have a sick, at-risk population. It’s not just the elderly—it’s those with chronic diseases, which affect 6 out of 10 Americans, according to the CDC.

At Parsley Health, we believe reversing and preventing chronic disease is one of the most valuable things we can do — and our holistic medical care was created to do just that. Need extra support? We’re here for you with online visits.

See a doctor stat

Optimizing your health is our top priority. Need to speak with a doctor? Online appointments are available as early as tomorrow.

Strengthening your defenses

Support your immune system

  • Vitamin D3/K2 – Low vitamin D levels have been linked with higher rates of viral illness.
  • Probiotic – A healthy gut microbiome can strengthen immune defenses.
  • Multivitamin – Fill nutritional gaps of essential vitamins, minerals, and nutrients to help your system run it’s best.

Meet Our Team

Rachael Gonzalez

Doctor • Los Angeles

Background

Dr. Rachael Gonzalez, MD is board certified physician in both Family Medicine and Integrative Medicine.  Rachael graduated with honors from Harvard College and completed her medical school education at the University of California, San Diego.


Interests

Thyroid management, menopause management, adrenal issues, digestive disorders, asthma, allergy, autoimmune conditions, migraines, metabolic syndrome, diabetes, preventative cardiology, and nutrigenomics.

Jaclyn Tolentino

Doctor • Los Angeles

Background

Dr. Jaclyn Tolentino, DO is a Board-Certified Family Physician with a collaborative, holistic approach to practicing medicine. She holds a subspecialty certification in Hormone Optimization, has received extensive training in Functional Medicine through the Institute of Functional Medicine, and additional training in oncology nutrition.


Interests

Hormone balancing and optimization, epigenetic & nutrigenomics, clinical cannabinoid medicine, cancer prevention and nutrition, men’s & women’s health

Erica Zellner

Health Coach • Los Angeles

Background

Erica holds a Master’s of Science in Nutrition & Integrative Health with a concentration in Clinical Nutrition from Maryland University of Integrative Health and a post-masters certificate in Global Health Management from University of Maryland University College. Erica is an avid coffee enthusiast and loves watching movies from the Golden Age of Hollywood.


Interests

Michael Chen

Doctor • New York City

Background

Michael Chen, MD is a board-certified internal medicine physician who graduated medical school from Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed internal medicine residency and chief residency at Harbor-UCLA. After residency, he independently practiced both outpatient and inpatient medicine at Harbor-UCLA and NYU Langone Medical Center.


Interests

Allergy desensitization, Asthma & cough, Cardiovascular disease, Heart Health, Mental Health, Biology of stress, Skin and Acne

Christina Vittas

Health Coach • Los Angeles

Background

Christina is a Los Angeles-based nutritionist and health coach. She received her B.A. summa cum laude (top 1%) and Phi Beta Kappa from New York University (NYU) and holds a Master’s of Science (M.S.) in Nutrition & Integrative Health with a concentration in Clinical Nutrition from Maryland University of Integrative Health.


Interests

Lilli Link

Doctor • New York City

Background

Dr. Lilli Link, MD is a board-certified internist and functional medicine practitioner who graduated from medical school at the University of Chicago and completed her residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in New York.


Interests

Cancer prevention, cardiovascular disease, thyroid and adrenal health, autoimmune disorders, fatigue, digestive health, weight management, metabolic syndrome, diabetes, allergy desensitization, stress hormones, hormonal health & fertility, and nutrition.

Darcy McConnell

Doctor • New York City

Background

Darcy McConnell, MD, is a board-certified Family Medicine doctor and Functional Medicine Practitioner certified through the Institute for Functional Medicine. Prior to joining Parsley Health, Dr. McConnell spent four years at a Functional Medicine practice, concentrating on autoimmunity, hormonal health, cardiometabolic disease, gastrointestinal issues, and prevention and wellness.


Interests

Autoimmunity, cardio metabolic disease, gastrointestinal issues, and prevention and wellness.