Wednesday , 12 August 2020

Tag Archives: health

KDHE shared COVID-19 patient’s update. LMH Health, Lawrence, KS

Keeping you safe is our top priority If you have symptoms of COVID-19, contact your healthcare provider or local health department. If you need emergency care, our Emergency Department is open to care for you. Visitor hours and policies at Lawrence Memorial Hospital and LMH Health clinics may change as we continue to monitor the virus in our community. Learn …

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In the shadow of Covid-19, mental health help can’t come soon enough (Opinion)

As a result, forward-thinking people built a public health infrastructure from scratch — one which we still see the critical value of today. More than a hundred years later, in the midst of the novel coronavirus pandemic, we face the consequences of another inadequate and inaccessible system: mental health care. The psychological pressures that Covid-19 has brought — isolation and …

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New COVID-19 Front Line? Educators, Health Experts Say It Will Be Schools

Credit: (AP Photo/LM Otero)File photo: Students entering a Texas school earlier this month While families, policy experts and public officials nationwide wrestle with the pros and cons of reopening schools during the pandemic, education and health leaders in New Jersey seem to agree that districts here lack the regulatory guidance and critical resources to safely restart in-person lessons next month. …

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Alachua County commission, health department talks about COVID-19 and schools

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) – Health department workers are telling the Alachua County commission they have a plan to deal with COVID-19 related issues in schools come August 24. Alachua County Health Department spokesperson paul myers explained that students with covid-like symptoms will have expedited tests as well as other students in the same class-room. Contact tracers and additional nurses will …

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Overnight Health Care: Russia claims it has coronavirus vaccine amid skepticism | Trump announces deal with Moderna for vaccine doses | Most states facing shortage of ICU doctors: research

Welcome to Tuesday’s Overnight Health Care.  Russia claims it has the first COVID-19 vaccines, but experts are doubtful. New research estimates the effectiveness of various kinds of face coverings at stopping COVID-19 transmission. And more than 800 students from a single school district in Georgia are quarantined after coming in contact with confirmed cases.  We’ll start with Russia: Russia claims …

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Health Dept. of Northwest Michigan Identifies 9 Possible COVID-19 Exposure Sites

The Health Department of Northwest Michigan is reporting nine possible COVID-19 exposure sites. During case investigations, the following public locations were identified as potential low-risk, public exposure sites. Jordan River Church on August 2 Angel Nail Salon, Charlevoix on August 4 at 1:30 pm Northern Lights Bowling Alley, Harbor Springs on August 4 from 8 – 9:30 pm Challenge Mountain Resale, Boyne …

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Miller-Motte adds degree programs in cyberscurity, health IT at Chattanooga campus

Miller-Motte College is adding two new Associate Degree programs at its Chattanooga campus this fall in a some of the fastest-growing demand fields. The private college, which has campuses in Chattanooga and 10 other cities, is offering online courses this fall in Cyber security and healthcare information technology. “We’ve heard from our employer partners and the demand for Cyber security …

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