The Bexar County Commissioners Court recently approved the hiring of two consulting firms to review issues at the Bexar County Adult Detention Center. During the meeting of the commissionersit was decided that consultancy firms would look at overtime and five other issues, including inmate accommodation, prison population and retention ofRead More →

This is an inflammatory letter that the Association of Dentists of Saxony sent to Prime Minister Michael Kretschmer, the head of state of East Germany: On January 5, the association wrote that it was extremely concerned about what would happen if, as expected, vaccination against the coronavirus becomes mandatory forRead More →

Colorado’s COVID-19 situation is worsening. The last sign, much like flashing red lights and sirens from an ambulance, arrived late Friday afternoon when the state reactivated its emergency standards, called crisis care standards, for emergency medical services. This is the first time the state has done this for EMS sinceRead More →

Dale Weeks’ family believe he was an indirect victim of the COVID-19 pandemic. The retired Iowa school principal died in late November, nearly a month after being diagnosed with sepsis, a dangerous blood-borne infection unrelated to the coronavirus. His daughters believe he could have survived if he had been admittedRead More →

This article was originally published here Public health disaster preparedness Med. 2021 20: 1-22. doi: 10.1017 / dmp.2021.359. Online ahead of print. ABSTRACT The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention defines six intervals for a pandemic: (1) investigating cases, (2) recognizing the increased potential for continued transmission, (3) triggering aRead More →

Genesis Medical Center, Davenport has received an “A” rating, the best safety rating in the Quad Cities, from Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade. This national honor recognizes Genesis’ achievements in protecting patients from harm and error in the hospital. The Leapfrog Group, an independent national monitoring organization, assigns an “A”, “B”,Read More →

The 2021 theme is’Ending the HIV Epidemic: Equitable Access, Everyone’s Voice ” (MissionNewswire) The Salesian Missions, the American branch of development of the Salesians of Don Bosco, joins humanitarian organizations and countries around the world in celebrating World AIDS Day, which is celebrated each year on December 1st. The dayRead More →

The service of private doctors, specializing in pneumology, pathology and general medicine, began today, at 8 a.m., for the treatment of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, as provided for in the Official Journal signed by the Minister of Health, Thanos Plevris and Deputy Minister of Health Mina Gaga. More precisely, theRead More →

ATKINSON – The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) have officially released COVID-19 vaccination requirements for healthcare workers. This requirement will affect more than 17 million healthcare workers nationwide, including all services provided by West Holt Medical Services (WHMS). HospitalsRead More →

More than 8% of Central Queensland Hospital and Health Service (CQHHS) employees failed to comply with the COVID-19 vaccination mandate, forcing cuts in surgical, medical and mental health beds. Key points: Nearly 4,000 health workers in state hospitals failed to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination Health Minister Yvette D’Ath saidRead More →

Santa Clara County could establish a specialty clinic at Valley Medical Center that would help treat people with long-term symptoms of COVID-19 and wait for recommendations from hospital doctors before moving forward. Long COVID, also known as long-haul syndrome, is a phenomenon where the symptoms of the virus last forRead More →

[Written by Don Burgess] There will be a “very limited” number of exemptions from the vaccinated travel policy to the United States, including for those seeking emergency medical treatment in the United States. Comments from the American Consulate A spokesperson for the United States Consulate told Bernews: “Passengers on fully vaccinatedRead More →

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, Latinos in California were relatively unlikely to use emergency medical services. But during the pandemic, across much of the state, use of these services by Latinos – specifically seeking treatment for respiratory illnesses – increased more than for non-Latino whites, according to a new report speakRead More →

Dozens of residents and citizen groups gathered outside Spartanburg Medical Center on Friday afternoon to protest vaccination warrants and support letting doctors choose how to treat their COVID-19 patients. Motorists drove past protesters on Wood Street, many honking their horns in support. The “Medical Freedom Walk-Out” was promoted on socialRead More →

FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida, September 30, 2021 / PRNewswire / – In response to the opioid crisis, the ongoing HIV epidemic and the COVID-19 pandemic in Broward County, Care Resource Community Health Centers, Inc. announces the launch of the Special Purpose Outreach Team (SPOT) Mobile Medical Clinic, which provides the onlyRead More →

FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida, September 30, 2021 / PRNewswire / – In response to the opioid crisis, the ongoing HIV epidemic and the COVID-19 pandemic in Broward County, Care Resource Community Health Centers, Inc. announces the launch of the Special Purpose Outreach Team (SPOT) Mobile Medical Clinic, which provides the onlyRead More →

Political instability and covid-19 are straining Afghanistan’s already fragile health system, and organizations like MSF cannot meet people’s health needs on their own, writes Tankred Stöbe One of my MSF colleagues described the health system in Afghanistan today as going from catastrophic to apocalyptic. If that sounds too pessimistic, weRead More →