Why Salt Lake City is poised to restrict protests near medical centers

COVID-19 gave rise to rallies that triggered concerns about noise and patient privacy. (Al Hartmann | The Salt Lake Tribune) Protesters rally in 2017 outside the George E. Wahlen Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Salt Lake City. A proposed Salt Lake City ordinance would limit demonstrations near health care facilities. | May 12, … Read more

Finding help in age of COVID-19

Focus on Mental Health: Finding help in age of COVID-19 Updated: 4:57 PM EDT May 11, 2022 Hide Transcript Show Transcript MARIA: A RECORD LEVEL OF DRUG OVERDOSES KILLED ABOUT 108,000 AMERICANS LAST YEAR. THAT’S ABOUT A QUARTER OF ETH US DEATH TOLL LAST YEAR FROM COVID-.19 HERE TO ANSWER YOUR QUESTIONS IS DR. CRISTINA … Read more

Mass. doctor on COVID-19 spread, face covering recommendations

Mass. doctor on COVID-19 spread, face covering recommendations Updated: 6:28 PM EDT May 10, 2022 Hide Transcript Show Transcript ERIKA: THE RECENT RISEN I COVID-19 CASES, PUTTING NEW PRESSURE ON LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO REVIEW THEIR FACE MASK POLICIES. HERE TO ANSWER YOUR QUESTIONS IS DR. HELEN BOUCHER, THE INTERIM DEAN OF TUFTS MEDICAL SCHOOL … Read more

How to know if you have long Covid — and what to do about it

Over the last two years, new Covid cases and deaths have risen and fallen alongside surges of variants and subvariants. One constant, experts say: a continual increase in long Covid cases. The term “long Covid” refers to the wide range of new, ongoing or returning health conditions that can affect people weeks or months after … Read more

As COVID-19 cases rise in NH, testing key to controlling spread

COVID-19 cases are on the rise in New Hampshire, but some residents say they’re still confused by guidelines for testing. New Hampshire is averaging more than 500 reported new cases each day, the most since Valentine’s Day. But the number of hospital patients with COVID-19 is lower than it was at the end of last … Read more

COVID-19 data update: Texas Medical Center announced they provided their final update

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — After two years, the Texas Medical Center announced they provided their final COVID-19 data update on the dashboard on Monday. “With advancements in treatment and the successes in vaccination, we are now able to effectively manage with the virus in our community. On Monday, May 9, TMC will publish a final … Read more

The Common Places BA.2 And Other Omicron Subvariants Are Spreading

Earlier in the pandemic, contact tracing data showed us where COVID-19 was efficiently spreading. Unfortunately, because our contact tracing efforts have slowed down, we don’t have as clear of a picture regarding where people are mostly likely to contract omicron and its subvariants. What we do know is that, while the virus has evolved to … Read more

COVID cases spike in California, reaching February levels

Coronavirus infections have continued a steady climb in California since early April, and while the curve of new cases remains less steep than winter’s omicron variant surge, the rising spread of two contagious subvariants is still prompting concern about a fresh wave of virus cases. The California Department of Public Health on Friday reported the … Read more

COVID cases spike in California, reaching February levels

Coronavirus infections have continued a steady climb in California since early April, and while the curve of new cases remains less steep than winter’s omicron variant surge, the rising spread of two contagious subvariants is still prompting concern about a fresh wave of virus cases. The California Department of Public Health on Friday reported the … Read more