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On Monday, many more Connecticut residents will be eligible to get vaccinated against COVID-19. Folks 55 and older, teachers, school staff and child care providers can start signing up for an appointment next week. “We’ll be changing the logic in our system at 6 o’clock in the morning on Monday, March 1,” said Eric Arila, …

The COVID-19 RT-PCR test is being sold by Clinical Reference Laboratory under its CRL HealthConfirm brand name for $119 per kit Co-Diagnostics Inc (NASDAQ:CODX) patented CoPrimer technology is part of a coronavirus (COVID-19) saliva test that is now available through Walgreens Find Care, a digital health platform on the retailer’s website and mobile app.  The …

The boutique health care provider allowed patients who were not eligible — and those with connections to One Medical’s leadership — to skip the coronavirus vaccine line ahead of high-risk patients. Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images The boutique health care provider allowed patients who were not eligible — and those …

With the COVID-19 pandemic taking a disproportionate toll on low-income people of color, a research team headed by Marya Gwadz of the Silver School of Social Work at New York University set out to understand the ways the pandemic may put individuals at risk for adverse outcomes, and the ways they successfully adapted to and …

LANSING, Mich. (AP) – A $2.5 million federal grant awarded to Michigan will be used to address health care staffing shortages in the state’s rural communities. Michigan’s Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity said the grant will support the addition of more than 430 new health care workers over the next four years. The agency …

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Winn Dixie celebrated “Random Acts of Kindness Day” on Wednesday by giving back to some of the community’s essential health care workers. The company presented 500 bags of food items to hospital employees at Wolfson Children’s Hospital and Baptist Health. They were behind-the-scenes employees, like maintenance workers, who help keep the hospital …

During the early days of the coronavirus pandemic, hospitals and health care facilities across the country stopped non-essential and elective procedures to mitigate the spread of the disease. While that may have been the right call to help flatten the curve, the decision also delayed millions of women from getting routine mammograms to detect breast …

Plasmapheresis periprocedural care equipments market is expected to gain market growth in the forecast period of 2020 to 2027. Data Bridge Market Research analyses the market to account to grow at a CAGR of 5.10% in the above-mentioned forecast period. The increasing incidence of blood related disorders has been directly impacting the growth of plasmapheresis periprocedural …

Democratic lawmakers have a new message for the health care industry: bring down patient costs by 2024, or face competition from a government-controlled plan. That’s the gist of a “public option” bill some lawmakers plan to introduce when the session resumes next week. “I think it’s important to bring back the public option this year, …

WEST READING — Tower Health has announced that it will open a new urgent care location in Montgomery Township on Monday, Feb. 15. Located in the Gwynedd Crossing Shopping Center, 1210 Bethlehem Pike, the new Tower Health Urgent Care center will be the health system’s 25th location. “We are excited to bring another Tower Health …