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EAGLE RIVER — Leslie Griffith, outpatient program director at Copper Country Mental Health (CCMH) spoke at the the May 27 mental health presentation in Eagle River, outlining some major issues facing mental health, not only in the Upper Peninsula, but across the entire state. One of those issues is the availability of in-patient …

A vaccination blitz is underway in Victoria, with aged care and disability workers now a top priority. From tomorrow until Sunday, commonwealth managed private aged care homes and the residential disability sector will be given priority access to walk-in vaccination hubs around Victoria when they present evidence of their employment. The Royal Exhibition Building, the Melbourne Convention …

Western Australia has halved the number of returned overseas travellers coming into the state this month as it grapples with its latest outbreak, but Premier Mark McGowan has flagged a more permanent reduction. Declining to reveal his discussions with the Prime Minister at National Cabinet on the quarantine situation, he said “clearly the Commonwealth knows …

The number of fully in-person districts continues to climb, though some New Jersey districts are switching temporarily to remote learning to stave off any spring break-related coronavirus outbreaks. As of April 5, 493 districts were hybrid, 130 remote, and 151 were fully in-person, the highest number of in-person districts since the coronavirus shuttered schools last …

WASHINGTON — Michael Brown, a veteran tech industry executive who has led the Pentagon’s commercial outreach office since 2018, is President Biden’s pick for the Defense Department’s top procurement job, the White House announced April 2. Brown was nominated to serve as undersecretary of defense for acquisition and sustainment. He is currently the director of …

Health officials in Illinois warned against travel ahead of spring break, voicing concern over the recent surge in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations. Chicago Department of Public Health Commissioner Dr. Allison Arwady said in a press conference Tuesday that residents should avoid travel unless fully vaccinated against the coronavirus. “That is doubly true if you’re planning …

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) – University of Arkansas students will not have their typical spring break due to the pandemic, but there could still be risk of exposure to COVID-19. John Thomas with the U of A said spring break is broken up into three sets of a few days at a time, however, this still …

Two recent reports highlight mental health struggles children are continuing to experience. The Children’s Hospital Association and American Academy of Pediatrics found a nearly 20% spike in young people attempting suicide, and more than a 40% increase in disruptive behavior disorders. “I don’t know if I’m surprised. I’m saddened,” said Rob Katz, a father of …

Evidence is mounting that having COVID-19 may not protect against getting infected again with some of the new variants. People also can get second infections with earlier versions of the coronavirus if they mounted a weak defence the first time, new research suggests. How long immunity lasts from natural infection is one of the big …

MyHealth wants the contract to be rescinded and for the Office of Management and Enterprise Services to award it to MyHealth either directly or by reopening the bid process. OMES has until Jan. 26 to render a decision. The preeminent concern in MyHealth’s protest is a contention that the contract evaluators didn’t consider the nonprofit’s …