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Wyoming health officials are urging residents to get vaccinated against the flu in the coming weeks as the state grapples with the coronavirus and its symptoms, which mirror many of those associated with influenza. Twelve Wyomingites died of the flu during the 2019-20 season; flu season begins in October and ends in May. More than …

During the COVID-19 crisis, Disque Foundation has seen a huge increase in the number of people who seek certification in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). Traffic to its website increased from 20,000 visitors per day to 200,000. In the past three months, Disque Foundation has trained and certified 850,000 people in CPR, almost 9,000 people per day. …

By Natalie Andersonnatalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A total of 39 new positions were requested for the upcoming county budget, but only three have been recommended by County Manager Aaron Church in what he described as “tight, conservative” county budget. The budget, first presented to county commissioners last week, is set to be adopted by July 1, …

OSWEGO – Caring for the community is part of Oswego Health’s mission and this is true even beyond the level of care provided in their facilities. Associate Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Michael Stephens has been communicating regularly with all skilled nursing facilities throughout Oswego County to offer support and guidance during this pandemic to ensure …

Prisma Health, DHEC update community on preparedness and treatment of COVID-19 patients As of Monday: 2 confirmed cases, 5 presumptive positive cases of COVID-19 in South Carolina Updated: 12:59 PM EDT Mar 10, 2020 Hide Transcript Show Transcript MEET THE NEEDS OF OUR COMMUNITY. RECENTLY WE HAVE STOOD UP OUR EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT TEAM, DESIGNED TO …

February 3, 2020 3:29 PM Erin Robinson Posted: February 3, 2020 3:29 PM Updated: February 3, 2020 3:32 PM SPOKANE, Wash. – Senator Patty Murray is questioning whether the Spokane Veterans Affairs Medical Center is prepared to effectively transition a new electronic health record system. The Spokane VAMC was selected by the Department of Veterans …

In an all-too-familiar scenario in Southern California, tens of thousands of people have evacuated as a fast-moving wildfire threatened homes in the San Fernando Valley on Friday, triggering the shut down of schools and sections of the freeway. In a separate brush fire in Riverside County on Thursday, flames ravaged dozens of residences in a …

September 18, 2019 Posted: September 18, 2019 Updated: 10:35 AM KUSI Newsroom SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – September is National Preparedness month which reminds us that we need to think about disasters before they have a chance to impact our families. Dr. Patricia Carter with Helen Woodward Animal Center stopped by Good Morning San Diego to …

California authorities are hoping Thursday’s earthquake proves to be a wakeup call for residents who may not be ready for the big one. A majority of California residents live near an active fault line, but only about 10% have purchased earthquake insurance.  Had Thursday’s quake occurred under a densely populated area, the state would likely …