Health

Tokita’s health is improving, locals hope it will open the door for her return home

The momentum is gathering for Tokitae to return home Although many more steps remain, two recent developments offer hope: the latest news from veterinarians and the recent decision to “withdraw” Tokitae from performances. SEATTLE – Fearing he would be fatally ill, Tokitae – a killer whale snatched from the Salish Sea in 1970 – is …

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Former employee sues health care provider at La Plata County Jail – The Durango Herald

Southern Health Partners allegedly violated Colorado’s law on whistleblowers Alison Mitchell, a former nurse at La Plata County Jail, is suing Southern Health Partners prison bailiff for violating the Colorado Public Health Informant Act after she raised concerns about company employees who disregard public health orders during the coronavirus pandemic. Southern Health Partners denies any …

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Arkansas Department of Health Considers $ 113 Million Administrative Staff Update Proposals

The Arkansas Department of Health has begun the process of proposing an update and expansion of $ 113 million to its current administrative headquarters in Little Rock, built in the 196s. Staff members are reviewing the design firm’s proposals submitted during the application for qualifications, said Don Adams, deputy director of the administration department. “We …

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Florida’s SLC Department of Health urges residents to beware of mosquito and teak bites

St. Lucy County – Monday, June 6, 2022: The Florida Department of Health in St. Lucy County is urging residents and visitors to protect themselves from mosquito and tic diseases this summer, especially those who spend time outdoors. “As summer heat, rain and humidity begin and hurricane season begins, mosquito and tick populations may become …

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More Colorado Children Receive Preventive Health Care / Public News Service

The percentage of children in Colorado in their first 15 months receiving preventive medical and behavioral health services increased by 23% from 2013 levels and remained constant during COVID’s public health emergency, according to new data released by the Center. to improve value in healthcare. But Dr. David Keller, a pediatrician and professor of pediatrics …

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Advocates emphasize benefits of new broadband initiative / public news service for health justice

Groups that promote responsible technology deployment are celebrating the Biden administration’s new $ 42.5 billion broadband, access and deployment program because it prefers fiber-optic technology to broadband communications technologies such as cable, satellite, DSL and wireless. Gary Bolton, president and CEO of the Fiber Broadband Association, said fiber-optic connections are faster, more reliable and can …

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A doctor appointed in case of abortion has nothing to do with a lawsuit

Dr. Thomas Dobbs has never been involved in political battles over reproductive health, but his name has become a stenography for a lawsuit that could end abortion rights in the United States. If he has feelings about the situation, he almost keeps them to himself. The Mississippi Senior Public Health Officer is listed in Dobbs …

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The interim head of the Geauga County Mental Health Board has resigned. Now what? | Geauga Times Courier

The interim director of the Geauga County Mental Health and Addiction Council resigned unexpectedly last week, leaving no administrator to oversee the mental health and addiction recovery needs of more than 93,000 people in the county. Jennifer Malaney, chair of the 14-member mental health council that monitors the county’s mental health and addiction response, confirmed …

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Even a healthy person risks COVID for a long time

Editor’s note: Editorial articles represent the views of the Star Tribune’s editorial board, which operates independently of the newsroom. ••• Savannah Brooks has been an athlete all her life. She loves kickboxing and has trained in mixed martial arts competitions. But in April, the 30-year-old Minneapolis woman tested positive for COVID-19. This did not make …

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Wake County Public Health begins phasing out COVID-19 test operations

Since June 2020, Wake County Public Health has conducted more than 1.5 million tests for COVID-19 to the public. With free home tests, multiple community testing sites, and readily available effective vaccine and treatment options, Wake County Public Health decided to gradually reduce its five major testing sites. On Monday, June 6, Wake County Public …

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