Roger Strukhoff was being treated for intestinal bleeding at a hospital outside Chicago this month when he suffered a mild heart attack.
Three studies released Friday offered more evidence that COVID-19 vaccines are standing up to the omicron variant, at least among people who received booster shots.
The measure would require health care providers to inform patients and get written consent acknowledging that stem cell therapies they're seeking have not been approved by the FDA.
A newborn found dead in a duffel bag was left outside a barely staffed fire station. It’s exactly the outcome Illinois' Safe Haven Law was meant to prevent.
As hospitalizations have spiked, the percentage of Nebraskans testing positive for COVID has skyrocketed from 11% to 27% -- a potential harbinger of more hospitalizations to come over the next month.
It's still too early to predict whether Omicron's rapid spread will help push coronavirus from the pandemic phase to a more manageable endemic phase -- but "I would hope that that's the case," Dr. Anthony Fauci said Monday.
Khan said he hasn’t been to a single store during his three weeks on the island that isn’t religious about making sure that patrons write down their names and phone numbers upon entry, take their temperatures and wear masks.
Lancaster County has seen more than 5,000 cases in less than two weeks, leading to further strain on hospitals.
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The governor said the state has issued a new directed health measure suspending some inpatient and outpatient surgeries at the Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha.
The Colorado wildfire that destroyed more than 1,000 homes last month has forced the temporary closure of a hospital and upended the lives of health care workers as the state's already strained health care system braces for another surge in COVID-19 hospitalizations.
Lab testing has confirmed that the omicron COVID-19 variant is present in the Northeast Nebraska Public Health Department District. Only 50% of the residents of the health district are fully vaccinated and about 20% have received their booster.
COVID-19 hospitalizations make up 15% of all hospitalizations in the state, a threshold that could trigger additional restrictions on elective surgeries if it continues over the next week, the state's chief medical officer said.
The bill would apply to medical professionals (such as doctors, nurses, researchers and pharmacists), hospitals and nursing homes, and health care payers including employers and insurers.
Jenna Jameson has offered an update on a medical condition that has her hospitalized in Hawaii.
There are 145,982 people currently hospitalized with COVID-19 in the U.S. — about twice as many than two weeks ago and more than the previous high in January 2021.
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Nebraska hospital CEOs warn that COVID may overwhelm system. "We’re also facing some of the worst staffing challenges we’ve had during COVID," said Jeremy Nordquist, president of the Nebraska Hospital Association.
The head of the Nebraska Hospital Association said the number of hospitalized patients could double in the next two to three weeks.
Nebraska doctors are warning that treatments effective against the COVID omicron variant are in such short supply that not all who qualify for them are getting them.
CHICAGO — The pandemic has revealed some truths: A lack of mental health providers to sufficiently meet the needs of those in crisis (including providers of color); and the stress that COVID-19 has introduced is being felt by all ages, with mental health coping strategies being constructed to help.
U.S. hospitals are struggling to get the workers they need to treat patients through the winter's COVID-19 surge as the virus collides with a historically tight labor market.
PHOENIX (AP) — A major health care provider in Arizona will allow employees who are experiencing mild COVID-19 symptoms or are asymptomatic to keep working at its hospitals and facilities.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The number of people being treated for COVID-19 across Missouri continues to set records as virus cases surge across the state and strain hospital capacity.
About 24% of US hospitals are reporting a "critical staffing shortage," according to data from the US Department of Health and Human Services, as public health experts warn the Covid-19 surge fueled by the Omicron variant threatens the nation's health care system.