COVID-19 epidemic affects 8 people in retirement home

The Haywood County Health and Human Services Agency identified a COVID-19 outbreak at a nursing home on Friday, officials said. Health officials said five residents and three staff at Maggie Nursing and Rehabilitation in Maggie Valley have tested positive for COVID-19. The following is a statement from Maggie Nursing and …

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Blood and platelet supply critical in Collier County

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. Blood and platelet supplies are extremely low in Collier County. A dramatic increase in use by cancer and surgical patients, coupled with a marked decrease in the number of donors, has resulted in a shortage, according to the Community Blood Center, an affiliate of the NCH Healthcare …

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