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Teenager Reginald Roy Yunupingu ‘lost to sight’ days after discharge from mental health facility, NT inquest finds

Days after being released from a mental health facility, then 16-year-old Reginald Roy-Yunupingu became invisible to the systems designed to support him, the NT Coroners Court heard. Key points: Reginald Roy-Yunupingu died in October 2020 after being electrocuted The coroner said the teenager was ‘lost to care’ days after being …

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Pentagon to shut down leaking fuel tank facility in Hawaii

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Department of Defense will permanently shut down the massive Navy fuel tank facility in Hawaii that leaked oil into Pearl Harbor’s tap water, and remove all fuel, it said Monday. the Pentagon. Pentagon Press Secretary John Kirby said Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin’s decision is based on …

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Maine Med President: Lack of state investment in mental health is a major driver of ER violence

Imagine coming to work every day and wondering, “Is this the day I will be physically or verbally assaulted? Sadly, that’s become reality for the healthcare heroes who work in our state’s emergency departments, like the one at Maine Medical Center. Lucy Dawson, a member of the Maine State Nurses …

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UW Health: Psychologist stresses importance of mental health in pediatric cancer care

MADISON, Wis. – Today is International Childhood Cancer Day, and an expert from UW Health Kids shares her perspective on the importance of mental health throughout the childhood cancer care journey a family. According to the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, hundreds of children are diagnosed with cancer each year …

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Test & Trace launches buprenorphine treatment pathway to help people with opioid use disorder

NYC Test & Trace Corps launches buprenorphine treatment pathway to help New Yorkers with opioid use disorder Further expands the addiction treatment options offered by the Street Health Outreach + Wellness program for New York street homeless people and people with opioid use disorder. New York, NY The …

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Behavioral Health Clinic Demonstration Reaches More People, Gathers More Support – State of Reform

The two years Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics (CCBHC) Demonstration Program– from October 1 – has been operational for about four months and has seen continued success and promise. Jon Villasurdadeputy state administrator for the Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities Administration of the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services …

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“The Human Behind the Badge” – CBS Denver

DENVER (CBS4) – As the pandemic nears the two-year mark, an organization in Colorado hopes to get mental health assistance for healthcare workers. The All Clear Foundation receives nearly $2 million from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to reduce burnout and promote wellness. (credit: All Clear Foundation) …

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ON EDGE: State agencies to audit struggling 10-county West Edge mental health center

Three state agencies launched a joint audit of Mind Springs Health, sending state investigators to examine the nonprofit mental health agency’s documents and financial records for 10 Western Slope counties. The organization, one of 17 regional community mental health centers that receive millions of dollars each year in public funding, …

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House Oversight Committee Holds Nursing Home Deaths Hearing | News

House Oversight Committee holds hearing on nursing home deaths MICHIGAN, United States (WJRT) – It’s controversy over the number of COVID-related deaths in Michigan. Michigan’s House Oversight Committee met for several hours Thursday to discuss deaths in the state’s COVID-19 long-term care facilities and Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s executive order that …

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US coronavirus: Omicron has not peaked nationwide and ‘the next few weeks will be difficult’, says US surgeon general

“There are parts of the country — New York, in particular, and other parts of the northeast — where we’re starting to see a plateau, and in some cases an early drop in cases,” Murthy told CNN. Sunday. “The challenge is that the whole country is not moving at the …

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Here’s how you can get free Covid-19 home tests

The program is part of the Biden administration’s efforts to increase access to testing in the United States. It will also be handing out free at-home tests, with more information on how to order them coming next week. Most Americans with private insurance can purchase home tests online or in …

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Test & Trace deploys mobile test teams to support hospital emergency departments.

Testing for All: NYC Test & Trace Corps Deploys Mobile Testing Teams to Support Hospital Emergency Departments During Omicron Surge Mobile testing teams have deployed to 37 unique hospitals to ease demand in hospital emergency departments New York, NY The NYC Test & Trace Corps announced today that it has …

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Whatcom to open second COVID isolation center in Civic

Due to a sharp increase in COVID-19 cases in the region, the Whatcom County Health Department announced on Monday, January 10 that it will open a second isolation center at Civic Stadium. The facility can accommodate up to 25 guests who are vulnerable members of the community and need a …

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Mon Health Hospitals Achieve National Recognition for Promoting Organ, Eye and Tissue Donation

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Mon Health Hospitals Achieved National Recognition For Their Efforts To Increase Organ, Eye And Tissue Donor Registrations Across The State Through The Workplace Partnership for Life (WPFL) . The WPFL is a national initiative that unites the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Health Resources …

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Happy Holidays from Streking the Lawn

from all the staff at Streaking the Lawn! We created it! On the last day of 2021, I have the honor of writing my favorite article of the year. One where we take all of the profits we’ve earned during the year from advertising dollars and affiliate income, and donate …

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Governor Mills Announces Federal COVID-19 Ambulance Teams to Eight Maine Hospitals

[ad_1] Hospitals to accommodate ambulances and emergency medical teams that will match patients with open beds in facilities in Maine Governor Janet Mills announced today that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved Maine’s request for federal ambulance teams on behalf of eight hospitals in Maine. Federal teams will …

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By the Numbers: Omicron is now reported in three North Carolina counties, local tri-county region transmissibility is high

[ad_1] Several cases of omicron have now been reported in three counties in North Carolina. (Daily / Port city file) SOUTHEAST NC – Since the first case of omicron was disclosed in Mecklenburg County a week ago, more have been reported in North Carolina. Orange County Public Health revealed its …

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New health clinic now in business in Minot

[ad_1] Legacy Health Clinic is now doing business at 1324 20th Ave. SW. The clinic is already occupied. That’s good news for owner Cim Berg-Hooker, who has big plans for the business. “Our clinic provides the traditional services of a healthcare facility as well as many new and innovative specialties,” …

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Initial Funding Approved for State Mental Health Monitor

[ad_1] JACKSON, Miss. A federal judge has approved funding for an independent monitor tasked with collecting and analyzing data on how Mississippi’s mental health system works to prevent unnecessary hospitalizations. U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves on Dec. 3 ordered the state to make an upfront payment of $ 25,000 to …

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Flu cases fill health facilities and patients wait on the floor; Resumption of vaccinations in the afternoon

[ad_1] Health units in Rio de Janeiro spent the first hours of Wednesday (the first) overcrowded due to the flu epidemic. Patients from different parts of the city say they have sought care with symptoms similar to Covid. In some cases, they were waiting on the ground. However, according to …

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Health officials are monitoring COVID outbreaks in Vermont long-term care facilities

[ad_1] BENNINGTON, Vermont (WCAX) – The state is monitoring COVID outbreaks at a dozen long-term care facilities in Vermont. The biggest is at Bennington. The Vermont Department of Health said Crescent Manor Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center currently have the highest number of cases with 71 in total. The state …

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New federal law provides more mental health resources for first responders

[ad_1] HENRICO, Virginia (WWBT) – For police and other first responders, an average day on the job can be a taxing and emotional journey, but new federal law aims to help those who help us. Last week, President Joe Biden signed the Confidentiality Opportunities for Peer Support Counseling Act, or …

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The community hospital emergency room will partially close Wednesday morning • Long Beach Post News

[ad_1] “CHLB staff are working with area hospitals to ensure residents have access to emergency care services,” MWN’s announcement said Tuesday. MWN has consulted with the California Department of Public Health and the Los Angeles County Emergency Medical Services Agency and has decided not to receive 911 ambulance dispatches tomorrow …

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Regional public health facilities face drug shortages – Love FM

[ad_1] We heard Dr. Fernando Cuellar talk about the flaws in the healthcare industry. What he also talked about was the shortage of medical supplies and equipment. He told Love News that the situation is not only experienced in KHMH, but also in regional public health facilities. Dr Fernando Cuellar, …

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97% of Colorado healthcare workers were vaccinated or received exemptions before the state deadline

[ad_1] Ninety percent of Colorado’s healthcare workers were fully vaccinated against COVID-19 on Tuesday, although people providing home care were significantly less likely to have been vaccinated. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment reported that 90.2% of workers were fully vaccinated and 1.4% were partially vaccinated. More than …

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Can you donate plasma if you have hepatitis C?

Hepatitis C is a virus that causes inflammation of the liver. It is spread between people through contact with blood containing the infection. Doctors can treat the virus with direct-acting antiviral drugs to the point where a person is in prolonged remission. However, people who have had the virus at …

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Community mental health seeks support from Mecosta County

[ad_1] BIG RAPIDS – Community Mental Health for Central Michigan seeks support from the Mecosta County Board of Commissioners with a resolution opposing two laws in the Michigan House and Senate. House Bill 4925 would amend the Mental Health Code to create a Behavioral Health Oversight Council within the Department …

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Update on the Top 10 and Top 10 Qualified Nursing Facilities in Maryland, Ranked by Staff Immunization Rate

[ad_1] 23 Aug 2021 Media contact: Deidre McCabe, Director, Office of Communications, 410-767-3536 Charles Gischlar, Deputy Director, Media Relations, 410-767-6491 Update on the Top 10 and Top 10 Qualified Nursing Facilities in Maryland, Ranked by Staff Immunization Rate Maryland Department of Health also announces 21 facilities that failed to submit …

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COVID-19 epidemic affects 8 people in retirement home

[ad_1] 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 …

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Frequently Asked Questions About OSHA’s ETS and MDHHS Face Mask Recommendations

[ad_1] The following is a list of frequently asked questions (“FAQs”) for medical practices regarding the COVID-19 emergency standard of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) (“ETS”) and the Michigan Department. of Health and Human Services (“MDHHS”) Public Health Early Warning Regarding Face Mask Recommendations (the “MDHHS Alert”). Some …

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