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How Wilson Health"s focus on collaboration shaped Shelby County"s response to Covid-19

Hospitals and healthcare systems have for months been at the forefront of efforts to combat and contain the coronavirus pandemic. Miami Valley's response to the virus has been largely shaped by local care providers, many of whom have forged partner.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 1st, 2020

A Nike warehouse reportedly denied a Tennessee health official access to its facility after a worker died of COVID-19

Reuters A Shelby County Tennesee health official was denied entry to a Memphis Nike warehouse where a worker had died from COVID-19 days earlier, according t.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 23rd, 2020

SA hospital system owner providing more than $1M to area nonprofits

Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas Inc. has awarded more than $1.1 million in emergency grant allocations to nearly four dozen health and social service agencies in its 74-county service area to fund Covid-19 response and recovery efforts. .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 27th, 2020

JeffCo Health Department orders closure of all non-essential businesses

The Jefferson County Department of Health has ordered the closure of non-essential businesses as part of the effort to contain the COVID-19 coronavirus. Dr. Mark Wilson, the county's health officer, announced the move in a press conference on Thursd.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 19th, 2020

Covid-19 spread in Multnomah County doesn"t appear related to protests, health official says

Multnomah County has seen about 4,500 cases of the new coronavirus, with 95 deaths, according to the latest tally......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals2 hr. 12 min. ago

St. Louis County partners with Betty Jean Kerr People"s Health Centers to increase Covid testing

St. Louis County is increasing its efforts to test residents, get the results back faster and expand into under-served communities. During a scheduled briefing Monday morning at the John C. Murphy Health Center in Berkeley, St. Louis County Ex.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals3 hr. 57 min. ago

DFW Coronavirus Tracker: Dallas County reports 518 new cases and 7 deaths

This story is available as part of a content partnership with WFAA-TV. For more local news, visit WFAA.com. Dallas County Health and Human Services reported 518 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 Sunday as seven more people died from COVID-19 in t.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals9 hr. 57 min. ago

How leaders of Covid-19 Response Fund have adapted to shifting needs in local community — and what"s next

Here's what the response fund started by Foundation For The Carolinas and United Way of Central Carolinas will likely focus on in its next round of grants......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 2nd, 2020

"Continue to reinvent yourself": CEO of Hightowers Petroleum talks long-term growth strategy

When Covid-19 rocked the oil industry, CEO Steve Hightower says he shifted his focus toward the same guiding principles that shaped his company's growth in the first place......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 31st, 2020

St. Louis County to announce new restrictions to slow spread of Covid-19

St. Louis County Executive Sam Page will announce new restrictions aimed at limiting the spread of Covid-19 at a Monday morning press conference. “Working closely with public health experts including the St. Louis Metropolitan Pandemic Task.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 27th, 2020

New Health Directive imposes broader bar/restaurant restrictions, Beale Street included

The Shelby County Health Department has broadened its restriction on bars, which will force some on Beale Street to close. On Friday afternoon, the health department released its ninth coronavirus-related health directive. The directive increases the .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 24th, 2020

Jefferson County allocates $6.4M for expanded Covid-19 testing

More Covid-19 testing will be headed to underserved communities in Jefferson County. The Jefferson County Commission has allocated up to $6.4 million in CARES Act funding to enable the University of Alabama at Birmingham Minority Health & Health.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 24th, 2020

7 Post-Coronavirus Health Care Stocks That Will Win in the Years Ahead

The current focus on controlling the COVID-19 pandemic, companies that provide other health care products and services have received less attention from investors and analysts. Here are seven that........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstJul 22nd, 2020

3 ways your employees can stay engaged with their health

For the past several months, the focus of the world has been on Covid-19 – and rightfully so. This is a major health threat that people of all ages should be taking seriously. As the result of this global pandemic, many businesses have had to ad.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 20th, 2020

Allegheny County to allow indoor dining at 25% capacity

The Allegheny County Health Department announced it would allow indoor dining at 25% capacity to match the state's order this week aimed at stopping the spread of Covid-19. The new regulations take effect at 5 p.m. Friday and provide more alignment .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 17th, 2020

Three Dayton-area health centers receive funding to accelerate Covid-19 testing

Three community health centers in Miami Valley are among 20 organizations statewide that will benefit from a $100,000 grant to support accelerated Covid-19 testing in Ohio. Five Rivers Health Centers (Dayton), Family Health Services of Darke County.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 16th, 2020

Covid-19 economic relief fund guidance for health care providers

In response to the unprecedented strain Covid-19 placed on health care provider organizations (providers), the federal government created the Provider Relief Fund (PRF) through multiple pieces of legislation, providing much-needed financial assistan.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 15th, 2020

What should happen when a restaurant employee tests positive for Covid-19

Elizabeth Holzschuh, an epidemiologist with the Johnson County Department of Health and Environment, shares the protocols restaurants should take if an employee tests positive......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 14th, 2020

After 700-case day, Health Department stresses workplace safety, potential Beale restrictions

On Tuesday, Shelby County reported more new coronavirus cases than on any previous day — 700. While this number is largely attributable to a backlog of tests being returned too slowly, Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris called it "a signal to all.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 14th, 2020

Hillsborough County’s business recovery program enters phase two

Hillsborough County has started the second phase of its Rapid Response Recovery Program, which aims to help local businesses impacted by Covid-19. Under the program, small business owners in Hillsborough County who were forced to close because .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 13th, 2020

One step forward, 2 steps back: Harvard"s Dr. Thomas Tsai assesses Trump"s response to COVID-19, and tells us his fears and hopes about the months ahead

Dr. Thomas Tsai, of the Harvard Global Health Institute, spoke to Business Insider about where the United States stands in the fight against COVID-19 and President Donald Trump'.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 11th, 2020