How COVID-19 is impacting health policy at federal, state and local levels
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How COVID-19 is impacting health policy at federal, state and local levels

Credit: CC0 Public Domain As the novel coronavirus pandemic surges in metropolitan areas across the U.S., hospital systems, public health departments and elected officials at every level of government are leveraging policies to save lives and mitigate economic recession. Associate Professor and MPP Program Director Michael Doonan utilizes his expertise in health policy and federalism […]

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Tuolumne Public Health Not Ready To Relax COVID-19 Restrictions

Tuolumne County COVID-19 Community Resources Portal Sonora, CA – While a neighboring county has made some revisions to the coronavirus restrictions, Tuolumne County Public Health officials are still reviewing the situation. In a written statement released today, health officials acknowledge that they “are aware that other jurisdictions in surrounding counties have issued new or amended […]

Palomar Health to lay off 317 employees
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Palomar Health to lay off 317 employees

SAN DIEGO (CNS) – Palomar Health announced Tuesday that it is laying off 317 employees effective Wednesday, citing significant patient visit declines and loss of revenue as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the hospital, it has seen a 45% to 50% decrease in overall patient visits since the coronavirus outbreak began, absorbing […]