How Common Are STDs? Most People Have No Clue
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NAASP’s Mental Health and Suicide Prevention National Response to COVID-19 Program

MAY 05, 2020 — Several federal agencies and private sector groups have launched a national initiative that aims to prevent suicide and mental illness resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. Launched by the partnership group the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention (NAASP), the Mental Health and Suicide Prevention National Response to COVID-19 program will leverage […]

FIU program inspires future of health services | FIU News
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FIU program inspires future of health services | FIU News

As health care changes, so too does its instruction at FIU. When the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued recommendations for health services amid the growing concerns for coronavirus, professors began to modify curriculum for the master of health services administration immediately, says Mariceli Comellas, interim assistant chair and clinical assistant professor. “The master […]

How Common Are STDs? Most People Have No Clue
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Medicare Advance Payment Program for COVID-19

APRIL 29, 2020 — The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will suspend its Medicare advance payment program for clinicians and is re-evaluating how much to pay to hospitals going forward through particular COVID-19 relief initiatives. CMS announced the changes on Sunday. Physicians and others who use the accelerated and advance Medicare payments program […]

Kushner-backed program chartering flights to address hospital shortages raises questions in Congress
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Kushner-backed program chartering flights to address hospital shortages raises questions in Congress

A flight from China chartered by the U.S. government touched down at Chicago O’Hare International Airport on Wednesday last week. Inside were nearly 6 million surgical masks and some respiratory equipment. But the supplies on board weren’t tucked into the national stockpile or distributed by the federal government among cities hardest hit by novel coronavirus […]

'COVID toes' often appear in patients with no other symptoms
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Small-business loan program ran out of money within minutes, some banks say

Ben Popken 4h ago / 11:33 PM UTC Much of the $350 billion in the Small Business Administration’s emergency coronavirus relief fund was effectively spoken for within the first minutes of launch, according to senior banking executives. “We didn’t even get through the first five minutes of applications,” a JPMorgan Chase senior executive said, noting that the bank […]

Coronavirus Live Updates: A Loans Program to Save Jobs Runs Dry; 22 Million Americans Have Filed for Unemployment
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Coronavirus Live Updates: A Loans Program to Save Jobs Runs Dry; 22 Million Americans Have Filed for Unemployment

The $349 billion lending program for small businesses has run out of funds. A federal loan program intended to help small businesses keep workers on their payrolls has proved woefully insufficient, with a staggering 22 million Americans filing for unemployment in the last four weeks, and officials said Thursday that it had run out of […]