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Medway Schools receive grant to provide mental health wrap-around services – News – The Enterprise, Brockton, MA

Superintendent Armand Pires and Director of Wellness Ryan Sherman are pleased to share that MEDWAY — The Medway Public School District was recently awarded a grant by the Greater Milford Community Health Network (CHNA 6) to provide mental health wrap-around services to Medway students. The $50,400 grant will support the hiring of a wrap-around service […]

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Remdesivir: five Australian hospitals to receive experimental coronavirus drug | Australia news

The US pharmaceutical company Gilead is finalising the location of five hospitals in Australia to receive the highly sought-after experimental coronavirus drug remdesivir. The only confirmed location is St Vincent’s hospital in Sydney, a major tertiary hospital and the centre of many of the New South Wales outbreak areas. A NSW Health spokeswoman confirmed the […]

Panhandle to receive $5 million in grants for mental health - News - The Star, Port St. Joe
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Panhandle to receive $5 million in grants for mental health – News – The Star, Port St. Joe

Special to The Star Wednesday Apr 29, 2020 at 12:01 AM Apr 29, 2020 at 11:02 PM TALLAHASSEE — Big Bend Community Based Care (BBCBC) announced this week the receipt of $5 million in federal grants that will be disbursed among their organization and their local providers, Life Management Center, PanCare, and Disc Village. The funds are intended to help expand mental […]

Health care workers receive Covid-19 hazard pay boost – The Buffalo News
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Health care workers receive Covid-19 hazard pay boost – The Buffalo News

Hospitals and nursing homes are offering hazard pay to employees who work directly with Covid-19 patients to boost morale and to compensate those workers for their greater infection risk. Kaleida Health, Catholic Health and the McGuire Group are among the institutions providing this temporary boost in pay during the new coronavirus outbreak. The aids, nurses […]

Healthcare workers fighting coronavirus to receive millions of new face masks after Australia's stocks are boosted
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Healthcare workers fighting coronavirus to receive millions of new face masks after Australia’s stocks are boosted

Posted April 18, 2020 22:32:24 Photo: Hospital staff, GPs, aged-care workers, Indigenous community health organisations and pharmacists will receive the masks. (Supplied: TASS) More face masks will be distributed to healthcare workers after Australia received 58 million of them for the national medical stockpile. Key point Some of the masks were imported from China over […]

Man becomes first to receive coronavirus plasma treatment at Orlando Health
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Man becomes first to receive coronavirus plasma treatment at Orlando Health

ORLANDO, Fla. – A 52-year-old man became the first coronavirus patient at the Orlando Health Regional Medical Center to receive a plasma treatment. Michael Kevin Rathel received the therapy after compatible blood was donated, according to Orlando Health. “It usually takes a couple of days to see initial changes in lab parameters after giving plasma,” […]

Coronavirus update: Boris Johnson out of intensive care, to receive 'close monitoring' in London hospital ward
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Coronavirus update: Boris Johnson out of intensive care, to receive ‘close monitoring’ in London hospital ward

Updated April 10, 2020 08:11:34 Photo: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been moved out of intensive care. (Pippa Fowles/10 Downing Street via AP, File) British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been moved out of intensive care following his hospitalisation with COVID-19 symptoms, and is in “the early phase of his recovery”. Meanwhile the head […]

Medical Workers Receive ‘Sneaky’ Surprise From Philadelphia-Based Sneaker Company – CBS Philly
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Medical Workers Receive ‘Sneaky’ Surprise From Philadelphia-Based Sneaker Company – CBS Philly

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – In the battle against the coronavirus, doctors and nurses are working endless hours on their feet. It can be grueling, but a Philadelphia-based sneaker company stepped in to try to lift their spirits. Only Eyewitness News was there Thursday as a group of health care heroes gathered for their morning meeting outside […]