DMC Children's Hospital of Michigan bans Wayne State pediatricians
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DMC Children’s Hospital of Michigan bans Wayne State pediatricians

The Detroit Medical Center has banned faculty pediatricians from Wayne State University from working at DMC Children’s Hospital of Michigan, a development university officials said threatens patient care during the coronavirus pandemic.  It’s another wedge in the 100-year-old partnership between the eight-hospital health system that cares for much of Detroit’s under-served population and its historic academic partner, […]

Live Update: Coronavirus developments in Washington state
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Live Update: Coronavirus developments in Washington state

Updated at 3:30 p.m. Pierce County on Tuesday reported 24 new COVID-19 cases and two new deaths. The county now has 1,552 cases and 54 deaths, according to the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department. The health department noted that it learned “several previously reported cases were duplicates or assigned to another county,” giving Tuesday an adjusted […]

Live: Coronavirus daily news updates, May 5: What to know today about COVID-19 in the Seattle area, Washington state and the nation
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Live: Coronavirus daily news updates, May 5: What to know today about COVID-19 in the Seattle area, Washington state and the nation

Washingtonians yearning for a taste of Northwest normalcy may feel some relief today as more than 100 state parks reopen for day use after weeks of coronavirus-related closures. Gov. Inslee announced phased-in relaxations of his stay-home order last week. Public health officials are instructing residents to continue practicing social distancing. Here’s what you need to know before heading […]

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 […]

Live: Coronavirus daily news updates, May 4: What to know today about COVID-19 in the Seattle area, Washington state and the nation
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Live: Coronavirus daily news updates, May 4: What to know today about COVID-19 in the Seattle area, Washington state and the nation

About two-thirds of Seattleites say they’re willing to keep up physical distancing for as long as required, according to a new survey. Many respondents here said they’d want one of two things to happen — both based on data — before distancing can be put to rest: Widespread antibody testing or a significant drop in coronavirus […]

Becker receives national public health award - News - The State Journal-Register
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Becker receives national public health award – News – The State Journal-Register

Staff report Sunday May 3, 2020 at 8:00 AM Southern Illinois University School of Medicine student Jennifer Becker has been selected to receive the prestigious Excellence in Public Health Award from the U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS) Physician Professional Advisory Committee. Becker, a 2020 graduate who is from St. Jacob, is one of 110 medical students […]