Tag Archives: pandemic

“Heroes Work Here:” Never More True at Angel Medical Center Than During the Pandemic Year

Karen Gorby By Karen S. Gorby, RN, MSN, MBA, CENP, FACHE It’s May, and as we enjoy a beautiful spring — as well as the chance to get out and about more since we have been fortunate to have access to the COVID-19 vaccine — it promises to be quite different than last year’s. Twelve… Read More »

Florida, Alabama discontinue daily Covid data reporting in shift to ‘next phase’ of pandemic

Florida and Alabama will no longer report daily Covid cases and fatalities as vaccinations rise and states begin shifting to the “next phase” of the pandemic. On Friday, Florida implemented a weekly reporting schedule for Covid data, the state’s Division of Emergency Management said on its website. “Florida is transitioning into the next phase of… Read More »

Michigan governor to lift pandemic restrictions based on vaccination rates

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer outlined a plan to loosen COVID-19 restrictions on Thursday. The restrictions will be lifted when Michigan reaches specific vaccination goals. At present, nearly 31% of the population of Michigan has been fully vaccinated. Under Whitmer’s plan, the restrictions will be lifted two weeks after each goal is reached. CDC TELLS CRUISE… Read More »

Web Event: The Crucial Role of Home Health Workers, Unsung Heroes of the Pandemic

Even as the pandemic took a devastating toll on health care workers and older adults in the United States, many home care workers reported to work and provided vital care to vulnerable people despite the health risks to themselves and their families. KHN and The John A. Hartford Foundation held an interactive web event to examine the… Read More »

Stress in America, One Year into the Pandemic – an APA Update on Parents, Healthcare Workers, and Black Americans

A Year into our collective coronavirus experience, Americans remain stressed, with physical health taking a back seat to our daily grinds based on the 2021 Stress in America survey from the American Psychological Association (APA). The APA has been updating us on U.S.-stress for several years, and more frequently since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic… Read More »