NMCP reestablishes COVID-19 testing tents
Portsmouth (NMCP) reestablished its outdoor COVID-19 testing tents, Sept. 10. An outdoor COVID-19 testing site was first created at NMCP in March 2020 when large white tents were put up to triage, test and treat low-acuity patients who suspected they had COVID-19,
Warning: Bradley County Covid-19 Scam Alert
Bradley County authorities warn about a scam in their community involving fake health department employees. The scammers go door to door and present false identification that they work for the health department.
These Are All The COVID-19 Tests I Needed To Take On A 3 Week International Trip
To say that taking a ridiculously long series of COVID-19 tests was shaping up to be the least anticipated part of my trip to England and Greenland would be something of an understatement. I can’t say that there’s anything I enjoy about having a long swab stuffed up my nose — but the real pain was figuring out how to organize time for all these tests.
MedPAC Discusses COVID-19 Impact at September Meeting
American College of Radiology
MedPAC is a non-partisan, independent legislative branch commission created to advise Congress about Medicare-related issues. MedPAC staff discussed the short-term impacts of COVID-19 on Medicare spending and its long-term impacts on the solvency of the Medicare trust fund.
New York State vaccine pass shortcomings offer lessons for other coronavirus app developers
A mobile app developed by New York State to store records of Covid-19 vaccinations was vulnerable to credential forgery, security researchers at NCC Group have discovered. The New York State (NYS) Excelsior Pass Vaccine Passport credential forgery bug arose because of “incomplete threat modelling and consideration of where and how the systems could be abused rather than a technical limitation”,
Micron requiring all U.S. employees to get vaccinated against COVID-19
Micron Technology, one of Idaho's largest private employers, is requiring all of its U.S. employers and all U.S. contractors who work in Micron buildings to be vaccinated against COVID-19. The Boise-based computer memory chip maker announced Friday that any Micron employee who does not have an approved exemption for religion or disability and chooses not to be fully vaccinated by November 15 will "no longer be permitted to work for Micron following that date.
LIVE: Gov. Cox, doctors address surging COVID-19 cases across Utah
KUTV Salt Lake City on MSN.com
Utah Gov. Spencer Cox, along with Lt. Gov. Deidre Henderson and doctors from multiple Utah hospitals address the rising COVID-19 cases across Utah. To go with the spike in case counts, hospitalizations and deaths are also on the rise.
Weber County officials prepare to offer booster COVID-19 shots
OGDEN — Health officials for Weber and Morgan counties are laying the groundwork to provide booster doses of the COVID-19 vaccine to the general public once federal officials give the green light. Weber-Morgan Health Department Director Brian Cowan expects formal approval soon,
COVID-19 hospitalizations surge continues at Ascension Sacred Heart
Northwest Florida Daily News on MSN.com
There are a total of 153 patients hospitalized with COVID-19 at Ascension Sacred Heart in Pensacola. The number of hospitalized patients with COVID-19 one week ago was 146. Today’s number of patients hospitalized with COVID-19 is much higher than the hospital's previous peak of COVID-19 patients that occurred in January 2021.
Titans' Mike Vrabel reveals he tested positive for COVID-19
During his press conference on the day after the Tennessee Titans defeated the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Preseason Week 2, head coach Mike Vrabel revealed that he has tested positive for COVID-19. Vrabel made the announcement during the Zoom presser,
Nashville Talk Host Phil Valentine Dies of COVID-19 Virus
Radio & Television Business Report
Phil Valentine, the conservative Talk radio host who tested positive for the COVID-19 virus and became seriously ill, has died. Valentine, who initially spoke out against the use of vaccines to combat the coronavirus,
Statewide COVID-19 cases returning to 2020 infection levels
With such widespread disease transmission, COVID cases are rising in all age groups across the state. Okanogan County is one of only seven counties where cases haven’t doubled in the past 30 days, according to the Washington Department of Health (DOH) on Friday (Aug.