The number of people enrolled in Medicaid nationwide rose markedly this spring as the impact of the recession caused by the outbreak of COVID-19 took hold.
People are often surprised to learn that states would likely have the legal right to make vaccines mandatory.
Hard-hit states quickly learned value of masks
You can expand your social bubble beyond the household — if you heed now-familiar health guidelines and even take extra precautions
Unlike earlier in the year, most hospitals are not proactively canceling elective surgeries, even in some places seeing spikes in coronavirus patients.
Public health authorities have identified bars as the locus of outbreaks in Louisiana, Florida, Wyoming and Idaho.
Health officials in Grand Island, Nebraska, wanted the JBS meatpacking plant closed. But Gov. Pete Ricketts said no. Since then, cases have skyrocketed.
We spoke with disease detectives about what reaching the peak level of cases means and under what conditions people can go back to work and school without fear.
There are three main symptoms: Fever (100.4 degrees Fahrenheit or higher), a newly developed dry cough, and shortness of breath.
While many governors hesitated to impose measures to limit the spread of COVID-19, mayors have gone ahead and acted.
The closure is in response to Gov. Inslee’s “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order issued yesterday.
It’s knocking out what should be perfectly fit, healthy people: all of a sudden, they go into complete respiratory arrest, shut down and can’t breathe at all.”
With COVID-19, the Chinese internet and social media offer a cornucopia of examples of how communities have been brought together by heart, humor and creativity.
The ban will not apply to grocery stores and pharmacies.
Dr. Jeff Duchin, Health Officer for Public Health – Seattle & King County, How would a coronavirus pandemic potentially play out and what can we do to protect ourselves and get through it?