COVID In Minnesota: MDH Reports 2,131 Cases, 9 Deaths – WCCO

COVID In Minnesota: MDH Reports 2,131 Cases, 9 Deaths – WCCO

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – As Minnesota’s COVID-19 case growth and hospitalization rates both continue ticking upward, state health officials tallied 2,131 new cases and nine more deaths Thursday. The Minnesota Department of Health’s latest update puts the total case count at 1,490,445. There have been 12,584 COVID-19 deaths in the state. The figure for case growth … Read more

California bills to protect kids show promise

California bills to protect kids show promise

California lawmakers are considering a pair of bills to regulate kids’ use of online service. One has a lot of promise but the other may have some unfortunate unintended consequences. Although I have a few concerns over its details, I’m generally impressed by the California Age Appropriate Design Code Act (AB 2273) but I have … Read more

CBPP: Managed care plans need to prep for major coordination with states on Medicaid redeterminations

CBPP: Managed care plans need to prep for major coordination with states on Medicaid redeterminations

CBPP: Managed care plans need to prep for major coordination with states on Medicaid redeterminations rking Wed, 05/18/2022 – 16:29 .

New Pandemic Peril? Pretending It’s Over as Case Numbers Rise

New Pandemic Peril?  Pretending It’s Over as Case Numbers Rise

May 18, 2022 – Just because many people seem more than ready to put the COVID-19 pandemic behind us does not mean it’s really over. In fact, case numbers are rising again – with new infections reported in about 95,000 Americans each day – and hospitalizations are up 20% as well. It’s yet another reminder … Read more

Biden Administration Makes Eight More Free COVID Tests Available For US Households – CBS Tampa

Biden Administration Makes Eight More Free COVID Tests Available For US Households – CBS Tampa

WASHINGTON, Dc (CW44 News At 10 | CNN) – The Biden Administration is opening back up CovidTest.gov for a third round of US household orders while reiterating its calls on Congress to act on additional Covid response funding. US households are now able to order “an additional eight free at-home tests at COVIDTests.gov — bringing … Read more

UMass Memorial workers once again under pressure from latest COVID wave – CBS Boston

UMass Memorial workers once again under pressure from latest COVID wave – CBS Boston

WORCESTER (CBS) – Outside the UMass Memorial Medical Center Emergency Department every ambulance bay is full. Inside, three patients wait on stretchers by the door to be assessed while others line the walls waiting for a room. Staff at the Worcester hospital say the influx of patient has become the new norm and the situation … Read more