More than 144,300 Western New Yorkers have contracted Covid-19 since March 2020 and 2,622 have died of it.
HMO members will now have 38 primary care clinics to choose from, up from 19.
A COVID-19 crunch is hitting hospitals around Wisconsin.
The model, in which patients pay monthly fees outside of insurance, is growing even in the HMO-dominated Madison market.
The data, from Epic medical records, echoes other reports of increased gun violence last year.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — In another ominous sign about the spread of the delta variant, Idaho public health leaders on Thursday expanded health care rationing statewide and individual hospital systems in Alaska and Montana have enacted similar crisis standards amid a spike in the number of unvaccinated COVID-19 patients requiring hospitalization.
Idaho, one of the nation's least vaccinated states, has expanded health care rationing. The FDA strikes a cautious tone ahead of its vaccine booster debate. Get the latest.
Those without shots were nearly four times more likely to get COVID-19 and 11 times more likely to die from it in August than those fully vaccinated, the state said.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — One Texas woman traveled nearly 1,000 miles to Colorado for an abortion. Others are driving four hours to New Mexico. And in Houston, clinics that typically perform more than 100 abortions in a week are down to a few a day.
The intensive needs of COVID-19 patients means other areas are short-staffed, and now some 18 months into the pandemic, burnout among employees is inevitable.
A woman who allegedly filmed herself abusing a person in her care pleaded not guilty to 16 felony counts Thursday in Racine County Circuit Court.
A four-fold increase in COVID-19 hospitalizations throughout south-central Wisconsin in August is putting a strain on resources, a health care coalition said Friday.
“You’ll see somebody get better and better, and then you’ll be off for a day or two and come back and learn, ‘Oh, they died.'"
With nearly 1,000 patients hospitalized in Wisconsin with COVID-19, officials urge caution to prevent more cases.
But cases and hospitalizations are more than twice as high among those without shots.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Southern Louisiana's hospitals, already packed with coronavirus patients from a fourth surge of the virus, were dealing Sunday with another challenge — the howling Category 4 hurricane pounding the coast.
“You are not a horse. You are not a cow. Seriously, y’all. Stop it.”
Dr. Joshua Whitson of Gundersen Health System was straightforward in his video message, fatigue and emotion evident on his face: hospitalizations are affecting even the young and healthy, and vaccination is the answer.
La Crosse County continues to see climbing rates of COVID-19 infection, higher than the state’s overall case burden rate.