California aims to maximize health insurance subsidies for workers during labor disputes – Update Cali

This spring, Chevron workers testified that the company canceled health insurance for hundreds of members of United Steelworkers Local 5 at the Richmond, Calif., refinery during a strike that ended up lasting two months. Thousands of nurses at Stanford Health Care were told in April they would lose their health insurance if they did not … Read more

California aims to maximize health insurance subsidies for workers during labor disputes – Update Cali

This spring, Chevron workers testified that the company canceled health insurance for hundreds of members of United Steelworkers Local 5 at the Richmond, Calif., refinery during a strike that ended up lasting two months. Thousands of nurses at Stanford Health Care were told in April they would lose their health insurance if they did not … Read more

Kansas mental health centers receive grants from Tower Foundation | Local news – Update Kansas

RIVERTON, Kan. – Mental health centers in Riverton and Pittsburg have received grants from a foundation administered by the Kansas Attorney General’s office to upgrade their services. The Spring River Mental Health and Wellness Center in Riverton was awarded $10,000 and the Crawford County Mental Health Center in Pittsburg was awarded $7,640 each to help … Read more

Alabama is facing a health care crisis

While apologizing for the bleak outlook, the leader of the Alabama Hospital Association painted a bright picture of the state’s health care system Tuesday morning as he spoke to people at the Dothan Area Chamber of Commerce. Alabama’s health care system is in crisis, said Dr. Don Williamson to those who participated in the Wiregrass … Read more

Alabama is facing a health care crisis

While apologizing for the bleak outlook, the leader of the Alabama Hospital Association painted a bright picture of the state’s health care system Tuesday morning as he spoke to people at the Dothan Area Chamber of Commerce. Alabama’s health care system is in crisis, said Dr. Don Williamson to those who participated in the Wiregrass … Read more

California hospitals pitch tents to cope with flu surge

Several hospitals in Southern California have begun using overflow tents outside emergency rooms to cope with a growing number of patients with the flu and other respiratory illnesses. The San Diego-Union Tribune reported Friday that tents were set up at Scripps Memorial Hospital in Encinitas, Jacobs Medical Center. at UC San Diego Health in La … Read more

Pediatricians in central Alabama are seeing a surge of patients with the flu

Alabama’s flu season has gotten off to a deadly start, with at least three people dead so far, including a child. “We are amazed,” says Dr. Peily Soong, a pediatrician at Children’s of Alabama. Soong says the phones at the Children’s Home are ringing and doctors are being booked for appointments. “Many people who usually … Read more

Orange County, California, has declared a health emergency due to viral infections

Bryan Hofilena, a registered nurse, attaches a “Covid Patient” sticker to the body bag of a patient who died of the coronavirus at Providence Holy Cross Medical Center in Los Angeles, Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2021. [AP Photo/Jae C. Hong] Orange County health officials declared a state of emergency on Nov. 1 due to the rapid … Read more

USDA gives millions in grant money to rural hospitals in Alabama

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced it will invest millions in nearly a dozen rural health care providers across the state. A few are in west Alabama. At a news conference Tuesday, Nivory Gordon, the USDA’s director of rural Alabama, announced that 11 hospitals or health authorities in Alabama will … Read more

USDA gives millions in grant money to rural hospitals in Alabama

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced it will invest millions in nearly a dozen rural health care providers across the state. A few are in west Alabama. At a news conference Tuesday, Nivory Gordon, the USDA’s director of rural Alabama, announced that 11 hospitals or health authorities in Alabama will … Read more