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Monterey County health care facilities awaiting FDA

(4 days ago) 1 day ago · County Health Officer Dr. Edward Moreno said at a media briefing Wednesday the public health department is continuing to provide pop-up and regular vaccine clinics …

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Breakthrough: When the fully vaccinated get COVID-19

(1 days ago) Health care unions defending Gavin Newsom from recall will want single-payer payback Why at-home rapid COVID tests cost so much, even after Biden’s push for lower …

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67% of eligible Monterey County residents have received

(6 days ago) The California Department of Public Health recently published that vaccinations prevent nearly all COVID-19-related hospitalizations and deaths according to the latest …

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Monterey County to hold COVID-19 vaccine informational

(7 days ago) On Tuesday morning, the Monterey County Health Department tweeted: “COVID-19 vaccine rumors – If you get an email that lists clinics available for general public or …

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Monterey County hospital leaders see a new surge in COVID

(9 days ago) About 80% of health care workers at area hospitals are already fully vaccinated but for those not, on July 26 the California Department of Public Health issued an …

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Monterey County eligible but unvaccinated at 34%, Delta

(1 days ago) The county health department will still have community health workers reaching out to different populations to see who is being missed, and what areas can benefit …

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How long will your COVID-19 vaccine protect you

(5 days ago) Health care unions defending Gavin Newsom from recall will want single-payer payback Why at-home rapid COVID tests cost so much, even after Biden’s push for lower …

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Sheriff: Body found in Washington mountain bunker

(1 days ago) Sheriff: Body found in Washington mountain bunker. After a 22-hour standoff, police blew off the top this rugged mountain bunker near Seattle on Saturday. SEATTLE — …

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EPA chief Scott Pruitt faces Capitol Hill grilling over

(5 days ago) EPA chief Scott Pruitt faces Capitol Hill grilling over ethical missteps. In this April 19, 2017, file photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott …

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Monterey County health officer recommends masks indoors

(1 days ago) The health officers of Monterey, San Benito, Santa Cruz and Napa counties issued a joint statement Monday recommending everyone regardless of vaccination status wear …

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Schwartz Rounds: Caring for caregivers – Monterey Herald

(Just Now) MONTEREY — Since 1962, Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula has promoted healing, health, and wellbeing — the highest and best of the human condition.

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County lays out mass COVID-19 vaccination plan – Monterey

(9 days ago) County health officials have indicated achieving herd immunity would require administering about 514,000 doses, covering 80% of the county population aged 16 and over …

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Monterey County to modify worker vaccination mandate

(5 days ago) The county requirement follows a mandate issued on Aug. 5 by the California Department of Public Health that requires all health care workers in the state be …

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Two coronavirus variants found in region – Monterey Herald

(5 days ago) But there aren’t an infinite number of mutations, said Dr. Barry Bloom, Professor of Public Health and former dean of Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. If …

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Montage Health named Monterey Bay Football Club’s official

(2 days ago) Montage Health is the nonprofit parent company of health care organizations including Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula, Montage Medical Group, MoGo …

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Supply a concern as Monterey County to see COVID-19

(3 days ago) News Health Supply a concern as Monterey County to see COVID-19 vaccine eligibility expansion in April People 50 years and older included April 1, then 16 years and …

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$6,000 a week: Demand for nurses amid COVID surge has

(4 days ago) Health corps members have worked more than 2,500 shifts supporting 109 facilities statewide. The state has some of the strictest licensing requirements in the country …

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COVID: Monterey County to require workers get vaccinated

(8 days ago) “As a local government we have a duty to model best practices in public health and maximizing vaccination rates is a best practice,” Supervisor Wendy Root Askew said …

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Monterey County COVID-19 vaccination clinics adapt to

(5 days ago) The health care organization is allowing walk-ins at first-dose clinics at Montage Wellness Center in Marina during designated hours. “Community members can check the …

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Drive-through COVID-19 mass vaccination clinic scheduled

(3 days ago) A drive-through mass COVID-19 vaccination clinic providing up to 1,800 doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine will be hosted by the Salinas Fire Department and Pinnacle

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Stanford doctor and author fights medical misinformation

(9 days ago) Yasmin now leads the Stanford Health Communication Initiative and has published her third book, “Viral BS: Medical Myths and Why We Fall For Them.”. The book dissects …

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COVID update: Bay Area health officers issue new mask

(6 days ago) The new health orders require wearing a well-fitting mask indoors in public settings — health officers said cloth or surgical masks and N95 respirators are fine, but …

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With COVID numbers rising, are stadiums safe for sports

(6 days ago) He is a former board member of the Association of Health Care Journalists. In 2004/05, he was a Kaiser Media Fellow and wrote about community solutions to the …

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Monterey County getting poised for next phase of vaccine

(2 days ago) The California Department of Public Health, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, local public health departments, and laboratory partners are working …

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Coronavirus: 1 employee dead after outbreak infects dozens

(9 days ago) Health Coronavirus: 1 employee dead after outbreak infects dozens at Kaiser San Jose An unsanctioned holiday visit has led to 44 known cases and, now, one death

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Post COVID: Many seniors have lost strength, may need

(5 days ago) KHN (Kaiser Health News) is a national newsroom that produces in-depth journalism about health issues. Together with Policy Analysis and Polling, KHN is one of the …

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J&J vaccine back in play in Monterey County, some clinics

(9 days ago) As far as addressing the age difference for who can receive the vaccines, Monterey County Health Department spokeswoman Karen Smith said on the MyTurn vaccine …

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California is expanding who it’s vaccinating. Are you next

(9 days ago) These groups will get vaccines from doctors and health plans, primary care clinics, pharmacies, some workplaces and special vaccination sites run by county departments …

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Leaving a legacy of compassion – Monterey Herald

(3 days ago) “On a daily basis, Chris Williams embodies humanity,” said Dr. Steven Packer, president/CEO of Montage Health. “She reminds us, in a really technical world where we …

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COVID experts: Herd immunity ‘within reach,’ but may be

(9 days ago) The antibody testing data reported to the California Department of Public Health was collected from individuals at blood banks and doctors’ offices, among other sites.

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Monterey County departments outline six-month COVID-19

(1 days ago) County health estimated its $8 million COVID-19 budget would include about $3.375 million to pay employees redirected to pandemic-related work, more than $2.8 million …

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Stay at home order lifted, allowing outdoor dining

(1 days ago) County Health Officer Dr. Edward Moreno thanked county residents for following the stay-at-home order and said it was as a result of “everyone doing their part to slow …

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Monterey County COVID-19 positivity rate ticks up to 2.4%

(9 days ago) The Health Officer statement said “Fully vaccinated people are well-protected from infections and serious illness due to COVID-19 including the Delta variants.

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Some seniors left behind by telehealth – Monterey Herald

(1 days ago) Loneliness itself is a health risk for older adults, but experts and providers worry now more than ever that the technological divide is reducing seniors’ access to …

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Montage opens urgent care clinics in Monterey, Marina

(5 days ago) MONTEREY — Montage Health on Friday opened a new urgent care clinic in Monterey and will open another in Marina on Monday, which could take the load off its emergency …

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Many Monterey County parents, providers eager to start

(4 days ago) The county health department is already planning strategies to vaccinate 12-15-year-olds including using ongoing vaccine clinics at school locations, urgent care …

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COVID-19 vaccines: Huge turnout for Monterey County town

(3 days ago) The county Health Department also announced Thursday evening it had launched an online portal at the same web address for residents to indicate their interest in …

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COVID-19: Commercial, hospital lab testing results

(Just Now) The county Health Department indicated that 700 tests have already been completed, including 561 through the county Public Health Laboratory and the rest through …

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Coronavirus: California quietly reverses outdoor

(1 days ago) California’s top health official a day earlier had defended the restrictions as needed to keep households from mingling and spreading COVID-19 as hospitals become …

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Monterey County homeless could be especially hard hit by

(1 days ago) The World Health Organization has already said it will take up to 18 months to develop a vaccine for COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus – a time …

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Older doctors in Monterey County at greater risk for COVID

(4 days ago) MONTEREY COUNTY — It’s a thorny problem for hospitals: Some of the most experienced health care providers in Monterey County — doctors, nurses, respiratory therapists …

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COVID: Is Johnson & Johnson shot enough for Delta variant

(Just Now) The California Department of Public Health said it is “closely following evolving information about the ability of COVID-19 vaccine to protect against variants of the …

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Coronavirus: Deaths stack up in California as

(2 days ago) Health officials reported another 281 fatalities as the county’s death toll grew to 12,955, the largest of any county in the country and a total four times higher than …

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San Joaquin Valley enacts stay-home; Monterey County wait

(6 days ago) But health officers in five of the Bay Area’s 11 counties didn’t wait. On Friday, they adopted the state’s stay-at-home order. The changes begin to take effect Sunday …

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Coronavirus roundup: Two Salinas ZIP codes account for

(8 days ago) Health officials also provided a safety protocol (https://bit.ly/2WhbLFu) limiting golfers from large grouping, touching shared equipment and congregating in …

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COVID lab leak theory: Why Berkeley scientist wants

(1 days ago) Throughout much of the COVID-19 pandemic, health experts widely assumed the new coronavirus that has killed at least 3.7 million people worldwide got passed from an …

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Coronavirus: When will it end

(1 days ago) On Friday, health officials said that China has begun enrolling patients in a clinical trial of remdesivir, an antiviral medicine made by Gilead, the Foster City-based …

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