Idaho ration health care statewide amid massive COVID surge

BOISE, Idaho – Public health officials in Idaho on Thursday expanded statewide healthcare rationing amid a massive increase in the number of coronavirus patients requiring hospitalization. The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare made the announcement after the St. Luke Health System, Idaho’s largest hospital system, asked health officials in the Idaho on Wednesday. State … Read more

More than half of states have slashed public health powers in the event of a pandemic

By Lauren Weber and Anna Maria Barry-Jester Republican lawmakers in more than half of U.S. states, spurred on by voters angry at lockdowns and mask warrants, are removing powers that state and local authorities use to protect the public from infectious disease. A KHN review of hundreds of pieces of legislation found that in all … Read more

Idaho ration health care statewide as COVID outbreak continues

BOISE, Idaho (AP) – Public health officials in Idaho on Thursday expanded statewide healthcare rationing amid a massive increase in the number of coronavirus patients requiring treatment. hospitalization. The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare made the announcement after the St. Luke Health System, Idaho’s largest hospital system, asked health officials in the Idaho on … Read more

EU allocates 30 billion euros to the health crisis agency

European Union announces it will fund its new health preparedness and rapid response agency to the tune of 30 billion euros over the next six years Through RAF CASERT Associated Press September 16, 2021, 11:58 • 3 minutes to read Share on FacebookShare on twitterEmail this article BRUSSELS – The European Union announced on Thursday … Read more

EU allocates 30 billion euros to the Health Crisis Agency

By RAF CASERT, Associated Press BRUSSELS (AP) – The European Union announced on Thursday that it would fund its new health preparedness and rapid response agency to the tune of 30 billion euros ($ 35 billion) over the next six years, pushing it even higher if the individual efforts of member countries and the private … Read more

Public Health Confirms 90 New COVID-19 Cases, Four New Hospitalizations

click to enlarge After a state data glitch derailed yesterday’s COVID-19 case count, Humboldt County Public Health reported today that it has confirmed 90 new cases of the virus since Monday — making 261 so far this week — with four new hospitalizations. The new cases were confirmed after laboratories processed 368 samples … Read more