Healthcare

24 Jun 2020

COVID-19 by the Numbers: Is Policy or Ideology Driving Los Angeles County Surge?

It’s no secret that the U.S. has long assumed the leading role in spreading the 2019 novel coronavirus.  We’ve lost 121,622 lives nationally to COVID-19 as of Wednesday morning, according to the Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center.    Los Angeles County alone, with a massive population of a little more than

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16 Apr 2020

Whole Foods Now Checking Temperatures of Employees

Whole Foods Market has instituted a policy that sees all employees having their temperatures taken before they start their shifts.  If employees have a temperature higher than 100.4 degrees, they are asked to go home.  Grocery store employees are also asked to wear masks throughout there shifts. A grocer who

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16 Apr 2020

How to Behave in Grocery Stores According to Grocery Workers

The rules and sanitation standards are constantly being updated in your neighborhood grocery stores during the COVID pandemic.  Knowing your store’s rules and safety practices will help you stay safe, and help keep our grocery store workers safer, while they keep the country supplied.  For the official COVID safety practices

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09 Apr 2020

California COVID Peak Expected April 15, New Cases Still Rising

The San Francisco Bay Area has seen a slight but steady, increase in the number of COVID-19 patients over the last week.  According the numbers reported by John Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center, on April 2nd there were 2,495 total confirmed COVID-19 cases across all 6 Bay Area counties, 7 days

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01 Apr 2020

The First Day of Quarantine Was Amazing…Now What?

Short story by Moss Brixton “Hey.” “Hey.” My roommate and I eye each other with squints, like the guys in movies who have mustaches and one of them pulls out his pistol a fraction of a split second before the other and poof, one is dead before the other stomps

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30 Mar 2020

Bay Area Curve Stays Flattened, UCSF ER Stays Quiet

As confirmed cases of COVID-19 surge in other cities in the US, the Bay Area is experiencing an incredibly low rate of new cases by comparison.  For example, as of March 30th, New York City has 33,768 confirmed COVID-19 cases while San Francisco has 340 confirmed cases. John Hopkins University

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25 Mar 2020

Here Are Some Free Resources To Care For Your Mental Health

These are trying times. The shelter-in-place order and quarantines related to COVID-19 have turned normal life upside down. Between the financial stress and inability to visit with loved ones, people are likely to experience some elevated stress and mental health issues. There are enjoyable ways people can help mitigate stress

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25 Mar 2020

UCSF ER Relatively ‘Quiet’, Flattening the Curve is Working in SF, For Now

We spoke with a UCSF Emergency Room Doctor in San Francisco during his shift at the UCSF Parnassus.

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