Posts tagged with "ER"

Nursing Home Staff Shortages

Amidst the perseverance of the COVID-19 pandemic, the healthcare industry has taken a massive blow. There are intense staffing shortages in the field, and the public is suffering from these scarcities. The Washington Post gave a detailed report on these worsening staff deficiencies, more specifically in long term care facilities. Nursing homes tend to lessen […]

California Poison Control Offers Rattlesnake Bite Prevention Tips  

By Dr. Rais Vohra At California Poison Control System (CPCS), we want to remind residents that with warmer spring weather, rattlesnakes are more likely to be found on hiking trails and sunning in rural areas. Most bites occur between the months of April and October. Even baby rattlesnakes possess dangerous venom as soon as they […]


UC Berkeley shares a new interactive map they’ve created that allows you to zoom in on different regions of California to see the levels of certain particulate matter in the air revealed to increase the likelihood of dying from a COVID-19 infection. The data would suggest that the San Joaquin Valley, which includes Fresno and Bakersfield, may […]