70% percent of medical reasons people visit the emergency department can be taken care of at a walk in clinic or by calling your primary care physician. Part of the reason behind this high percentage rate is confusion on when to go to the emergency department.
As the school year approaches, adjusting the back to school sleep schedule can be a challenge for some . On this weeks Medical Monday we talk about how to help students get back into their routine and how much sleep students should be getting.
Beautiful summer weather, gardening and enjoying other outdoor activities things we we look forward to all winter. During these hotter months we need to stay hydrated, as dehydration is a very common occurrence.
We are now in the third year of the covid 19 pandemic and cases in the County are still high. WAGM spoke with representatives from each of the four hospitals to learn more about where the County is in terms of covid right now.
Schools have been seeing an increase in cases, causing some to go remote and others to have students in quarantine. In Medical Monday, we continue our series with the Hospital CEOs. They discuss their concerns about the County’s youth.
Testing is an important part of stopping the spread of covid 19. Continuing our series with the four local hospital CEOs, they discuss available testing options as numbers rise, especially for those planning to travel.
Once approval is received, Covid 19 vaccine booster shots will be available to people who received their first doses more than 8 months ago. As we continue our series with the four local hospital CEOs, I asked them if they are prepared to administer booster shots and if they have a distribution plan in place.
With the vaccine mandate deadline quickly approaching, hospitals are preparing for losing some staff. WAGM continues our series with the four local hospital CEOs by asking how prepared they are for this upcoming deadline.
Staffing is a challenge for many hospitals especially with the vaccine mandate. WAGM recently spoke with the four CEOs of the local hospitals and asked them what vaccine numbers look like among their staff.
Supplies have been a challenge over the last year and a half for hospitals as they battle the covid 19 pandemic. WAGM sat down with the four hospital CEO’s to talk about how supplies are right now, as well as what they are using to treat their covid patients.