Day: May 11, 2020

Journal of Transport & Health

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COVID-19 Outbreak | Health & Senior Services


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DHSS and the CDC are responding to an outbreak of respiratory disease caused by a novel (new) coronavirus that was first detected in many locations internationally, including in the United States. The virus has been named “SARS-CoV-2” and the disease it causes has been named “coronavirus disease 2019” (abbreviated “COVID-19”).


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State of Missouri COVID-19 Analytics Update

COVID-19 Testing Reported to Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services

As of 2:00 p.m. CT, May 10

Approximate update: 2:00 p.m., May 11

As commercial testing capacities increase, the coordination of patient and associated contact investigations is paramount to preventing and mitigating the spread of the virus. While performing public health priority activities, including notifying the patient, raising awareness among our communities is valuable. We will provide data as it

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Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) | Department of Health

  • Nonessential businesses will stay closed through May 15th.

  • All K-12 schools and college facilities statewide will remain closed and continue to provide distance learning, meal delivery and childcare services for the remainder of the school year.

  • Governor Cuomo issued executive orders 202.17 and 202.18 requiring all people in New York to wear masks or face coverings in public, including when taking public or private transportation or riding in for-hire vehicles.

  • New York is notifying 49 other states of COVID-19-related illness in children.

  • Governor proposes “Americans First Law” stating a corporation cannot receive government funding if it does not rehire the same number of employees pre-pandemic.

  • Governor Cuomo issues Executive Order mandating all nursing home staff be tested for COVID-19 twice per week.

  • Hospitals cannot discharge a patient to a nursing home unless that patient tests negative for COVID-19.

  • Department of Health and Human Services has distributed new treatment Remdesivir to

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    California Health Corps – Coronavirus COVID-19 Response

    Health professionals, California needs you!

    California is preparing for an increase in the number of people who urgently need health care in our communities during the COVID-19 outbreak. To meet this moment, we’re opening additional health care sites to treat people affected by COVID-19 and to relieve the pressure on our health care system by providing care for non-COVID-19 cases.

    To ensure adequate staff for health care sites throughout California, we’re calling on healthcare providers, behavioral health professionals, and health care administrators to register today.

    We need:

    • Physicians (MD, DO), including medical residents and students
    • Pharmacists
    • Dentists
    • Nurse practitioners
    • Physician assistants
    • Nurses (RN, LVN, CNA), including nursing students
    • Behavioral health professionals (psychiatrist, psychiatric technicians psychologist, psychiatric nurse practitioner, LCSW, LMFT, LPCC)
    • Respiratory therapists
    • Paramedics
    • Medical assistants
    • Emergency medical technicians

    You will be paid and will be given malpractice insurance coverage. Locations will vary, but we will try to match your

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    Healthy Eating – HelpGuide.org

    Confused by all the conflicting nutrition advice out there? These simple tips can show you how to plan, enjoy, and stick to a healthy diet.

    Girl sits in yard beside mother, both eating corn on the cob, the mother smiling as she watches her daughter savor it

    Coronavirus update

    In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, eating healthy food remains an important part of maintaining your health. While there are no specific foods that can help protect you from the virus, a nutritious diet can boost your immune system or help you fight off symptoms. You may not be able to share meals with friends and loved ones, but there are lots of other ways to eat well and support your health at this difficult time.

    What is a healthy diet?

    Eating a healthy diet is not about strict limitations, staying unrealistically thin, or depriving yourself of the foods you love. Rather, it’s about feeling great, having more energy, improving your health, and boosting your mood.

    Healthy eating doesn’t have to be

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    Coronavirus in Pennsylvania

    The Latest Guidance

    Pennsylvania counties in the red phase are under a Stay at Home Order through June 4. Beginning at 12:01 a.m., Friday, May 15, 13 counties will move from red to yellow, including: Allegheny, Armstrong, Bedford, Blair, Butler, Cambria, Fayette, Fulton, Greene, Indiana, Somerset, Washington and Westmoreland.

    24 counties are currently in yellow and include: Bradford,
    Cameron, Centre, Clarion, Clearfield, Clinton, Crawford, Elk, Erie,
    Forest, Jefferson, Lawrence, Lycoming, McKean, Mercer, Montour,
    Northumberland, Potter, Snyder, Sullivan, Tioga, Union, Venango, and
    Warren.

    Pennsylvania is utilizing a three-phase matrix to determine when
    counties and/or regions are ready to begin easing some restrictions on
    work, congregate settings, and social interactions. View Governor’s Wolf’s phased reopening plan for Pennsylvania. View the testing and contact tracing plans.
    Stay home as much as possible. Try to get groceries once per week instead of daily. Freedom of travel remains, but please
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