A combination of formula alternatives and rising milk bank donations are keeping neonatal centers and their newborns afloat.
Anyone not infected during the first months of the year would still likely be susceptible to infection with BA.2 and other omicron spinoffs, hence why the city has moved from low to medium risk.
The plan is part of a larger nationwide overhaul of the VA health system that could affect several facilities in New York City and the surrounding areas.
The iconic oceanside neighborhoods experienced a fatality rate nearly three times the citywide average.
As of Sunday, the hospital had only 1 in 10 beds available, and its ICU was completely full.
The state issued the numbers Friday after Gov. Kathy Hochul said this week she would ask hospitals to track patients who were not admitted for Covid, but were later diagnosed.
Experts say the pandemic is transitioning into an endemic, mostly for the better unless you’re still unvaccinated.
RWJ Barnabas Health medical centers feel ready when it comes to emergency supplies and are finding ways to cope with staffing shortages.
Per capita spending on hospital care in New York rose by about 30% in just four years. The costs can get handed down to the unions' members, many of whom work low-income jobs.
Some unvaccinated health care workers will lose their jobs on Monday. Others will receive a grace period. Nursing homes could face deep staff shortages.
The issue gained a new sense of urgency during the COVID-19 pandemic as reports of understaffed intensive care units and nursing homes reached the public.
NewYork-Presbyterian became the first hospital system in the state to require COVID-19 shots for employees. Local unions are not pleased.
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