New Haven, CT – As much of the country continues to self-isolate due to the coronavirus pandemic, medical centers across the United States are joining forces to start a countrywide movement of physical activity to honor and support frontline health care workers who have worked tirelessly to save lives. #FitForTheFrontLine is a national fitness challenge beginning Tuesday, May 26, and culminating on Sunday, June 14 (Flag Day). The event encourages people young and old to move, exercise, and get fit to increase awareness and raise funds to support our nation's health care heroes. … [Read more...] about Fitness Challenge Honors And Supports Health Care Heroes
Patrick Harker, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, said in early May that the Federal Reserve is “thinking carefully about setting up facilities that can provide direct lending to colleges, universities, and nonprofit medical institutions.” … [Read more...] about Will the pandemic change the Delaware health care landscape?
One way to quickly jumpstart the economy, bolster our health and protect and maintain access to the outdoors is with the Great American Outdoors Act, a bipartisan Senate bill that would fully and permanently fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) and address the maintenance backlog in our public lands. Seventy percent of all voters and 69 percent of Latino voters in Western states support fully funding LWCF. If passed as part of an economic stimulus package, this measure would create jobs, provide relief to governments struggling to maintain essential services, alleviate crowding in public lands as quarantine measures are lifted and connect children, families and everyone else to the benefits of nature. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellThe Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - George Floyd's death sparks protests, National Guard activation COVID-19 workplace complaints surge; unions rip … [Read more...] about Should we care about conservation during a pandemic?
"We're grateful to Trinity Health Of New England and Charter Oak Health Center for partnering to provide even more mobile testing for our community," Mayor Luke Bronin said in a statement. "We're lucky to have tremendous hospital systems and health care providers in Hartford, and we're all pushing side by side to expand access, eliminate barriers, and make sure that everyone who needs to be tested can be tested." … [Read more...] about Trinity Health Introduces 19 New Coronavirus Testing Locations
Who could possibly gain by ripping Dr. Garcia Nieto, Dr. Mejias-Beck and their colleagues from our workforce? Our “Dreamer” graduates are supposed to take their skills to a high-need community, most likely in a rural area, after residency, a condition of the state loan program that helps them cover their tuition. Today, 135 rural counties lack a single physician, according to New American Economy. Now imagine what will happen to these communities when they are struck by COVID-19. … [Read more...] about If Congress doesn’t save DACA, 62,000 health care professionals could be deported