What happens when millenials look back on their lives? Now that they have the power to vote, what will they say to local, state, and national politicians who need their votes? READ MORE!
One symptomatic employee who works for the Grifols BioMat USA, has tested positive for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The health department advises people who were at the plasma center located at 167 E. Kalamazoo Avenue on the following dates June 27, 28, and 29, and July 3, 6, 8, and 9 to monitor themselves daily for symptoms of the respiratory disease and seek testing from their healthcare provider. READ MORE!
To help combat the alarming increase of out-of-hospital medical emergencies and deaths that occurred in Michigan this spring, Dr. Joneigh Khaldun, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) chief medical executive and chief deputy for health, is urging residents not to avoid seeking help in a medical emergency. READ MORE!
“We’re working hard every day to make sure no one is denied opportunities based on stereotypes and stigma related to who they are or who they love, especially when it comes to life or death medical decisions,” Rep. Hoadley said. “In emergency situations, patients and their families deserve medical decisions based on science with transparency in how those decisions will be made. These bills are the solution.” READ MORE
Dr. Corbett, a 34-year-old viral immunologist, is working with the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases as the scientific lead for Dr. Barney Graham’s Seattle based team. Corbett believes the key to cracking the code is by finding a way to prevent the virus from binding to normal cells. READ MORE!
The temporary positions will be located in a 24-hour temporary isolation facility delivering nursing care, providing education, and conducting disease surveillance. READ MORE!
During this pandemic, with all Michigan schools closed for the remainder of this school year and many people out of work or with reduced hours, Communities In Schools of Kalamazoo (CIS) students and families are disproportionately more vulnerable than ever. READ MORE!
“The goal is to prevent infection of medical personnel and increase the amount of time they are able to work before becoming ill themselves,” says Patrick Wilson, assistant professor of sculpture, who Kuder recruited to help fabricate a prototype. “Our doctors and medical personnel are more valuable to us than ever. We have to do whatever it takes (to help them)—the sooner, the better.” READ MORE!