Travis AFB Medical Team Helping Lodi Memorial With Coronavirus SurgeThe COVID-19 pandemic has changed the face of healthcare all across the nation. In San Joaquin County, which is now considered a hotspot, help has arrived from the Department of Defense.
Carmichael Rehab Center Reports Uptick In Coronavirus CasesA nursing facility in Carmichael has reported an uptick in cases of COVID-19 on Sunday.
State Reaching Back Out To Recruit Qualified Staff For California Health CorpsBoth San Joaquin and Stanislaus Counties say they're running out of traditional ICU beds and need more staff, so where are the state's touted Health Corps workers?
San Joaquin County ICU Beds At 132 Percent Capacity, Hospital Beds At 76 Percent CapacityThe San Joaquin County Office of Emergency Services announced Monday that intensive care units in the county are operating at 132% capacity while hospitals are operating at 76% capacity.
Second Federal Medical Team Deployed To San Joaquin County Amid ICU Staffing ShortageSan Joaquin County faces an ICU overcapacity crisis at all of its hospitals, according to the county health officer.
Some California Hospitals Are Overwhelmed By Virus CasesTeams of military doctors, nurses and other health care specialists are being deployed to eight California hospitals facing staffing shortages amid a record-breaking surge of coronavirus cases across the state.
Dental Patients Pay Price For PPE As Supplies Run ThinA dental appointment looks a lot different right now with dentists covered up from head to toe to protect themselves and their patients from COVID-19. But with supplies thin, all that gear comes at a high cost and you could end up paying an extra fee on your next trip to the dentist's office.
'It's Definitely Concerning': Hospital Bed Availability Explained During COVID-19 PandemicAccording to the state, the number of available hospital beds is one of the most important indicators of our COVID-19 readiness. But just because beds are physically available, that doesn't mean patients can use them.
Lodi Nursing Center Announces 50 Cases, 1 Death Over Course Of PandemicA nursing center in Lodi reported 50 cases of COVID-19 among staff and residents as well as 1 death.
Lodi Hospital Suspends Admission Of Non-Coronavirus Patients Amid Surge Of Cases Among StaffAdventist Health Lodi Memorial announced it has temporarily suspended admission of non-coronavirus patients as the hospital has experienced a surge in positive cases among staff.
16 Deaths In Coronavirus Outbreak At Turlock Nursing Home; 100 Residents, 50 Workers Test PositiveA Turlock nursing home is now reporting 16 coronavirus-related deaths after a large outbreak at the facility.
Carmichael Doctor Returns Home From Coronavirus Frontlines In NYCIt was a hero's welcome at Sacramento International Airport on Sunday for a local doctor arriving home from assisting on the coronavirus frontlines in New York City.
Local Doctor Hopes YouTube Post Reinforces Need To Wear Masks And Social Distance“I felt safer in a hospital surrounded by patients with COVID than I did inside Target,” Dr. Vanessa Walker, a pulmonary and critical care provider, said in her YouTube video.
Stay Home: A Wife's Plea To The Public After Husband Battles CoronavirusFrom barely breathing to hospital hero, a Lincoln man is at home recovering after a tough battle with coronavirus.
Sacramento Orthodontists Break Down New Procedures And Sterilization Practices With Reopening Amid CoronavirusDentists and orthodontists in Sacramento County are getting ready to welcome patients once again now that the county has given them the green light to reopen their offices.