Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Health/Healthcare

“Control the controllable; in the end that’s all any of us can do.” LáDeia Joyce embraced that guiding principle many years ago. She uses her voice and platform to speak about HIV treatment, prevention and life with that virus after...
Thirty-one people now have died as a result of COVID-19 in Shelby County. The Shelby County Health Department counted the deaths among 1432 confirmed cases. According to the Health Department, investigations are underway into clusters of infection in several facilities that serve...
Dr. Reginique Green of Christ Community Health Services, Inc. openly values the flow of solid COVID-19 information, thinking that “we haven’t seen the worst of it” and knowing that “some people are still not believers.” Models projecting how many people...
Shelby County Health Department COVID-19 Daily Update: April 6 Shelby County had 789 confirmed COVID-19 cases as of Sunday at 10 a.m. The total number of deaths in Shelby County attributed to COVID-19 was 13.   Tennessee man charged with violating coronavirus order (AP)...
Most of Dr. Stanley Dowell’s patients are over 50 and nearly all prime candidates for suffering serious complications if coronavirus strikes. Faced with no cure and only experimental treatment of the novel disease, Dowell has his own action plan:...
For nearly four decades, Dr. William Young has been repeating the same mantra: “Black people must stop saying that ‘we don’t commit suicide,’ and talk about mental health issues in our community.” This week, a call from Long Island, N.Y.,...
Dr. James Hildreth, president/CEO of Meharry Medical College in Nashville, explores multiple facets of the COVID-19 public health emergency in an exclusive conversation with TSDMemphis.com https://soundcloud.com/tsd-stats/coping-with-covid-19-a-reliable-source-dr-james-hildreth
Particulars of Mayor Strickland's stay-at-home order To further combat the spread of COVID-19, the City of Memphis will issue a Safer at Home Order effective 6pm on March 24, 2020 through midnight April 7, 2020 — directing all residents of...
The elderly and working poor, specifically those in African-American communities that experience the highest poverty rates in Shelby County, are the focus of some local leaders as the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic become ever more real. “Many African Americans...
A fourth case of the coronavirus has been confirmed in Shelby County, but the case is unconnected to the previous three, officials said. “Yesterday (Tuesday), we announced three. We now have four, and the fourth case is not connected to...
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