Saturday, July 2, 2022

Health/Healthcare

The COVID-19 virus hit home for nurse Rachel Clayton a few weeks ago when she and her husband, who is an emergency medical technician, decided one of them had to quit. “This is a decision we had to make because...
The COVID-19 pandemic is an unprecedented time of personal isolation and seclusion, with African Americans and those dealing with deep poverty more at risk for experiencing mental health challenges. “People lose jobs all the time,” said Dr. Rosie Phillips Davis,...
“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...