Hospitalizations

Docs prescribe wholesome meals to chop hospitalizations

Meals on Wheels had been delivering wholesome meals to hundreds of older adults in Portland, Oregon, for greater than 50 years when an area hospital requested whether or not the group might cook dinner related meals for sufferers leaving the hospital after acute bouts of diabetes, coronary heart illness and different power sicknesses.

The reply was a powerful sure, based on Suzanne Washington, CEO of the native group Meals on Wheels Folks. The group signed on with that Portland hospital 5 years in the past and later agreed to supply meals for 2 others within the space.

Three years in

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Minnesota COVID Circumstances See ‘Really Alarming Spike,’ Hospitalizations Attain Highest 2021 Stage

COVID-19 circumstances are seeing an alarming surge in Minnesota whereas COVID hospitalizations attain their highest stage of the 12 months within the state, Well being Commissioner Jan Malcolm stated Wednesday.



Minnesota Health Commissioner Jan Malcolm discusses measures on Friday, Oct. 15, 2021, to alleviate staffing shortages at health care facilities that have been hit hard by the COVID-19 surge. The commissioner spoke at an appearance by Gov. Tim Walz outside North Memorial Health Hospital in the Minneapolis suburb of Robbinsdale. Minnesota COVID cases have had an alarming spike and hospitalizations have reached the highest level of the year.


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Minnesota Well being Commissioner Jan Malcolm discusses measures on Friday, Oct. 15, 2021, to alleviate staffing shortages at well being care amenities which have been hit laborious by the COVID-19 surge. The commissioner spoke at an look by Gov. Tim Walz outdoors North Memorial Well being Hospital within the Minneapolis suburb of Robbinsdale. Minnesota COVID circumstances have had an alarming spike and hospitalizations have reached the

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