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?
California Health Corps Questions Remain Unanswered As Hospitals Face COVID-19 SurgesSurgery nurses stood alongside their families outside of UC Davis Medical Center Thursday in a call for help. They say coronavirus cases are surging but there is not enough staff to respond.
California Health Corps Not Used Amid ICU Capacity Crisis In San Joaquin CountyHospitals and ICUs are filling up in San Joaquin County, limiting access to emergency care. ICUs in the county are at 138% capacity.
San Joaquin County ICUs Operating At 138% CapacityThe county reported Tuesday their ICU capacities were at 138% while total hospital capacity is at 79%.
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.
Why Is The State Using Federal Medical Teams Instead Of Health Corps?Instead of using the California Health Corps for local emergency staffing, the state is tapping federal medical teams to help.
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.
San Joaquin County Hospitals See Surge In ICU Patients, Face Staffing ShortageSan Joaquin County leaders are sounding the alarm as hospital staff and bed space are pushed to the limit.
Nurses Speak Out Over Concerns Inside Hospitals Hitting CapacityEmergency Department nurse John Cole was almost in tears describing what he says these past few months have been like.
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.
Hospitals Prepare For Possible Surge In Coronavirus CasesCounties across the Sacramento region are dealing with an increase in hospitalizations.
Yolo County Struggling To Secure ICU Beds As Cases ClimbYolo County announced it had 0% capacity of ICU beds Wednesday, but managed to secure more by the end of the day.
'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.