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ROCKVILLE -- Solano and Napa County physicians made a trip Friday to Solano Community College for free supplies.
Wouldn't it be nice to have all day to perform the tasks one sets out to do during their work day and not be interrupted by anyone at anytime? Can you imagine how much work you could get done? Can you imagine the stress reduction?
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is 1 of many laws and regulations with which pharmacies must comply. Failing to do so can result in extraordinary fines, termination by an employer, suspension or revocation of licensure, and long-lasting career damage.
Under COVID-19, Indiana districts launch virtual schools. Can they succeed where some for-profit operators failed?
Richard Brown was one of the thousands of Indiana parents faced with a difficult decision this month -- weighing the psychological, educational, and social benefits of sending his two children back to school against the risk to the entire family's health.
With the rise of Covid-19 and the prevalence of marches and rallies demanding an end to systemic racism, 2020 has brought the concepts of health care and social justice to the forefront.
Normally, this is the time of year when families with school-age children are shopping for school supplies, squeezing in the last summer trip, and looking forward to the new academic year with eager anticipation. This year, it's more a feeling of dread and uncertainty.
In preparation for the upcoming 2020-2021 influenza season, pharmacists are ideally positioned to educate patients about the utility of the influenza vaccine in helping to "flatten the curve" and prevent illness. Because of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, many patients may be hesitant to venture to the pharmacy to receive an influenza vaccine for fear of possible exposure to severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2, the virus that causes the disease. As such, pharmacy staff have an opportunity to engage in outreach efforts to educate patients about the measures the pharmacy has put in place to help ensure their safety while continuing to promote the importance of receiving an annual influenza vaccine.
The school year is set to begin for K-12 schools in a matter of weeks. Most of the public districts that have announced reopening plans say they will permit only distance learning. Some are offering both in-person and distance learning, while others -- too many -- have not yet announced what they will be doing.
Touro University California is inviting the public to attend their Summer 2020 Health Equity Series held via Zoom at noon over the next four Fridays.
In Brandon Wislocki's fifth grade class this spring in California, daily virtual classes were an experiment in creativity.
Here's the painful reality: It is likely that during the 2020-21 academic year, many school districts will have to shift back to full-time remote learning, some just for short periods and others for much longer stretches of time.
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