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The Washington Post
2 May 2020
New York, New York, United States
When New York hospitals became overwhelmed with COVID-19 patients, the military deployed and staffed a Navy hospital ship and built a military field hospital in a nearby convention center to help with the caseload. Al...
5 April 2020
Health technology start-ups across the UK are helping to digitally transform hospital care and the healthcare system as a response to the coronavirus pandemic. Working with the National Health Service, start-ups are i...
3 June 2020
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
A group of tech-savy Swarthmore College alumni are helping to get a surplus of personal protective equipment into the hands of the medical professionals who need it most. Tapping into communities where it's not uncomm...
14 May 2020
Ahoskie, North Carolina, United States
To better address the necessary adaptions made to the health care system during the coronavirus pandemic, such as utilizing telemedince to abide by social distancing regulations, health insurance companies in North Ca...
14 May 2020
Kentucky, United States
Stay-at-home orders and social distancing can worsen opioid addiction problems, and so some health providers, social media, and agencies in opioid-heavy Appalachia have devised ways to turn a threat into an opportunit...
1 April 2020
Under 800 Words
Many flight attendants for Scandinavian Airlines have lost their jobs due to the coronavirus pandemic but are now being given the opportunity to retrain as healthcare providers. The laid-off crew members already have ...
3 April 2020
Delaware, United States
In Delaware, doctors have turned to telehealth amidst the COVID19 pandemic to treat patients safely and remotely. Using systems called ChristianaCare and CarVio, doctors are monitoring more than 350 coronavirus-positi...
30 March 2020
Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
In Colorado, most mental health services have been moved online as a response to the novel coronavirus outbreak. Called telemental health, the virtual sessions give those that regularly see a therapist, or need to bec...
25 March 2020
New York, United States
Across the United States, hospitals are looking for ways to fill medical professional shortages as the coronavirus outbreak spreads. One creative solution that has emerged in states such as New York, Hawaii, and New H...
Jackson Hole News & Guide
29 April 2020
Jackson Hole, Wyoming, United States
A new initiative at St. John’s Health in Wyoming aimed at bettering people's health while saving the hospital money by combining wellness services with behavioral programs has shown promise but was put on hold due to ...
3 September 2020
Orlando, Florida, United States
What started as a small group of young adults wanting to help their aging parents navigate telehealth during the coronavirus pandemic, is now a multi-state program that provides devices to seniors and low-income peopl...
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Over 3000 Words
Community health workers have long been helping people navigate the intersection of health care and social services in the United States, such as in Philadelphia, where one program stands out for its overall design an...
13 August 2020
Brockton, Massachusetts, United States
In Massachusettes, contact tracers for COVID-19 are tasked with an additional responsibility that includes acting as a care resource coordinator to better help those they're interacting with make "the best choice for ...
20 August 2020
Ipswich, Massachusetts, United States
Although offering at-home care has been a practice for some time, the coronavirus pandemic has helped prompt more health insurance companies to allow health care workers to implement the practice at a larger scale. Tr...
22 December 2020
Arizona, United States
Resilient Arizona is a crisis counseling program that is funded by a federal grant and managed by the Crisis Response Network to mitigate the mental health effects of the pandemic. The crisis counseling is intended t...
8 November 2021
North Carolina, United States
Community health workers with North Carolina Formerly Incarcerated Transition Program (NC FIT) counsel people recently released from jails and prisons to help them get the care they need for mental and physical health...
30 November 2020
Lincoln County, Oregon, United States
After a contact tracing effort spurred by an outbreak of COVID-19 cases in Lincoln County, Oregon resulted in the realization that resources weren't being offered in Indigenous Mayan languages, the Oregon Health Autho...
17 November 2020
Salisbury, Maryland, United States
When Salisbury University faced the likelihood of having to enact a campus-wide lockdown due to the rapidly increasing prevalence of COVID-19 cases, the school took steps to revise protocols and mandate further regula...
17 November 2020
The killing of George Floyd inspired a series of exhibits in Minneapolis featuring quilts made by over 100 artists depicting stories of racial injustices and also empowerment in the United States. These protest quilts...
10 July 2020
When China first reported its first death from Covid-19 New Zealand made the proactive move to restrict entry to anyone coming from or through China. This coupled with an early lockdown and an effective communication ...
31 January 2021
Cleveland, Ohio, United States
The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland has helped economically-disadvantaged clients with legal representation in civil issues. Legal Aid helps clients navigate complicated unemployment benefit systems, fight evictions an...
U.S. News & World Report
Thomas K. Grose
24 February 2021
When the SARS-CoV-2 variant emerged in the United Kingdom, scientists in Britain were able to quickly identify it and warn other countries thanks to the use of genome sequencing. Now other countries, such as Denmark, ...
27 April 2021
Over 15 Minutes
Detection dogs and their handlers can be trained to sniff out any number of problems. In eastern Africa, the Canines for Conservation project has deployed dogs to search for poachers and illegally harvested wildlife p...
4 May 2021
Whiteriver, Arizona, United States
The White Mountain Apache Tribe in eastern Arizona was able to slow the spread of Covid in the community by implementing a daily routine of "contact tracing, surveillance of high-risk individuals, and vaccinations." S...
18 October 2020
A solar-grid station is powering rural Yemeni communities on the front-line of the war and in the midst of COVID-19, while also empowering women who typically have very few professional opportunities. The microgrid pr...
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