San Diego County, California and Scripps Health News

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11/24/2022 Econometer: What are you thankful for about the economy? - The San Diego Union-Tribune
As we prepare to close out the year, San Diego County's economy, thanks in part to low unemployment rates , appears to be trucking along despite higher prices for gas and food, rising interest rates and concerns about a broader economic downtown. The San Diego Union-Tribune's panel of ...
sandiegouniontribune.com
11/15/2022 Not so Fast: Area Hospitals See Manageable Increase in Respiratory Illnesses
... been set up throughout the pandemic for the last couple of years, and they have been used periodically as needed,‚Au Stephen Carpowich, spokesman for Scripps Health, told City News Service. ‚AuIn recent weeks, tents at both sites have been used again as those emergency departments have become busier, including ...
timesofsandiego.com
11/14/2022 California hospitals erect overflow tents amid flu uptick
At least three hospitals in Southern California have stood up overflow tents in parking lots outside their emergency rooms to handle an influx of flu patients, The San Diego Union-Tribune reported Nov. 11. Scripps Memorial Hospital in Encinitas, Jacobs Medical Center at UC San Diego Health in La Jolla ...
Becker's Hospital Review
11/14/2022 Flu Cases Growing in San Diego County, Some Hospitals Treating Patients in Overflow Tents – NBC 7 San Diego
... all respiratory viruses including RSV, influenza and COVID for those patients presenting with flu-like symptoms. In addition to Sharp Grossmont Hospital in La Mesa, Scripps Health and UC San Diego Health are also using overflow tents at their hospitals. Local Chula Vista 41 mins ago 17-Year-Old Stabbed ...
nbcsandiego.com
11/13/2022 California hospitals erect tents to cope with rise in flu
The move comes amid a rise in flu symptoms in emergency room patients in San Diego County. About 9 percent of these patients had flu symptoms last week, up from 7 percent two weeks ago, according to a county report that also flagged an increase in patients with COVID-19 ...
SF Chronicle
11/13/2022 California hospitals are using overflow tents for a growing number of flu patients IG News | IG News
... quickly, according to the county's weekly respiratory illness report. Early, surprising rise of RSV in children worries hospitals, medical centers Dr. Ghazala Sharif of Scripps Health said, ‚AuThe fear is that everything is just going to bounce off everything else and once you‚Aore through with the flu you ...
irshadgul.com
9/13/2022 Flu Vaccination Clinics Established In San Diego; Ask To Protect Yourself In Advance
Doctors emphasize that the best way to protect yourself from the flu is to get vaccinated. (News Now).- Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, there have been two mild flu seasons, but the most recent reports are worrying experts and they are now urging the population to get vaccinated earlier. Flu ...
nationworldnews.com
8/23/2022 City of San Diego vs Scripps Health lawsuit moves forward | cbs8.com
SAN DIEGO The city of San Diego is moving forward with a lawsuit against Scripps Health, alleging a mentally ill, elderly patient was illegally discharged for financial reasons. CBS 8 has been investigating several reports of alleged patient dumping by local hospitals. The patient, identified in court records as ...
cbs8.com
8/11/2022 San Diego hospitals reach big milestone when it comes to delivering care for seniors
SAN DIEGO COUNTY, Calif. As the population in San Diego continues to age, the need for geriatric focused medical care grows, too. San Diego County is the first in the nation to have all hospital ERs accredited as Geriatric Emergency Departments [GEDs]. "It's the largest growing demographic in ...
cbs8.com
8/1/2022 Shifting Gears: Search and Rescue Volunteer
... Rubino has participated in important volunteer work, his vocation also provides important benefits, managing risk as a cybersecurity expert. ‚AuProfessionally, I‚Aove been working for Scripps Health for 20 years.In the beginning, I was strictly a preventative maintenance technician as I worked my way through college.When I finished college, I ...
1technation.com
4/3/2021 Scripps experts: 45 COVID-19 deaths could have been avoided last summer
Apr 2, 2021 / 02:34 PM PDT / Updated: Apr 2, 2021 / 06:17 PM PDT SAN DIEGO (CNS) ‚Ai As many as 45 of San Diego County's COVID-19 deaths at Scripps‚Ao five hospital campuses could have been avoided if a 25-day reopening of businesses had not occurred in ...
fox5sandiego.com
3/16/2021 Pandemic Life: The Impact On Health Care In San Diego County | KPBS
... this story by John Carroll. But last spring, something new emerged, a novel coronavirus that outside of research labs, no one had ever seen before. Scripps Health President and CEO Chris Van Gorder remembers the early days when people were just starting to come to grips with the enormity of ...
kpbs.org
3/16/2021 San Diego County reports 178 new COVID-19 cases
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cbs8.com
3/16/2021 Del Mar vaccine site prepares for mid-week closure as vaccine pool expands
... a mid-week closure due to lack of vaccine supply. While people with underlying health conditions are now able to sign up for vaccination appointments , Scripps Health said the number of vaccines it received this week necessitates shutting down the Del Mar site Wednesday, Friday and Saturday following a weekend ...
fox5sandiego.com
3/2/2021 San Diego County says 10% of residents are fully vaccinated
Mar 1, 2021 / 05:28 PM PST / Updated: Mar 1, 2021 / 05:28 PM PST Scripps Health officially opened their new drive-thru vaccination site at the Del Mar Fairgrounds on Friday, Feb. 12, 2021 in Del Mar, Calif. In the pharmacy area, a pharmacist draws the vaccine into syringes for the ...
fox5sandiego.com
2/25/2021 County Asks for Patience as COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility Expands | News | San Diego County News Center
... care doctor or schedule an appointment at vaccinationsuperstationsd.com . Newly-eligible essential workers Emergency services includes law enforcement officers, whose vaccination appointments will be coordinated by Scripps Health. Others in that sector include those working in 911 call centers, building security, disaster monitoring and hazardous materials response. Education and childcare includes ...
countynewscenter.com
2/11/2021 Percentage of positive COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations continue to fall in county
California uses ZIP codes, outreach to boost vaccine equity ‚AuScripps Health is pleased to collaborate with the county and the Del Mar Fairgrounds on what will be a very important community-wide resource and new tool in the battle to control and diminish the COVID-19 pandemic locally,‚Au Scripps ...
fox5sandiego.com
2/10/2021 Vaccination Super Site to Open at Del Mar Fairgrounds, San Diego County's 5th Location
... at the Del Mar Fairgrounds on Friday. The new supersite, located at the fairgrounds at 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd., is operating through a partnership with Scripps Health in order to provide up to 5,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine a day, based on supply. D ownload our NBC 7 ...
nbcsandiego.com
12/13/2020 San Diego County Reports 2,490 New COVID Cases as ICU Capacity Falls Again
Share This Article: A nurse treats a coronavirus patient in a California ICU. Image from Scripps Health video San Diego County public health officials reported 2,490 new COVID-19 infections and 14 more deaths Saturday as regional ICU capacity fell to just 5.3%. Support Times of San Diego's growthwith a ...
timesofsandiego.com
12/11/2020 San Diego's First COVID-19 Vaccines Will Go To Frontline Health Care Workers | KPBS
... communication out to our employees and have them schedule themselves so it's not mandatory," Shea said. Other local hospital systems including Rady Children's, Scripps Health care, Palomar Health and UC San Diego Health told KPBS staff are finalizing vaccine plans for frontline workers. The state of California has ...
kpbs.org
8/11/2020 Live Blog: Gov. Newsom Gives Update On COVID-19 Following Resignation Of California's Top Health Director
Governor Gives Few Details On Top California Official's Exit -3:30 p.m., Monday, Aug. 10, 2020 A day after announcing that California's public health director suddenly resigned, Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday dodged questions about her departure even as he stressed the importance of transparency and accountability. “Decisions were made, and ...
kpbs.org
8/5/2020 Live Blog: San Diego County Reports 290 COVID-19 Cases, Three Deaths | KPBS
... said Liang, a volunteer physician and regional committee member for the American Lung Association chapter in San Diego. Liang, director of pulmonary integrative medicine at Scripps Health partner Coastal Pulmonary Associates, said impact can be minimized if people manage their conditions well, but inflammation is also a risk factor for ...
kpbs.org
8/5/2020 Live Blog: San Diego County Reports 348 New COVID-19 Cases | KPBS
San Diego County Reports 348 New COVID-19 Cases - 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020 San Diego County health officials reported 348 new COVID-19 cases and 10 additional deaths Wednesday, raising the county's totals to 30,864 cases and 578 deaths. County Supervisor Nathan Fletcher said Wednesday that California had ...
kpbs.org
8/4/2020 Live Blog: Newsom Continues To Focus COVID-19 Response On Central Valley
... said Liang, a volunteer physician and regional committee member for the American Lung Association chapter in San Diego. Liang, director of pulmonary integrative medicine at Scripps Health partner Coastal Pulmonary Associates, said impact can be minimized if people manage their conditions well, but inflammation is also a risk factor for ...
kpbs.org
8/1/2020 Live Blog: San Diego County Reports 381 New COVID-19 Cases, Six Additional Deaths
306 New Cases, No New COVID-19 Deaths In San Diego County - 4:30 p.m., Sunday, August 2, 2020 San Diego County public health officials have reported 306 newly confirmed cases Sunday and no additional deaths from COVID- 19, bringing the county's totals to 29,883 cases and holding the death toll ...
kpbs.org