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1/11/2021 ‘Peer Respites’ Provide an Alternative to Psychiatric Wards During Pandemic Kaiser Health News ... and anorexia.The pandemic left McDermott feeling especially lonely. She restricted social interactions because her fatty liver disease put her at greater risk of complications should she contract covid-19. The 26-year-old Santa Cruz resident stopped regularly eating and taking her psychiatric medications, and contemplated suicide.When McDermott’s thoughts grew increasingly dark in June, she checked into Second Story, a mental health program based in a home ...
1/11/2021 ‘Peer respites’ provide an alternative to psychiatric wards during pandemic news-medical.net ... and anorexia.The pandemic left McDermott feeling especially lonely. She restricted social interactions because her fatty liver disease put her at greater risk of complications should she contract covid-19. The 26-year-old Santa Cruz resident stopped regularly eating and taking her psychiatric medications, and contemplated suicide.When McDermott's thoughts grew increasingly dark in June, she checked into Second Story, a mental health program based in a home not ...
1/11/2021 These neighborly havens help people facing mental health crises. Some neighbors object LA Times ... their smile or stand close and take a selfie.”The next best thing was Second Story , in a pewter-gray split-level, five-bedroom house in Aptos, a beach community near McDermott’s Santa Cruz home.Peer respites offer people in distress short-term (usually up to two weeks), round-the-clock emotional support from peers — people who have experienced mental health conditions and are trained and often ...
1/5/2021 Uncovering the social factors lurking within diabetes risk medicalxpress.com by Allison Arteaga Soergel, University of California - Santa Cruz Assistant professor of sociology James Doucet-Battle has conducted extensive research on race and type 2 diabetes. His future work will engage UCSC students in exploring the underlying social factors affecting risk and treatment outcomes. Credit: University of California - Santa Cruz For assistant professor of sociology James Doucet-Battle, diabetes research is personal. His grandmother was diabetic, and that's part of ...
1/4/2021 Licensed Vocational Nurse (Home Health) Santa Cruz County nurserecruiter.com Join Our Team of Highly Talented and Committed Clinical Professionals Position: Licensed Vocational Nurse ((Home Health) Status: Part Time but will become Full time later Location: Santa Cruz County Provide direct patient care as defined in the California state Nurse Practice Act. Implement plans of care initiated by the registered nurse. Provide accurate and timely documentation consistent with the plan of care. Assess and provide patient and family/caregiver education ...
12/30/2020 Newsom Announces $450-Per-Student Incentive to Reopen Schools lostcoastoutpost.com ... a major increase in spending for the state’s budget.“It’s a good start, and we look forward to partnering with him on the details,” said Sen. John Laird, a Democrat from Santa Cruz who is chairman of the budget education subcommittee.The announcement comes as California faces the toughest time in the pandemic, with hospitals strained and transmission rampant. Newsom’s plan isn’t a guarantee that ...
12/21/2020 "Food insecurity" aim of Kaiser Permanente Second Harvest grant | Watsonville, CA Patch patch.com Kaiser Permanente Santa Cruz County is awarding a $95,000 grant to Second Harvest Food Bank in Watsonville to help serve the growing number of people in the community who need food assistance, many of whom have lost their jobs because of COVID-19. Kaiser Permanente is supporting local nonprofits as they seek innovative ways to enroll eligible households in CalFresh, California's Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). The program has seen ...
12/21/2020 Kaiser Permanente grants $95,000 to Second Harvest SC County | Scotts Valley, CA patch.com Kaiser Permanente Santa Cruz County is awarding a $95,000 grant to Second Harvest Food Bank in Watsonville to help serve the growing number of people in the community who need food assistance, many of whom have lost their jobs because of COVID-19. Kaiser Permanente is supporting local nonprofits as they seek innovative ways to enroll eligible households in CalFresh, California's Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). The program has seen ...
12/20/2020 Stanford beats Arizona for first time since 2009 beaumontenterprise.com ... way.Baker hit a career-high eight 3-pointers and finished with 29 points for Arizona (5-1, 0-1).The game was played at the home of the Golden State Warriors' G-League team, the Santa Cruz Warriors, due to health restrictions in Palo Alto with regard to the COVID-19 pandemic.Stanford's Daejon Davis left with 9:30 left in the second half with an apparent left leg injury and did ...
12/20/2020 Stanford beats Arizona for first time since 2009 Times Union ... way.Baker hit a career-high eight 3-pointers and finished with 29 points for Arizona (5-1, 0-1).The game was played at the home of the Golden State Warriors' G-League team, the Santa Cruz Warriors, due to health restrictions in Palo Alto with regard to the COVID-19 pandemic.Stanford's Daejon Davis left with 9:30 left in the second half with an apparent left leg injury and did ...
12/19/2020 San Francisco Issues Mandatory 10-Day Quarantine Order MSN ... Äù the order stated.With the exception of healthcare and essential workers, anyone traveling or returning to San Francisco from outside the Bay Area (which consists of Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz , San Mateo, Solano, and Sonoma Counties) must quarantine for 10 days without contact with members outside of their household.The order is currently in place until January 7, 2021, and could be extended if ...
12/19/2020 Spartan Basketball Programs Relocate To Phoenix - SJSU Athletics sjsuspartans.com ... against Utah State on Dec. 21, while the first men's game will be on Dec. 31 against Boise State. Prior to traveling to Arizona, the Spartan men will face Santa Clara (Dec. 18 in Santa Cruz ) and Utah State (Dec. 21/23 in Logan).Additional scheduling updates will be shared as they become available. ATHLETICS DIRECTOR MARIE TUITE "Due to directives from Santa Clara County Health Officials, and in the best ...
12/18/2020 Santa Cruz Co. skilled nursing facilities next in line for COVID-19 vaccine ksbw.com Santa Cruz Co. skilled nursing facilities next in line for COVID-19 vaccine Share 7:21 PM PST Dec 17, 2020 Reporter In Santa Cruz County, front-line health care workers have already started receiving the vaccine and the county is already preparing for the next group.By the end of the month staff and residents at skilled nursing facilities could receive the vaccine in Santa Cruz County. "It's unprecedented! Anybody who's ...
12/18/2020 Santa Cruz to start closing San Lorenzo Park and the Benchlands due to “unmanaged” homeless encampments kion546.com Santa Cruz to start closing San Lorenzo Park and the Benchlands due to “unmanaged” homeless encampments Photo from November 2020SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (KION)The City of Santa Cruz is using an Emergency Executive Order to shut down San Lorenzo Park and the Benchlands due to "unmanaged" homeless encampments. Santa-Cruz-encampment-executive-order-12-17-20 DownloadIn the order, the city describes unmanaged encampments that remained in the area ...
12/18/2020 Officials warn Santa Cruz County stay-at-home order may last ‘well into January’ sfbayca.com By Eli Walsh :: Bay City News December 17, 2020 0Santa Cruz County is likely to remain under a coronavirus-related stay-at-home order “well into January,” the county’s health officer said Thursday.The state’s stay-at-home order will go into effect in Santa Cruz County at 11:59 p.m. Thursday after the amount of available intensive care unit beds in the 11-county state-defined ...
12/17/2020 Alternative Responses to 911 - Santa Cruz ACLU Webinar Highlights CAHOOTS Program indybay.org Alternative Responses to 911 - Santa Cruz ACLU Webinar Highlights CAHOOTS Program by John Malkin Thursday Dec 17th, 2020 10:47 AM Tonight the Santa Cruz ACLU presents "Alternative Responses to 911" - a Zoom Webinar - Thursday, Dec. 17, 2020 - 6:30 PM PST SANTA CRUZ ACLU WEBINAR HIGHLIGHTS CAHOOTS PROGRAM December 17, 2020 Policing and community safety continue to be a focus worldwide and tonight the Santa Cruz chapter of the ACLU will ...
12/17/2020 Google Alert - home blogspot.com ... Far Behind Home Health, Hospitals Skilled Nursing News The United States spent a collective $172.2 billion on care at nursing homes and continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs) in 2019, the Centers ... Flag as irrelevant Santa Cruz County will enter stay-at- home order Thursday Santa Cruz Sentinel SANTA CRUZ — Santa Cruz County will enter a regional stay-at- home order with the rest of the Bay Area region as ...
12/17/2020 COVID Surge: Santa Cruz Health Officer Says County's Stay-At-Home Order Likely To Last ‘Well Into January’ CBS Local COVID Surge: Santa Cruz Health Officer Says County’s Stay-At-Home Order Likely To Last ‘Well Into January’ December 17, 2020 at 3:30 pm Filed Under: Coronavirus , COVID-19 , Dr. Gail Newel , Santa Cruz , Santa Cruz County , Shelter in place , Stay-at-homeSANTA CRUZ (CBS SF) – Santa Cruz County is likely to remain under a coronavirus-related stay-at-home order “well into January,” the ...
12/17/2020 San Francisco puts in place mandatory 10-day quarantine for those coming from outside Bay Area fox5ny.com ... ones and make sure that we can celebrate together when this is over." San Francisco officials said anyone who comes from outside San Mateo, Santa Clara, Alameda, Contra Costa, Solano, Sonoma, Napa, Marin, and Santa Cruz counties must quarantine. This includes returning residents, people moving to San Francisco, those who work in San Francisco, and visitors. The travel quarantine order allows exemptions for medical professionals, first responders, official government business ...
12/17/2020 Skilled Nursing facility residents are next to receive vaccine in Santa Cruz kion546.com Skilled Nursing facility residents are next to receive vaccine in Santa Cruz KIONSANTA CRUZ, Calif. (KION) Skilled Nursing facilities in Santa Cruz County have made up 46 of the county's 64 COVID-19 related deaths. Facility residents and staff are expected to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, before the end of the year.All seven skilled nursing facilities have experienced outbreaks over the course of the pandemic.A Santa ...