Patients Wait Thousands Of Minutes In Texas ER: "We've Never Seen This"Hospital staff in Texas and across the country are struggling to keep up with a new spike in COVID-19 cases and deaths.
Texas Hospitals Closing Off-Site ERs To Reinforce Staff At Primary Medical Center LocationsAs Texas deals with surges in new COVID-19 cases hospital systems in the state are increasingly closing temporarily their off-site ERs and sending staff to their hospitals to support overstretched workers.
North Texas ICU, Hospital Bed Capacity Limited As COVID-19 Cases Increase & Another Surge ExpectedHospitals across North Texas are seeing the highest numbers of COVID-19 patients thus far in the New Year -- with an additional surge still expected as a result of the holidays.
Another Case Of Coronavirus Confirmed In US Among China Evacuees, Texas Preparing For Potential CasesThe CDC says it’s now preparing for the disease to “take a foothold” in the U.S. as they see more cases across the country in the coming days and months.
Study: More Child ER Visits For Swallowed Toys, Coins & BatteriesThe number of young kids who went to U.S. emergency rooms because they swallowed toys, coins, batteries and other objects has more than doubled.
Analysis: Guns Sent More Than 75,000 U.S. Kids To ER Over Nine YearsGun injuries, including many from assaults, sent 75,000 U.S. children and teens to emergency rooms over nine years at a cost of almost $3 billion.
New Precautions As Flu Cases Continue To ClimbExperts say vulnerable groups-- seniors, those with chronic health conditions, and the very young-- should take extra precautions, and it doesn't have to be complicated.