As the Roanoke Valley’s profile has grown in the health and biomedical fields, professionals with ties to the region have returned to practice medicine, teach and conduct research.
Virginia reported 25,370 new COVID-19 cases over the past seven days, bringing the state’s cumulative total during the pandemic to 827,197, th…
Thirty-two of the 252 Virginia children hospitalized with COVID-19 last week were being treated at Carilion Roanoke.
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Sovah Health was treating 49 patients across both the Danville and Martinsville facilities on Wednesday.
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Virginia reported 23,660 new COVID-19 cases over the past seven days, bringing the state’s cumulative total during the pandemic to 801,827, th…
The new wave of COVID-19 cases, striking after brief hopes of a return to normalcy in the spring, has left front-line workers “slightly overwhelmed and disheartened” as they enter month 19 of the pandemic response, a Carilion Clinic nurse said.
Carilion Clinic plans to begin treating patients this fall at its new hub for children’s services at Tanglewood Mall.
Alarms are sounding among the medical community.
On Friday, Virginia reported 23,515 new COVID-19 infections over the past seven days, almost 3,000 more than during the previous seven-day period.
More than 700 new cases of the virus have been reported in the Roanoke and Alleghany districts over the past seven days. About 20% involve people under age 18.
BATON ROUGE, La. — Louisiana hospitals in the path of Hurricane Ida were forced to evacuate dozens of patients after the storm left them with pieces torn off their roofs, and water leaking down walls to pool on floors as they relied on emergency generators for electricity.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Southern Louisiana's hospitals, already packed with coronavirus patients from a fourth surge of the virus, were dealing Sunday with another challenge — the howling Category 4 hurricane pounding the coast.
The change will allow the UVa Medical Center to move medical staff around to different units based on need.
On Friday, 39 deaths were reported in Virginia, the highest single-day number since early April.
Sometimes it means a facility goes on diversion where it cannot accept an incoming transport via ambulance.
The Roanoke City and Alleghany Health Districts has seen 671 new cases in the past seven days.
SALEM, Ore. — Oregon was once the poster child for limiting the spread of the coronavirus, after its Democratic governor imposed some of the nation’s strictest safety measures, including mask mandates indoors and outdoors, limits on gatherings and an order closing restaurants.