The state Department of Managed Health Care told The Bee there was ‘a 20% increase in behavioral health complaints for Kaiser in 2021 compared to 2020.’
The COVID-19 community transmission level in Maui County increased to “high” on mapping tools provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. All counties in the state are now in the “high” category, with the exception of Hawaiʻi Island, which is at the medium community level.
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The National Union of Healthcare Workers said Kaiser Permanente's employees which include psychologists, social workers, psychiatric nurses and chemical dependency counselors are ending their 3-day strike on Friday, May 20.
It’s a stressful time to be the parent of a very young child. With a nationwide shortage of baby formula, people are finding “it’s taking a lot of time and effort just to feed their babies. It’s really hard,” says Dr. Kelly Dundon, pediatrician with Kaiser Permanente.
COVID cases are again starting to surge in our area. But for the people who are most vulnerable, there’s a hard-to-get drug that could offer a lot of protection. It’s a drug called Evusheld that gets antibodies into your system without the vaccine, and is intended for people who are immunosuppressed.
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FAIRFIELD (CBS13) – Crews worked quickly to stop a fire that appears to have started at a homeless camp in Fairfield early Wednesday afternoon. Fairfield Fire says the fire was behind the Kaiser Permanente medical officers along Gateway Boulevard. Scene of the fire. (Credit: Fairfield Fire Department) While the fire only grew to around 20 square feet, the smoke did manage to cause some traffic on eastbound Interstate 80 right next door. No injuries were reported and no evacuations were needed, firefighters say. Exactly what started the fire is under investigation.
(CNN) — The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention signed off on boosters for 5- to 11-year-olds following the independent vaccine advisers recommendation for an additional dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine following a primary series. The CDC's vaccine advisers voted 11-1, with 1 abstention Thursday to support...
FAIRFAX COUNTY, Va. - The Virginia Department of Health has issued a potential measles exposure warning for specific locations in Northern Virginia after an unvaccinated child was found to have contracted the illness during international travel. The potential exposure sites are as follows:. Kaiser Permanente Ashburn Medical Center. 43480 Yukon...
HONOLULU (KITV4) -- Kaiser Permanente plans to hold several community vaccination events on Oahu in the upcoming week. Kaiser says all of the events are open to the public and walk-ins are welcome. Staff will be administering the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines at all of the sites. Attendees need only...
CDC Director Rochelle Walensky, MD, signed off Thursday evening on an advisory panel's recommendation that children ages 5 to 11 years should receive a Pfizer-BioNtech COVID vaccine booster dose at least 5 months after receiving their first shots. The CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) voted 11-1 Thursday afternoon,...