Keeping you in The Loop
If your family or friends have already recovered from COVID-19, they may wonder whether they need to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. In the newest “Vaxx Facts” video, infectious disease specialist Melanie Wellington, MD, PhD, shares why it’s still important to get vaccinated.
In this episode of CME’s podcast Rounding@IOWA, host Gerry Clancy, MD, and guest Aislinn Williams, MD, PhD, discuss the many variations of clinical depression and how those differences affect treatment planning.
- Epic Train will experience a downtime at 4 p.m. tomorrow while system maintenance is performed.
- On July 1, the University Employee Health Clinic will resume the annual process for N95 respirator fitting. If you use an N95 respirator, you will need to complete the yearly compliance based on the month and day of your last fitting.
- Participate in the annual Corridor Corporate Games and help UI Hospitals & Clinics win the coveted Corporate Cup.
The UI Health Care LGBTQ+ OutList is a public and voluntary listing of members of our health care community who identify as LGBTQ+.
We Stand Together
As we continue to transition into a new “normal” and more patients return to our facilities, here are a few tips to remember the next time a patient or visitor asks for guidance.
By the numbers
Total inpatients: 805 today
Total outpatient visits: 4,215 today
C-19 adult inpatients: 5 yesterday, 617 to date
C-19 pediatric inpatients: 0 yesterday, 42 to date
% positive symptomatic C-19 test results**: 0% yesterday, 13% to date
Telehealth screenings***: 16 yesterday, 23,888 to date
Employees tested positive (self-reported)*: 0 yesterday, 1,668 to date
Employees who have received the first COVID-19 vaccine dose: 0 yesterday, 15,452 to date
Employees who have received both the first and second/final COVID-19 vaccine doses: 0 yesterday, 15,301 to date
Research volunteers invited
Adults with high blood pressure who live in a rural area are invited to participate in a research study involving a 10- to 15-minute phone call. Compensation is provided. Call or text 319-541-8359.
Find more research studies at uihc.org/studies.
Events: Join us
liveWELL Diabetes Prevention Program: Information sessions available throughout June.
Outside UI Health Care
UI researchers provide further insights into the coordination that takes place between infants’ brains and bodies as they sleep, Iowa Now reports.
The Iowa Department of Natural Resources believes it will take a full generation for our ecosystem to recover from the storm, WHO-13 reports.
Several major companies, financial institutions, and airlines from the U.S. to Australia and Hong Kong suffered brief online outages today due to a third-party IT provider, NPR reports.
One week after her runner-up finish in discus at the 2021 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships, Tausaga will compete in the 2021 U.S. Olympic Team Trials tomorrow, The Daily Iowan reports.
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