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By the numbers
Total inpatients: 773 today
Total outpatient visits: 3,858 today
C-19 adult inpatients: 19 yesterday, 76 to date
C-19 pediatric inpatients: 0 yesterday, 1 to date
% positive symptomatic C-19 test results**: 27% yesterday, 22% to date
Telehealth screenings***: 22 yesterday, 173 to date
Employees tested positive (self-reported)*: 7 yesterday, 7,542 to date
Employees who have received the first COVID-19 vaccine dose: 0 yesterday, 15,794 to date
Employees who have received both the first and second/final COVID-19 vaccine doses: 0 yesterday, 15,670 to date
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- Cardiac Catheterization Lab open house: 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 18, in the Cardiac Catheterization Lab (Elevator E, Level 4).
- Skills for Educators Workshop: Educational Scholarship, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 17. Registration required.
Outside UI Health Care
More than 2,500 Johnson County residents have downloaded app that alerts of cardiac arrests
Emergency officials are reminding residents about an app and strategically placed defibrillators in Johnson County aimed at saving lives, KCRG reports.
90% of Californians are under flood watches
More than 34 million Californians—about 10% of the U.S. population—remain under flood watches as another storm approaches the state, threatening more mudslides, power outages, and deadly inundation, CNN reports.
Old NASA satellite falls harmlessly from sky off Alaska
After almost 40 years circling Earth, a retired NASA satellite plunged harmlessly through the atmosphere off the coast of Alaska, the Associated Press reports.
Former UI football lineman named to College Football Hall of Fame
Robert Gallery earned unanimous consensus First-Team All-American honors as a senior and was the recipient of the Outland Trophy, presented annually to the best offensive lineman in the nation, KWWL reports.
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