Keeping you in The Loop
Susan Jeffrey-Wheeler, RN, says growing up around older folks and caring for them inspired her health care career. She’s enjoyed her two decades in interventional radiology with UI Health Care.
In the newest “Vaxx Facts” video, Pat Winokur, MD, explains that there is no evidence the vaccine causes infertility.
- The Loop will be unavailable tomorrow from 6 to 6:30 p.m.
- Recommend that your patients apply to our Patient and Family Advisory Board. Members have a regular opportunity to discuss ideas with our care teams.
- Life can be stressful and Spiritual Services wants to help. Our trained chaplains provide free emotional support for all staff and faculty.
Did you know that it’s free to have your prescriptions delivered to your home? Ordering is easy and can be done through MyChart or a phone call.
We Stand Together
As more Iowans and individuals across the country become vaccinated against COVID-19, you might wonder or receive questions about what it means to be fully vaccinated.
Click the image below to follow Rosa’s story. When you’re outside work you may be able to make some changes, but when you’re at work, safety standards remain the same.
By the numbers
Total inpatients: 776 today
Total outpatient visits: 4,045 today
C-19 adult inpatients: 19 yesterday, 502 to date
C-19 pediatric inpatients: 0 yesterday, 35 to date
% positive symptomatic C-19 test results**: 13% yesterday, 14% to date
Telehealth screenings***: 156 yesterday, 20,559 to date
Employees tested positive (self-reported)*: 2 yesterday, 1,637 to date
Employees who have received the first COVID-19 vaccine dose: 29 yesterday, 15,241 to date
Employees who have received both the first and second/final COVID-19 vaccine doses: 1 yesterday, 12,915 to date
Research volunteers invited
Women receiving routine mammogram scans are encouraged to participate in a breast imaging research study. The Tomosynthesis Mammographic Imaging Screening Trial will compare two standard mammography techniques.
Find more research studies at uihc.org/studies.
Events: Join us
- TV bingo for adult inpatients: 1:45 p.m. today on channel 117. Please encourage patients to participate.
- liveWELL training: Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Response, 12:10 to 12:50 p.m. tomorrow, via Zoom.
Outside UI Health Care
The organization aims to help struggling students make ends meet, KCRG reports.
The center provides a space for students to express their identity and connect with others, The Daily Iowan reports.
The trial has been one of the most closely watched cases, setting off a national reckoning on police violence even before the trial commenced, NPR reports.
Customers will hold their hands above the scanner for a contact-free payment method, CNN reports.
U.S. women’s soccer star Alex Morgan is currently unsure whether her daughter Charlie will be able to join her at this summer’s Tokyo Olympics, NBC Sports reports.
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