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UI Health Care leaders extend their thanks to the entire UI Health Care team ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday for all they do for our patients, families, learners, and for each other.
You may be familiar with phishing—scam emails that try to con you into giving up a password or downloading malicious software. But have you heard of spear-phishing? These highly-targeted attacks can be especially convincing, effective, and hard to avoid unless you’re on the lookout.
In this episode of The Short Coat Podcast, host Dave Etler asks his co-hosts to discuss how much work they decide to take on in medical school to become the best doctor they can be.
- Modifications to the CAMBUS service will be in effect until Sunday, Nov. 26, due to the university fall break.
- In recognition of upcoming winter holidays, Food and Nutrition Services is providing complimentary meals for employees and volunteers on several dates at various dining locations.
- Reminder: Employees and volunteers should not use UI Hospitals & Clinics as a delivery location for personal mail.
- Are you ready for The Joint Commission? Know your role and response in a disaster.
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By the numbers
Total inpatients: 809 today
Total outpatient visits: 3,290 today
C-19 adult inpatients: 20 yesterday, 1,636 to date
C-19 pediatric inpatients: 1 yesterday, 207 to date
% positive symptomatic C-19 test results**: 23% yesterday, 35% to date
Telehealth screenings***: 27 yesterday, 15,712 to date
Employees tested positive (self-reported)*: 5 yesterday, 7,194 to date
Employees who have received the first COVID-19 vaccine dose: 0 yesterday, 15,790 to date
Employees who have received both the first and second/final COVID-19 vaccine doses: 0 yesterday, 15,693 to date
Outside UI Health Care
Project Holiday returns for 35th year of home-cooked meals, with fewer barriers for families in need
The Iowa City nonprofit provided traditional entrees and sides to almost 1,500 families last year. This year, they’ve eliminated the need to register in advance to receive a meal in order to reach as many people as possible, Little Village Magazine reports.
Remains of some of the earliest charred food suggest that Stone Age cooks were surprisingly sophisticated, combining an array of ingredients and using different techniques to prepare and flavor their meals, CNN reports.
An accidental text message that became a Thanksgiving sensation in 2016 is now a friendship that has inspired a Netflix film in development, talk of matching tattoos, and a bond that will endure well beyond viral fame, TODAY reports.
The NFL’s three-game slate for tomorrow turned out better than anyone could’ve hoped when the schedule was announced. Five of the six teams playing are currently sitting in playoff spots, the Associated Press reports.
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