Health-care workers feel the strain as Michigan remains a national COVID-19 hot spot

Though the world is more than a year into the pandemic and the United States has a robust vaccine rollout, Michigan nurse Nikki Hillis-Walters says this time around is worse than when COVID-19 first hit. Michigan has recorded a highest-in-the-nation 91,000...

Paramedics, care providers give in-home vaccinations to homebound Ontario seniors

It's hard for Prentice Scott to choose a highlight from a day spent vaccinating seniors against COVID-19 in the lobby of their Windsor, Ont., apartment building. View original article here Source

Unions say health-care workers still struggling to get enough PPE

Three major unions say health-care workers across Ontario still struggle to obtain personal protective equipment to shield them from COVID-19. View original article here Source

3 Ontario regions to pilot COVID-19 vaccines at some pharmacies next week

Some pharmacies in southern Ontario could be offering COVID-19 vaccines as early as next week as part of a provincial pilot program rolling out in three areas. View original article here Source

COVID-19 testing rolls out for people entering Canada at 11 more land border crossings

The new rules apply to non-essential travellers, who also still have to present proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken in the last 72 hours. View original article here Source

Ontario man fined $3.8K at land border crossing amid confusion over who’s ‘essential’

An Ontario man who says he normally has no problem crossing the Windsor-Detroit border for work was surprised to learn this week he's subject to new rules — because, he was told, he doesn't cross every day. View original article...

Inside a Windsor ICU, exhausted staff fight 2nd COVID wave knowing worse still ahead

Each new patient has a different name, a different face. But to Kaytie Slawik, a respiratory therapist in the ICU at Windsor Regional Hospital, they all feel familiar."They're hard to handle. They're hard to treat, they're hard to cure. There are no answers," she...

Michigan plans to charge ex-Gov. Snyder in Flint water probe

Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, his health director and other ex-officials have been told they're being charged after a new investigation of the Flint water scandal, which devastated the majority Black city with lead-contaminated water and was blamed for a...

Windsor-Essex hospitals facing backlash for offering vaccine to managers and executives

The head doctor at the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit is speaking out against hospital leadership being offered and receiving the COVID-19 vaccine.He says ethical guidelines and a priority list for who should receive the shot are being ignored, all while the vaccine is in...

Their parents died from COVID-19 two days apart; final moments with family shared over Zoom

Sisters Julie, Shelley and Melanie gathered on a Zoom call Sunday to comfort their father in his final moments in hospital as he battled COVID-19 and told him that his wife had just died of the disease and would be waiting for...
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