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FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida. (WSVN) – The city of Fort Lauderdale is putting the finishing touches on what it hopes will be the solution to the city’s sewer problem. City officials held a valve rotation ceremony in Fort Lauderdale on Thursday. The project, valued at $ 65 million, is now underway as the city hopes to …

SPRINGFIELD, Mo., September 29, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Closed to the public for over five years for safety reasons, Springfield Missouri, the historic Jefferson Avenue Footbridge – one of the largest pedestrian bridges over the railway tracks in United States – will soon have another chance to live. The historic Jefferson Avenue Footbridge spans …

NPR’s Michel Martin speaks with Dr Randy Tobler, CEO of Scotland County Hospital in Memphis, Missouri, about the Covid cases and staff shortages at his facility. MICHEL MARTIN, ANIMATOR: We’re going to start today by talking about some things that affect our health here in the United States and around the world. In a few …

Luis R. Allende-Ruiz, Managing Director, Encompass Miami’s health Throughout September, we celebrate the successes of patients and families who have benefited from all forms of rehabilitation as part of National Rehabilitation Awareness Week. We also recognize and thank rehabilitation professionals across the country who have dedicated their careers to making a difference in the lives …

By ANNIKA MERRILEES, St. Louis Post-Dispatch ST. LOUIS (AP) – Nursing homes in Missouri with the vast majority of staff vaccinated tend to have rates of COVID-19 cases among residents, according to federal records, a trend that may offer broader lessons on the virus and how it can be slowed down. Many state nursing homes …

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A CRF marine biology doctoral candidate is at the center of research that may give hope for the future of coral reef restoration and conservation. Serena Hackerott is spearheading a new National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) grant to the CRF Environmental Institute. READ MORE: Covid death toll in the United States …

DES MOINES, Iowa (KCCI) – Hospitals and nursing homes in Iowa are reporting a widespread shortage of nurses as cases of COVID-19 continue to rise in the state. A survey by the Iowa Board of Nursing and the Iowa Center for Nursing Workforce found that nearly 58% of hospitals say it is difficult to find …

Seven hours later, she heard from Mr. Burnett himself. “He was fine,” she said. “But he said his left foot was swollen, it had sores underneath and it hurt. It comes from the warehouse. State officials, alerted to deteriorating conditions in the warehouse, relocated all residents within 24 hours from Wednesday, and Friday morning, empty …

The state of Iowa has agreed to temporarily waive training requirements for nurse aides who provide much of the practical care in nursing homes. The waivers were issued by the director of the Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals two weeks ago in response to a request from industry lobbyists. They will be in effect …

“During my first clinical rotation as a nursing student, I walked through these doors and thought to myself, ‘Wow, this is what I’m supposed to do,’ said Tatiana Costa, graduate of West Coast University (WCU). After starting at WCU, Costa was convinced that nursing was the career path she wanted to pursue. But, like many …