The care was state-of-the-art. There was no process of authorizing and tracking every procedure, lab test and medication. If the doctors felt it necessary, it happened, and it was included in a flat daily rate for the level of care. The fee schedule for the first hospital was one half-page long.
News item: Trump Administration’s botched coronavirus response offers weak leadership on even the simplest COVID-19 prevention measures.
“We all understand the desire to celebrate occasions such as weddings with family and friends. However, just as high school seniors had to sacrifice traditional graduation ceremonies, these types of large gatherings simply cannot occur. We are in a pandemic and the potential for not only a large number of guests to become infected but for these individuals to then expose many more people in our community, is enormous. There is simply no way for Public Health to conduct timely contact investigations and limit disease spread when hundreds of people are exposed at one time.”
Humboldt County District Attorney (DA) Maggie Fleming has declined to prosecute the employee of the Patriot Gas Station in Blue Lake for killing the person who robbed that business on the night of July 2, 2020.
Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – The McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee (McKMAC) voted unanimously June 24 in support of a ballot measure to help fund the town’s fire department. The measure, which will likely appear on the Nov. 3 ballot, would raise taxes on a typical single family home by $118 a year, as…
We have taken in 27 puppies in four litters since the pandemic began and, as of last Friday, two more little cuties were added to our crew!
It’s been a long journey for Orsini, who started at the lowest possible rung at the government agency in 1990, slowly working his way from utility person 1, step 1, to the district’s general manager.
Jack Durham Mad River Union MCKINLEYVILLE – Humboldt County Public Works has received nearly $200,000 in grant funds to plan for bicycle and pedestrian improvements in the unincorporated community of McKinleyville. The effort to obtain the $196,700 Caltrans Sustainable Transportation Planning Grant was led by the Redwood Community Action Agency on behalf of the county.…
Arguments echo Arcata’s statue debate Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – Across the United States, citizens are grappling with the nation’s history of racism by taking down statues of Confederates and calling for the names of military bases to be changed. The movement has now come to McKinleyville, where some citizens are asking for…
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