Tag Archives: Emergency

Amid mounting shortage, 5 facts about the nation’s stockpile of emergency medical supplies

Healthcare workers on the front lines of the fight against COVID-19 say there aren’t enough supplies for what’s likely to come next as the novel coronavirus continues to spread throughout the United States.  As case numbers rise, doctors, nurses and others have taken to Twitter with the hashtag #GetMePPE — referring to personal protective equipment,… Read More »

AAO Urges Ophthalmologists to Provide Emergency Care Only

The American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) has updated COVID-19 guidance for ophthalmologists and other eyecare providers to help further reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 within communities. The Academy’s Board of Trustees met on March 18, and at that meeting voted unanimously to strongly urge all ophthalmologists and other eye care providers against… Read More »

President Donald Trump declares the coronavirus a national emergency

Bruce Greenstein of LHC Group gives President Trump an elbow bump during a press conference on Friday. President Donald Trump on Friday declared the coronavirus a national emergency, freeing billions in funding for states and relaxing rules for providers and hospitals. In addition, the president announced a public and private partnership with retailers and labs… Read More »

WHO declares global health emergency over coronavirus spread

The World Health Organization today declared the coronavirus a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. In the U.S., the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention today confirmed its first case of the spread of the coronavirus by person-to-person contact, bringing the total number of cases in this country to six. In all of the other… Read More »

First Aid Kit Medical Survival Bag(46 Piece),Mini First Aid Kit: Compact for Emergency at Home, Outdoors, Car, Camping, Workplace, Hiking , Survival., ANMEILU.

•I think everyone should be prepared for at least a minor emergency and this kit is a great example of a well prepared kit. it’s lightweight and compact. It’s stocked pretty well with everything you may need in a minor emergency situation. The content that’s provided is pretty comprehensive. If you’re looking for a travel… Read More »