• Governor, Dr. Alexander-Scott Announce New Travel Restrictions, Help for Small Businesses

    2 monthes ago - By RI

    Governor Gina M. Raimondo and Dr. Alexander-Scott today made several announcements about the state's response to the COVID-19 crisis.
    - Travel from New York: Today the Governor signed an executive order mandating that anyone who has traveled to New York by any form of transportation must self-...
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  • Opinion: Abandoned by U.S. leaders, the only Covid-19 protection I can count on in my emergency department is trust

    2 monthes ago - By STAT

    I step through the sliding glass doors of my hospital's emergency department and immediately look for the paper bag with my name scribbled on the outside. It contains my previously used surgical mask. I put it on, breathe deeply, and wrinkle my nose at the smell. It's a stale, tired scent, unrecognizable and unpleasant.
    Hellos from the triage nurses behind makeshift plexiglass distract me from the smell. I greet the other docs, nurses, physician assistants, techs, unit secretaries, social workers, interpreters, housekeepers, and the others I've worked alongside for years. When they notice...
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  • With masks dwindling, a hospital's Covid-19 crisis team searches for a way out

    2 monthes ago - By STAT

    This is one in a series of reports from hospitals responding to the Covid-19 pandemic.
    “I just want to say... yesterday was a really hard day,” said Chuck Morris , one of the two people now in charge of Brigham and Women's Hospital. “Personally speaking, I sort of went home in a tough place. We're finding some rhythm, and then some bombs went off.”
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