The COVID-19 Healthcare Crisis

  With cases on the rise, Hawaii hospitals brace for more COVID-19 patients

Hawaii hospitals said they are doing well despite the uptick in cases. They say they are preparing for a possible increase in patients in the future.

Nurses wanted: Swamped hospitals scramble for pandemic help

  Kapiolani Medical Center nurses picket over COVID-19 safety concerns, contract issues

Britain OKs Pfizer vaccine and will begin shots within days

US panel: 1st vaccines to health care workers, nursing homes

‘Very dark couple of weeks’: Morgues and hospitals overflow

BOE chair raises doubts about plan for in-person learning at public schools

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  Whistleblower who exposed COVID-19 missteps at DOH faces ‘retaliation,’ supporters say

DOH whistleblower who exposed contact tracing problems placed on leave

  Whistleblower describes a Health Department ‘struggling to keep up’

  With major ICUs nearing capacity, patients are being moved and reinforcements sought

  New mobile testing clinic to play critical role in state’s pandemic response

  In ‘sobering’ warning, Lt. Gov. Green says Hawaii ICUs could be full by the end of the month

  COVID-19 hospitalizations in Hawaii shoot up as new infections also rise

“It’s accelerated very significantly."

  The Miracle Man: Retired HFD captain battles COVID, and wins

72-year-old Jack Denis spent 88 days in the hospital.

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