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Primary Care Has Not Fully Bounced Back, According to New Survey

Weaknesses Remain as U.S. Approaches Winter Flu Season
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PCPCC

Primary Care & COVID-19: Week 20 Survey

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Check back regularly for the latest survey results and updates.
For data from the previous survey, see Week 19 Results.

Who replied to the survey in Week 20?

The Primary Care Collaborative is partnering with the Larry A. Green Center to regularly survey primary care clinicians and patients to better understand the impact of COVID-19 in real time.

School Closures Cut a Critical Line to Dental Care for Poor Students

The disproportionate effect of school closures on low-income children, who are less likely to have access to computers, home internet connections and direct instruction from teachers, has been well documented. Less recognized are the effects of school closures on children’s oral health. The closures have suspended regular dental health visits in schools from rural Oregon to New York state, according to specialists in the field.

News Author: 
Maria Cramer

Primary Care's Got Your Back to School

It’s back-to-school time, but this year, the exuberance of children returning to learning has been dampened by the concerns and questions the coronavirus pandemic raises.
 

I’m a physician and a CEO. Why I won’t bring my employees back to the office before Labor Day 2021

As the realization settles in that the pandemic will stretch into multiple quarters rather than multiple months, CEOs must again grapple with how to advise their employees on returning to the office. In March, many initially set an arbitrary reopening date of Labor Day 2020. Yet as the holiday quickly approaches and case numbers continue to rise, many are split on whether to move ahead or walk back their plans to reopen their offices.

News Author: 
Oliver Kharraz

Primary Care Largely Open but Struggling

Patients’ Health and Social Conditions are Grave and Worsening
News Author: 
PCPCC

Fad or future? Telehealth expansion eyed beyond pandemic

Telehealth is a bit of American ingenuity that seems to have paid off in the coronavirus pandemic. Medicare temporarily waived restrictions predating the smartphone era and now there’s a push to make telemedicine widely available in the future.

News Author: 
RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR

Primary Care & COVID-19: Week 19 Survey

Corona Virus

Check back weekly for the latest survey results and updates.
For data from the previous survey, see Week 18 Results.

Who replied to the survey in Week 19?

The Primary Care Collaborative is partnering with the Larry A. Green Center to regularly survey primary care clinicians and patients to better understand the impact of COVID-19 in real time.

FDA creates first-ever medical supply shortage list including masks, swabs and ventilators

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced on Friday that it has created its first list of medical supplies that are facing a shortage just hours after President Trump touted the administration's production of personal protective equipment (PPE) and other devices.

Young Adults Report Rising Levels of Anxiety and Depression in Pandemic

A new C.D.C. survey indicates that young people, as well as Blacks and Latinos of all ages, are showing signs of deteriorating mental health and some are resorting to substance abuse.

The collateral damage from the pandemic continues: Young adults, as well as Black and Latino people of all ages, describe rising levels of anxiety, depression and even suicidal thoughts, and increased substance abuse, according to findings reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

News Author: 
Jan Hoffman

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