Doctors used to recommend two hours of screen time a day for kids, but in an era of smart phones and tablets, the feedback from patients and families show the two hour rule doesn’t work, according to experts.
“My experience being hospitalized with COVID identified a need for not only prevention, but intervention, and I want to advocate for additional treatment options to be readily available to Winnebago County residents,” says Chairman Chiarelli.
Mercyhealth health network is shuffling patient services to specific locations; outpatient to its Rockton campus and inpatient to the Riverside campus. The move comes from staffing shortages and facility capacity.
JoAnn Gorsline is a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) nurse at Mercyhealth’s Javon Bea Hospital–Riverside made the costumes that include Mr. and Mrs. Potato Head, Babybel Cheese, a cheeseburger, fries and more.
In a press release, the health department says less than 50 percent of the eligible population in Winnebago County is vaccinated and that makes for a “substantial” risk for transmission of COVID-19 among the unvaccinated and children under the age of 12.
Last week’s decision by the Wisconsin Supreme Court striking down the governor’s emergency order, which included the mask mandate, now impacts that federal food aid money, taking it completely off the table.