The number of people hospitalized with COVID-19 in Lawrence has started to reflect the recent record-breaking numbers of new cases.
Amid concerns COVID-19 will worsen as the temperature drops, Kansas hospital leaders are warning of rapidly rising case numbers leading to poor outcomes and limiting bed space.
Lawrence Memorial Hospital has opened a COVID-19 unit because of its recent uptick in COVID inpatients, the hospital said in a community update Thursday afternoon.
Clinics and departments affiliated with Lawrence Memorial Hospital are experiencing telephone issues that are preventing patients from getting through to some providers, hospital spokespeople said Thursday.
Heated negotiations between LMH Health and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas will either raise prices for its patients at Lawrence’s only hospital or steer them to seek care elsewhere.
Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health has announced that it will soon offer a drive-thru clinic at LMH Health for COVID-19 vaccine booster doses for those who qualify.
Lawrence health officials are ready and waiting for the FDA to give the word about COVID-19 booster doses, according to a community update from LMH Health. Also, here’s an update on COVID-19 inpatients by vaccination status.
The Douglas County Commission on Wednesday approved a new emergency health order for people experiencing homelessness, aimed at minimizing COVID-19 exposure.
LMH Health lost three patients to COVID-19 over the weekend, marking the fourth death from COVID in the past week, according to a community update Monday.
Lawrence Memorial Hospital has joined a growing number of hospitals and health systems that are requiring employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19.
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