VIRUS TODAY: More hospital ICUs edge nearer a breaking point

first_imgU.S. hospital intensive care units in many parts of the country are straining to handle record numbers of COVID-19 patients. These hospital ICUs take care of the sickest of the sick. Some are running out of space and supplies while scrambling to pay the soaring rates of temporary traveling nurses. Hundreds of ICUs are struggling at the same time, with many clustered in the South and West. An Associated Press analysis shows that since November, the share of U.S. hospitals nearing the breaking point has doubled. More than 40% of Americans live in areas running out of ICU beds. Experts say sustained surges can jeopardize the quality of care in ICUs.last_img


Portsmouth man charged for cultivation of marijuana in his yard.

first_imgLocalNews Portsmouth man charged for cultivation of marijuana in his yard. by: – May 10, 2011 Tweet Sharing is caring! Dominica Vibes News Share Share A Portsmouth man has been arrested for the cultivation forty fully grown marijuana plants in his backyard.Reports are that Mr. Richardson Bruno was arrested and charged this morning for the illegal cultivation of drugs.After conducting a search of his house the Police also found 5 packs of cured marijuana which was also seized.When questioned by the Police Officers about the marijuana plants he said, ‘is a former employee who sold him out.’ 24 Views   no discussions Sharelast_img


Police Still in Search for Suspect Following Ella White Lockdown

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisIt’s been a rough and tense week for both parents and students at Ella White Elementary School, but we have an update.We have learned that the Alpena Police Department hasn’t been able to match the description given by a witness despite a detailed search.On March 1st Ella White was placed on lock-down after an armed suspect was spotted at the school. The Alpena Police Department wants the public to know that they are still working hard to continue their search while investigating this incident.AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisContinue ReadingPrevious Michigan is 7th highest state for human traffickingNext Essential Items You Should Have Inside of Your Car During Winter Weatherlast_img read more