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LaShayla Yates, a nurse in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, takes care of a baby born to a COVID-positive mother.

Caring for COVID-19-positive moms a labor of love

Monday, July 20, 2020

Most women who give birth at Wiser Hospital for Women and Infants have pressing health problems: HIV, obesity, hypertension, heart or kidney failure. But when a pregnant woman contracts COVID-19 on top of other potentially dangerous comorbidities, a delivery already fraught with complications becomes even more complex. Wiser’s Labor and Delivery team has persevered in saving all of its COVID-positive mothers and their babies since the pandemic began, but it hasn’t been easy, and will only get harder. Read More

Stationed at MED-COM, Amy Shook, communications specialist, is part of the team making sure resources and responders go where they're needed whenever natural disasters and other calamities strike.

COVID-19-burdened UMMC braces for tacked-on crises

Monday, July 20, 2020

As the number of COVID-19 cases rises in Mississippi, a sustained surge doesn't pose the worst-case scenario: Another resource-draining strike by an overlapping emergency does. Keenly aware of this danger are UMMC officials and their colleagues in public health and emergency response, who recently gathered to contemplate the pandemic, hurricanes and the flu. Read More

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