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Excitement in the Air as Seniors Get Their Vaccinations

Excitement in the Air as Seniors Get Their Vaccinations

Vitals staffers Ashley Boarman and Emma Dugas contributed to this story. JoAnn Yuen of San Francisco hasn’t seen her grandchildren since March. But that should change soon. Yuen, 82, was thrilled to be first in line to get her COVID-19 vaccination at a Sutter Health...

Healthcare System’s Goal: Fulfill MLK’s Dream of Health Equity

Healthcare System’s Goal: Fulfill MLK’s Dream of Health Equity

This opinion piece was written by Dr. Stephen Lockhart, the outgoing chief medical officer of Sutter Health. Dr. Lockhart has been instrumental in advancing health equity, not just in Northern California, but throughout the nation.  By Stephen Lockhart, M.D., Ph.D.,...

Have COVID-19? Here’s When to Head to the ER

Have COVID-19? Here’s When to Head to the ER

So you or your loved one were diagnosed with COVID-19. You’re following doctor’s orders, isolating at home and taking precautions to protect other people from infection. But how do you know when it’s time to seek emergency medical attention for COVID-19, or time to...

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