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Two Denver recovery clinics helping to supplement behavioral health care access in Summit County soon to become neighbors

The door to the new Front Range Clinic and Mile High Behavioral Healthcare space is pictured on the afternoon of Thursday, August 18, 2022. The two Denver healthcare providers have partnered together with the help of Building Hope to bring addiction recovery and behavioral health services to Summit County. Eiliana Wright/Summit Daily News The end …

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Madison County resident confirmed to have monkeypox – WBBJ TV

JACKSON, Tenn. — The Jackson-Madison County Regional Health Department says a case of monkeypox has been confirmed in the county. The health department says that monkeypox is a rare disease that is in the same family of viruses that cause smallpox. The department says that symptoms between the two are similar, but monkeypox tends to …

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Cochise County Sheriff’s Office secures $1.2 million grant for mental health initiatives

TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — The Cochise County Board of Supervisors has approved a $1.2 million grant for the sheriff’s office to use toward mental health initiatives. With this money county, officials say inmates can get the help they need without having to travel outside of the county. The nearest mental health facility from Cochise County Jail is …

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Carlton County, Dontcha Know: Housing crunch, a mental health clinic expansion, traditional lacrosse and more

CLOQUET — Summer is quickly drawing to a close, and school is right around the corner. Several local organizations have partnered with businesses and schools to host the first-ever Carlton County Back to School BBQ and Backpacks event. There is still time for families to register to get a free backpack with school supplies for …

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Lexington-Fayette County Health Department reports first confirmed case of monkeypox

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Fayette County has its first confirmed case of monkeypox, according to the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department. Health officials say they are working with the patient, medical providers, and any possible contacts this person may have made. There have been 15 total cases in Kentucky so far, according to the CDC. The CDC …

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Douglas County child dies from suspected ‘brain-eating amoeba’

A Douglas County child died this week from a suspected infection with the amoeba Naegleria fowleri, which may have been acquired while swimming Sunday in the Elkhorn River, according to the Douglas County Health Department. The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is conducting further testing to confirm the infection, according to the health …

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Cameron County reports first case of monkeypox in the Rio Grande Valley

The Cameron County Public Health Department received confirmation of the first case of monkeypox in the county, the department announced Tuesday. So far no other county in the Rio Grande Valley confirmed cases of the disease. The individual who tested positive did not report any recent travel outside the area, according to a news release. …

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Kaiser Permanente mental health workers walk the picket line at the Kaiser Permanente Santa Rosa Medical Center in Santa Rosa, Calif. on Tuesday, August 16, 2022. (Beth Schlanker/The Press Democrat)

Kaiser mental health workers in Sonoma County join strike, citing staffing shortages

Scores of Kaiser Permanente mental health workers went on strike Tuesday in Santa Rosa to protest what they said are perpetual staffing shortages that are causing major delays in treatment for patients and increasing burnout among therapists, psychologists, social workers and drug counselors. The strike is part of a larger labor action that started Monday …

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Child under 2 in Harris County presumed positive for monkeypox

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas (KTRK) — A child under 2 years old in Harris County has presumptively tested positive for monkeypox, Judge Lina Hidalgo said at a briefing on Tuesday morning. Hidalgo said that officials learned of the information on Monday. The child is presumed positive until confirmed by the CDC, but there hasn’t been a …

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