December 15, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Gayles: Three of Six County Hospitals Have No ICU Vacancy

Three out of six hospitals in Montgomery County have no ICU vacancy as of noon Tuesday, County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles said at a county council meeting. Also as of noon, one hospital has no acute care bed vacancy, he said. Gayles said there was a period of time over the weekend when five […]

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November 12, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Hogan Says COVID-19 Hospitalizations Jumped 53% in Last Two Weeks

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan said COVID-19 hospitalizations have increased 53% over the past two weeks. At a press conference Thursday, Hogan said 863 Marylanders are currently hospitalized with COVID-19, the highest number since June 11. 199 COVID-19 patients are currently in the ICU, the highest number since June 25, Hogan said. Twelve state residents have […]

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May 8, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Adventist Nurses Give Medical, Emotional Support

In the past few months, Adventist HealthCare Shady Grove Medical Center in Rockville has hired nearly 50 additional nurses and prepared a second intensive care unit for incoming COVID-19 patients. And while Intensive Care Unit Nurse Manager Nimeet Kapoor believes his crew is ready and well equipped for the patients who keep coming, he knows […]

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May 6, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

If Trends Continue Next Week, Maryland Can Lift Stay at Home Order

If COVID-19 hospitalizations continue to decrease and ICU stays continue to plateau into next week, Maryland will be ready to lift its Stay at Home order, Gov. Larry Hogan announced at a press conference Wednesday.  “Over the past seven days we have seen a good trend in hospitalizations with five straight days downward and then […]

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