COVID: Hospital ERs Overwhelmed By Omicron Ask Public Not To Come In For TestingAs emergency departments are being flooded with Omicron patients, hospitals in the Bay Area are making a plea to the public not to come in for COVID-19 testing.
COVID: Jewish Doctor From Bay Area Talks About Treating COVID Patient With Nazi TattoosA Bay Area physician currently working an ER near Sacramento told KPIX 5 about a critically-ill patient who recently left him questioning his own compassion.
West Sacramento Pumpkin Patch Pony Ride Ends With Family Trip To ERA mother had to go to the emergency room with injuries after her 2-year-old daughter was nearly thrown from a horse during a recent visit to a West Sacramento pumpkin patch.
West Contra Costa Co. In Dire Need Of Hospital ER Since Shutdown Of Doctors Medical CenterIt has been four years now since the closure of Doctors Medical Center, in San Pablo. While West Contra Costa County has done its best to cope with the loss of that emergency room capacity, residents are calling for a better solution.
New Study On Electric Scooters Points Out Danger Of Head InjuriesA new study conducted in Southern California shows that electric scooters are sending riders to the emergency room, many of them with serious injuries.
Man Kicked Out Of San Francisco Hospital ER Suspected Of Bomb ThreatA man thrown out of the emergency room at St. Mary’s Medical Center allegedly retaliated by calling in a bomb threat Friday.
Tesla Autopilot Reportedly Drives Stricken Man To Emergency RoomA Missouri man who owns a Tesla Model X reportedly used the vehicle’s semi-autonomous Autopilot feature to help drive him to an emergency room.
Urgent Care Center Opening Before Doctors Medical Center Closes TuesdayA new urgent care center will open today in San Pablo that aims to meet some of the needs of patients who would have gone to Doctors Medical Center, according to the nonprofit opening the center.
Fairfield Shooting Victims Walk Themselves Into Emergency RoomFairfield police are investigating a shooting that left two people with gunshot wounds Saturday evening, police said.
Doctors Medical Center In San Pablo Gets $3M Funding After Governor Brown Signs BillGov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill to give $3 million to Doctors Medical Center in San Pablo, which has faced closure in recent months due to its ongoing financial problems.
Cash-Strapped Doctors Medical Center Ends Its Emergency Ambulance ServiceAfter 60 years, emergency ambulance service came to an abrupt stop at Doctors Medical Center in San Pablo Thursday morning as the financially embattled hospital struggles to staff its emergency room.
Can I Pay For Contacts Or Glasses With My Health Insurance?Some insurance plans may include coverage for contacts and glasses, though most don't.
Suspicious Substance Investigation Briefly Shuts Part Of San Jose Valley Medical CenterA San Jose Hazmat team responded to the Santa Clara Valley Medical Center emergency room Friday morning after a patient was brought in with an unknown substance on hi clothing.
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How Do I Use My Health Insurance?A main goal of Obamacare is to switch the nation’s healthcare system from one that focuses on treating illness to one that works to prevent illness and promote health and longevity.