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Rural hospitals impacted as COVID-19 cases soar nationwide
(CBS News) Coronavirus hospitalizations are rising in 37 states, and rural hospitals are feeling the brunt of the fall surge. Upland Hills Health in Dodgeville, Wisconsin, has just three ICU beds total. Doctors say for the first time, they're unable to transfe...
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COVID-19 Patients Swamp Rural Hospitals

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The nation’s pandemic hotspots have shifted to rural communities, overwhelming small hospitals that are running out of beds or lack the intensive care units for more than one or two seriously ill patients.
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Former WI Governor Tommy Thompson Speaks Up to "Stop the Spread" (Video)
Wisconsin is facing a COVID-19 crisis, and we all need to work together to help get it under control. Rural Wisconsin Health Cooperative (RWHC) is proud to be one of the more than 30 organizations that have joined in an effort aimed at combating the growing pu...
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Bounce Back (Video)

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Bounce Back (Video)
RWHC's Cella Hartline, Erin Smital and Jo Anne Preston, share resiliency tips and techniques.
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Wisconsin’s rural hospitals weather pandemic better than most, but warning signs remain
(Wisconsin Watch) Rural hospitals across the U.S. struggled after routine care was suspended because of COVID-19; and now, the disease is surging in rural areas of Wisconsin
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The Richland Hospital, Inc. | Healthcare Heroes (Video)
Life is filled with uncertainty, especially at times like this. While many things remain outside your control, it is comforting to know that the staff at The Richland Hospital is here to care in your time of need.
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Stop the COVID Spread! Coalition

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Stop the COVID Spread! Coalition
Wisconsin is facing a COVID-19 crisis, and our state MUST come together to help stop community spread. Learn more about the #STOPthecovidspread coalition, and what YOU can do to help.
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You Stop the Spread: Protect What's Important to You
COVID-19 safety tips, updates, and more on the Wisconsin Depart. of Health Services website.
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PSA: Simple Things (Video by WHA)

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PSA: Simple Things (Video by WHA)
Simple things we can all do to help slow the spread of COVID-19 - wearing a mask, social distancing and washing hands.
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Public Radio Broadcast- The Financial Toll Of COVID-19 On Rural Hospitals
Rural hospitals have lost about 70 percent of their income during the pandemic due to patients avoiding the ER and canceled appointments and procedures. We talk with the Rural Wisconsin Health Cooperative about their financial challenges and what COVID-19 test...
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New WHA/Coalition COVID Television Ad

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New WHA/Coalition COVID Television Ad
This week another coalition of diverse business and industry associations, led and assembled by WHA, will run a television ad urging the public to continue being safe amid the COVID pandemic. Joining WHA to assist with this project are the Wisconsin Counties A...
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Mask Wearing May Be Even More Important Than We First Understood
This 16 minute podcast (#142) is really worth listening to; looks like wearing a mask may help a lot more than we first understood.
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Let's Go Wisconsin: Help Prevent the Spread of COVID-19
VIDEO - Representing some of Wisconsin’s leading health care and business organizations – as well as local governments – the coalition has launched a public service announcement (PSA) encouraging the use of social distancing, proper handwashing techniques a...
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From the DHS: Ted Swetz is recovering from #COVID19. This is his story, in his own words..
#WednesdayWisdom from someone who has been there. Ted Swetz is recovering from #COVID19, something at times, the rural Wisconsin resident was afraid wouldn't happen. Here's his story, in his own words.
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