A lot has changed since the last time California had this few
COVID-19 patients in its hospitals.
There were 2,869 patients hospitalized with the virus around the
state Saturday, according to the latest update from the
California Department of Public Health, hitting its lowest level
since April 10; the number of patients in intensive care units
also fell to 932, the lowest it has been since April
As fire blazed just eight miles away from Sutter Santa Rosa
Regional Hospital, its chief executive Mike Purvis received a
phone call from the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office and Cal Fire,
the state’s fire agency. The hospital was officially being
ordered to evacuate.
Adventist Health could soon be allowed to set up an emergency
room in Paradise.
A bill carving out an exception from the state rule forbidding
free-standing emergency rooms for Feather River Hospital is
expected to come to a final vote in the state legislature soon.
Among other after-effects of destructive flames that burned the
Feather River Adventist Medical Center, the Camp Fire has changed
another aspect of life in Butte County — where to give birth in
the region. (Chico Enterprise-Record)
Ginny Pacheco is one of the many residents who lived on Wheeler
Road who comes back regularly to visit the spot where her home
once stood. The entire neighborhood was decimated by the Camp
Fire in November.
Since then, much of the debris has been cleared out.
“This is probably the last time I’ll see it,” Pacheco said. “Next
time I come up, all of this will be gone.” (Fox 40)
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