Surging cases in the rest of the country and preparation for the Omicron variant could hold implications for Montana in the coming months.
A COVID vaccine or flu shot does not prevent donors from giving blood and there is no waiting period to donate after receiving the vaccinations.
Brett Lloyd said he felt a little rusty Tuesday getting back to a task that absorbed his time a few months earlier.
"These are scarce resource conversations we've never had in health care before in the U.S. of A., in any of our lifetimes," said Dr. Shelly Harkins.
Phone calls from overburdened, tearful nurses land weekly in Vicky Byrd’s mailbox. As the CEO of the Montana Nurses Association, Byrd is the advocate for Montana nurses who are shouldering the brunt of a nationwide nursing shortage aggravated by an unrelenting pandemic.
In the past week, 24 more people have died from the disease and 29 more have been hospitalized. In total, there are 220 active COVID-19 hospitalizations in Montana.
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Over the last week, Montana has averaged 139.1 COVID patients in hospitals, the highest it’s been since January. Of those hospitalized at Billings Clinic, about 85% are unvaccinated.
A looming fourth wave of COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations means health care workers face another wave of mental health struggles and burnout worsened by staff shortages.
Barring an unlikely 11th-hour epiphany from the Tribe of the Unvaccinated, we’ll soon be left with two choices. And either way, we all lose.
“We’re seeing younger people right now in the hospital and that’s because of Delta,” Billings Clinic Director of Patient Safety and Infection Control Nancy Iversen said.
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Montana has averaged 71.6 COVID-19 patients in hospitals over the last week, the highest seven-day average since May. The state sits at 48.9% fully vaccinated.
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Montana added 417 new COVID-19 cases, 18 new deaths and 11 new hospitalizations over the last week.
Montana has added 374 new cases of COVID-19 over the past week, and six new deaths.
Confirmed active cases in Montana dropped to 396, down from 454 reported on June 21 by the state Department of Public Health and Human Services.