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Family of elderly man admitted to Foothills unit under COVID-19 outbreak watch says they weren’t told ‘the entire story’

6 more COVID-19 cases confirmed as additional Foothills units on ‘outbreak watch’ The units under watch are in addition to the ones that AHS had confirmed earlier in the week are dealing with outbreaks. Those are cardiac units 81 and 103A and general medicine unit 32.Talarico’s dad was discharged on Wednesday.

That’s when she said she first found out from another staff member there was a COVID-19 case on unit 62. Her family doesn’t think they were given all the information about what was happening on the unit.“I don’t think I was exactly told the entire story.“This is probably something that happened, I believe, because of the stress level and likely due to understaffing.

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MADISON, Wis. – Colleges across the country are struggling to salvage the fall semester amid skyrocketing coronavirus cases, entire dorm complexes and frat houses under quarantine, and flaring tensions with local community leaders over the spread of the disease.Many major universities are determined to forge ahead despite warning signs, as evidenced by the expanding slate of college football games occurring Saturday. The football-obsessed SEC begins its season with fans in stadiums.
OTTAWA -- Ottawa Public Health is reporting the lowest one-day increase in COVID-19 cases in Ottawa this week.

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