Stories tagged: "health"

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ICE Refuses to Release Detainees in Eloy as COVID Outbreak Skyrockets

The Eloy detention center has the highest number of active COVID-19 cases out of any federal immigration facility in the nation.

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Puerto Rico May Soon Lose $1 Billion in Medicaid

Gov. Wanda Vázquez blames the pandemic and the Fiscal Oversight Board, but some talk of "government malpractice."

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Health Authorities Searching for Hundreds Who Attended Maskless Party in Morovis

A foreign company hosted a massive party at a private estate in Morovis, Puerto Rico, where attendees did not follow safety protocols. The police and health authorities on the island are searching for the revelers.

This Special-Education Teacher Doesn’t Feel Safe Enough to Head Back to the Classroom

Dialynette González, a teacher and mother of two, does not feel safe returning to the classroom or leaving her children in the care of others during the pandemic.

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UPDATED: This Map Shows Where and Who Coronavirus Has Hit the Hardest This Week in PR

The spike of coronavirus cases on the island is affecting first responders dramatically: 686 police officers are on quarantine.

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Floricua of the Week: His Bones Were Like Glass. Now Héctor Ramos Is A Bodybuilder

Severe health conditions didn’t stop Ramos from carrying on, even when doctors told him he couldn’t exercise because his bones were too fragile. He will be participating in a bodybuilding national competition next month.

Kids Need Protection From COVID Too. Here Is Your July 4 Guide to Keeping Them Safe.

This Fourth of July promises to be strikingly different from previous years. Here's how to protect your kids from COVID this holiday weekend.