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Vaccine mandates

Congressman Paul Gosar Knocks Yavapai Regional Medical Center’s Mandatory Vaccine Policy

For weeks, citizens in our community have protested outside Yavapai Regional Medical Center (YRMC) over its decision to mandate the COVID-19 vaccine. Our healthcare providers have made the best medical decisions for themselves, and their employers do not get to subvert this. To date, nearly 20% of reported COVID-19 cases are Americans who work in the

Education

Top Five Exciting Ways to Use Your Nursing Degree

Every degree opens up possibilities. Those in the humanities open up more types of job roles than you can imagine, but that doesn’t mean that your options are limited to a select few options if you go into STEM. Nursing, in particular, has the stigma that you can only work as a nurse. This isn’t

Opinion

Opinion: All It Takes Is 1

“One is the loneliest number,” Three Dog Night famously sang over five decades ago. But all it takes is one brave soul fighting against the tide to inspire 10. Ten become hundreds. Hundreds become thousands. Thousands become millions. Millions become a new majority. Riverside County, California, Sheriff Chad Bianco is one. On Monday, Sheriff Bianco

Emergency Services

EMS Week is May 16-22

The Prescott Fire Department would like to recognize EMS week in our community. Over the last year, the pandemic has given people a small glimpse of the vital role of EMS professionals. The sacrifice and dedication of EMTs, paramedics and other EMS practitioners has rightfully earned them admiration and gratitude in their communities. Calling us

COVID-19

Filipinos make up 30% of COVID-19 deaths among nurses in U.S., study says

Filipino nurses make up just 4% of the national nursing workforce, but according to National Nurses United, 30.1% of registered nurses who’ve died of COVID-19 in the U.S. were Filipino. Nurses of color make up about 57.7% of all RNs who have died of COVID-19, said National Nurses United, which represents 170,000 nurses. Since March of last year,

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