Health

Saint Vincent Hospital Celebrating Their Doctors On National Doctors Day

By Tiffany Williams – Doctors’ Day was officially established in 1991 and on Wednesday Saint Vincent Hospital in Worcester, Massachusetts was celebrating National Doctors’ Day by paying tribute to its physicians for their service, skill and compassion. “On behalf of all our employees and patients, I would like to extend my heartfelt appreciation to our […]

Military Medical Personnel Deploying To Hospitals In New England, New York, New Jersey And Pennsylvania

By Eleanor Flynt – The Department of Defense has announced that Doctors, nurses, and respiratory therapists who are military medical personnel will soon deploy to New England New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania to support civilian health care workers treating COVID-19 patients. The Defense Department support will begin in Massachusetts with a 15-person team from […]

University Of Connecticut To Begin Spring Semester Online

By Kyla Brewer – Amid concerns about rising COVID-19 cases and the spread of the omicron variant, students at the University of Connecticut will not be returning to class for the spring semester. Instead, spring semester classes will be online. The school says that the first two weeks of classes will be online and campus […]

Saint Vincent Hospital In Worcester Reopening Behavioral Health Beds

By Kendrick Jones – Saint Vincent Hospital in Worcester has confirmed that they are reopening 12 inpatient behavioral health beds. The hospital closed the beds in August they say because of “Staffing challenges presented by the longstanding nurses strike.” The Chief Executive Officer for the hospital, Carolyn Jackson on Monday said, “We have been eager […]

After 248 Days On Strike, Nurses At Worcester Hospital Returning To Work

By Tiffany Williams After 284 days, the nations longest nursing strike in the nations history is over. Saint Vincent Hospital in Worcester announced early Friday night that it has reached a tentative agreement with the Massachusetts Nurses Association (MNA). The hospital says that once the agreement is ratified, the hospital will restore striking nurses to […]

Boston Ayles Road Fatal Shooting

By Jeff Bryant – On Sunday at approximately 2:58 PM, officers with the Boston Police Department assigned to District E-18 responded to a person shot in the area of 26 Ayles Road in Hyde Park. Upon arrival, officers located a male go shot victim. This male was was transported to a local area hospital where […]

First Case Of Coronavirus Confirmed In Worcester

By Tristan Bishop – On Saturday city officials in Worcester confirmed the cities first positive coronavirus case. This case is tied to the Biogen conference last month and DPH says that the person is in isolation. DPH has also confirmed that five other people are being tested for the virus and being monitored. On Friday […]