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Clinical briefs for Wednesday, July 21

Providers face legal backlash from vaccine mandates for employees … Large number of U.S. Latinx immigrants have COVID-19-related immigration concerns about testing, treatment … Michigan State developing new wound dressing that doesn’t require changing … HHS offers providers access to $103 million for employee mental health programming … Better ventilation, air quality needed to keep COVID-19 in check, experts say … HHS renews pandemic public health emergency

Jim Rowe

Training clears facility, not aides, in heat-related death

Two former caretakers at an Illinois long-term care facility have been charged with Class 3 felony counts of criminal neglect in the death of a 69-year-old resident with developmental disabilities, who was left in a van for several hours with outside temperatures above 90 degrees.

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