COVID-19 has become one of the top 10 causes of pediatric death in the U.S. Nationally, nearly 1,000 children have died of COVID-19 related illness. While COVID-19 pediatric deaths are rare, tragically, they do happen. Three Billings pediatrician write to encourage parents to protect their children with safe, effective vaccinations against severe COVID-19 illness.Read More
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Only about 51 percent of age-eligible Yellowstone County residents have been vaccinated. There seems to be a disconnect about the seriousness of the current uptick in cases across the county, state and country.Read More
Thanks to The Billings Gazette editorial board for encouraging COVID-19 vaccinations. Appointments at free, fast Yellowstone County community clinics are available at mtreadyclinic.orgRead More
The risk of becoming infected with the new coronavirus disease known as COVID-19 is dependent on exposure, and right now, that risk in Montana is low. But the virus has produced a disturbing amount of misinformation, rumors and gossip spread as fact.Read More
The risk of a Billings resident contracting the new Coronavirus is unlikely, but not impossible. That’s why Public Health Services at RiverStone Health has been preparing since mid-January in cooperation with local hospitals, the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services and the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.Read More
Hospice staff organized a wedding for a couple who had been together for 35 years. After the groom asked the hospice chaplain if he could perform the ceremony, staff pitched in to organize makeup, hair, nails, wedding dress, flowers, food and a wedding cake.Read More