IHPS Media Mentions, January 2021

Naomi Bardach:
California’s Newsom proposes spending $2 billion to help reopen elementary schools (The Washington Post)
Governor Newsom introduces plan to gradually re-open schools (KRCR)
New COVID Strain in Socal | State Braces, Announces School Opening Plan (VC Reporter)

Janet Coffman:
Bay Area Hospitals, Near Capacity, Prepare for Post-Holiday COVID Surge 
‘Hiring Like Crazy’: California Desperately Searches for More Nurses and Doctors as COVID-19 Cases Soar (KQED)
‘We’re At A Breaking Point;’ COVID Ambulance Diversons Becoming Common In Santa Clara County (KPIX) 
California’s vaccination efforts are off to a slow start. Here’s why (San Francisco Chronicle)

Joanne Spetz:
California Hospitals, Nurses Union Battle Over Patient Ratio Law 
'Nurses exhausted': Nationwide nursing shortage hits CA, Bay Area hospitals (KGO-TV)
California Is Overriding Its Limits On Nurse Workloads As COVID-19 Surges (KQED)
A Christmas Unlike Any Other (The New York Times)
California hospitals face twin crises of capacity and ‘moral distress.’ (The New York Times)
California is desperate, but volunteer health corps dwindles (WSB-TV Atlanta)

Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo:
UCSF Doctor Discusses Effort to Get Maximum Number of Californians Vaccinated 
(NBC-7 San Diego)
Coronavirus: After record deaths end 2020, California’s year of COVID-19 in perspective (Woodland Daily Democrat)
SFO remains quiet despite national holiday surge in airline travel (San Francisco Chronicle)
This is how many more Californians died in pandemic’s first six months vs. an average year (San Francisco Chronicle)
Coronavirus: One shot instead of two to speed vaccination? (San Jose Mercury News)
Alameda County zip codes with highest Covid-19 case rates struggle to have matching testing (Mission Local)

Liz Dzeng:
Guardianship and End-of-Life Decision Making: A Podcast with Andy Cohen and Liz Dzeng 

Jahan Fahimi:
U.S. will require negative coronavirus test for all airline passengers from U.K..
 (The Washington Post)
Vaccine Selfies Are Going to Be Everywhere (The Cut)

Margot Kushel:
Isolation Helps Homeless Population Escape Worst of Virus 
(The New York Times) 
COVID vaccine: Will Bay Area homeless shelters be a top priority? (The San Jose Mercury News)

Rob Lustig:
Your brain on cortisol: Why our overstressed gray matter is leading us astray in lockdown 
21 Health & Well-Being Books For Your 2021 Reading List (MindBodyGreen)

How the American Diet Turbocharges COVID-19 (Mother Jones)
A January with less sugar (The New York Times)

Monica McLemore:
Where Year Two of the Pandemic Will Take Us 
(The Atlantic)

Maria Raven:
A healthcare worker explains what it’s like to get the Pfizer vaccine

Rita Redberg:
Should I take a Cholesterol Medication to Protect my Heart? With Dr. Rita Redberg 
(Healthy Skeptic, MD podcast)

Kim Rhoads:
What the San Francisco Bay Area Can Teach Us About Fighting a Pandemic (The New Yorker)
Experts hope to fight COVID-19 vaccine distrust among Black community through education (KGO-TV)

Julie Ann Sosa:
Medical experts weigh in on protesters’ anti-mask claims 
(San Francisco Examiner)