Hospitals

Increased demand may put capacity to the test

Opening many services may over-stress testing capability.

 

The Juneau Family Health and Birth Center, April 28, 2020. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)

Special delivery? Juneau home birth center poised to take up slack from hospital

Could be an option for those who want to avoid taking resources or exposure to the coronavirus.

 

No cruises till July at the earliest mean these tourist-targeted shops downtown will likely remain shuttered for months longer, March 20, 2020. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)
No cruises till July at the earliest mean these tourist-targeted shops downtown will likely remain shuttered for months longer, March 20, 2020. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)
The Glory Hall, one of Juneau’s main shelters for people experiencing homelessness, is enforcing drastic policy changes to combat the spread of coronavirus among its guests, March 17, 2020. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)

City, nonprofits look to protect homeless citizens from coronavirus

Living in tightly packed shelters, with less access to medicine and protection, Juneau residents experiencing homelessness are some of the most vulnerable members of the… Continue reading

The Glory Hall, one of Juneau’s main shelters for people experiencing homelessness, is enforcing drastic policy changes to combat the spread of coronavirus among its guests, March 17, 2020. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)
Bartlett Regional Hospital on Tuesday, April 23, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Bartlett Regional Hospital on Tuesday, April 23, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)