Local health facility urges patients to use virtual health clinic

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisALPENA, Mich.— MidMichigan Health Center is cracking down on face to face visits. The healthcare facility is urging patients to use the Virtual Health Clinic to help slow down the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.The Virtual Health Clinic offers the option for patients to set up appointments and provides a video visit with a doctor where a physical exam is not required. For many of the MidMichigan locations, facility hours are shorter and some of the clinics and walk in services have closed.Patients who are needing to be seen in person are asked to wear a cloth mask covering the mouth and the nose upon entering the building. If an individual does not have a mask, they will not be turned away and will receive one at the door.If you wish to make an appointment online you may call   1–888–591–0500.AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisContinue ReadingPrevious Local health departments issue emergency orderNext Alpena County Library provides online resources for the publiclast_img read more

Koukoulas resigns as Gillards economic adviser

first_imgLess then a year after taking the position, Stephen Koukoulas, has resigned in his post as Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard’s economic adviser. The Gillard Government has not yet officially appointed or announced who will be replacing Koukoulas; they are expected to wait until he has officially left to do so. Four weeks ago, Gillard mentioned that after returning from extended leave, former Treasury secretary, Ken Henry, will take the part-time post of a special advisor in the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet, but it is unknown when this will occur. Stephen Koukoulas, the former head of income at Toronto Domain Bank in London, is said to be relocating to either Melbourne or Sydney to continue to work in his desired field of the financial markets. Facebook Twitter: @NeosKosmos Instagramlast_img read more