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Posts published by “Dr. William Miller”

Second COVID Booster Approved

The FDA has approved the use of the Pfizer and Moderna COVID vaccines as a second booster last week.  The scientific evidence supporting this decision…

Is Omicron BA.2 Variant a Cause for Concern?

BA.2 is a new subvariant of Omicron which was first identified in the Philippines in November.  The original variant of Omicron is referred to as…

Booster Confusion

As COVID cases continue to decline in the US, while rising in some other areas in the world, a lot of attention is being placed…

Endemic versus Pandemic 

We are hearing a lot of talk about how we are now in an endemic and no longer in a pandemic.  What does that really…

COVID Pandemic on the Decline

While there are a few hot spots still in the world where death rates from COVID are climbing, the overall national picture is one for…

A Bright Future for Sherwood Oaks

Sherwood Oaks Nursing Home in Ft. Bragg has undergone a change in ownership and management that is expected to significantly bolster the facility.  The new…

Dialing Back COVID Restrictions

On February 15th, the California-wide mask mandate is expiring.  This allows people whose vaccinations for COVID are current to be indoors in public without a…

Why the Discussion Around Seismic is Important

On February 3rd, a community forum was held to discuss how we should address the seismic compliance requirements for our hospital.  This was sponsored by…

Mask Comparison in the Age of Omicron

Is a discussion of masks needed at this point in the pandemic?  I think so for two reasons.  First, unlike two years ago, there are…

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