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Upstate Online, July 24, 2020

The ECMO machine handles oxygen delivery to the patient’s body, allowing a person’s lungs to rest and heal. It is being used frequently with severely ill COVID-19 patients.

Upstate professor leads team to develop, launch first ECMO Specialist Certification exam

The ECMO machine handles oxygen delivery to the patient’s body, allowing a person’s lungs to rest and heal. It is being used frequently with severely ill COVID-19 patients.


The new tiny reflector is more comfortable, precise and efficient.

Upstate breast surgeons using wire-free technology to locate tumors and lesions that will improve patient experience

The new tiny reflector is more comfortable, precise and efficient.


Physicians hope to develop a plan with the state and health insurers to make supplemental or advance payments to practices to stem losses. Doctors also expressed concern about families and children delaying medical care.

To ensure medical care for children remains robust, pediatric practices urge relief from financial hardship brought about by pandemic

Physicians hope to develop a plan with the state and health insurers to make supplemental or advance payments to practices to stem losses. Doctors also expressed concern about families and children delaying medical care.


PAINTING FOR OUR YOUR CAUSE CHARITY: Members of the Upstate community and family and friends spent a sultry Saturday painting the Rescue Mission’s new Runaway and Homeless Emergency Youth Shelter. Earlier in the week, a group helped clear away brush at the Rescue Mission site. The Rescue Mission is Upstate’s Your Cause Charity for 2020 and Upstate is supporting the agency’s mission through volunteer efforts and a donation.

PAINTING FOR OUR YOUR CAUSE CHARITY: Members of the Upstate community and family and friends spent a sultry Saturday painting the Rescue Mission’s new Runaway and Homeless Emergency Youth Shelter. Earlier in the week, a group helped clear away brush at the Rescue Mission site. The Rescue Mission is Upstate’s Your Cause Charity for 2020 and Upstate is supporting the agency’s mission through volunteer efforts and a donation.

BY APPOINTMENT ONLY: Individuals seeking to be tested for COVID at Upstate Medical University’s Water Street testing site, 800 E. Water St., are required to make an appointment by calling 315-464-2582, option 0. Testing hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. The site is closed Sunday. Testing is open to any member of the public who is symptomatic or who has been directed to obtain a test. Results are available usually within 24 to 48 hours after the test.

BY APPOINTMENT ONLY: Individuals seeking to be tested for COVID at Upstate Medical University’s Water Street testing site, 800 E. Water St., are required to make an appointment by calling 315-464-2582, option 0. Testing hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. The site is closed Sunday. Testing is open to any member of the public who is symptomatic or who has been directed to obtain a test. Results are available usually within 24 to 48 hours after the test.

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