Kaitlin Schroeder, Dayton Daily News

Kaitlin Schroeder

Dayton Daily News

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Recent articles by Kaitlin:

With COVID-19 in background, flu shots urged this season

Flu shots are urged more than ever this year, as health officials seek to avoid the challenge of twin surges of influenza and COVID-19. → Read More

Nursing home worker strain heightened in pandemic

Nursing home worker turnover has long been a challenge in the industry, though the issue has now been underscored and heightened by the pandemic. → Read More

Now is the time to research for Medicare open enrollment

Open enrollment starts in October but experts urge Medicare members to research early. → Read More

Coronavirus: Here’s where we are at with testing

Testing is a key tool in fighting the pandemic that’s critical to detecting the novel coronavirus, isolating patients before it infects more people and gathering data about where and how it spreads. → Read More

COVID-19 outbreak under investigation at Piqua nursing home

The Piqua City Health Department announced a confirmed COVID-19 outbreak within Piqua Manor. → Read More

Tell us your pandemic stories

For this Sunday, we’ll be diving into where we’re at and what’s on the horizon. We’ll be digging into the state of testing, into how workers and businesses are doing, and who we’ve lost from the pandemic and who has recovered. Most importantly, we’d like to hear from you. We’d like to hear some examples of what has happened to you and what hasn’t happened since the start of this back in March. → Read More

Area flower farm blooming with business

The local farm has a fan base through subscriptions, farm stands and weddings. → Read More

$70M expansion on Beavercreek hospital to open to first patients

Soin Medical Center is hiring 50 additional people, adding to 900 existing jobs. → Read More

Pop-up coronavirus testing event today in Dayton

Pop-up testing held by Public Health - Dayton & Montgomery County is Tuesday Sept., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Dixie Twin Drive-In, 6201 N. Dixie Drive, Dayton. → Read More

Moment of silence today for those who died by overdose

During 2019, suspected overdoses took an estimated 4,100 lives in Ohio, including 285 people in Montgomery County. → Read More

Nursing homes could get federal fines over testing

Nursing homes are now federally required to regularly test staff or face fines, a move that prompted the backlash of some in the industry, saying they need help, not penalties. → Read More

Montgomery County back to ’red’ coronavirus advisory

Ohio is overall down to six counties at the level three alert. This is the lowest number of counties -- and smallest number of Ohioans -- living in level three alert counties since starting the alert system. → Read More

Ohio COVID-19 deaths pass 4,000, over half lived in long-term care

Recent long-term care outbreaks in Preble and Darke counties underscore the risk the coronavirus poses to nursing home residents. → Read More

Balancing caring for a relative with Alzheimer’s and a job? You’re not alone and here’s how to get help

More than 1 in 6 Alzheimer’s and dementia caregivers quit work entirely because of caregiving burdens. → Read More

Back-to-school vaccine event tomorrow in Dayton

Does your 7th or 12th grader still need their required vaccines? An event in Dayton tomorrow can help your family get caught up. → Read More

42-bed rehab hospital planned in Dayton area

The exact location wasn't shared. → Read More

Local nursing homes split on how to restart visits

Outdoor visits were allowed to start June 8 for assisted livings and were allowed to start July 20 for nursing homes. → Read More

All Ohio assisted livings to get baseline saliva tests

The virus can enter the facilities undetected, spread quickly, and can create serious complications for older people with multiple underlying medical conditions. → Read More

Dayton-area hospital names new leader

With 1,200 employees, the hospital is a major Miami County institution. → Read More

Data indicates COVID growing in rural counties, slowing in urban areas

Gov. Mike DeWine attributed the improvements in more urban counties to more time masking in public. → Read More