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May 25, 2020

Affected employees will maintain benefits, including health insurance, during furloughs necessitated by financial challenges from COVID-19 response.

Lisa Brandenburg talking about the financial situation
May 24, 2020

UW Medicine announced a plan for cost reductions to address the financial challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.

May 18, 2020

Staff leaves will be temporary; affected employees will maintain benefits, including health insurance

 

Goalkeeper playing soccer
January 31, 2019

Keeping kids in a dark room,  or "cocoon therapy," after a concussion is no longer what's recommended due to research that shows it can actually prolong concussion symptoms.

May 23, 2018

Steps are being taken to investigate the case and ensure safety of patients and staff. 

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