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Person dies from flu in El Dorado County for first time since 2020

Person dies from flu in El Dorado County for first time since 2020

For the first time since February 2020, a resident of El Dorado County has died from the flu, according to county health officials. El Dorado County Public Health Officer Dr. Nancy Williams said people should be aware of the threat seasonal flu poses, just like with COVID-19. “In addition to COVID-19, cases of other respiratory …

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Dr. Donald Palmisano, former president of the American Medical Association, dies at 83

Dr. Donald Palmisano, former president of the American Medical Association, dies at 83

Dr. Donald Palmisano, an Irish Channel son who became president of the American Medical Association, died Nov. 23 at Passages Hospice in New Orleans from complications from a fall at his home, his wife said. Robin Spencer Palmisano. He was 83 years old. “He was a fantastic guy with endless curiosity,” said Dr. Ronald French, …

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Towson Information Station helicopter pilot J. Christopher 'Chip' Tayag dies

Towson Information Station helicopter pilot J. Christopher ‘Chip’ Tayag dies

J. Christopher “Chip” Tayag, a South Carolina helicopter pilot who grew up in Baltimore County, died Nov. 22 in a helicopter crash along a North Carolina highway. He was 57 years old. Born in Towson, he was the son of Dr. Diadema Simon, an internal medicine physician, and the late Dr. Balbino Z. Tayag Jr., …

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