The AHA today released the latest edition of the COVID-19 Snapshot, underscoring the persisting challenges facing hospitals and health systems during the ongoing public health emergency. The COVID-19 Snapshot combines important data points with news articles and testimonials from the field to illustrate the importance of providing hospitals and health systems with additional resources and support so that they can continue to deliver care to patients and families. Today’s edition features two new statistics highlighting the recent increase in COVID-19 hospitalizations for children in the past two months as well as the net income losses for hospitals through the end of 2021. 

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