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TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) – Fall festivities are underway all around the Magic Valley, and the South Central Public Health District is helping offer information to keep the public safe this upcoming holiday. Tubbs Berry Farm is just one of many areas open this year providing fall activities for adults and children. They have been …

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) – Thomas Health has officially gotten out of Chapter 11 Bankruptcy. According to the hospital, as of Monday, Thomas Health has finalized all required documents and successfully emerged from the Chapter 11 process. The company sought Chapter 11 protection on Jan. 10. The plan to exit Chapter 11 was approved in August. …

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine’s top health official says the number of new cases of the coronavirus is growing and he’s warning about a “geometric surge.” Another health official is worried about outbreaks “coalescing into one big fire.” Dr. Nirav Shah, the director of the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention, said that with …

The U.S. health department is planning a $250 million COVID ad campaign to ‘defeat despair’ before the election – Poynter The U.S. health department is planning a $250 million COVID ad campaign to ‘defeat despair’ before the election – Poynter Home Newsletters The U.S. health …

BOSCOBEL, Wis. — Crawford County public health officials announced that attendees at two recent events might have been exposed to someone who has since tested positive for COVID-19. A hog roast at Maple Ridge Bible Church in rural Boscobel on Sept. 19 A “large UTV ride event” that started and ended outside of Wauzeka on …

For followers of health policy discussion in Wyoming, none of this is new. State legislators and policy analysts within the Health Department have talked for a couple of years about access to physicians, whether every county needs every service, why health costs are so high and what solutions might be. Some ideas floated — emphasis …

Wyoming health officials are urging residents to get vaccinated against the flu in the coming weeks as the state grapples with the coronavirus and its symptoms, which mirror many of those associated with influenza. Twelve Wyomingites died of the flu during the 2019-20 season; flu season begins in October and ends in May. More than …

U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin criticized her Republican challenger Paul Junge after he used the congresswoman’s mother as an example of the hurdle health care premiums create in terms of access to health care in the U.S.  Slotkin, D-Holly, has often cited her mother’s case as one of the reasons she ran in 2018, noting that …

By Shereen Siewert Health officials on Saturday added 78 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases to Marathon County’s tally and issued an alert regarding youth exposure at a recent basketball event. The number of additional cases shattered Marathon County’s earlier record and brought the county’s total to 1,312. On Saturday, Marathon County Health Department Public Information Officer …

At a drive-thru COVID-19 testing site set up at Sanford High School on Friday, a student places a nasal swab into a vial held by a member of the Promerica Health staff. The Maine Department of Health and Human Services set up the mobile testing site at the school on Friday to test all students, …