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FORSYTH COUNTY, N.C. — More than 10,000 people have now been vaccinated in Forsyth County, according to a statement released by the Forsyth County Department of Public Health on Monday. The full statement is provided below: “The Forsyth County Department of Public Health has now vaccinated more than 10,000 people against COVID-19.    Beverly Dorsett became the 10,000th person to receive the …

Like other counties across New York State, Genesee and Orleans County Department of Health did not receive the number of vaccine doses they had originally hoped for. BATAVIA, N.Y. — If you live in Genesee and Orleans County, there will be a longer wait to get a COVID-19 vaccine.  Like other counties across New York …

WOONSOCKET, R.I., Jan. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) has administered the first round of COVID-19 vaccine doses to nearly 8,000 skilled nursing facilities across the country, delivering on goals established early in the process and communicated to participating states and jurisdictions months ago.1 Administration of second doses is well underway and expected to …

WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today, a consortium of health professionals petitioned the World Health Organization to issue Guidance calling on: all people to use nasal sprays to combat the COVID-19 pandemic; doctors to use them in treating COVID-19 patients; and, Member-States to implement public health policies promoting the use of nasal sprays to both prevent and treat COVID-19. …

As health organizations across the Yakima Valley work to make vaccines accessible to all who are eligible, local nursing, pharmacy and other students are pitching in to get those vaccines into community members’ arms. Students at Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences, Heritage University, Central Washington University and Washington State University are involved in the …

The Lancet Series on Women’s and Children’s Health in Conflict Settings aims to improve understanding of and address the special requirements of providing sexual, reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health and nutrition services in conflict settings. The Series draws upon scholarship from the BRANCH Consortium, providing insights into the nature and dynamics of women’s …

CHICAGO — Illinois health officials reported 3,292 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 Sunday, including 40 additional deaths. The deaths were reported in the following counties: Clinton County: 1 male 70s Cook County: 1 female 40s, 1 male 50s, 1 female 60s, 2 males 60s, 3 females 70s, 6 males 70s, 2 females 80s, …

Lewis and Clark County’s public health officer is expressing concern over statewide rollbacks to COVID-19 restrictions, particularly when they clash with local rules. Effective Jan. 15, Gov. Greg Gianforte removed statewide restrictions on capacity and hours of operation at bars, restaurants, casinos, breweries, distilleries and other businesses. However, restrictions on these types of businesses remain …

Officer Reynaldo Contreras arrived at the home of Patrick Warren on January 10 after Warren’s family called for psychiatric help. The police department said in a statement that, upon the officer’s arrival, Warren was “emotionally distressed,” and newly released body camera footage shows the tense moments that led to Contreras firing his weapon at Warren …

The Cattaraugus County Health Department reported 23 more COVID-19 cases and one death on Saturday. A 65-year-old woman became the 71st resident of Cattaraugus County to die of COVID-19 related complications since the county began tracking the pandemic in March. She had developed respiratory failure, according to a news release from the health department. The total number …