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TICONDEROGA, N.Y. (WCAX) – Health experts want you to stay safe if you choose to go out shopping this Black Friday. The Essex County, New York Health Department says holiday shopping in crowded stores is a higher risk activity that can lead to increased spread of COVID. Holiday shopping in crowded stores is a higher …

LEXINGTON, KY. (WTVQ) – A local coffee shop is facing closure after the Health Department stopped by and told them they were going against regulations set by Governor Beshear. The owner says he can’t afford to shut down his business, he needs to pay his bills. “I’m a millionaire, now I’m on food stamps,” Brewed …

PUEBLO — The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment sent a COVID-19 phone alert Sunday morning to millions of Coloradans who live in Level Red counties. The alert read: “This region is a severe risk of deadly COVID. Use caution.” The alert was designed to “notify Coloradans about the direness of the COVID-19 situation …

SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Department of Health Sunday is reporting 2,667 new test-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state and eight new deaths from the disease. It says 484 Utahns are currently hospitalized due to COVID-19 — 186 of those patients in intensive care — and that 10,485 new people were tested over …

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) – Some services at the Pitt County Health Department have been curtailed after another employee has tested positive for the coronavirus. The health department says the worker is not a healthcare provider but does work in an area that supports clinical operations. The employee, who works in a shared workspace, has not …

Thanksgiving turkey. (Photo: WWAY) NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — As Governor Roy Cooper lowers the limit on indoor gatherings, it leaves some peoples’ Thanksgiving plans up in the air. Following the CDC guidelines, New Hanover County Health and Human Services put out guidelines about how to celebrate safely. UNCW also shared guidelines for students …

ST. CLAIR COUNTY, Mich. – St. Clair County is experiencing a rapid and concerning acceleration of COVID-19 positive cases. As of Monday, Nov. 9 the county is experiencing a record 9.5% positivity rate. Due to the increase in people infected, the current level of new cases per day in November represents a 144% increase compared …

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is opening a smartphone app that alerts users of potential exposure to COVID-19 to statewide use after piloting the program on the campus of Michigan State University. The MI COVID Alert app sends notifications based on contact-tracing data collected by state and local health officials about the …

Image from Oswego County website. OSWEGO COUNTY – Every fall season for more than two decades, the Oswego County Health Department’s Hospice team has organized a memorial service to honor and remember those who passed during the previous year. This year, due to the pandemic, guests are unable to gather in person. Instead, the health …