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Photo by Jacob Aere Above: Sign-carrying union members stand behind San Diego County Supervisor Nathan Fletcher at a news conference at the County Administration Building on August 3, 2020. San Diego County Supervisor Nathan Fletcher today joined community activists and county workers to announce a proposal to have the Health and Human Services Agency administer …

The state of Wyoming will again extend a largely unchanged collection of health orders intended to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, Gov. Mark Gordon’s office announced Tuesday afternoon. The notable difference between this order and previous iterations is more explicit guidance on schools. While the order allows for brick-and-mortar K-12 schools, community colleges …

More than 100 people are being asked to quarantine after a Warren County health-care worker tested positive for COVID-19, Warren County Health Services said Monday. The individual — who was asymptomatic — works in the health-care industry and tested positive as part of a routine screening required under state guidelines.  A review of the person’s work activity …

While local health officials have the authority to keep school districts closed for in-person instruction through the fall, Attorney General Ken Paxton said in a letter to schools Friday that private religious schools are are free to decide for themselves whether to reopen. Last week, the state’s education agency released an order requiring schools to …

Former Dallas Cowboys safety Darren Woodson and the American Cancer Society have teamed up to shine a light on racial disparities in the fight against cancer. Woodson’s brother, Randy Luke, lost his battle with liver cancer in December of 2018. Woodson said he doesn’t want another family to go through a preventable illness like they …

As Montanans cope with the accelerating threat of the coronavirus, a great many are at risk of losing their health coverage at this worst possible time. That’s unforgivable. This is no time to be cutting health care for anyone. Virus-related job losses have caused the first Medicaid expansion enrollment increase in more than a year. …

IOWA CITY, Iowa (KCRG) – As COVID-19 cases continue to rise in Johnson County, the University of Iowa Health Care is also seeing more cases among its employees. Chief Medical Officer Dr. Theresa Brennan says there is no evidence the staff is getting the virus from patients, or that patients have gotten it from staff. …

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There’s plenty of uncertainty for the health-care industry and its investors. Half of U.S. states are now reporting rising coronavirus infections. And Joe Biden is beating President Trump in election polls, with the potential for Democrats taking both chambers of Congress. But even if the Democrats once again transform the U.S. health-care system, companies that …

The European Central Bank has just added to the boatloads of pandemic stimulus out there, credited for shielding stocks and investors from bad news. That has helped stocks pare losses, and perhaps keep the S&P 500 SPX, +1.36% on track for yet another winning session. The index is up 40% from its March 23 lows, …