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News COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMIZ) MU Health Care is set to host the third and final day of its vaccine clinic Sunday at Faurot Field. As of Sunday morning, MU Health Care’s website showed 554 available appointment times. Those looking to get vaccinated do need to register through the website, however registration can be completed the …

Money and Business CARPINTERIA, Calif. — Santa Barbara County Public Health is working to get as many people vaccinated as quickly as possible. Friday they are teaming up with the Carp Growers to vaccinate agriculture workers. There are 13 agriculture companies affiliated with the Carp Growers. Many of those companies are keeping their employees on …

Connecting people to counselors Justin Matthews reports CLEARWATER, Fla. – The Largo Police Department teamed up with Clearwater-based non-profit organization Directions for Living for a program that uses technology to help officers respond to mental health-related calls for service. Direction for Living’s “TRACE” program connects people who call the police for help with a licensed …

Even though the link is not firm yet, they’re calling the condition vaccine-induced immune thrombotic thrombocytopenia or VITT. It’s characterized by unusual blood clotting combined with a low number of blood-clotting cells called platelets. Patients suffer from dangerous clots and, sometimes, hemorrhaging at the same time. It’s been linked most firmly with the AstraZeneca coronavirus …

By Claudia Yaw / cyaw@chronline.com After state lawmakers vowed to pump more money into Washington’s “woefully underfunded” public health system, Lewis County might already be seeing the start of that bolstered support. This legislative session, Gov. Jay Inslee requested that lawmakers consider a bill to restructure the state’s public health system, which largely relies on …

ROME (AP) — The head of Italy’s national health institute is distancing himself from a scandal over a spiked World Health Organization report into Italy’s coronavirus response. Dr. Silvio Brusaferro says he had no means to interfere with the U.N. agency and has never censored even inconvenient information from the public. Brusaferro was drawn into …

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – The Metro Public Health Department has announced guidelines for high school graduation ceremonies aimed at mitigating the spread of COVID-19. MPHD says all participants and guests will be required to wear face coverings/masks at all times, except for speakers, who should be at a minimum of 15 feet from the front …

Henry Ford Health System announced Thursday, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), that it is boosting access to monoclonal antibody therapy in southeast Michigan. The Michigan-based health system said monoclonal antibody therapy is promising treatment that has been shown to keep high-risk COVID-19 patients out of the hospital. From …

The Iowa State Capitol building July 31 in Des Moines. MEG MCLAUGHLIN Courier Des Moines Bureau More than $11.5 million in federal relief funding is available to assist public school districts in providing mental health support and other wraparound services to pre-K-12 students. The money also will support community college efforts in expanding programming to …

Covered California has $3 billion in federal aid for people who enroll this year or already are signed up. CALIFORNIA, USA — This story was originally published by CalMatters. Californians enrolled in health coverage this year will qualify for substantial savings as $3 billion in federal aid kicks in, including for people who are currently getting no …