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EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) – The Eau Claire City- County Health Department held an update on Monday, July 6th. The county currently has a total of 290 positive cases of COVID-19 with an estimated 183 recovered. A recap of the press conference is below. Officials are asking people to keep their circles small and continue …

The administration said that the money allocated through the program so far had helped support more than 50 million jobs. The share of overall small business payroll supported per state ranged from 72 percent in Virginia to 96 percent in Florida, according to the Treasury release. The Paycheck Protection Program offers businesses with 500 or …

The Riveras waited for that phone call. And waited. And waited. But the call never came. “I was shocked,” said Rivera, a nurse who has since recovered from her bout with the virus. Despite claims that Florida traces every case of Covid-19, a CNN investigation found that health authorities in Florida, now the nation’s No. 1 hotspot for the virus, …

FORT MYERS Lee Health officials are looking for more ICU nurses since the number of ICU beds are already limited due to the recent spike in coronavirus cases. A representative with Lee Health says that just 11% of their ICU beds are available currently because of the rise in COVID-19 patients coming to …

« Older: Local Health Departments Encourage Tennesseans to Continue Essential Health Services July 5, 2020 |   Nashville, TN – On Sunday, July 4th, 2020, the Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) reports that there have been 51,431 confirmed cases of COVID-19 Coronavirus in Tennessee. That is an increase of 1,291 cases from Saturday’s …

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Allegheny County Health Department is reporting 127 new Coronavirus cases Sunday and no additional deaths. The county-wide total now stands at 3,557 since March 14. There are 3,378 confirmed cases and 179 probable cases. Officials report that 412 patients have been or are presently hospitalized among all cases, with four more …

St. Joseph County health officials are considering a push to fine businesses that violate the coronavirus mask order, an idea that has bipartisan support among county elected officials. Since issuing the order May 4, the health department has found nearly 70 violations by businesses not requiring employees to wear masks. Inspectors are currently advising non-complying businesses on …

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. …

By the Wood County Health Department Multiple individuals, including some Wood County residents, who attended the Auburndale Music Fest activities held on June 27-28 have tested positive for COVID-19. While in attendance some cases were likely contagious. Cases were known to have been at the food and beverage distribution areas as well as in attendance …

(KWQC) – SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (KWQC) – The Illinois Department of Public Health has reported 862 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Illinois, including nine additional confirmed deaths on Saturday. This brings the total number of cases to 146,612 and total number of deaths to 7,014. The deaths are in the following counties. Cass County: 1 …