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Chicago is preparing to enter Phase 1b of its COVID-19 vaccination plan on Monday, which makes doses available to frontline workers and individuals over the age of 65, city officials announced Thursday. “Looking ahead to Monday, we will be formally starting to move into Phase 1b, and 1b includes Chicagoans over the age of 65, …

FREMONT, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jan 21, 2021– Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ: STX) (the “Company” or “Seagate”) today reported financial results for its fiscal second quarter ended January 1, 2021. “Seagate delivered strong, double-digit revenue, earnings and free cash flow growth in the December quarter supported by broad-based improvement across nearly every served market and geography, and we …

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Two Austin groups are collaborating to raise awareness for mental health starting Friday with a “Happy Habit-A-Thon.” The Hi, How Are You Project and American Campus Communities teamed up to put on the multi-day event that urges people to incorporate habits in their lives that “promote and maintain mental wellness.” People can …

Clover Health Investments (NASDAQ:CLOV) recently made its public debut after merging with one of former Facebook executive Chamath Palihapitiya’s SPACs (special purpose acquisition companies). Of the four companies Palihapitiya has targeted so far — the other three are Virgin Galactic, Opendoor Technologies, and SoFi, soon to merge with SPAC Social Capital Hedosophia Holdings V — Clover gets …

SAN MATEO COUNTY, Calif. (KRON) – On the Peninsula, confusion over the COVID-19 vaccine distribution. San Mateo County’s health officer published a lengthy statement criticizing the rollout and lack of transparency from the state and the federal government and like other Bay Area counties, there’s more demand than supply. It’s not the first time the …

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, it is hereby ordered as follows: Section 1.  Policy.  Our Nation has an abiding commitment to empower our workers and communities; promote and protect our public health and the environment; and conserve our national treasures and monuments, …

ST. LOUIS – In addition to digital whiteboards, in-room entertainment, and the ability to order food service all from the comfort of your bed, SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital has added another feature to its patient portal: photo sharing.  Jennifer Garnica, administrative director of Nursing Operations at SLU Hospital, says she and her staff …

Patients who haven’t already placed their name on the health department’s vaccine waitlist can register online. PORT ARTHUR, Texas — The Port Arthur Health Department is reminding those in need of a COVID-19 vaccine to avoid showing up without an appointment. Port Arthur health officials say they’re only taking patients with appointments. Patients who haven’t …

NATIONAL (NBC) — It’s a simple way to prove you were vaccinated. World Health Access CEO Isaac Daniel says it’s like a passport, and the vaccine is a stamp. “Once you get the vaccine, and you have it in this passbook.” “When we want to go to a restaurant, to a mall, all we have …

MURRELLS INLET — Among the medical outlets facing growing pressure to dole out COVID-19 vaccines from Gov. Henry McMaster, Tidelands Health says that nearly 34,000 individuals that are 70 years and older have signed up to receive the Pfizer vaccine since last Wednesday. While its percentage of vaccines administered looks low on paper with 37 …