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CHARLESTON — Aetna Better Health of West Virginia, a CVS Health company, has announced a $15,000 donation to Children’s Home Society of West Virginia in celebration of National Adoption Month. The funding will go toward the purchase of winter coats, hats, gloves and other essential items to help children in foster care and …

LEHI — Criminal charges have been filed against a man from Saratoga Springs accused of violating health regulations after he hosted a large Halloween party in a Lehi warehouse building. Scott Brown, 19, was charged with disorderly conduct; creating, contributing, or supporting a public nuisance; violating health regulations and unsafe conditions, according to court documents. …

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 …

Dallas leapfrogged six tech-centric American cities to rank second in CompTIA’s annual Tech Town Index of the strongest job centers in the U.S. for technology jobs in 2020. The Austin-Round Rock metro area held on to its first-place ranking in the CompTIA index, but Dallas-Fort Worth made the biggest jump of any city, rising from …

As cases of COVID-19 rapidly increase, the delay between test results and Webster County Public Health’s notification of new cases has impeded contact tracing’s ability to quickly mitigate the spread of the virus. In a news release Monday, Webster County Public Health (WCPH) asked every resident who has tested positive since Nov. 5 …

It’s difficult to see how county health departments statewide are going to administer Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s newest travel quarantine plan without additional help from the state. Last week, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced New York is ending its two-week travel quarantines for those coming to New York from states with high numbers of COVID-19 …

HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) – About $220 million in additional CARES Act funding was distributed to Virginia’s public schools last month to be used for COVID-19 pandemic-related resources and supplies. Harrisonburg City Public School leaders have decided where it’s $1.1 million in funding will go. Superintendent Dr. Michael Richards said they decided the federal funding will …

HOLLIDAYSBURG — Blair County’s use of technology came up short Wednesday for family members and friends of a teenage shooting victim directed to the courthouse basement to watch and listen to court proceedings on a television screen. “They were definitely frustrated,” Victim Witness Coordinator Atle Walter said Thursday. “Yet they were very polite …

The Community Health Center of Fort Dodge is hosting a virtual “mask”erade funderasier in place of its traditional in-person event this year. The virtual event includes a raffle ticket drawing, online auction and mask photo contest. It will kick off Friday and run through Nov. 13. Raffle tickets are on sale now at …

Sally Steen, organizer of the Masks for Marquette movement gives out handmade masks to UP Health System employees in May. The “Mask Up Marquette” campaign recently launched as a COVID-19 prevention effort. (Journal file photo) MARQUETTE — A community health campaign led by the Marquette County Health Department and the Marquette …