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KNOX COUNTY, Mo. (WGEM) — Not all counties in the Tri-States are seeing a sharp rise in COVID-19 cases, and they’d like to keep it that way. The Knox County, Missouri Health Department [KCHD] and the school district officials said they’re at the forefront of that fight. KCHD officials said it starts at places like …

AMHERST — Facing objections from parents to their children returning to all-remote instruction beginning Monday, the Amherst-Pelham Regional School Committee wants the teachers union to consider adjusting COVID-19 health metrics used for determining whether schools remain open. Allison McDonald, chairwoman of the Regional School Committee, stated Friday that she has sent a letter to the …

New Hampshire health officials announced Saturday that they have identified three more establishments with potential community exposure to COVID-19, one day after they announced exposure at five well-known restaurants across the state. The newly affected establishments include two restaurants and a casino. Anyone who visited the Concord Casino in Concord, Paddy’s American Grille in Portsmouth …

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Mecklenburg County Public Health issued an Abatement of Imminent Hazard Order, which prohibits all in-person gatherings at United House of Prayer for All People to be canceled until at least November 5.   Health officials said more than 120 people who attended the convocation events from October 4 until October 11 tested …

New Hampshire health officials announced Friday that they have identified potential community exposure to COVID-19 at five well-known restaurants across the state. The affected restaurants include the Daniel Street Tavern and The Goat Bar and Grill in downtown Portsmouth, The Draft Sports Bar and Grill and The Barley House Restaurant and Tavern in downtown Concord …

ASHEVILLE As 2020 moves into flu season and colder weather amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, local health officials are urging residents to get the flu vaccine and stay diligent as cases are expected to rise and people start to tire of safety measures.   With the ongoing pandemic, this flu season will be unlike previous ones, said …

BOSTON (AP/KWWL) — The government’s national intelligence director says Russia and Iran have obtained U.S. voting registration information. John Ratcliffe, the intelligence director, spoke at a rare news conference Wednesday night. Ratcliffe and FBI Director Christopher Wray said the U.S. will impose costs on any foreign countries interfering in the 2020 election. They accused Iran …

With indoor bar and restaurant service set to be suspended in at least four healthcare regions across Illinois, health officials are defending their decisions to impact those businesses, calling eateries and taverns “significant spreading locations” of the coronavirus. Speaking at a press conference Tuesday, Dr. Ngozi Ezike, the director of the Illinois Department of Public …

TOWSON, Md. (WJZ) — Baltimore County health officials issued a health notice Monday to faith-based institutions, calling for their help to curb the spread of COVID-19 and the flu season. “Faith-based institutions are a stronghold in the community,” said Doctor Gregory Wm. Branch, Baltimore County’s Health Officer. Branch encouraged institutions to remind their parishioners to …

Friday was the deadline for states to submit their plans to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, but they still don’t have the needed federal money to help carry them out, officials said. “As it stands now, we do not have any capability to fund the imminent implementation of the plan,” James Blumenstock, …