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Over the weekend, Gov. Phil Murphy extended the state’s public health emergency for another 30 days. The Saturday move came on the same day that New Jersey’s daily count of new COVID-19 cases pushed near 2,000—the highest daily count since the spring. It marks the eighth such extension of the public health emergency, which has …

BATON ROUGE, La. (KALB) – Attorney General Jeff Landry issued the following statement on the House of Representatives’ petition to terminate the public health emergency: “The emergency powers act and the emergency health powers act are written to outline what extraordinary powers are granted to the Governor during a declared emergency. A termination clause is …

The Health and Human Services Board will look at revised language for the ordinance, which would give state-granted enforcement power to the county health officer during a pandemic, at its next meeting. The most recently proposed draft was postponed by the public health communications subcommittee after a town hall meeting where some residents expressed concerns …

The Summit County Public Health Department is investigating a COVID-19 outbreak at Cornerstone Real Estate Rocky Mountains in Breckenridge, where there are two confirmed cases among employees. The employees were tested for the virus Oct. 13 and 14 after developing symptoms, and positive test results were received Oct. 15 and 16. A news release from …

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) – The Kentucky Department for Public Health is announcing an initial draft plan for distributing the COVID-19 vaccine to local health departments and health care organizations. The KDPH anticipates the first shipment of the vaccine would be delivered to the state sometime between later 2020 to early 2021 from the U.S. Department …

Since Oct. 3, the Minnesota Department of Health has reported nine new hospitalizations due to the disease caused by the coronavirus among Crow Wing County residents. This represents the single largest increase in hospitalizations in the county during a one-week period since the pandemic began as total cases edged past 700 Friday, Oct. 9. “Where …

By Re’nesia Mills The Tampa Bay area currently has several forms of operational transportation including taxis, streetcars, bus services, and more. But, new technologies that may advance Tampa’s transit are being considered for the future. The Tampa Bay Area Regional Transit Authority (TBARTA) recently received a $1 million grant from the state legislature that will …

The agency would not, however, identify the high school. AUSTIN, Texas — Multiple high school students have tested positive for COVID-19 after a weekend party, according to Austin’s top doctor. Austin-Travis County Interim Health Authority Dr. Mark Escott shared that information during a briefing by Austin Public Health (APH) at the Travis County Commissioners Court …

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Tony Evers’ administration has issued a new order limiting the size of public indoor gatherings to stem the spread of COVID-19.   “We’re in a crisis right now and need to immediately change our behavior to save lives,” said Gov. Evers. “We are continuing to experience a surge in cases and many …

While COVID-19 has expanded opportunities for patients to connect with providers through the use of telehealth services, it may also create opportunity for scammers to commit fraud by taking advantage of the unfamiliarity some patients may have with this new method of accessing healthcare. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced that many …