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Business and public health more intertwined than ever due to COVID, panel of experts say

Business and public health more intertwined than ever due to COVID, panel of experts say

To more forward into the “new normal” following the coronavirus pandemic, business will need to work hand-in-hand with public health measures to rebound the ec [...] Read full article: Business and public health more intertwi...→

Business and public health more intertwined than ever due to COVID, panel of experts say

Business and public health more intertwined than ever due to COVID, panel of experts say

To more forward into the “new normal” following the coronavirus pandemic, business will need to work hand-in-hand with public health measures to rebound the ec [...] Read full article: Business and public health more intertwi...→

Minn. Health Officials See Uptick In COVID-19 Cases Among Adults Under 40

Minn. Health Officials See Uptick In COVID-19 Cases Among Adults Under 40

Minnesota Department of Health officials said Wednesday there are roughly 100 new cases of COVID-19 of people in their 20s after a weekend of bar hopping on Ju [...] Read full article: Minn. Health Officials See Uptick In COV...→

How anti-vaxxers are set to endanger public health again

How anti-vaxxers are set to endanger public health again

We’re merely halfway into the year, and yet 2020 has challenged us with a global plague, months of lockdown, economic devastation, the most dire unemployment s [...] Read full article: How anti-vaxxers are set to endanger pub...→

Recycle pick up suspended for certain Hillsborough Co. residents due to COVID-19

Recycle pick up suspended for certain Hillsborough Co. residents due to COVID-19

A “significant” shortage of truck drivers caused by COVID-19 is forcing a Hillsborough County waste company to temporarily suspend recycle collection. Read full article: Recycle pick up suspended for certain Hi...→

2020 New York City Marathon canceled due to COVID-19 safety concerns

2020 New York City Marathon canceled due to COVID-19 safety concerns

The New York City Marathon, set to take place on Nov. 1, has officially been canceled due to coronavirus health and safety concerns, according to New York Road [...] Read full article: 2020 New York City Marathon canceled due...→

Reopening; Santa Clara County Health Officials Monitor 'Worrisome' New COVID-19 Cases

Reopening; Santa Clara County Health Officials Monitor 'Worrisome' New COVID-19 Cases

As they have begun rolling back tough COVID-19 restrictions, Santa Clara health officials say they are carefully monitoring a 'worrisome' number of new cases w [...] Read full article: Reopening; Santa Clara County Health Off...→

Health officials issue COVID-19 warning to those who attended Waukegan basketball tourney

Health officials issue COVID-19 warning to those who attended Waukegan basketball tourney

The Lake County Health Department is encouraging people who attended a basketball tournament in Waukegan last week to self-quarantine at home until Sunday, Jun [...] Read full article: Health officials issue COVID-19 warning ...→

San Bernardino County declares racism a public health crisis

San Bernardino County declares racism a public health crisis

County supervisors also voted Tuesday, June 23, to create a panel to address the effects of racism in health care, law and justice and economic opportunity Read full article: San Bernardino County declares racism a ...→

Miami-Dade Requiring Masks in Public After ‘Worrisome Spike' in COVID-19 Cases: Mayor

Miami-Dade Requiring Masks in Public After ‘Worrisome Spike' in COVID-19 Cases: Mayor

Miami-Dade will be requiring masks in public as the county is experiencing a “worrisome spike” in coronavirus cases, mayor Carlos Gimenez said Tuesday. Gimenez [...] Read full article: Miami-Dade Requiring Masks in Public Aft...→

What Are the Odds Someone at a Gathering Has COVID-19? Chicago Health Officials Break Down the Math

What Are the Odds Someone at a Gathering Has COVID-19? Chicago Health Officials Break Down the Math

Health officials in Chicago say there’s a 5% chance that someone in a gathering of 10 people has an active COVID-19 infection – and that those odds rise sharpl [...] Read full article: What Are the Odds Someone at a Gathering...→

Public Health Workers Fighting Virus Face Growing Threats

Four New York regions meet the criteria to begin reopening on Friday. New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed an executive order allowing nonessential construction, [...] Read full article: Public Health Workers Fighting Virus Fac...→

With COVID Cares phone line, Minnesota mental health professionals offer support in time of crisis | MinnPost

With COVID Cares phone line, Minnesota mental health professionals offer support in time of crisis | MinnPost

COVID Cares Support Service is a statewide phone line offering free, anonymous support for people experiencing stress and anxiety; it's staffed by a volunteer [...] Read full article: With COVID Cares phone line, Minnesota m...→

Public Health Officials Resign Amid Threats During Pandemic

Public Health Officials Resign Amid Threats During Pandemic

Across the US, many people have taken issue with guidance from health officials -- as the act of wearing a mask to protect others during a pandemic has become [...] Read full article: Public Health Officials Resign Amid Thre...→

Minnesota sees no rise in COVID-19 cases tied to protests: Health official

Minnesota sees no rise in COVID-19 cases tied to protests: Health official

So far, Minneapolis has not seen a dramatic uptick in COVID-19 cases related to George Floyd protests, the state’s Department of Health said. Read full article: Minnesota sees no rise in COVID-19 cases...→

FIU Researchers Make COVID-19 Data for Miami-Dade County Available to the Public

FIU Researchers Make COVID-19 Data for Miami-Dade County Available to the Public

When elected officials issue orders about things like mandatory face coverings, they say their decisions are data driven. But ever wonder what data is driving [...] Read full article: FIU Researchers Make COVID-19 Data for M...→

LA County public health director reveals violent threats against her over coronavirus response

LA County public health director reveals violent threats against her over coronavirus response

Los Angeles County's top health official said Monday that she and others in similar roles have received death threats over safety measures to prevent the sprea [...] Read full article: LA County public health director reveals...→

Orlando Pride withdraws from NWSL return-to-play tournament due to COVID-19 cases

Orlando Pride withdraws from NWSL return-to-play tournament due to COVID-19 cases

In the first instance of an entire team dropping out of a league’s return-to-play plan, the Orlando Pride of the National Women’s Soccer League announced it is [...] Read full article: Orlando Pride withdraws from NWSL return...→

Florida Offering Benefits for Workers, Businesses Struggling Due to COVID-19

Florida Offering Benefits for Workers, Businesses Struggling Due to COVID-19

Businesses and workers are feeling the squeeze as the coronavirus pandemic has forced stores across Florida to shutter their doors. Companies being forced to d [...] Read full article: Florida Offering Benefits for Workers, B...→

People Testing Positive for COVID-19 Still Showing Up to Work: Jackson Health CEO

People Testing Positive for COVID-19 Still Showing Up to Work: Jackson Health CEO

Despite testing positive for coronavirus, people everywhere are still showing up to work and not telling their bosses so that they can still get paid. That’s o [...] Read full article: People Testing Positive for COVID-19 Sti...→

As COVID-19 cases surge, Austin Public Health says contact tracing isn’t doing much

As COVID-19 cases surge, Austin Public Health says contact tracing isn’t doing much

Austin Public Health is reporting alarming numbers paired with alarming news that contact tracing efforts may not be very effective in slowing the spread local [...] Read full article: As COVID-19 cases surge, Austin Public H...→

Seattle business owner says he plans to move due to lack of leadership and 'socialist' city council

Seattle business owner says he plans to move due to lack of leadership and 'socialist' city council

Joey Rodolfo, the owner of a clothing store in Seattle, Wash., told “Fox & Friends” that he plans to move out of the state citing “no leadership” and a “social [...] Read full article: Seattle business owner says he plans to ...→

Pause in cancer treatments during COVID may cause other public health crisis

Pause in cancer treatments during COVID may cause other public health crisis

Yet another unfortunate outcome of the COVID-19 pandemic: More people with cancer are going undiagnosed and untreated. Read full article: Pause in cancer treatments during COVID ...→

USPS employees demand funding, express financial struggles due to COVID-19

USPS employees demand funding, express financial struggles due to COVID-19

United States Postal Service employees are calling on their congressional representatives and demanding funding due to coronavirus financial struggles.  Read full article: USPS employees demand funding, express f...→

Business Owners, Leaders Adjust to COVID-19 Projections

Business Owners, Leaders Adjust to COVID-19 Projections

In the age of COVID-19, uncertainty is among the few things businesses in DFW can truly count on. As cases rise across North Texas, business strategies are als [...] Read full article: Business Owners, Leaders Adjust to COVID...→

Fraser and Smith: Public health professionals fight for everyone’s life – they deserve a break, too

Fraser and Smith: Public health professionals fight for everyone’s life – they deserve a break, too

Public health professionals at every level want one thing for their communities: life free from this novel coronavirus.  Read full article: Fraser and Smith: Public health professi...→

Public health workers fighting the coronavirus are facing growing threats from e [...]

Public health workers fighting the coronavirus are facing growing threats from elected officials and members of the public who are frustrated with the lockdown [...] Read full article: Public health workers fighting the coron...→

Judge Grants Compassionate Release To Reputed Mob Enforcer Mario Rainone Due To COVID-19 Concerns

Judge Grants Compassionate Release To Reputed Mob Enforcer Mario Rainone Due To COVID-19 Concerns

Rainone asked for release to home confinement last month, saying prostate cancer, liver disease and heart problems make him susceptible to COVID-19. Read full article: Judge Grants Compassionate Release To Re...→

MAP: Local restaurants with reported COVID-19 cases or safety changes due to rise in cases

MAP: Local restaurants with reported COVID-19 cases or safety changes due to rise in cases

TAMPA, Fla. — ABC Action News is tracking restaurants that have reported a COVID-19 case and/or restaurants that are making safety changes because of a rise in [...] Read full article: MAP: Local restaurants with reported COV...→

LA County Health Officials Say Community Transmission Increasing As 2,500 New COVID-19 Cases Reported

LA County Health Officials Say Community Transmission Increasing As 2,500 New COVID-19 Cases Reported

County public health Director Dr. Barbara Ferrer announced 2,571 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 18 additional virus-related deaths, bringing countywide [...] Read full article: LA County Health Officials Say Community...→

Santa Clara County officials push to declare racism a public health crisis

Santa Clara County officials push to declare racism a public health crisis

Local civil rights leaders called the resolutions a positive first step but emphasized that the county must push beyond symbolic gestures to uproot systemic ra [...] Read full article: Santa Clara County officials push to dec...→

NYC Could See 22,000 Public Employee Lay-offs Because Of COVID-19

NYC Could See 22,000 Public Employee Lay-offs Because Of COVID-19

Mayor Bill de Blasio warned that without aid from Albany and Washington, as well as concessions from labor groups, every department would face unprecedented jo [...] Read full article: NYC Could See 22,000 Public Employee Lay...→

Illinois health officials on Tuesday announced 601 new known cases of COVID-19 a [...]

Illinois health officials on Tuesday announced 601 new known cases of COVID-19 a [...]

Illinois health officials on Tuesday announced 601 new known cases of COVID-19 and 38 additional fatalities, bringing the total number of known cases to 137,82 [...] Read full article: Illinois health officials on Tuesday ann...→

Gov. Whitmer Appeals Gym Reopening, Asks For Delay Due To Covid-19

Governor Gretchen Whitmer is asking an appeals court to keep gyms closed ahead of their planned Thursday re-opening. Read full article: Gov. Whitmer Appeals Gym Reopening, Asks...→

Fort Worth Animal Care and Control Awarded Grant Due to COVID-19

Fort Worth Animal Care and Control Awarded Grant Due to COVID-19

The City of Fort Worth Animal Care and Control was awarded a $20,000 grant from PetSmart Charities’ Emergency Relief Fund to assist animal welfare organization [...] Read full article: Fort Worth Animal Care and Control Award...→

Navy Pier's Fourth of July Fireworks Canceled Due to COVID-19

Navy Pier's Fourth of July Fireworks Canceled Due to COVID-19

Navy Pier’s iconic Fourth of July fireworks display won’t be happening this year, officials revealed. Though the popular attraction has already started reopeni [...] Read full article: Navy Pier's Fourth of July Fireworks Can...→

Dr. Anthony Fauci, other health officials to testify at House hearing on COVID-19 response as infections spike in half of US states

Dr. Anthony Fauci, other health officials to testify at House hearing on COVID-19 response as infections spike in half of US states

With coronavirus cases rising in about half the states, Dr. Anthony Fauci returns to Capitol Hill on Tuesday at a fraught moment in the nation's pandemic respo [...] Read full article: Dr. Anthony Fauci, other health official...→

Domestic workers face low pay, no health coverage, and COVID-19

Domestic workers face low pay, no health coverage, and COVID-19

A New York nanny wants to work but doesn't "want to risk exposing myself to the virus and exposing my children." Read full article: Domestic workers face low pay, no health...→

Minn. Health Officials See Uptick In COVID-19 Cases Among Adults Under 40

Minn. Health Officials See Uptick In COVID-19 Cases Among Adults Under 40

Minnesota Department of Health officials said Wednesday there are roughly 100 new cases of COVID-19 of people in their 20s after a weekend of bar hopping on Ju [...] Read full article: Minn. Health Officials See Uptick In COV...→

Recycle pick up suspended for certain Hillsborough Co. residents due to COVID-19

Recycle pick up suspended for certain Hillsborough Co. residents due to COVID-19

A “significant” shortage of truck drivers caused by COVID-19 is forcing a Hillsborough County waste company to temporarily suspend recycle collection. Read full article: Recycle pick up suspended for certain Hi...→

NYC Could See 22,000 Public Employee Lay-offs Because Of COVID-19

NYC Could See 22,000 Public Employee Lay-offs Because Of COVID-19

Mayor Bill de Blasio warned that without aid from Albany and Washington, as well as concessions from labor groups, every department would face unprecedented jo [...] Read full article: NYC Could See 22,000 Public Employee Lay...→

As COVID-19 cases surge, Austin Public Health says contact tracing isn’t doing much

As COVID-19 cases surge, Austin Public Health says contact tracing isn’t doing much

Austin Public Health is reporting alarming numbers paired with alarming news that contact tracing efforts may not be very effective in slowing the spread local [...] Read full article: As COVID-19 cases surge, Austin Public H...→

2020 New York City Marathon canceled due to COVID-19 safety concerns

2020 New York City Marathon canceled due to COVID-19 safety concerns

The New York City Marathon, set to take place on Nov. 1, has officially been canceled due to coronavirus health and safety concerns, according to New York Road [...] Read full article: 2020 New York City Marathon canceled due...→

Illinois health officials on Tuesday announced 601 new known cases of COVID-19 a [...]

Illinois health officials on Tuesday announced 601 new known cases of COVID-19 a [...]

Illinois health officials on Tuesday announced 601 new known cases of COVID-19 and 38 additional fatalities, bringing the total number of known cases to 137,82 [...] Read full article: Illinois health officials on Tuesday ann...→

Pause in cancer treatments during COVID may cause other public health crisis

Pause in cancer treatments during COVID may cause other public health crisis

Yet another unfortunate outcome of the COVID-19 pandemic: More people with cancer are going undiagnosed and untreated. Read full article: Pause in cancer treatments during COVID ...→

Health officials issue COVID-19 warning to those who attended Waukegan basketball tourney

Health officials issue COVID-19 warning to those who attended Waukegan basketball tourney

The Lake County Health Department is encouraging people who attended a basketball tournament in Waukegan last week to self-quarantine at home until Sunday, Jun [...] Read full article: Health officials issue COVID-19 warning ...→

Fort Worth Animal Care and Control Awarded Grant Due to COVID-19

Fort Worth Animal Care and Control Awarded Grant Due to COVID-19

The City of Fort Worth Animal Care and Control was awarded a $20,000 grant from PetSmart Charities’ Emergency Relief Fund to assist animal welfare organization [...] Read full article: Fort Worth Animal Care and Control Award...→

Business Owners, Leaders Adjust to COVID-19 Projections

Business Owners, Leaders Adjust to COVID-19 Projections

In the age of COVID-19, uncertainty is among the few things businesses in DFW can truly count on. As cases rise across North Texas, business strategies are als [...] Read full article: Business Owners, Leaders Adjust to COVID...→

Miami-Dade Requiring Masks in Public After ‘Worrisome Spike' in COVID-19 Cases: Mayor

Miami-Dade Requiring Masks in Public After ‘Worrisome Spike' in COVID-19 Cases: Mayor

Miami-Dade will be requiring masks in public as the county is experiencing a “worrisome spike” in coronavirus cases, mayor Carlos Gimenez said Tuesday. Gimenez [...] Read full article: Miami-Dade Requiring Masks in Public Aft...→

Fraser and Smith: Public health professionals fight for everyone’s life – they deserve a break, too

Fraser and Smith: Public health professionals fight for everyone’s life – they deserve a break, too

Public health professionals at every level want one thing for their communities: life free from this novel coronavirus.  Read full article: Fraser and Smith: Public health professi...→

Public Health Workers Fighting Virus Face Growing Threats

Four New York regions meet the criteria to begin reopening on Friday. New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed an executive order allowing nonessential construction, [...] Read full article: Public Health Workers Fighting Virus Fac...→

Judge Grants Compassionate Release To Reputed Mob Enforcer Mario Rainone Due To COVID-19 Concerns

Judge Grants Compassionate Release To Reputed Mob Enforcer Mario Rainone Due To COVID-19 Concerns

Rainone asked for release to home confinement last month, saying prostate cancer, liver disease and heart problems make him susceptible to COVID-19. Read full article: Judge Grants Compassionate Release To Re...→

Public Health Officials Resign Amid Threats During Pandemic

Public Health Officials Resign Amid Threats During Pandemic

Across the US, many people have taken issue with guidance from health officials -- as the act of wearing a mask to protect others during a pandemic has become [...] Read full article: Public Health Officials Resign Amid Thre...→

LA County Health Officials Say Community Transmission Increasing As 2,500 New COVID-19 Cases Reported

LA County Health Officials Say Community Transmission Increasing As 2,500 New COVID-19 Cases Reported

County public health Director Dr. Barbara Ferrer announced 2,571 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 18 additional virus-related deaths, bringing countywide [...] Read full article: LA County Health Officials Say Community...→

FIU Researchers Make COVID-19 Data for Miami-Dade County Available to the Public

FIU Researchers Make COVID-19 Data for Miami-Dade County Available to the Public

When elected officials issue orders about things like mandatory face coverings, they say their decisions are data driven. But ever wonder what data is driving [...] Read full article: FIU Researchers Make COVID-19 Data for M...→

Domestic workers face low pay, no health coverage, and COVID-19

Domestic workers face low pay, no health coverage, and COVID-19

A New York nanny wants to work but doesn't "want to risk exposing myself to the virus and exposing my children." Read full article: Domestic workers face low pay, no health...→

Orlando Pride withdraws from NWSL return-to-play tournament due to COVID-19 cases

Orlando Pride withdraws from NWSL return-to-play tournament due to COVID-19 cases

In the first instance of an entire team dropping out of a league’s return-to-play plan, the Orlando Pride of the National Women’s Soccer League announced it is [...] Read full article: Orlando Pride withdraws from NWSL return...→

Florida Offering Benefits for Workers, Businesses Struggling Due to COVID-19

Florida Offering Benefits for Workers, Businesses Struggling Due to COVID-19

Businesses and workers are feeling the squeeze as the coronavirus pandemic has forced stores across Florida to shutter their doors. Companies being forced to d [...] Read full article: Florida Offering Benefits for Workers, B...→

How anti-vaxxers are set to endanger public health again

How anti-vaxxers are set to endanger public health again

We’re merely halfway into the year, and yet 2020 has challenged us with a global plague, months of lockdown, economic devastation, the most dire unemployment s [...] Read full article: How anti-vaxxers are set to endanger pub...→

People Testing Positive for COVID-19 Still Showing Up to Work: Jackson Health CEO

People Testing Positive for COVID-19 Still Showing Up to Work: Jackson Health CEO

Despite testing positive for coronavirus, people everywhere are still showing up to work and not telling their bosses so that they can still get paid. That’s o [...] Read full article: People Testing Positive for COVID-19 Sti...→

Seattle business owner says he plans to move due to lack of leadership and 'socialist' city council

Seattle business owner says he plans to move due to lack of leadership and 'socialist' city council

Joey Rodolfo, the owner of a clothing store in Seattle, Wash., told “Fox & Friends” that he plans to move out of the state citing “no leadership” and a “social [...] Read full article: Seattle business owner says he plans to ...→

Reopening; Santa Clara County Health Officials Monitor 'Worrisome' New COVID-19 Cases

Reopening; Santa Clara County Health Officials Monitor 'Worrisome' New COVID-19 Cases

As they have begun rolling back tough COVID-19 restrictions, Santa Clara health officials say they are carefully monitoring a 'worrisome' number of new cases w [...] Read full article: Reopening; Santa Clara County Health Off...→

Gov. Whitmer Appeals Gym Reopening, Asks For Delay Due To Covid-19

Governor Gretchen Whitmer is asking an appeals court to keep gyms closed ahead of their planned Thursday re-opening. Read full article: Gov. Whitmer Appeals Gym Reopening, Asks...→

USPS employees demand funding, express financial struggles due to COVID-19

USPS employees demand funding, express financial struggles due to COVID-19

United States Postal Service employees are calling on their congressional representatives and demanding funding due to coronavirus financial struggles.  Read full article: USPS employees demand funding, express f...→

San Bernardino County declares racism a public health crisis

San Bernardino County declares racism a public health crisis

County supervisors also voted Tuesday, June 23, to create a panel to address the effects of racism in health care, law and justice and economic opportunity Read full article: San Bernardino County declares racism a ...→

Navy Pier's Fourth of July Fireworks Canceled Due to COVID-19

Navy Pier's Fourth of July Fireworks Canceled Due to COVID-19

Navy Pier’s iconic Fourth of July fireworks display won’t be happening this year, officials revealed. Though the popular attraction has already started reopeni [...] Read full article: Navy Pier's Fourth of July Fireworks Can...→

What Are the Odds Someone at a Gathering Has COVID-19? Chicago Health Officials Break Down the Math

What Are the Odds Someone at a Gathering Has COVID-19? Chicago Health Officials Break Down the Math

Health officials in Chicago say there’s a 5% chance that someone in a gathering of 10 people has an active COVID-19 infection – and that those odds rise sharpl [...] Read full article: What Are the Odds Someone at a Gathering...→

Public health workers fighting the coronavirus are facing growing threats from e [...]

Public health workers fighting the coronavirus are facing growing threats from elected officials and members of the public who are frustrated with the lockdown [...] Read full article: Public health workers fighting the coron...→

With COVID Cares phone line, Minnesota mental health professionals offer support in time of crisis | MinnPost

With COVID Cares phone line, Minnesota mental health professionals offer support in time of crisis | MinnPost

COVID Cares Support Service is a statewide phone line offering free, anonymous support for people experiencing stress and anxiety; it's staffed by a volunteer [...] Read full article: With COVID Cares phone line, Minnesota m...→

Dr. Anthony Fauci, other health officials to testify at House hearing on COVID-19 response as infections spike in half of US states

Dr. Anthony Fauci, other health officials to testify at House hearing on COVID-19 response as infections spike in half of US states

With coronavirus cases rising in about half the states, Dr. Anthony Fauci returns to Capitol Hill on Tuesday at a fraught moment in the nation's pandemic respo [...] Read full article: Dr. Anthony Fauci, other health official...→

MAP: Local restaurants with reported COVID-19 cases or safety changes due to rise in cases

MAP: Local restaurants with reported COVID-19 cases or safety changes due to rise in cases

TAMPA, Fla. — ABC Action News is tracking restaurants that have reported a COVID-19 case and/or restaurants that are making safety changes because of a rise in [...] Read full article: MAP: Local restaurants with reported COV...→

Minnesota sees no rise in COVID-19 cases tied to protests: Health official

Minnesota sees no rise in COVID-19 cases tied to protests: Health official

So far, Minneapolis has not seen a dramatic uptick in COVID-19 cases related to George Floyd protests, the state’s Department of Health said. Read full article: Minnesota sees no rise in COVID-19 cases...→

Santa Clara County officials push to declare racism a public health crisis

Santa Clara County officials push to declare racism a public health crisis

Local civil rights leaders called the resolutions a positive first step but emphasized that the county must push beyond symbolic gestures to uproot systemic ra [...] Read full article: Santa Clara County officials push to dec...→

LA County public health director reveals violent threats against her over coronavirus response

LA County public health director reveals violent threats against her over coronavirus response

Los Angeles County's top health official said Monday that she and others in similar roles have received death threats over safety measures to prevent the sprea [...] Read full article: LA County public health director reveals...→

Minn. Health Officials See Uptick In COVID-19 Cases Among Adults Under 40

Minn. Health Officials See Uptick In COVID-19 Cases Among Adults Under 40

Minnesota Department of Health officials said Wednesday there are roughly 100 new cases of COVID-19 of people in their 20s after a weekend of bar hopping on Ju [...] Read full article: Minn. Health Officials See Uptick In COV...→

Florida Offering Benefits for Workers, Businesses Struggling Due to COVID-19

Florida Offering Benefits for Workers, Businesses Struggling Due to COVID-19

Businesses and workers are feeling the squeeze as the coronavirus pandemic has forced stores across Florida to shutter their doors. Companies being forced to d [...] Read full article: Florida Offering Benefits for Workers, B...→

How anti-vaxxers are set to endanger public health again

How anti-vaxxers are set to endanger public health again

We’re merely halfway into the year, and yet 2020 has challenged us with a global plague, months of lockdown, economic devastation, the most dire unemployment s [...] Read full article: How anti-vaxxers are set to endanger pub...→

Recycle pick up suspended for certain Hillsborough Co. residents due to COVID-19

Recycle pick up suspended for certain Hillsborough Co. residents due to COVID-19

A “significant” shortage of truck drivers caused by COVID-19 is forcing a Hillsborough County waste company to temporarily suspend recycle collection. Read full article: Recycle pick up suspended for certain Hi...→

People Testing Positive for COVID-19 Still Showing Up to Work: Jackson Health CEO

People Testing Positive for COVID-19 Still Showing Up to Work: Jackson Health CEO

Despite testing positive for coronavirus, people everywhere are still showing up to work and not telling their bosses so that they can still get paid. That’s o [...] Read full article: People Testing Positive for COVID-19 Sti...→

NYC Could See 22,000 Public Employee Lay-offs Because Of COVID-19

NYC Could See 22,000 Public Employee Lay-offs Because Of COVID-19

Mayor Bill de Blasio warned that without aid from Albany and Washington, as well as concessions from labor groups, every department would face unprecedented jo [...] Read full article: NYC Could See 22,000 Public Employee Lay...→

As COVID-19 cases surge, Austin Public Health says contact tracing isn’t doing much

As COVID-19 cases surge, Austin Public Health says contact tracing isn’t doing much

Austin Public Health is reporting alarming numbers paired with alarming news that contact tracing efforts may not be very effective in slowing the spread local [...] Read full article: As COVID-19 cases surge, Austin Public H...→

2020 New York City Marathon canceled due to COVID-19 safety concerns

2020 New York City Marathon canceled due to COVID-19 safety concerns

The New York City Marathon, set to take place on Nov. 1, has officially been canceled due to coronavirus health and safety concerns, according to New York Road [...] Read full article: 2020 New York City Marathon canceled due...→

Seattle business owner says he plans to move due to lack of leadership and 'socialist' city council

Seattle business owner says he plans to move due to lack of leadership and 'socialist' city council

Joey Rodolfo, the owner of a clothing store in Seattle, Wash., told “Fox & Friends” that he plans to move out of the state citing “no leadership” and a “social [...] Read full article: Seattle business owner says he plans to ...→

Illinois health officials on Tuesday announced 601 new known cases of COVID-19 a [...]

Illinois health officials on Tuesday announced 601 new known cases of COVID-19 a [...]

Illinois health officials on Tuesday announced 601 new known cases of COVID-19 and 38 additional fatalities, bringing the total number of known cases to 137,82 [...] Read full article: Illinois health officials on Tuesday ann...→

Reopening; Santa Clara County Health Officials Monitor 'Worrisome' New COVID-19 Cases

Reopening; Santa Clara County Health Officials Monitor 'Worrisome' New COVID-19 Cases

As they have begun rolling back tough COVID-19 restrictions, Santa Clara health officials say they are carefully monitoring a 'worrisome' number of new cases w [...] Read full article: Reopening; Santa Clara County Health Off...→

Pause in cancer treatments during COVID may cause other public health crisis

Pause in cancer treatments during COVID may cause other public health crisis

Yet another unfortunate outcome of the COVID-19 pandemic: More people with cancer are going undiagnosed and untreated. Read full article: Pause in cancer treatments during COVID ...→

Gov. Whitmer Appeals Gym Reopening, Asks For Delay Due To Covid-19

Governor Gretchen Whitmer is asking an appeals court to keep gyms closed ahead of their planned Thursday re-opening. Read full article: Gov. Whitmer Appeals Gym Reopening, Asks...→

Health officials issue COVID-19 warning to those who attended Waukegan basketball tourney

Health officials issue COVID-19 warning to those who attended Waukegan basketball tourney

The Lake County Health Department is encouraging people who attended a basketball tournament in Waukegan last week to self-quarantine at home until Sunday, Jun [...] Read full article: Health officials issue COVID-19 warning ...→

USPS employees demand funding, express financial struggles due to COVID-19

USPS employees demand funding, express financial struggles due to COVID-19

United States Postal Service employees are calling on their congressional representatives and demanding funding due to coronavirus financial struggles.  Read full article: USPS employees demand funding, express f...→

Fort Worth Animal Care and Control Awarded Grant Due to COVID-19

Fort Worth Animal Care and Control Awarded Grant Due to COVID-19

The City of Fort Worth Animal Care and Control was awarded a $20,000 grant from PetSmart Charities’ Emergency Relief Fund to assist animal welfare organization [...] Read full article: Fort Worth Animal Care and Control Award...→

San Bernardino County declares racism a public health crisis

San Bernardino County declares racism a public health crisis

County supervisors also voted Tuesday, June 23, to create a panel to address the effects of racism in health care, law and justice and economic opportunity Read full article: San Bernardino County declares racism a ...→

Business Owners, Leaders Adjust to COVID-19 Projections

Business Owners, Leaders Adjust to COVID-19 Projections

In the age of COVID-19, uncertainty is among the few things businesses in DFW can truly count on. As cases rise across North Texas, business strategies are als [...] Read full article: Business Owners, Leaders Adjust to COVID...→

Navy Pier's Fourth of July Fireworks Canceled Due to COVID-19

Navy Pier's Fourth of July Fireworks Canceled Due to COVID-19

Navy Pier’s iconic Fourth of July fireworks display won’t be happening this year, officials revealed. Though the popular attraction has already started reopeni [...] Read full article: Navy Pier's Fourth of July Fireworks Can...→

Miami-Dade Requiring Masks in Public After ‘Worrisome Spike' in COVID-19 Cases: Mayor

Miami-Dade Requiring Masks in Public After ‘Worrisome Spike' in COVID-19 Cases: Mayor

Miami-Dade will be requiring masks in public as the county is experiencing a “worrisome spike” in coronavirus cases, mayor Carlos Gimenez said Tuesday. Gimenez [...] Read full article: Miami-Dade Requiring Masks in Public Aft...→

What Are the Odds Someone at a Gathering Has COVID-19? Chicago Health Officials Break Down the Math

What Are the Odds Someone at a Gathering Has COVID-19? Chicago Health Officials Break Down the Math

Health officials in Chicago say there’s a 5% chance that someone in a gathering of 10 people has an active COVID-19 infection – and that those odds rise sharpl [...] Read full article: What Are the Odds Someone at a Gathering...→

Fraser and Smith: Public health professionals fight for everyone’s life – they deserve a break, too

Fraser and Smith: Public health professionals fight for everyone’s life – they deserve a break, too

Public health professionals at every level want one thing for their communities: life free from this novel coronavirus.  Read full article: Fraser and Smith: Public health professi...→

Public Health Workers Fighting Virus Face Growing Threats

Four New York regions meet the criteria to begin reopening on Friday. New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed an executive order allowing nonessential construction, [...] Read full article: Public Health Workers Fighting Virus Fac...→

Public health workers fighting the coronavirus are facing growing threats from e [...]

Public health workers fighting the coronavirus are facing growing threats from elected officials and members of the public who are frustrated with the lockdown [...] Read full article: Public health workers fighting the coron...→

With COVID Cares phone line, Minnesota mental health professionals offer support in time of crisis | MinnPost

With COVID Cares phone line, Minnesota mental health professionals offer support in time of crisis | MinnPost

COVID Cares Support Service is a statewide phone line offering free, anonymous support for people experiencing stress and anxiety; it's staffed by a volunteer [...] Read full article: With COVID Cares phone line, Minnesota m...→

Judge Grants Compassionate Release To Reputed Mob Enforcer Mario Rainone Due To COVID-19 Concerns

Judge Grants Compassionate Release To Reputed Mob Enforcer Mario Rainone Due To COVID-19 Concerns

Rainone asked for release to home confinement last month, saying prostate cancer, liver disease and heart problems make him susceptible to COVID-19. Read full article: Judge Grants Compassionate Release To Re...→

Dr. Anthony Fauci, other health officials to testify at House hearing on COVID-19 response as infections spike in half of US states

Dr. Anthony Fauci, other health officials to testify at House hearing on COVID-19 response as infections spike in half of US states

With coronavirus cases rising in about half the states, Dr. Anthony Fauci returns to Capitol Hill on Tuesday at a fraught moment in the nation's pandemic respo [...] Read full article: Dr. Anthony Fauci, other health official...→

Public Health Officials Resign Amid Threats During Pandemic

Public Health Officials Resign Amid Threats During Pandemic

Across the US, many people have taken issue with guidance from health officials -- as the act of wearing a mask to protect others during a pandemic has become [...] Read full article: Public Health Officials Resign Amid Thre...→

MAP: Local restaurants with reported COVID-19 cases or safety changes due to rise in cases

MAP: Local restaurants with reported COVID-19 cases or safety changes due to rise in cases

TAMPA, Fla. — ABC Action News is tracking restaurants that have reported a COVID-19 case and/or restaurants that are making safety changes because of a rise in [...] Read full article: MAP: Local restaurants with reported COV...→

Minnesota sees no rise in COVID-19 cases tied to protests: Health official

Minnesota sees no rise in COVID-19 cases tied to protests: Health official

So far, Minneapolis has not seen a dramatic uptick in COVID-19 cases related to George Floyd protests, the state’s Department of Health said. Read full article: Minnesota sees no rise in COVID-19 cases...→

LA County Health Officials Say Community Transmission Increasing As 2,500 New COVID-19 Cases Reported

LA County Health Officials Say Community Transmission Increasing As 2,500 New COVID-19 Cases Reported

County public health Director Dr. Barbara Ferrer announced 2,571 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 18 additional virus-related deaths, bringing countywide [...] Read full article: LA County Health Officials Say Community...→

FIU Researchers Make COVID-19 Data for Miami-Dade County Available to the Public

FIU Researchers Make COVID-19 Data for Miami-Dade County Available to the Public

When elected officials issue orders about things like mandatory face coverings, they say their decisions are data driven. But ever wonder what data is driving [...] Read full article: FIU Researchers Make COVID-19 Data for M...→

Santa Clara County officials push to declare racism a public health crisis

Santa Clara County officials push to declare racism a public health crisis

Local civil rights leaders called the resolutions a positive first step but emphasized that the county must push beyond symbolic gestures to uproot systemic ra [...] Read full article: Santa Clara County officials push to dec...→

Domestic workers face low pay, no health coverage, and COVID-19

Domestic workers face low pay, no health coverage, and COVID-19

A New York nanny wants to work but doesn't "want to risk exposing myself to the virus and exposing my children." Read full article: Domestic workers face low pay, no health...→

LA County public health director reveals violent threats against her over coronavirus response

LA County public health director reveals violent threats against her over coronavirus response

Los Angeles County's top health official said Monday that she and others in similar roles have received death threats over safety measures to prevent the sprea [...] Read full article: LA County public health director reveals...→

Orlando Pride withdraws from NWSL return-to-play tournament due to COVID-19 cases

Orlando Pride withdraws from NWSL return-to-play tournament due to COVID-19 cases

In the first instance of an entire team dropping out of a league’s return-to-play plan, the Orlando Pride of the National Women’s Soccer League announced it is [...] Read full article: Orlando Pride withdraws from NWSL return...→