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Coronavirus Tears Through Homeless Shelter in DC

Coronavirus Tears Through Homeless Shelter in DC

At least five contract security officers have tested positive for the coronavirus at the New York Avenue homeless shelter in Northeast Washington, D.C. One of [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Tears Through Homeless Shelt...→

Coronavirus Tears Through Homeless Shelter in DC

Coronavirus Tears Through Homeless Shelter in DC

At least five contract security officers have tested positive for the coronavirus at the New York Avenue homeless shelter in Northeast Washington, D.C. One of [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Tears Through Homeless Shelt...→

DC area must remain vigilant as coronavirus numbers fall, expert says | WTOP

“This is the moment to really double down on the public health response so we’re better prepared for whatever could come in the fall,” a health expert said. Read full article: DC area must remain vigilant as coronavi...→

This couple is helping NYC's homeless amid the coronavirus pandemic

This couple is helping NYC's homeless amid the coronavirus pandemic

This couple is giving out backpacks full of supplies to New York City's homeless population amid the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: This couple is helping NYC's homeless am...→

Orlando Pride pulls out of NWSL tournament after players, staff members contract coronavirus

Orlando Pride pulls out of NWSL tournament after players, staff members contract coronavirus

A National Women’s Soccer League club will not be a part of the restart plan after six players and four staff members tested positive for the coronavirus. Read full article: Orlando Pride pulls out of NWSL tourname...→

Telemedicine from within a hospital or homeless shelter? M Health Fairview says it’s underway

Telemedicine from within a hospital or homeless shelter? M Health Fairview says it’s underway

At St. Joseph’s Hospital in downtown St. Paul, doctors colloquially call them “the phone booths,” but two private rooms that have been set aside as tele-medici [...] Read full article: Telemedicine from within a hospital or h...→

Under-20s half as likely to contract coronavirus: study - Breitbart

Under-20s half as likely to contract coronavirus: study - Breitbart

Paris (AFP) - People under the age of 20 are half as likely to contract COVID-19 than the rest of the population, according to new modelling released on Read full article: Under-20s half as likely to contract cor...→

DC Detects New Peak in Coronavirus Cases: Health Officials

DC Detects New Peak in Coronavirus Cases: Health Officials

The number of coronavirus cases in the District reached a new peak Friday, health officials announced in their reporting of case totals Saturday. There were 63 [...] Read full article: DC Detects New Peak in Coronavirus Cases...→

Garcetti, Other Mayors Push State For Homeless Funding Amid Coronavirus

Garcetti, Other Mayors Push State For Homeless Funding Amid Coronavirus

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia and Santa Ana Mayor Miguel Pulido joined their counterparts from other large California cities [...] Read full article: Garcetti, Other Mayors Push State For Ho...→

Minneapolis hotel used as shelter amid riots seeks to evict hundreds of homeless

Minneapolis hotel used as shelter amid riots seeks to evict hundreds of homeless

The city of George Floyd's death is now facing a homeless crisis after homes and businesses were burned down during the protest-turned-riots. Read full article: Minneapolis hotel used as shelter amid r...→

DC National Guard confirms positive coronavirus cases after protests

DC National Guard confirms positive coronavirus cases after protests

Some members of the Washington, D.C. National Guard deployed to respond to protests in D.C. have tested positive for coronavirus, a spokeswoman said Tuesday.  Read full article: DC National Guard confirms positive coro...→

Coronavirus in homeless communities: How bad is it in Bay Area shelters, camps?

Coronavirus in homeless communities: How bad is it in Bay Area shelters, camps?

Bay Area health officials say our homeless communities have been fortunate so far. But are cases going undetected? Read full article: Coronavirus in homeless communities: How...→

New Homeless Shelter Opening In Arlington Thursday

New Homeless Shelter Opening In Arlington Thursday

Families in the Dallas/Fort Worth area who are facing homelessness will soon have a new place to go for help. Read full article: New Homeless Shelter Opening In Arlingto...→

Minneapolis school board ends security contract with city’s police force

Minneapolis school board ends security contract with city’s police force

The Minneapolis school board has voted to end its contract with the Minneapolis Police Department following the death last week of George Floyd while a white p [...] Read full article: Minneapolis school board ends security c...→

DC National Guard to provide unarmed security for monuments in DC | WTOP

The D.C. National Guard will provide unarmed guard members to assist with additional security for monuments in Washington, D.C., the National Guard Bureau said [...] Read full article: DC National Guard to provide unarmed sec...→

Fort Worth Convention Center's Run as Temporary Homeless Shelter Ends

Fort Worth Convention Center's Run as Temporary Homeless Shelter Ends

The Fort Worth Convention Center is currently undergoing deep cleaning after the building served as a temporary overflow emergency shelter for those experienci [...] Read full article: Fort Worth Convention Center's Run as Te...→

A new contract for the nonprofit that doesn’t get homeless off the subways

A new contract for the nonprofit that doesn’t get homeless off the subways

In as classic a case of rewarding failure as you’ll ever see, the city Department of Homeless Services is renewing the main contract for the Bowery Residents’ [...] Read full article: A new contract for the nonprofit that do...→

Schaumburg DMV, South Holland Facility Close After Employees Contract Coronavirus

Schaumburg DMV, South Holland Facility Close After Employees Contract Coronavirus

A Schaumburg DMV that reopened earlier this month was closed this week after an employee tested positive for COVID-19. The Schaumburg drivers services facility [...] Read full article: Schaumburg DMV, South Holland Facility C...→

Thousands of homeless people living near Los Angeles freeways to get shelter, permanent housing

Thousands of homeless people living near Los Angeles freeways to get shelter, permanent housing

The move is in response to a lawsuit filed in March which alleged that authorities were not doing enough to protect the homeless from the coronavirus. Read full article: Thousands of homeless people living near...→

NYC contract tracers not asking people who test positive for coronavirus if they attended protests: report

NYC contract tracers not asking people who test positive for coronavirus if they attended protests: report

New York City has hired 1,000 workers to conduct contact tracing to monitor the spread of coronavirus, but they will not be asking people if they have particip [...] Read full article: NYC contract tracers not asking people w...→

City relocating nearly 100 Bronx homeless shelter residents to Queens hotel - amNewYork

Three northeast Queens lawmakers are calling for more transparency and better communication from the Department of Homeless Services after learning that Read full article: City relocating nearly 100 Bronx homeles...→

Trump rally-goers must agree they won't sue if they contract coronavirus

Trump rally-goers must agree they won't sue if they contract coronavirus

"By attending the rally, you and any guests voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19," says a disclaimer on the RSVP page. Read full article: Trump rally-goers must agree they won't ...→

DC not ready for Phase Two despite coronavirus progress; contact tracing ramps up | WTOP

D.C. is making headway on at least one metric it needs to see in order to start Phase Two reopening amid the pandemic, officials said Wednesday. Read full article: DC not ready for Phase Two despite coron...→

Finding a recipe for recovery: Coronavirus’ impact on DC-area chefs, restaurant industry | WTOP

James Beard Award nominees and Rammy Award nominees in the D.C. area talk about how the restaurant industry has been been reshaped by the coronavirus. Read full article: Finding a recipe for recovery: Coronavir...→

DC Officer Dies After Contracting Coronavirus

DC Officer Dies After Contracting Coronavirus

A D.C. police officer has died after he contracted the coronavirus, the chief announced Friday.  Officer Keith Williams, a 31-year veteran of the force, died T [...] Read full article: DC Officer Dies After Contracting Corona...→

Mayor Preps for Legal Challenge to Trump Over DC Security Measures

Mayor Preps for Legal Challenge to Trump Over DC Security Measures

Washington Mayor Muriel Bowser says her administration is preparing for a potential legal challenge to President Donald Trump's authority over security operati [...] Read full article: Mayor Preps for Legal Challenge to Trump...→

Coronavirus outbreak: 11 test positive at Oakland homeless camp

Coronavirus outbreak: 11 test positive at Oakland homeless camp

Health workers now offer weekly testing for homeless residents camping near the Home Depot in East Oakland. Read full article: Coronavirus outbreak: 11 test positive a...→

Teen Suspect in 4 DC Killings Had Been Released Due to Coronavirus Concerns, Sources Say

Teen Suspect in 4 DC Killings Had Been Released Due to Coronavirus Concerns, Sources Say

The 16-year-old boy charged with killing four people and committing several other violent crimes in D.C. was released from custody just weeks before the homici [...] Read full article: Teen Suspect in 4 DC Killings Had Been R...→

DC schools asked to consider outdoor classrooms in wake of coronavirus following success in Denmark

DC schools asked to consider outdoor classrooms in wake of coronavirus following success in Denmark

The success of Danish schools moving away from traditional indoor education amid coronavirus fears has some school leaders in Washington, D.C. thinking of offe [...] Read full article: DC schools asked to consider outdoor cla...→

The Latest: Coronavirus Cases in DC, Maryland and Virginia

The Latest: Coronavirus Cases in DC, Maryland and Virginia

More than 130,000 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus and nearly 5,000 people have died from the disease across the capital region of D.C., Maryland an [...] Read full article: The Latest: Coronavirus Cases in DC, Mar...→

‘It was a no-brainer’: DC doctor donates plasma, gives advice after recovering from the coronavirus | WTOP

Dr. Ira Rabin at MedStar Washington Hospital Center had the coronavirus back in March. He has now donated his plasma to help those recovering from the virus. Read full article: ‘It was a no-brainer’: DC doctor donates...→

DC to Give Update on Coronavirus Response, Reopening Plans

DC to Give Update on Coronavirus Response, Reopening Plans

Washington, D.C., appears to be getting closer to the second phase of reopening as the rate of coronavirus spreading through the community continues to slow. A [...] Read full article: DC to Give Update on Coronavirus Respons...→

DC expands coronavirus testing; Phase Two update expected later this week | WTOP

DC expands coronavirus testing; Phase Two update expected later this week | WTOP

D.C. continues to expand its testing capabilities, Mayor Muriel Bowser said at a news conference Monday, adding more sites to the District. Read full article: DC expands coronavirus testing; Phase Tw...→

Even Before Coronavirus, LA’s Homeless Population Was Growing, Report Says

Even Before Coronavirus, LA’s Homeless Population Was Growing, Report Says

Even before the coronavirus devastated the economy, the Southland’s homeless population had already grown significantly from the previous year, with efforts to [...] Read full article: Even Before Coronavirus, LA’s Homeless P...→

Cooped-Up Coronavirus Shelterers Clear Out Pet Shelter At Pleasanton Valley Humane Society

Cooped-Up Coronavirus Shelterers Clear Out Pet Shelter At Pleasanton Valley Humane Society

Things can get a little lonely during three months of isolation from friends. So a lot of people are looking to adopt a friend - the four-legged kind. Read full article: Cooped-Up Coronavirus Shelterers Clear O...→

No evidence yet of post-Memorial Day coronavirus spike in DC area | WTOP

Several states have been seeing an uptick in coronavirus cases this month, but the D.C. region has been spared, at least so far. Read full article: No evidence yet of post-Memorial Day cor...→

DC Mayor to Speak on Police Reform, White House Fence Removal, Coronavirus

DC Mayor to Speak on Police Reform, White House Fence Removal, Coronavirus

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser will address the public Wednesday morning and is expected to address police reform, the removal of fencing around the White House and [...] Read full article: DC Mayor to Speak on Police Reform, Whit...→

Dr. Fauci Gives a Coronavirus Update for the DC Area

Dr. Fauci Gives a Coronavirus Update for the DC Area

The nation’s top infectious disease expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci, lives here in D.C. While he focuses on the national response to the coronavirus pandemic, he’s a [...] Read full article: Dr. Fauci Gives a Coronavirus Update for...→

Coronavirus: Is domestic violence rising under the Bay Area’s shelter-in-place orders?

Coronavirus: Is domestic violence rising under the Bay Area’s shelter-in-place orders?

Since the Bay Area’s shelter-in-place orders first took effect in March, law enforcement and victims advocates have feared the lockdowns would lead to an erupt [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: Is domestic violence rising...→

DC-Area Coronavirus Data Shows Progress But Protests May Fuel Spread

DC-Area Coronavirus Data Shows Progress But Protests May Fuel Spread

Data on the spread of the coronavirus in the D.C. area suggests improvements but public health experts fear demonstrations over the killing of George Floyd cou [...] Read full article: DC-Area Coronavirus Data Shows Progress ...→

9 states, DC vote amid coronavirus pandemic, social unrest

9 states, DC vote amid coronavirus pandemic, social unrest

In all, nine states and the District of Columbia were hosting elections, including four that delayed their April contests because of the coronavirus outbreak. Read full article: 9 states, DC vote amid coronavirus pande...→

DC area must remain vigilant as coronavirus numbers fall, expert says | WTOP

“This is the moment to really double down on the public health response so we’re better prepared for whatever could come in the fall,” a health expert said. Read full article: DC area must remain vigilant as coronavi...→

Teen Suspect in 4 DC Killings Had Been Released Due to Coronavirus Concerns, Sources Say

Teen Suspect in 4 DC Killings Had Been Released Due to Coronavirus Concerns, Sources Say

The 16-year-old boy charged with killing four people and committing several other violent crimes in D.C. was released from custody just weeks before the homici [...] Read full article: Teen Suspect in 4 DC Killings Had Been R...→

Fort Worth Convention Center's Run as Temporary Homeless Shelter Ends

Fort Worth Convention Center's Run as Temporary Homeless Shelter Ends

The Fort Worth Convention Center is currently undergoing deep cleaning after the building served as a temporary overflow emergency shelter for those experienci [...] Read full article: Fort Worth Convention Center's Run as Te...→

Orlando Pride pulls out of NWSL tournament after players, staff members contract coronavirus

Orlando Pride pulls out of NWSL tournament after players, staff members contract coronavirus

A National Women’s Soccer League club will not be a part of the restart plan after six players and four staff members tested positive for the coronavirus. Read full article: Orlando Pride pulls out of NWSL tourname...→

The Latest: Coronavirus Cases in DC, Maryland and Virginia

The Latest: Coronavirus Cases in DC, Maryland and Virginia

More than 130,000 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus and nearly 5,000 people have died from the disease across the capital region of D.C., Maryland an [...] Read full article: The Latest: Coronavirus Cases in DC, Mar...→

A new contract for the nonprofit that doesn’t get homeless off the subways

A new contract for the nonprofit that doesn’t get homeless off the subways

In as classic a case of rewarding failure as you’ll ever see, the city Department of Homeless Services is renewing the main contract for the Bowery Residents’ [...] Read full article: A new contract for the nonprofit that do...→

Thousands of homeless people living near Los Angeles freeways to get shelter, permanent housing

Thousands of homeless people living near Los Angeles freeways to get shelter, permanent housing

The move is in response to a lawsuit filed in March which alleged that authorities were not doing enough to protect the homeless from the coronavirus. Read full article: Thousands of homeless people living near...→

Under-20s half as likely to contract coronavirus: study - Breitbart

Under-20s half as likely to contract coronavirus: study - Breitbart

Paris (AFP) - People under the age of 20 are half as likely to contract COVID-19 than the rest of the population, according to new modelling released on Read full article: Under-20s half as likely to contract cor...→

DC expands coronavirus testing; Phase Two update expected later this week | WTOP

DC expands coronavirus testing; Phase Two update expected later this week | WTOP

D.C. continues to expand its testing capabilities, Mayor Muriel Bowser said at a news conference Monday, adding more sites to the District. Read full article: DC expands coronavirus testing; Phase Tw...→

City relocating nearly 100 Bronx homeless shelter residents to Queens hotel - amNewYork

Three northeast Queens lawmakers are calling for more transparency and better communication from the Department of Homeless Services after learning that Read full article: City relocating nearly 100 Bronx homeles...→

Cooped-Up Coronavirus Shelterers Clear Out Pet Shelter At Pleasanton Valley Humane Society

Cooped-Up Coronavirus Shelterers Clear Out Pet Shelter At Pleasanton Valley Humane Society

Things can get a little lonely during three months of isolation from friends. So a lot of people are looking to adopt a friend - the four-legged kind. Read full article: Cooped-Up Coronavirus Shelterers Clear O...→

Minneapolis hotel used as shelter amid riots seeks to evict hundreds of homeless

Minneapolis hotel used as shelter amid riots seeks to evict hundreds of homeless

The city of George Floyd's death is now facing a homeless crisis after homes and businesses were burned down during the protest-turned-riots. Read full article: Minneapolis hotel used as shelter amid r...→

DC Mayor to Speak on Police Reform, White House Fence Removal, Coronavirus

DC Mayor to Speak on Police Reform, White House Fence Removal, Coronavirus

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser will address the public Wednesday morning and is expected to address police reform, the removal of fencing around the White House and [...] Read full article: DC Mayor to Speak on Police Reform, Whit...→

Coronavirus in homeless communities: How bad is it in Bay Area shelters, camps?

Coronavirus in homeless communities: How bad is it in Bay Area shelters, camps?

Bay Area health officials say our homeless communities have been fortunate so far. But are cases going undetected? Read full article: Coronavirus in homeless communities: How...→

DC Officer Dies After Contracting Coronavirus

DC Officer Dies After Contracting Coronavirus

A D.C. police officer has died after he contracted the coronavirus, the chief announced Friday.  Officer Keith Williams, a 31-year veteran of the force, died T [...] Read full article: DC Officer Dies After Contracting Corona...→

New Homeless Shelter Opening In Arlington Thursday

New Homeless Shelter Opening In Arlington Thursday

Families in the Dallas/Fort Worth area who are facing homelessness will soon have a new place to go for help. Read full article: New Homeless Shelter Opening In Arlingto...→

DC-Area Coronavirus Data Shows Progress But Protests May Fuel Spread

DC-Area Coronavirus Data Shows Progress But Protests May Fuel Spread

Data on the spread of the coronavirus in the D.C. area suggests improvements but public health experts fear demonstrations over the killing of George Floyd cou [...] Read full article: DC-Area Coronavirus Data Shows Progress ...→

Coronavirus outbreak: 11 test positive at Oakland homeless camp

Coronavirus outbreak: 11 test positive at Oakland homeless camp

Health workers now offer weekly testing for homeless residents camping near the Home Depot in East Oakland. Read full article: Coronavirus outbreak: 11 test positive a...→

DC National Guard to provide unarmed security for monuments in DC | WTOP

The D.C. National Guard will provide unarmed guard members to assist with additional security for monuments in Washington, D.C., the National Guard Bureau said [...] Read full article: DC National Guard to provide unarmed sec...→

This couple is helping NYC's homeless amid the coronavirus pandemic

This couple is helping NYC's homeless amid the coronavirus pandemic

This couple is giving out backpacks full of supplies to New York City's homeless population amid the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: This couple is helping NYC's homeless am...→

DC schools asked to consider outdoor classrooms in wake of coronavirus following success in Denmark

DC schools asked to consider outdoor classrooms in wake of coronavirus following success in Denmark

The success of Danish schools moving away from traditional indoor education amid coronavirus fears has some school leaders in Washington, D.C. thinking of offe [...] Read full article: DC schools asked to consider outdoor cla...→

Telemedicine from within a hospital or homeless shelter? M Health Fairview says it’s underway

Telemedicine from within a hospital or homeless shelter? M Health Fairview says it’s underway

At St. Joseph’s Hospital in downtown St. Paul, doctors colloquially call them “the phone booths,” but two private rooms that have been set aside as tele-medici [...] Read full article: Telemedicine from within a hospital or h...→

‘It was a no-brainer’: DC doctor donates plasma, gives advice after recovering from the coronavirus | WTOP

Dr. Ira Rabin at MedStar Washington Hospital Center had the coronavirus back in March. He has now donated his plasma to help those recovering from the virus. Read full article: ‘It was a no-brainer’: DC doctor donates...→

Schaumburg DMV, South Holland Facility Close After Employees Contract Coronavirus

Schaumburg DMV, South Holland Facility Close After Employees Contract Coronavirus

A Schaumburg DMV that reopened earlier this month was closed this week after an employee tested positive for COVID-19. The Schaumburg drivers services facility [...] Read full article: Schaumburg DMV, South Holland Facility C...→

DC to Give Update on Coronavirus Response, Reopening Plans

DC to Give Update on Coronavirus Response, Reopening Plans

Washington, D.C., appears to be getting closer to the second phase of reopening as the rate of coronavirus spreading through the community continues to slow. A [...] Read full article: DC to Give Update on Coronavirus Respons...→

NYC contract tracers not asking people who test positive for coronavirus if they attended protests: report

NYC contract tracers not asking people who test positive for coronavirus if they attended protests: report

New York City has hired 1,000 workers to conduct contact tracing to monitor the spread of coronavirus, but they will not be asking people if they have particip [...] Read full article: NYC contract tracers not asking people w...→

DC Detects New Peak in Coronavirus Cases: Health Officials

DC Detects New Peak in Coronavirus Cases: Health Officials

The number of coronavirus cases in the District reached a new peak Friday, health officials announced in their reporting of case totals Saturday. There were 63 [...] Read full article: DC Detects New Peak in Coronavirus Cases...→

Even Before Coronavirus, LA’s Homeless Population Was Growing, Report Says

Even Before Coronavirus, LA’s Homeless Population Was Growing, Report Says

Even before the coronavirus devastated the economy, the Southland’s homeless population had already grown significantly from the previous year, with efforts to [...] Read full article: Even Before Coronavirus, LA’s Homeless P...→

Trump rally-goers must agree they won't sue if they contract coronavirus

Trump rally-goers must agree they won't sue if they contract coronavirus

"By attending the rally, you and any guests voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19," says a disclaimer on the RSVP page. Read full article: Trump rally-goers must agree they won't ...→

Garcetti, Other Mayors Push State For Homeless Funding Amid Coronavirus

Garcetti, Other Mayors Push State For Homeless Funding Amid Coronavirus

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia and Santa Ana Mayor Miguel Pulido joined their counterparts from other large California cities [...] Read full article: Garcetti, Other Mayors Push State For Ho...→

No evidence yet of post-Memorial Day coronavirus spike in DC area | WTOP

Several states have been seeing an uptick in coronavirus cases this month, but the D.C. region has been spared, at least so far. Read full article: No evidence yet of post-Memorial Day cor...→

DC not ready for Phase Two despite coronavirus progress; contact tracing ramps up | WTOP

D.C. is making headway on at least one metric it needs to see in order to start Phase Two reopening amid the pandemic, officials said Wednesday. Read full article: DC not ready for Phase Two despite coron...→

DC National Guard confirms positive coronavirus cases after protests

DC National Guard confirms positive coronavirus cases after protests

Some members of the Washington, D.C. National Guard deployed to respond to protests in D.C. have tested positive for coronavirus, a spokeswoman said Tuesday.  Read full article: DC National Guard confirms positive coro...→

Dr. Fauci Gives a Coronavirus Update for the DC Area

Dr. Fauci Gives a Coronavirus Update for the DC Area

The nation’s top infectious disease expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci, lives here in D.C. While he focuses on the national response to the coronavirus pandemic, he’s a [...] Read full article: Dr. Fauci Gives a Coronavirus Update for...→

Finding a recipe for recovery: Coronavirus’ impact on DC-area chefs, restaurant industry | WTOP

James Beard Award nominees and Rammy Award nominees in the D.C. area talk about how the restaurant industry has been been reshaped by the coronavirus. Read full article: Finding a recipe for recovery: Coronavir...→

Coronavirus: Is domestic violence rising under the Bay Area’s shelter-in-place orders?

Coronavirus: Is domestic violence rising under the Bay Area’s shelter-in-place orders?

Since the Bay Area’s shelter-in-place orders first took effect in March, law enforcement and victims advocates have feared the lockdowns would lead to an erupt [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: Is domestic violence rising...→

Mayor Preps for Legal Challenge to Trump Over DC Security Measures

Mayor Preps for Legal Challenge to Trump Over DC Security Measures

Washington Mayor Muriel Bowser says her administration is preparing for a potential legal challenge to President Donald Trump's authority over security operati [...] Read full article: Mayor Preps for Legal Challenge to Trump...→

Minneapolis school board ends security contract with city’s police force

Minneapolis school board ends security contract with city’s police force

The Minneapolis school board has voted to end its contract with the Minneapolis Police Department following the death last week of George Floyd while a white p [...] Read full article: Minneapolis school board ends security c...→

9 states, DC vote amid coronavirus pandemic, social unrest

9 states, DC vote amid coronavirus pandemic, social unrest

In all, nine states and the District of Columbia were hosting elections, including four that delayed their April contests because of the coronavirus outbreak. Read full article: 9 states, DC vote amid coronavirus pande...→

DC area must remain vigilant as coronavirus numbers fall, expert says | WTOP

“This is the moment to really double down on the public health response so we’re better prepared for whatever could come in the fall,” a health expert said. Read full article: DC area must remain vigilant as coronavi...→

DC National Guard to provide unarmed security for monuments in DC | WTOP

The D.C. National Guard will provide unarmed guard members to assist with additional security for monuments in Washington, D.C., the National Guard Bureau said [...] Read full article: DC National Guard to provide unarmed sec...→

Teen Suspect in 4 DC Killings Had Been Released Due to Coronavirus Concerns, Sources Say

Teen Suspect in 4 DC Killings Had Been Released Due to Coronavirus Concerns, Sources Say

The 16-year-old boy charged with killing four people and committing several other violent crimes in D.C. was released from custody just weeks before the homici [...] Read full article: Teen Suspect in 4 DC Killings Had Been R...→

This couple is helping NYC's homeless amid the coronavirus pandemic

This couple is helping NYC's homeless amid the coronavirus pandemic

This couple is giving out backpacks full of supplies to New York City's homeless population amid the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: This couple is helping NYC's homeless am...→

Fort Worth Convention Center's Run as Temporary Homeless Shelter Ends

Fort Worth Convention Center's Run as Temporary Homeless Shelter Ends

The Fort Worth Convention Center is currently undergoing deep cleaning after the building served as a temporary overflow emergency shelter for those experienci [...] Read full article: Fort Worth Convention Center's Run as Te...→

DC schools asked to consider outdoor classrooms in wake of coronavirus following success in Denmark

DC schools asked to consider outdoor classrooms in wake of coronavirus following success in Denmark

The success of Danish schools moving away from traditional indoor education amid coronavirus fears has some school leaders in Washington, D.C. thinking of offe [...] Read full article: DC schools asked to consider outdoor cla...→

Orlando Pride pulls out of NWSL tournament after players, staff members contract coronavirus

Orlando Pride pulls out of NWSL tournament after players, staff members contract coronavirus

A National Women’s Soccer League club will not be a part of the restart plan after six players and four staff members tested positive for the coronavirus. Read full article: Orlando Pride pulls out of NWSL tourname...→

The Latest: Coronavirus Cases in DC, Maryland and Virginia

The Latest: Coronavirus Cases in DC, Maryland and Virginia

More than 130,000 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus and nearly 5,000 people have died from the disease across the capital region of D.C., Maryland an [...] Read full article: The Latest: Coronavirus Cases in DC, Mar...→

Telemedicine from within a hospital or homeless shelter? M Health Fairview says it’s underway

Telemedicine from within a hospital or homeless shelter? M Health Fairview says it’s underway

At St. Joseph’s Hospital in downtown St. Paul, doctors colloquially call them “the phone booths,” but two private rooms that have been set aside as tele-medici [...] Read full article: Telemedicine from within a hospital or h...→

A new contract for the nonprofit that doesn’t get homeless off the subways

A new contract for the nonprofit that doesn’t get homeless off the subways

In as classic a case of rewarding failure as you’ll ever see, the city Department of Homeless Services is renewing the main contract for the Bowery Residents’ [...] Read full article: A new contract for the nonprofit that do...→

‘It was a no-brainer’: DC doctor donates plasma, gives advice after recovering from the coronavirus | WTOP

Dr. Ira Rabin at MedStar Washington Hospital Center had the coronavirus back in March. He has now donated his plasma to help those recovering from the virus. Read full article: ‘It was a no-brainer’: DC doctor donates...→

Schaumburg DMV, South Holland Facility Close After Employees Contract Coronavirus

Schaumburg DMV, South Holland Facility Close After Employees Contract Coronavirus

A Schaumburg DMV that reopened earlier this month was closed this week after an employee tested positive for COVID-19. The Schaumburg drivers services facility [...] Read full article: Schaumburg DMV, South Holland Facility C...→

Thousands of homeless people living near Los Angeles freeways to get shelter, permanent housing

Thousands of homeless people living near Los Angeles freeways to get shelter, permanent housing

The move is in response to a lawsuit filed in March which alleged that authorities were not doing enough to protect the homeless from the coronavirus. Read full article: Thousands of homeless people living near...→

DC to Give Update on Coronavirus Response, Reopening Plans

DC to Give Update on Coronavirus Response, Reopening Plans

Washington, D.C., appears to be getting closer to the second phase of reopening as the rate of coronavirus spreading through the community continues to slow. A [...] Read full article: DC to Give Update on Coronavirus Respons...→

Under-20s half as likely to contract coronavirus: study - Breitbart

Under-20s half as likely to contract coronavirus: study - Breitbart

Paris (AFP) - People under the age of 20 are half as likely to contract COVID-19 than the rest of the population, according to new modelling released on Read full article: Under-20s half as likely to contract cor...→

NYC contract tracers not asking people who test positive for coronavirus if they attended protests: report

NYC contract tracers not asking people who test positive for coronavirus if they attended protests: report

New York City has hired 1,000 workers to conduct contact tracing to monitor the spread of coronavirus, but they will not be asking people if they have particip [...] Read full article: NYC contract tracers not asking people w...→

DC expands coronavirus testing; Phase Two update expected later this week | WTOP

DC expands coronavirus testing; Phase Two update expected later this week | WTOP

D.C. continues to expand its testing capabilities, Mayor Muriel Bowser said at a news conference Monday, adding more sites to the District. Read full article: DC expands coronavirus testing; Phase Tw...→

DC Detects New Peak in Coronavirus Cases: Health Officials

DC Detects New Peak in Coronavirus Cases: Health Officials

The number of coronavirus cases in the District reached a new peak Friday, health officials announced in their reporting of case totals Saturday. There were 63 [...] Read full article: DC Detects New Peak in Coronavirus Cases...→

City relocating nearly 100 Bronx homeless shelter residents to Queens hotel - amNewYork

Three northeast Queens lawmakers are calling for more transparency and better communication from the Department of Homeless Services after learning that Read full article: City relocating nearly 100 Bronx homeles...→

Even Before Coronavirus, LA’s Homeless Population Was Growing, Report Says

Even Before Coronavirus, LA’s Homeless Population Was Growing, Report Says

Even before the coronavirus devastated the economy, the Southland’s homeless population had already grown significantly from the previous year, with efforts to [...] Read full article: Even Before Coronavirus, LA’s Homeless P...→

Trump rally-goers must agree they won't sue if they contract coronavirus

Trump rally-goers must agree they won't sue if they contract coronavirus

"By attending the rally, you and any guests voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19," says a disclaimer on the RSVP page. Read full article: Trump rally-goers must agree they won't ...→

Cooped-Up Coronavirus Shelterers Clear Out Pet Shelter At Pleasanton Valley Humane Society

Cooped-Up Coronavirus Shelterers Clear Out Pet Shelter At Pleasanton Valley Humane Society

Things can get a little lonely during three months of isolation from friends. So a lot of people are looking to adopt a friend - the four-legged kind. Read full article: Cooped-Up Coronavirus Shelterers Clear O...→

Garcetti, Other Mayors Push State For Homeless Funding Amid Coronavirus

Garcetti, Other Mayors Push State For Homeless Funding Amid Coronavirus

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia and Santa Ana Mayor Miguel Pulido joined their counterparts from other large California cities [...] Read full article: Garcetti, Other Mayors Push State For Ho...→

No evidence yet of post-Memorial Day coronavirus spike in DC area | WTOP

Several states have been seeing an uptick in coronavirus cases this month, but the D.C. region has been spared, at least so far. Read full article: No evidence yet of post-Memorial Day cor...→

Minneapolis hotel used as shelter amid riots seeks to evict hundreds of homeless

Minneapolis hotel used as shelter amid riots seeks to evict hundreds of homeless

The city of George Floyd's death is now facing a homeless crisis after homes and businesses were burned down during the protest-turned-riots. Read full article: Minneapolis hotel used as shelter amid r...→

DC not ready for Phase Two despite coronavirus progress; contact tracing ramps up | WTOP

D.C. is making headway on at least one metric it needs to see in order to start Phase Two reopening amid the pandemic, officials said Wednesday. Read full article: DC not ready for Phase Two despite coron...→

DC Mayor to Speak on Police Reform, White House Fence Removal, Coronavirus

DC Mayor to Speak on Police Reform, White House Fence Removal, Coronavirus

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser will address the public Wednesday morning and is expected to address police reform, the removal of fencing around the White House and [...] Read full article: DC Mayor to Speak on Police Reform, Whit...→

DC National Guard confirms positive coronavirus cases after protests

DC National Guard confirms positive coronavirus cases after protests

Some members of the Washington, D.C. National Guard deployed to respond to protests in D.C. have tested positive for coronavirus, a spokeswoman said Tuesday.  Read full article: DC National Guard confirms positive coro...→

Dr. Fauci Gives a Coronavirus Update for the DC Area

Dr. Fauci Gives a Coronavirus Update for the DC Area

The nation’s top infectious disease expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci, lives here in D.C. While he focuses on the national response to the coronavirus pandemic, he’s a [...] Read full article: Dr. Fauci Gives a Coronavirus Update for...→

Coronavirus in homeless communities: How bad is it in Bay Area shelters, camps?

Coronavirus in homeless communities: How bad is it in Bay Area shelters, camps?

Bay Area health officials say our homeless communities have been fortunate so far. But are cases going undetected? Read full article: Coronavirus in homeless communities: How...→

Finding a recipe for recovery: Coronavirus’ impact on DC-area chefs, restaurant industry | WTOP

James Beard Award nominees and Rammy Award nominees in the D.C. area talk about how the restaurant industry has been been reshaped by the coronavirus. Read full article: Finding a recipe for recovery: Coronavir...→

DC Officer Dies After Contracting Coronavirus

DC Officer Dies After Contracting Coronavirus

A D.C. police officer has died after he contracted the coronavirus, the chief announced Friday.  Officer Keith Williams, a 31-year veteran of the force, died T [...] Read full article: DC Officer Dies After Contracting Corona...→

Coronavirus: Is domestic violence rising under the Bay Area’s shelter-in-place orders?

Coronavirus: Is domestic violence rising under the Bay Area’s shelter-in-place orders?

Since the Bay Area’s shelter-in-place orders first took effect in March, law enforcement and victims advocates have feared the lockdowns would lead to an erupt [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: Is domestic violence rising...→

New Homeless Shelter Opening In Arlington Thursday

New Homeless Shelter Opening In Arlington Thursday

Families in the Dallas/Fort Worth area who are facing homelessness will soon have a new place to go for help. Read full article: New Homeless Shelter Opening In Arlingto...→

Mayor Preps for Legal Challenge to Trump Over DC Security Measures

Mayor Preps for Legal Challenge to Trump Over DC Security Measures

Washington Mayor Muriel Bowser says her administration is preparing for a potential legal challenge to President Donald Trump's authority over security operati [...] Read full article: Mayor Preps for Legal Challenge to Trump...→

DC-Area Coronavirus Data Shows Progress But Protests May Fuel Spread

DC-Area Coronavirus Data Shows Progress But Protests May Fuel Spread

Data on the spread of the coronavirus in the D.C. area suggests improvements but public health experts fear demonstrations over the killing of George Floyd cou [...] Read full article: DC-Area Coronavirus Data Shows Progress ...→

Minneapolis school board ends security contract with city’s police force

Minneapolis school board ends security contract with city’s police force

The Minneapolis school board has voted to end its contract with the Minneapolis Police Department following the death last week of George Floyd while a white p [...] Read full article: Minneapolis school board ends security c...→

Coronavirus outbreak: 11 test positive at Oakland homeless camp

Coronavirus outbreak: 11 test positive at Oakland homeless camp

Health workers now offer weekly testing for homeless residents camping near the Home Depot in East Oakland. Read full article: Coronavirus outbreak: 11 test positive a...→

9 states, DC vote amid coronavirus pandemic, social unrest

9 states, DC vote amid coronavirus pandemic, social unrest

In all, nine states and the District of Columbia were hosting elections, including four that delayed their April contests because of the coronavirus outbreak. Read full article: 9 states, DC vote amid coronavirus pande...→