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Minnesota To Offer Free COVID-19 Testing At 6 Armory Locations Across The State This Weekend

Minnesota To Offer Free COVID-19 Testing At 6 Armory Locations Across The State This Weekend

Minnesotans who need or want to be tested for COVID-19 will have access to free testing this Memorial Day weekend at six National Guard Armory locations across [...] Read full article: Minnesota To Offer Free COVID-19 Testing...→

New Mexico Republicans, Gov. Lujan Grisham clash over reopening state

New Mexico Republicans, Gov. Lujan Grisham clash over reopening state

The conflict in the southwestern state comes as legal battles and protests rage in states around the country between those opposed to the economic shutdowns an [...] Read full article: New Mexico Republicans, Gov. Lujan Grish...→

Gov. Whitmer Spites Protests: 'I'm Not Changing Way I Run This State'

Gov. Whitmer Spites Protests: 'I'm Not Changing Way I Run This State'

Refusing to give in to stay-at-home protesters, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer told Fox News protecting residents from coronavirus is the way "I run this state [...] Read full article: Gov. Whitmer Spites Protests: 'I'm Not C...→

Pennsylvania Under Fire For Nursing Home COVID-19 Cases, State To Roll Out More Data

Pennsylvania Under Fire For Nursing Home COVID-19 Cases, State To Roll Out More Data

A federal mandate is now in effect directing all care facilities to report deaths to the federal government. Read full article: Pennsylvania Under Fire For Nursing Home...→

Exclusive: Dentists call for England's Chief Dental Officer to resign after COVID-19 response

Exclusive: Dentists call for England's Chief Dental Officer to resign after COVID-19 response

Over 95 percent of private dentists have "no confidence" in Prof. Sara Hurley as they call for her resignation to prevent a "dental health crisis." Read full article: Exclusive: Dentists call for England's C...→

State confirms 638 new COVID-19 cases, death toll now at 4,891

State confirms 638 new COVID-19 cases, death toll now at 4,891

(WXYZ) — There are now 4,891 deaths and 51,142 cases of coronavirus in Michigan, according to numbers released from the State of Michigan Sunday afternoon.... [...] Read full article: State confirms 638 new COVID-19 cases, d...→

Editorial: Fractured Bay Area COVID-19 response may lead to chaos

Editorial: Fractured Bay Area COVID-19 response may lead to chaos

The sooner health officers get back on the same page and enforce benchmarks for loosening restrictions, the better. Read full article: Editorial: Fractured Bay Area COVID-19 r...→

Coronavirus Live Updates: Congress Debates New Relief as State Budgets Are Ravaged

Coronavirus Live Updates: Congress Debates New Relief as State Budgets Are Ravaged

A $3 trillion package would include billions for struggling states but has been criticized as a “blue-state bailout” by Republican leaders. A test used on Whit [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Live Updates: Congress Debat...→

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer slapped with lawsuit over ‘drastic’ lockdown

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer slapped with lawsuit over ‘drastic’ lockdown

Medical professionals and a patient in Michigan have filed a lawsuit against Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer as the battles grow between her and those favorin [...] Read full article: Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer slapped w...→

Coronavirus Live Updates: COVID-19 in the Bay Area, Thursday May 14

Coronavirus Live Updates: COVID-19 in the Bay Area, Thursday May 14

The rate of new unemployment claims is slowing, plus Southern California has become a hotspot for coronavirus. Read full article: Coronavirus Live Updates: COVID-19 in th...→

Watch live: Dr. Bright testifies at House hearing on coronavirus response

Watch live: Dr. Bright testifies at House hearing on coronavirus response

Watch live coverage as Dr. Rick Bright, former Director of the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority, testifies at a House hearing on the resp [...] Read full article: Watch live: Dr. Bright testifies at Hous...→

Coronavirus Update: San Francisco Bars Struggle In COVID-19 Limbo With No End In Sight

Coronavirus Update: San Francisco Bars Struggle In COVID-19 Limbo With No End In Sight

The extensive list of modifications and changes to service that will be required to reopen San Francisco's restaurants has gotten a lot of discussion, but the [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Update: San Francisco Bars S...→

California Adds Millions To Budget To Upgrade Wildfire Response Alongside COVID-19 Efforts

California Adds Millions To Budget To Upgrade Wildfire Response Alongside COVID-19 Efforts

With the impending fire season approaching in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic, California Gov. Gavin Newsom said the state nevertheless preparing to spe [...] Read full article: California Adds Millions To Budget To Up...→

McHenry County Board of Health approves new epidemiologist position to help with COVID-19 response

McHenry County Board of Health approves new epidemiologist position to help with COVID-19 response

The McHenry County Board of Health approved a resolution Monday evening to add a new epidemiologist position to the county's staff to help with reporting and s [...] Read full article: McHenry County Board of Health approves ...→

Facebook removes groups threatening violence against Gov. Whitmer

Facebook removes groups threatening violence against Gov. Whitmer

Facebook has removed three private groups whose members were promoting violence against Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and organizing rallies in Lansing in defiance of [...] Read full article: Facebook removes groups threatening viol...→

LIVE AT 2: Duggan to provide update on annual fireworks show, talk about road projects

LIVE AT 2: Duggan to provide update on annual fireworks show, talk about road projects

Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan will provide an update on the 2020 annual fireworks show and talk about road construction on Wednesday. Read full article: LIVE AT 2: Duggan to provide update on a...→

CDC report underscores risk of COVID-19 transmission in groups (LIVE UPDATES)

CDC report underscores risk of COVID-19 transmission in groups (LIVE UPDATES)

As some Illinois religious leaders push to reopen churches amid the coronavirus pandemic, a new Center for Disease Control report, released Tuesday, underscore [...] Read full article: CDC report underscores risk of COVID-19 ...→

Meryl Streep, Ryan Reynolds and more join 'James and the Giant Peach' live reading for COVID-19

Meryl Streep, Ryan Reynolds and more join 'James and the Giant Peach' live reading for COVID-19

Meryl Streep, Ryan Reynolds and more celebrities have joined Taika Waititi's star-studded live reading of Roald Dahl's 'James and the Giant Peach' for COVID-19 [...] Read full article: Meryl Streep, Ryan Reynolds and more joi...→

California Universities to Edure 10% State Budget Cut After COVID-19 - Times of San Diego

California’s budget heartache means its public colleges and universities are expected to receive nearly $2 billion less than planned for the coming year. Read full article: California Universities to Edure 10% Sta...→

Coronavirus Live Updates: Brazil’s Crisis Deepens Amid Chaotic Response

Coronavirus Live Updates: Brazil’s Crisis Deepens Amid Chaotic Response

A Nigerian fraud ring is suspected of siphoning millions of dollars in U.S. unemployment payments. Stuck in a New Jersey hotel room, an Indian musician is play [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Live Updates: Brazil’s Crisi...→

WATCH LIVE: Trump delivers coronavirus vaccine update | WTOP

WATCH LIVE: Trump delivers coronavirus vaccine update | WTOP

President Donlad Trump is set to speak about the development of a coronavirus vaccine Friday. Watch live. Read full article: WATCH LIVE: Trump delivers coronavirus v...→

State leaders meet today to address major budget shortfall due to COVID-19

State leaders meet today to address major budget shortfall due to COVID-19

State leaders are meeting virtually Friday morning to address a major budget shortfall due to COVID-19. Read full article: State leaders meet today to address majo...→

Coronavirus government response live updates: Trump attacks whistleblower testifying virus warnings ignored

Coronavirus government response live updates: Trump attacks whistleblower testifying virus warnings ignored

President Donald Trump is attacking Rick Bright, the ousted vaccine development chief who claims he was retaliated against who testifying before House lawmaker [...] Read full article: Coronavirus government response live upd...→

Virginia, Maryland suburbs aligned with DC in COVID response

The allure was tempting: Haircuts were to be had, as was the chance to drink a beer at an outdoor bar after governors in Maryland and Virginia agreed to loosen [...] Read full article: Virginia, Maryland suburbs aligned with ...→

Faxes and email: Old technology slows COVID-19 response | WTOP

On April 1, a researcher at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention emailed Nevada public health counterparts for lab reports on two travelers who had t [...] Read full article: Faxes and email: Old technology slows CO...→

Michigan Gov. Whitmer: Protests 'undermine' state's response to COVID-19 crisis

Michigan Gov. Whitmer: Protests 'undermine' state's response to COVID-19 crisis

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, who is charged with overseeing the critical battleground's response to the coronavirus, said the frequent protests overwhelming [...] Read full article: Michigan Gov. Whitmer: Protests 'undermi...→

After errors, state health commissioner calls integrity of COVID-19 data a 'number one priority' - Atlanta INtown Paper

After errors, state health commissioner calls integrity of COVID-19 data a 'number one priority' - Atlanta INtown Paper

Transparency and integrity when it comes to the collection of COVID-19 data is the number one priority of the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH), accord [...] Read full article: After errors, state health commissioner ...→

Today’s coronavirus update: State data under scrutiny; a live concert looks tame

Today’s coronavirus update: State data under scrutiny; a live concert looks tame

The US had surpassed 90,000 deaths from the coronavirus as of Tuesday, with more than 1.5 million Americans testing positive for the bug, according to the late [...] Read full article: Today’s coronavirus update: State data u...→

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in talks to become Joe Biden’s VP pick

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in talks to become Joe Biden’s VP pick

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has confirmed she is in talks with Joe Biden’s campaign to become his running mate, as the race to join his ticket reaching an u [...] Read full article: Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in talks ...→

As Florida begins to reopen state businesses, data shows no significant progress in COVID-19 fight

As Florida begins to reopen state businesses, data shows no significant progress in COVID-19 fight

As Florida begins phase one of its reopening, health department data showed it has not made a significant decrease in the number of cases. Read full article: As Florida begins to reopen state busine...→

Gov. Charlie Baker says Massachusetts relaxing COVID-19 business restrictions

Gov. Charlie Baker says Massachusetts relaxing COVID-19 business restrictions

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker said some businesses and places of worship will be allowed to reopen starting Monday under the state’s phased reopening proces [...] Read full article: Gov. Charlie Baker says Massachusetts re...→

May 17: 5 non-COVID-19 stories from across the tri-state region

May 17: 5 non-COVID-19 stories from across the tri-state region

Kevin Hart surprises NJ health care worker: The comedy star surprised the worker with a part in an upcoming film.... Police on Long Island looking for man who [...] Read full article: May 17: 5 non-COVID-19 stories from acro...→

Moviegoers Pack Michigan Drive-In Theater, Defying Gov. Whitmer Stay-At-Home Order

Moviegoers Pack Michigan Drive-In Theater, Defying Gov. Whitmer Stay-At-Home Order

The Capri Drive-in Theater in Branch County, Michigan, was packed on Friday evening, as moviegoers flocked in defiance of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's stay-at-home [...] Read full article: Moviegoers Pack Michigan Drive-In Theate...→

Guns N' Roses Rips Trump with 'Live N' Let Die with COVID 45' T-Shirts

Guns N' Roses Rips Trump with 'Live N' Let Die with COVID 45' T-Shirts

Guns N' Roses released a "Live N' Let Die with COVID 45" coronavirus T-shirt to raise funds for musicians, in what appears to be the rock band's latest dig at [...] Read full article: Guns N' Roses Rips Trump with 'Live N' L...→

Washington Gov. Inslee orders freeze on hiring, contracts as coronavirus expected to impact state revenues

Washington Gov. Inslee orders freeze on hiring, contracts as coronavirus expected to impact state revenues

Washington state government agencies will freeze all hiring, personal service contracts and equipment purchases to mitigate a potential multibillion-dollar dro [...] Read full article: Washington Gov. Inslee orders freeze on ...→

SPCA of Texas Receives $15,000 Grant to Support COVID-19 Response

SPCA of Texas Receives $15,000 Grant to Support COVID-19 Response

The SPCA of Texas has received a $15,000 grant from PetSmart Charities to support the organization’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic in North Texas. Read full article: SPCA of Texas Receives $15,000 Grant to ...→

Coronavirus Update:  Stanford Doctors Begin Clinical Trial Of New Treatment For COVID-19 Patients

Coronavirus Update: Stanford Doctors Begin Clinical Trial Of New Treatment For COVID-19 Patients

Hoping it may be a 'magic bullet' in the battle against COVID-19, Stanford doctors have begun the clinical trial of a drug used to treat hepatitis patients on [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Update: Stanford Doctors Be...→

Feds provide $161 million for DuPage County's COVID-19 response

Feds provide $161 million for DuPage County's COVID-19 response

DuPage County has received more than $161 million in federal funding to help pay for its response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read full article: Feds provide $161 million for DuPage Cou...→

May 13: Non-COVID-19 news items across the tri-state region

May 13: Non-COVID-19 news items across the tri-state region

Riverhead couple finds message in a bottle from Connecticut: A North Fork couple made a special discovery while walking on a beach near their home.Sandy Wicklu [...] Read full article: May 13: Non-COVID-19 news items across t...→

Minnesota To Offer Free COVID-19 Testing At 6 Armory Locations Across The State This Weekend

Minnesota To Offer Free COVID-19 Testing At 6 Armory Locations Across The State This Weekend

Minnesotans who need or want to be tested for COVID-19 will have access to free testing this Memorial Day weekend at six National Guard Armory locations across [...] Read full article: Minnesota To Offer Free COVID-19 Testing...→

After errors, state health commissioner calls integrity of COVID-19 data a 'number one priority' - Atlanta INtown Paper

After errors, state health commissioner calls integrity of COVID-19 data a 'number one priority' - Atlanta INtown Paper

Transparency and integrity when it comes to the collection of COVID-19 data is the number one priority of the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH), accord [...] Read full article: After errors, state health commissioner ...→

LIVE AT 2: Duggan to provide update on annual fireworks show, talk about road projects

LIVE AT 2: Duggan to provide update on annual fireworks show, talk about road projects

Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan will provide an update on the 2020 annual fireworks show and talk about road construction on Wednesday. Read full article: LIVE AT 2: Duggan to provide update on a...→

Today’s coronavirus update: State data under scrutiny; a live concert looks tame

Today’s coronavirus update: State data under scrutiny; a live concert looks tame

The US had surpassed 90,000 deaths from the coronavirus as of Tuesday, with more than 1.5 million Americans testing positive for the bug, according to the late [...] Read full article: Today’s coronavirus update: State data u...→

Meryl Streep, Ryan Reynolds and more join 'James and the Giant Peach' live reading for COVID-19

Meryl Streep, Ryan Reynolds and more join 'James and the Giant Peach' live reading for COVID-19

Meryl Streep, Ryan Reynolds and more celebrities have joined Taika Waititi's star-studded live reading of Roald Dahl's 'James and the Giant Peach' for COVID-19 [...] Read full article: Meryl Streep, Ryan Reynolds and more joi...→

Pennsylvania Under Fire For Nursing Home COVID-19 Cases, State To Roll Out More Data

Pennsylvania Under Fire For Nursing Home COVID-19 Cases, State To Roll Out More Data

A federal mandate is now in effect directing all care facilities to report deaths to the federal government. Read full article: Pennsylvania Under Fire For Nursing Home...→

As Florida begins to reopen state businesses, data shows no significant progress in COVID-19 fight

As Florida begins to reopen state businesses, data shows no significant progress in COVID-19 fight

As Florida begins phase one of its reopening, health department data showed it has not made a significant decrease in the number of cases. Read full article: As Florida begins to reopen state busine...→

State confirms 638 new COVID-19 cases, death toll now at 4,891

State confirms 638 new COVID-19 cases, death toll now at 4,891

(WXYZ) — There are now 4,891 deaths and 51,142 cases of coronavirus in Michigan, according to numbers released from the State of Michigan Sunday afternoon.... [...] Read full article: State confirms 638 new COVID-19 cases, d...→

May 17: 5 non-COVID-19 stories from across the tri-state region

May 17: 5 non-COVID-19 stories from across the tri-state region

Kevin Hart surprises NJ health care worker: The comedy star surprised the worker with a part in an upcoming film.... Police on Long Island looking for man who [...] Read full article: May 17: 5 non-COVID-19 stories from acro...→

Coronavirus Live Updates: Brazil’s Crisis Deepens Amid Chaotic Response

Coronavirus Live Updates: Brazil’s Crisis Deepens Amid Chaotic Response

A Nigerian fraud ring is suspected of siphoning millions of dollars in U.S. unemployment payments. Stuck in a New Jersey hotel room, an Indian musician is play [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Live Updates: Brazil’s Crisi...→

State leaders meet today to address major budget shortfall due to COVID-19

State leaders meet today to address major budget shortfall due to COVID-19

State leaders are meeting virtually Friday morning to address a major budget shortfall due to COVID-19. Read full article: State leaders meet today to address majo...→

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer slapped with lawsuit over ‘drastic’ lockdown

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer slapped with lawsuit over ‘drastic’ lockdown

Medical professionals and a patient in Michigan have filed a lawsuit against Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer as the battles grow between her and those favorin [...] Read full article: Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer slapped w...→

Washington Gov. Inslee orders freeze on hiring, contracts as coronavirus expected to impact state revenues

Washington Gov. Inslee orders freeze on hiring, contracts as coronavirus expected to impact state revenues

Washington state government agencies will freeze all hiring, personal service contracts and equipment purchases to mitigate a potential multibillion-dollar dro [...] Read full article: Washington Gov. Inslee orders freeze on ...→

Watch live: Dr. Bright testifies at House hearing on coronavirus response

Watch live: Dr. Bright testifies at House hearing on coronavirus response

Watch live coverage as Dr. Rick Bright, former Director of the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority, testifies at a House hearing on the resp [...] Read full article: Watch live: Dr. Bright testifies at Hous...→

Coronavirus Update:  Stanford Doctors Begin Clinical Trial Of New Treatment For COVID-19 Patients

Coronavirus Update: Stanford Doctors Begin Clinical Trial Of New Treatment For COVID-19 Patients

Hoping it may be a 'magic bullet' in the battle against COVID-19, Stanford doctors have begun the clinical trial of a drug used to treat hepatitis patients on [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Update: Stanford Doctors Be...→

Virginia, Maryland suburbs aligned with DC in COVID response

The allure was tempting: Haircuts were to be had, as was the chance to drink a beer at an outdoor bar after governors in Maryland and Virginia agreed to loosen [...] Read full article: Virginia, Maryland suburbs aligned with ...→

California Adds Millions To Budget To Upgrade Wildfire Response Alongside COVID-19 Efforts

California Adds Millions To Budget To Upgrade Wildfire Response Alongside COVID-19 Efforts

With the impending fire season approaching in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic, California Gov. Gavin Newsom said the state nevertheless preparing to spe [...] Read full article: California Adds Millions To Budget To Up...→

Michigan Gov. Whitmer: Protests 'undermine' state's response to COVID-19 crisis

Michigan Gov. Whitmer: Protests 'undermine' state's response to COVID-19 crisis

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, who is charged with overseeing the critical battleground's response to the coronavirus, said the frequent protests overwhelming [...] Read full article: Michigan Gov. Whitmer: Protests 'undermi...→

Facebook removes groups threatening violence against Gov. Whitmer

Facebook removes groups threatening violence against Gov. Whitmer

Facebook has removed three private groups whose members were promoting violence against Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and organizing rallies in Lansing in defiance of [...] Read full article: Facebook removes groups threatening viol...→

New Mexico Republicans, Gov. Lujan Grisham clash over reopening state

New Mexico Republicans, Gov. Lujan Grisham clash over reopening state

The conflict in the southwestern state comes as legal battles and protests rage in states around the country between those opposed to the economic shutdowns an [...] Read full article: New Mexico Republicans, Gov. Lujan Grish...→

CDC report underscores risk of COVID-19 transmission in groups (LIVE UPDATES)

CDC report underscores risk of COVID-19 transmission in groups (LIVE UPDATES)

As some Illinois religious leaders push to reopen churches amid the coronavirus pandemic, a new Center for Disease Control report, released Tuesday, underscore [...] Read full article: CDC report underscores risk of COVID-19 ...→

Gov. Whitmer Spites Protests: 'I'm Not Changing Way I Run This State'

Gov. Whitmer Spites Protests: 'I'm Not Changing Way I Run This State'

Refusing to give in to stay-at-home protesters, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer told Fox News protecting residents from coronavirus is the way "I run this state [...] Read full article: Gov. Whitmer Spites Protests: 'I'm Not C...→

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in talks to become Joe Biden’s VP pick

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in talks to become Joe Biden’s VP pick

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has confirmed she is in talks with Joe Biden’s campaign to become his running mate, as the race to join his ticket reaching an u [...] Read full article: Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in talks ...→

Exclusive: Dentists call for England's Chief Dental Officer to resign after COVID-19 response

Exclusive: Dentists call for England's Chief Dental Officer to resign after COVID-19 response

Over 95 percent of private dentists have "no confidence" in Prof. Sara Hurley as they call for her resignation to prevent a "dental health crisis." Read full article: Exclusive: Dentists call for England's C...→

Gov. Charlie Baker says Massachusetts relaxing COVID-19 business restrictions

Gov. Charlie Baker says Massachusetts relaxing COVID-19 business restrictions

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker said some businesses and places of worship will be allowed to reopen starting Monday under the state’s phased reopening proces [...] Read full article: Gov. Charlie Baker says Massachusetts re...→

California Universities to Edure 10% State Budget Cut After COVID-19 - Times of San Diego

California’s budget heartache means its public colleges and universities are expected to receive nearly $2 billion less than planned for the coming year. Read full article: California Universities to Edure 10% Sta...→

Editorial: Fractured Bay Area COVID-19 response may lead to chaos

Editorial: Fractured Bay Area COVID-19 response may lead to chaos

The sooner health officers get back on the same page and enforce benchmarks for loosening restrictions, the better. Read full article: Editorial: Fractured Bay Area COVID-19 r...→

Moviegoers Pack Michigan Drive-In Theater, Defying Gov. Whitmer Stay-At-Home Order

Moviegoers Pack Michigan Drive-In Theater, Defying Gov. Whitmer Stay-At-Home Order

The Capri Drive-in Theater in Branch County, Michigan, was packed on Friday evening, as moviegoers flocked in defiance of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's stay-at-home [...] Read full article: Moviegoers Pack Michigan Drive-In Theate...→

WATCH LIVE: Trump delivers coronavirus vaccine update | WTOP

WATCH LIVE: Trump delivers coronavirus vaccine update | WTOP

President Donlad Trump is set to speak about the development of a coronavirus vaccine Friday. Watch live. Read full article: WATCH LIVE: Trump delivers coronavirus v...→

Coronavirus Live Updates: Congress Debates New Relief as State Budgets Are Ravaged

Coronavirus Live Updates: Congress Debates New Relief as State Budgets Are Ravaged

A $3 trillion package would include billions for struggling states but has been criticized as a “blue-state bailout” by Republican leaders. A test used on Whit [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Live Updates: Congress Debat...→

Guns N' Roses Rips Trump with 'Live N' Let Die with COVID 45' T-Shirts

Guns N' Roses Rips Trump with 'Live N' Let Die with COVID 45' T-Shirts

Guns N' Roses released a "Live N' Let Die with COVID 45" coronavirus T-shirt to raise funds for musicians, in what appears to be the rock band's latest dig at [...] Read full article: Guns N' Roses Rips Trump with 'Live N' L...→

Coronavirus Live Updates: COVID-19 in the Bay Area, Thursday May 14

Coronavirus Live Updates: COVID-19 in the Bay Area, Thursday May 14

The rate of new unemployment claims is slowing, plus Southern California has become a hotspot for coronavirus. Read full article: Coronavirus Live Updates: COVID-19 in th...→

SPCA of Texas Receives $15,000 Grant to Support COVID-19 Response

SPCA of Texas Receives $15,000 Grant to Support COVID-19 Response

The SPCA of Texas has received a $15,000 grant from PetSmart Charities to support the organization’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic in North Texas. Read full article: SPCA of Texas Receives $15,000 Grant to ...→

Coronavirus government response live updates: Trump attacks whistleblower testifying virus warnings ignored

Coronavirus government response live updates: Trump attacks whistleblower testifying virus warnings ignored

President Donald Trump is attacking Rick Bright, the ousted vaccine development chief who claims he was retaliated against who testifying before House lawmaker [...] Read full article: Coronavirus government response live upd...→

Coronavirus Update: San Francisco Bars Struggle In COVID-19 Limbo With No End In Sight

Coronavirus Update: San Francisco Bars Struggle In COVID-19 Limbo With No End In Sight

The extensive list of modifications and changes to service that will be required to reopen San Francisco's restaurants has gotten a lot of discussion, but the [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Update: San Francisco Bars S...→

Feds provide $161 million for DuPage County's COVID-19 response

Feds provide $161 million for DuPage County's COVID-19 response

DuPage County has received more than $161 million in federal funding to help pay for its response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read full article: Feds provide $161 million for DuPage Cou...→

Faxes and email: Old technology slows COVID-19 response | WTOP

On April 1, a researcher at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention emailed Nevada public health counterparts for lab reports on two travelers who had t [...] Read full article: Faxes and email: Old technology slows CO...→

McHenry County Board of Health approves new epidemiologist position to help with COVID-19 response

McHenry County Board of Health approves new epidemiologist position to help with COVID-19 response

The McHenry County Board of Health approved a resolution Monday evening to add a new epidemiologist position to the county's staff to help with reporting and s [...] Read full article: McHenry County Board of Health approves ...→

May 13: Non-COVID-19 news items across the tri-state region

May 13: Non-COVID-19 news items across the tri-state region

Riverhead couple finds message in a bottle from Connecticut: A North Fork couple made a special discovery while walking on a beach near their home.Sandy Wicklu [...] Read full article: May 13: Non-COVID-19 news items across t...→

Minnesota To Offer Free COVID-19 Testing At 6 Armory Locations Across The State This Weekend

Minnesota To Offer Free COVID-19 Testing At 6 Armory Locations Across The State This Weekend

Minnesotans who need or want to be tested for COVID-19 will have access to free testing this Memorial Day weekend at six National Guard Armory locations across [...] Read full article: Minnesota To Offer Free COVID-19 Testing...→

After errors, state health commissioner calls integrity of COVID-19 data a 'number one priority' - Atlanta INtown Paper

After errors, state health commissioner calls integrity of COVID-19 data a 'number one priority' - Atlanta INtown Paper

Transparency and integrity when it comes to the collection of COVID-19 data is the number one priority of the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH), accord [...] Read full article: After errors, state health commissioner ...→

New Mexico Republicans, Gov. Lujan Grisham clash over reopening state

New Mexico Republicans, Gov. Lujan Grisham clash over reopening state

The conflict in the southwestern state comes as legal battles and protests rage in states around the country between those opposed to the economic shutdowns an [...] Read full article: New Mexico Republicans, Gov. Lujan Grish...→

LIVE AT 2: Duggan to provide update on annual fireworks show, talk about road projects

LIVE AT 2: Duggan to provide update on annual fireworks show, talk about road projects

Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan will provide an update on the 2020 annual fireworks show and talk about road construction on Wednesday. Read full article: LIVE AT 2: Duggan to provide update on a...→

CDC report underscores risk of COVID-19 transmission in groups (LIVE UPDATES)

CDC report underscores risk of COVID-19 transmission in groups (LIVE UPDATES)

As some Illinois religious leaders push to reopen churches amid the coronavirus pandemic, a new Center for Disease Control report, released Tuesday, underscore [...] Read full article: CDC report underscores risk of COVID-19 ...→

Today’s coronavirus update: State data under scrutiny; a live concert looks tame

Today’s coronavirus update: State data under scrutiny; a live concert looks tame

The US had surpassed 90,000 deaths from the coronavirus as of Tuesday, with more than 1.5 million Americans testing positive for the bug, according to the late [...] Read full article: Today’s coronavirus update: State data u...→

Gov. Whitmer Spites Protests: 'I'm Not Changing Way I Run This State'

Gov. Whitmer Spites Protests: 'I'm Not Changing Way I Run This State'

Refusing to give in to stay-at-home protesters, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer told Fox News protecting residents from coronavirus is the way "I run this state [...] Read full article: Gov. Whitmer Spites Protests: 'I'm Not C...→

Meryl Streep, Ryan Reynolds and more join 'James and the Giant Peach' live reading for COVID-19

Meryl Streep, Ryan Reynolds and more join 'James and the Giant Peach' live reading for COVID-19

Meryl Streep, Ryan Reynolds and more celebrities have joined Taika Waititi's star-studded live reading of Roald Dahl's 'James and the Giant Peach' for COVID-19 [...] Read full article: Meryl Streep, Ryan Reynolds and more joi...→

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in talks to become Joe Biden’s VP pick

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in talks to become Joe Biden’s VP pick

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has confirmed she is in talks with Joe Biden’s campaign to become his running mate, as the race to join his ticket reaching an u [...] Read full article: Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in talks ...→

Pennsylvania Under Fire For Nursing Home COVID-19 Cases, State To Roll Out More Data

Pennsylvania Under Fire For Nursing Home COVID-19 Cases, State To Roll Out More Data

A federal mandate is now in effect directing all care facilities to report deaths to the federal government. Read full article: Pennsylvania Under Fire For Nursing Home...→

As Florida begins to reopen state businesses, data shows no significant progress in COVID-19 fight

As Florida begins to reopen state businesses, data shows no significant progress in COVID-19 fight

As Florida begins phase one of its reopening, health department data showed it has not made a significant decrease in the number of cases. Read full article: As Florida begins to reopen state busine...→

Exclusive: Dentists call for England's Chief Dental Officer to resign after COVID-19 response

Exclusive: Dentists call for England's Chief Dental Officer to resign after COVID-19 response

Over 95 percent of private dentists have "no confidence" in Prof. Sara Hurley as they call for her resignation to prevent a "dental health crisis." Read full article: Exclusive: Dentists call for England's C...→

Gov. Charlie Baker says Massachusetts relaxing COVID-19 business restrictions

Gov. Charlie Baker says Massachusetts relaxing COVID-19 business restrictions

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker said some businesses and places of worship will be allowed to reopen starting Monday under the state’s phased reopening proces [...] Read full article: Gov. Charlie Baker says Massachusetts re...→

State confirms 638 new COVID-19 cases, death toll now at 4,891

State confirms 638 new COVID-19 cases, death toll now at 4,891

(WXYZ) — There are now 4,891 deaths and 51,142 cases of coronavirus in Michigan, according to numbers released from the State of Michigan Sunday afternoon.... [...] Read full article: State confirms 638 new COVID-19 cases, d...→

California Universities to Edure 10% State Budget Cut After COVID-19 - Times of San Diego

California’s budget heartache means its public colleges and universities are expected to receive nearly $2 billion less than planned for the coming year. Read full article: California Universities to Edure 10% Sta...→

May 17: 5 non-COVID-19 stories from across the tri-state region

May 17: 5 non-COVID-19 stories from across the tri-state region

Kevin Hart surprises NJ health care worker: The comedy star surprised the worker with a part in an upcoming film.... Police on Long Island looking for man who [...] Read full article: May 17: 5 non-COVID-19 stories from acro...→

Editorial: Fractured Bay Area COVID-19 response may lead to chaos

Editorial: Fractured Bay Area COVID-19 response may lead to chaos

The sooner health officers get back on the same page and enforce benchmarks for loosening restrictions, the better. Read full article: Editorial: Fractured Bay Area COVID-19 r...→

Coronavirus Live Updates: Brazil’s Crisis Deepens Amid Chaotic Response

Coronavirus Live Updates: Brazil’s Crisis Deepens Amid Chaotic Response

A Nigerian fraud ring is suspected of siphoning millions of dollars in U.S. unemployment payments. Stuck in a New Jersey hotel room, an Indian musician is play [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Live Updates: Brazil’s Crisi...→

Moviegoers Pack Michigan Drive-In Theater, Defying Gov. Whitmer Stay-At-Home Order

Moviegoers Pack Michigan Drive-In Theater, Defying Gov. Whitmer Stay-At-Home Order

The Capri Drive-in Theater in Branch County, Michigan, was packed on Friday evening, as moviegoers flocked in defiance of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's stay-at-home [...] Read full article: Moviegoers Pack Michigan Drive-In Theate...→

WATCH LIVE: Trump delivers coronavirus vaccine update | WTOP

WATCH LIVE: Trump delivers coronavirus vaccine update | WTOP

President Donlad Trump is set to speak about the development of a coronavirus vaccine Friday. Watch live. Read full article: WATCH LIVE: Trump delivers coronavirus v...→

Coronavirus Live Updates: Congress Debates New Relief as State Budgets Are Ravaged

Coronavirus Live Updates: Congress Debates New Relief as State Budgets Are Ravaged

A $3 trillion package would include billions for struggling states but has been criticized as a “blue-state bailout” by Republican leaders. A test used on Whit [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Live Updates: Congress Debat...→

State leaders meet today to address major budget shortfall due to COVID-19

State leaders meet today to address major budget shortfall due to COVID-19

State leaders are meeting virtually Friday morning to address a major budget shortfall due to COVID-19. Read full article: State leaders meet today to address majo...→

Guns N' Roses Rips Trump with 'Live N' Let Die with COVID 45' T-Shirts

Guns N' Roses Rips Trump with 'Live N' Let Die with COVID 45' T-Shirts

Guns N' Roses released a "Live N' Let Die with COVID 45" coronavirus T-shirt to raise funds for musicians, in what appears to be the rock band's latest dig at [...] Read full article: Guns N' Roses Rips Trump with 'Live N' L...→

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer slapped with lawsuit over ‘drastic’ lockdown

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer slapped with lawsuit over ‘drastic’ lockdown

Medical professionals and a patient in Michigan have filed a lawsuit against Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer as the battles grow between her and those favorin [...] Read full article: Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer slapped w...→

Washington Gov. Inslee orders freeze on hiring, contracts as coronavirus expected to impact state revenues

Washington Gov. Inslee orders freeze on hiring, contracts as coronavirus expected to impact state revenues

Washington state government agencies will freeze all hiring, personal service contracts and equipment purchases to mitigate a potential multibillion-dollar dro [...] Read full article: Washington Gov. Inslee orders freeze on ...→

Coronavirus Live Updates: COVID-19 in the Bay Area, Thursday May 14

Coronavirus Live Updates: COVID-19 in the Bay Area, Thursday May 14

The rate of new unemployment claims is slowing, plus Southern California has become a hotspot for coronavirus. Read full article: Coronavirus Live Updates: COVID-19 in th...→

SPCA of Texas Receives $15,000 Grant to Support COVID-19 Response

SPCA of Texas Receives $15,000 Grant to Support COVID-19 Response

The SPCA of Texas has received a $15,000 grant from PetSmart Charities to support the organization’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic in North Texas. Read full article: SPCA of Texas Receives $15,000 Grant to ...→

Watch live: Dr. Bright testifies at House hearing on coronavirus response

Watch live: Dr. Bright testifies at House hearing on coronavirus response

Watch live coverage as Dr. Rick Bright, former Director of the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority, testifies at a House hearing on the resp [...] Read full article: Watch live: Dr. Bright testifies at Hous...→

Coronavirus government response live updates: Trump attacks whistleblower testifying virus warnings ignored

Coronavirus government response live updates: Trump attacks whistleblower testifying virus warnings ignored

President Donald Trump is attacking Rick Bright, the ousted vaccine development chief who claims he was retaliated against who testifying before House lawmaker [...] Read full article: Coronavirus government response live upd...→

Coronavirus Update:  Stanford Doctors Begin Clinical Trial Of New Treatment For COVID-19 Patients

Coronavirus Update: Stanford Doctors Begin Clinical Trial Of New Treatment For COVID-19 Patients

Hoping it may be a 'magic bullet' in the battle against COVID-19, Stanford doctors have begun the clinical trial of a drug used to treat hepatitis patients on [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Update: Stanford Doctors Be...→

Coronavirus Update: San Francisco Bars Struggle In COVID-19 Limbo With No End In Sight

Coronavirus Update: San Francisco Bars Struggle In COVID-19 Limbo With No End In Sight

The extensive list of modifications and changes to service that will be required to reopen San Francisco's restaurants has gotten a lot of discussion, but the [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Update: San Francisco Bars S...→

Virginia, Maryland suburbs aligned with DC in COVID response

The allure was tempting: Haircuts were to be had, as was the chance to drink a beer at an outdoor bar after governors in Maryland and Virginia agreed to loosen [...] Read full article: Virginia, Maryland suburbs aligned with ...→

Feds provide $161 million for DuPage County's COVID-19 response

Feds provide $161 million for DuPage County's COVID-19 response

DuPage County has received more than $161 million in federal funding to help pay for its response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read full article: Feds provide $161 million for DuPage Cou...→

California Adds Millions To Budget To Upgrade Wildfire Response Alongside COVID-19 Efforts

California Adds Millions To Budget To Upgrade Wildfire Response Alongside COVID-19 Efforts

With the impending fire season approaching in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic, California Gov. Gavin Newsom said the state nevertheless preparing to spe [...] Read full article: California Adds Millions To Budget To Up...→

Faxes and email: Old technology slows COVID-19 response | WTOP

On April 1, a researcher at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention emailed Nevada public health counterparts for lab reports on two travelers who had t [...] Read full article: Faxes and email: Old technology slows CO...→

McHenry County Board of Health approves new epidemiologist position to help with COVID-19 response

McHenry County Board of Health approves new epidemiologist position to help with COVID-19 response

The McHenry County Board of Health approved a resolution Monday evening to add a new epidemiologist position to the county's staff to help with reporting and s [...] Read full article: McHenry County Board of Health approves ...→

Michigan Gov. Whitmer: Protests 'undermine' state's response to COVID-19 crisis

Michigan Gov. Whitmer: Protests 'undermine' state's response to COVID-19 crisis

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, who is charged with overseeing the critical battleground's response to the coronavirus, said the frequent protests overwhelming [...] Read full article: Michigan Gov. Whitmer: Protests 'undermi...→

May 13: Non-COVID-19 news items across the tri-state region

May 13: Non-COVID-19 news items across the tri-state region

Riverhead couple finds message in a bottle from Connecticut: A North Fork couple made a special discovery while walking on a beach near their home.Sandy Wicklu [...] Read full article: May 13: Non-COVID-19 news items across t...→

Facebook removes groups threatening violence against Gov. Whitmer

Facebook removes groups threatening violence against Gov. Whitmer

Facebook has removed three private groups whose members were promoting violence against Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and organizing rallies in Lansing in defiance of [...] Read full article: Facebook removes groups threatening viol...→