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New Task Force to Increase COVID-19 Testing in Underrepresented Communities

New Task Force to Increase COVID-19 Testing in Underrepresented Communities

On Wednesday morning outside the Tubman-Chavez Community Center on Euclid Avenue in Valencia Park, Reverend Shane Harris announced the formation of the COVID-1 [...] Read full article: New Task Force to Increase COVID-19 Test...→

New Task Force to Increase COVID-19 Testing in Underrepresented Communities

New Task Force to Increase COVID-19 Testing in Underrepresented Communities

On Wednesday morning outside the Tubman-Chavez Community Center on Euclid Avenue in Valencia Park, Reverend Shane Harris announced the formation of the COVID-1 [...] Read full article: New Task Force to Increase COVID-19 Test...→

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...→

Nearly 1,300 Coloradans have died with COVID-19 in their systems as testing ticks up

Nearly 1,300 Coloradans have died with COVID-19 in their systems as testing ticks up

Colorado health officials on Wednesday reported 1,299 people have died with COVID-19 in their systems, and that death-certificate data shows 1,001 fatalities w [...] Read full article: Nearly 1,300 Coloradans have died with C...→

CHSAA task force created to discuss how Colorado high schools can resume sports, activities

CHSAA task force created to discuss how Colorado high schools can resume sports, activities

Its spring seasons canceled at the end of April by the coronavirus pandemic, the Colorado High School Activities Association is already looking ahead to what i [...] Read full article: CHSAA task force created to discuss how ...→

COVID-19 Testing Sites Temporarily Closing Due to Bad Weather

COVID-19 Testing Sites Temporarily Closing Due to Bad Weather

Several state-supported coronavirus testing sites in Florida will close through the weekend in anticipation of bad weather, health officials said. Ten drive-th [...] Read full article: COVID-19 Testing Sites Temporarily Closi...→

Coronavirus Updates (MN): 523 Additional COVID-19 Cases Reported As Testing Makes 1-Day Jump To 6.7K

Coronavirus Updates (MN): 523 Additional COVID-19 Cases Reported As Testing Makes 1-Day Jump To 6.7K

In a Thursday update, the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) says there are 523 additional COVID-19 cases in the state and 25 more deaths. A new benchmark wa [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Updates (MN): 523 Additional...→

The Latest: Japan government holds virus task force meeting

-Japan's government holding coronavirus task force meeting.... -Minnesota letting “stay-at-home” expire Monday; Wyoming allowing dining at restaurants and bars [...] Read full article: The Latest: Japan government holds virus...→

Restaurant Owner Co-Founds COVID-19 Mobile Testing Company to Help Employers Like Himself

Restaurant Owner Co-Founds COVID-19 Mobile Testing Company to Help Employers Like Himself

As the economy slowly reopens in Texas, business owners are faced with the task of keeping their workers and customers safe. It’s a concern restaurant owner Jo [...] Read full article: Restaurant Owner Co-Founds COVID-19 Mobi...→

Local churches make testing sites more accessible to underserved communities

Local churches are starting to join the fight against the coronavirus and are making testing more accessible to underserved communities.  Read full article: Local churches make testing sites more a...→

NJ orders COVID-19 testing in all nursing homes

NJ orders COVID-19 testing in all nursing homes

New Jersey is trying to get a handle on its nursing homes and long-term care facilities which have seen thousands of residents die due to COVID-19. Read full article: NJ orders COVID-19 testing in all nursin...→

Activists call on CHA to provide adequate COVID-19 testing, PPE for elderly residents

Activists call on CHA to provide adequate COVID-19 testing, PPE for elderly residents

Not enough attention has been paid to elderly residents living in the senior apartments, the activists said at a news conference Monday. Read full article: Activists call on CHA to provide adequat...→

Free drive-through testing for COVID-19 opens outside Rolling Meadows High

Free drive-through testing for COVID-19 opens outside Rolling Meadows High

The state's newest drive-through testing facility opened Friday in the Rolling Meadows High School parking lot at 2901 Central Road. Read full article: Free drive-through testing for COVID-19 ...→

COVID-19 Testing Bungled At St. Paul Nursing Home

COVID-19 Testing Bungled At St. Paul Nursing Home

A state health official allowed oral swabs to be used, which caused pain and bloody noses for some who were tested. Read full article: COVID-19 Testing Bungled At St. Paul Nur...→

Denver to roll out free drive-up COVID-19 testing site at Pepsi Center

Denver to roll out free drive-up COVID-19 testing site at Pepsi Center

The city of Denver’s first major foray into large-scale free coronavirus testing will be a drive-up site outside the Pepsi Center. Read full article: Denver to roll out free drive-up COVID-1...→

San Francisco Opening New COVID-19 Mobile Testing Site In Tenderloin District; 2 Other Testing Sites To Open

San Francisco Opening New COVID-19 Mobile Testing Site In Tenderloin District; 2 Other Testing Sites To Open

San Francisco announced Monday it was expanding its COVID-19 testing with three new testing sites, including the city's first mobile testing site in the troubl [...] Read full article: San Francisco Opening New COVID-19 Mobil...→

COVID-19 test shortage forces Chicago area clinics to halt curbside testing

COVID-19 test shortage forces Chicago area clinics to halt curbside testing

Physicians Immediate Care centers website said because of a lack of tests, "we are currently unable to test for COVID-19 in Illinois." Read full article: COVID-19 test shortage forces Chicago ar...→

MDHHS Releases Statement On COVID-19 'Significant Increase' Case Reporting

MDHHS Releases Statement On COVID-19 'Significant Increase' Case Reporting

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services released a statement of the significant increase of coronavirus cases reported on Thursday.  Read full article: MDHHS Releases Statement On COVID-19 'Si...→

Free FDA-Approved COVID-19 Testing Available For Uninsured Collin County Residents

Free FDA-Approved COVID-19 Testing Available For Uninsured Collin County Residents

The Commissioners Court on Monday authorized $3 million to cover costs associated with testing Collin County uninsured residents of all ages through a voucher [...] Read full article: Free FDA-Approved COVID-19 Testing Avail...→

Coronavirus headlines for May 13: NY testing efforts focus on minority communities

Coronavirus headlines for May 13: NY testing efforts focus on minority communities

PLUS: New information about the mysterious syndrome impacting children that appears to be tied to COVID-19. Read full article: Coronavirus headlines for May 13: NY tes...→

Texas A&M Launches Task Force to Combat Murder Hornet

Texas A&M Launches Task Force to Combat Murder Hornet

Texas A&M AgriLife experts are launching a task force, at the request of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, to protect the state’s agriculture from the so-called “murder [...] Read full article: Texas A&M Launches Task Force to Combat ...→

Coronavirus Testing Gets Underway At Abyssinian Baptist Church As Part Of Effort To Better Reach Hardest Hit Communities

Coronavirus Testing Gets Underway At Abyssinian Baptist Church As Part Of Effort To Better Reach Hardest Hit Communities

Black, Latino and low income communities are bearing the brunt of the coronavirus. Now the state is partnering with churches to help increase testing in the ha [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Testing Gets Underway At Aby...→

Alameda County adds COVID-19 testing sites

Alameda County adds COVID-19 testing sites

Alameda County adds four COVID-19 testing sites, for a total of 31 in the county. Read full article: Alameda County adds COVID-19 testing sit...→

Romney contradicts Trump, says level of COVID-19 testing in US 'nothing to celebrate whatsoever'

Romney contradicts Trump, says level of COVID-19 testing in US 'nothing to celebrate whatsoever'

Senate Health Committee member Mitt Romney, R-Utah, told coronavirus task force member Admiral Brett Giroir during a hearing Tuesday that the level of U.S. tes [...] Read full article: Romney contradicts Trump, says level of ...→

Coronavirus Latest: Pennsylvania To Begin COVID-19 Testing For Every Nursing Home Resident, Employee

Coronavirus Latest: Pennsylvania To Begin COVID-19 Testing For Every Nursing Home Resident, Employee

Wolf said his administration will undertake the surveillance testing, with a goal of testing every resident and employee once a week, given the pandemic's trem [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Latest: Pennsylvania To Begi...→

New Free COVID-19 Testing Site Opens In St. Pete

New Free COVID-19 Testing Site Opens In St. Pete

A new free COVID-19 testing site is open in St. Petersburg at the Lealman Exchange. Read full article: New Free COVID-19 Testing Site Opens In ...→

Exclusive — McCarthy on Task Force: China Wants to 'Defeat America'

Exclusive — McCarthy on Task Force: China Wants to 'Defeat America'

Kevin McCarthy said Democrats under orders from Pelosi backed out of a bipartisan commission to investigate the origins of the coronavirus. Read full article: Exclusive — McCarthy on Task Force: Chin...→

Miami-Dade fairgrounds testing site shut down for cleaning after staff member tests positive for COVID-19

Miami-Dade fairgrounds testing site shut down for cleaning after staff member tests positive for COVID-19

SWEETWATER, FLA. (WSVN) - The COVID-19 testing site at the Miami-Dade fairgrounds has been closed until further notice after a staff member tested positive for [...] Read full article: Miami-Dade fairgrounds testing site shut...→

How lack of healthy food plays a role in COVID-19 deaths in Chicago's black communities

How lack of healthy food plays a role in COVID-19 deaths in Chicago's black communities

By Dorothy Tucker, Samah Assad, Carol Thompson... CHICAGO (CBS) — Last month, Rev. Marshall Hatch stood over his older sister’s grave and led the family in pra [...] Read full article: How lack of healthy food plays a role in...→

Demand for Covid screening was falling as New Jersey rolled out testing, tracing plans

Demand for Covid screening was falling as New Jersey rolled out testing, tracing plans

As of May 12, the state was testing around 10,600 residents a day on average, according to a a report from McKinsey & Company that was prepared for the Murphy [...] Read full article: Demand for Covid screening was falling a...→

How sewer science could ease testing pressure and track COVID-19

How sewer science could ease testing pressure and track COVID-19

Small early studies from scientific teams in The Netherlands, France and Australia have found signs that the coronavirus virus can be detected in sewage. Read full article: How sewer science could ease testing pre...→

Woman Arrested For Selling COVID-19 Testing Kits Without FDA Approval

Woman Arrested For Selling COVID-19 Testing Kits Without FDA Approval

A 39-year-old woman was arrested in Santa Monica for allegedly selling COVID-19 testing kits that have not been approved by the Food and Drug Administration, p [...] Read full article: Woman Arrested For Selling COVID-19 Test...→

Rep. Mike McCaul to Newsmax TV: Task Force Will Hold China Accountable for Virus Spread

Rep. Mike McCaul, R-Texas, says he's disappointed Democrats haven't joined the House task force to investigate China for its role in the spread of COVID-19. "A [...] Read full article: Rep. Mike McCaul to Newsmax TV: Task For...→

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez named co-chair of Biden-Sanders climate task force

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez named co-chair of Biden-Sanders climate task force

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, one of the House’s most influential liberal voices, has been tapped to co-chair a “unity task force” on climate change as part o [...] Read full article: Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez named co-c...→

Dallas County May Lose Crucial Federal COVID-19 Testing This Month

Dallas County May Lose Crucial Federal COVID-19 Testing This Month

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins is working to secure federally funded COVID-19 testing in the county beyond May 30. Without it, the county will lose the abili [...] Read full article: Dallas County May Lose Crucial Federal C...→

Coronavirus Latest: Rite Aid Expanding COVID-19 Testing In Delaware Valley

Coronavirus Latest: Rite Aid Expanding COVID-19 Testing In Delaware Valley

Unlike some other testing sites, people do not have to be showing symptoms to qualify for a test. Read full article: Coronavirus Latest: Rite Aid Expanding C...→

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...→

COVID-19 Testing Bungled At St. Paul Nursing Home

COVID-19 Testing Bungled At St. Paul Nursing Home

A state health official allowed oral swabs to be used, which caused pain and bloody noses for some who were tested. Read full article: COVID-19 Testing Bungled At St. Paul Nur...→

Nearly 1,300 Coloradans have died with COVID-19 in their systems as testing ticks up

Nearly 1,300 Coloradans have died with COVID-19 in their systems as testing ticks up

Colorado health officials on Wednesday reported 1,299 people have died with COVID-19 in their systems, and that death-certificate data shows 1,001 fatalities w [...] Read full article: Nearly 1,300 Coloradans have died with C...→

San Francisco Opening New COVID-19 Mobile Testing Site In Tenderloin District; 2 Other Testing Sites To Open

San Francisco Opening New COVID-19 Mobile Testing Site In Tenderloin District; 2 Other Testing Sites To Open

San Francisco announced Monday it was expanding its COVID-19 testing with three new testing sites, including the city's first mobile testing site in the troubl [...] Read full article: San Francisco Opening New COVID-19 Mobil...→

CHSAA task force created to discuss how Colorado high schools can resume sports, activities

CHSAA task force created to discuss how Colorado high schools can resume sports, activities

Its spring seasons canceled at the end of April by the coronavirus pandemic, the Colorado High School Activities Association is already looking ahead to what i [...] Read full article: CHSAA task force created to discuss how ...→

Demand for Covid screening was falling as New Jersey rolled out testing, tracing plans

Demand for Covid screening was falling as New Jersey rolled out testing, tracing plans

As of May 12, the state was testing around 10,600 residents a day on average, according to a a report from McKinsey & Company that was prepared for the Murphy [...] Read full article: Demand for Covid screening was falling a...→

COVID-19 test shortage forces Chicago area clinics to halt curbside testing

COVID-19 test shortage forces Chicago area clinics to halt curbside testing

Physicians Immediate Care centers website said because of a lack of tests, "we are currently unable to test for COVID-19 in Illinois." Read full article: COVID-19 test shortage forces Chicago ar...→

COVID-19 Testing Sites Temporarily Closing Due to Bad Weather

COVID-19 Testing Sites Temporarily Closing Due to Bad Weather

Several state-supported coronavirus testing sites in Florida will close through the weekend in anticipation of bad weather, health officials said. Ten drive-th [...] Read full article: COVID-19 Testing Sites Temporarily Closi...→

How sewer science could ease testing pressure and track COVID-19

How sewer science could ease testing pressure and track COVID-19

Small early studies from scientific teams in The Netherlands, France and Australia have found signs that the coronavirus virus can be detected in sewage. Read full article: How sewer science could ease testing pre...→

Free FDA-Approved COVID-19 Testing Available For Uninsured Collin County Residents

Free FDA-Approved COVID-19 Testing Available For Uninsured Collin County Residents

The Commissioners Court on Monday authorized $3 million to cover costs associated with testing Collin County uninsured residents of all ages through a voucher [...] Read full article: Free FDA-Approved COVID-19 Testing Avail...→

Woman Arrested For Selling COVID-19 Testing Kits Without FDA Approval

Woman Arrested For Selling COVID-19 Testing Kits Without FDA Approval

A 39-year-old woman was arrested in Santa Monica for allegedly selling COVID-19 testing kits that have not been approved by the Food and Drug Administration, p [...] Read full article: Woman Arrested For Selling COVID-19 Test...→

Texas A&M Launches Task Force to Combat Murder Hornet

Texas A&M Launches Task Force to Combat Murder Hornet

Texas A&M AgriLife experts are launching a task force, at the request of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, to protect the state’s agriculture from the so-called “murder [...] Read full article: Texas A&M Launches Task Force to Combat ...→

Restaurant Owner Co-Founds COVID-19 Mobile Testing Company to Help Employers Like Himself

Restaurant Owner Co-Founds COVID-19 Mobile Testing Company to Help Employers Like Himself

As the economy slowly reopens in Texas, business owners are faced with the task of keeping their workers and customers safe. It’s a concern restaurant owner Jo [...] Read full article: Restaurant Owner Co-Founds COVID-19 Mobi...→

Alameda County adds COVID-19 testing sites

Alameda County adds COVID-19 testing sites

Alameda County adds four COVID-19 testing sites, for a total of 31 in the county. Read full article: Alameda County adds COVID-19 testing sit...→

NJ orders COVID-19 testing in all nursing homes

NJ orders COVID-19 testing in all nursing homes

New Jersey is trying to get a handle on its nursing homes and long-term care facilities which have seen thousands of residents die due to COVID-19. Read full article: NJ orders COVID-19 testing in all nursin...→

Coronavirus Latest: Pennsylvania To Begin COVID-19 Testing For Every Nursing Home Resident, Employee

Coronavirus Latest: Pennsylvania To Begin COVID-19 Testing For Every Nursing Home Resident, Employee

Wolf said his administration will undertake the surveillance testing, with a goal of testing every resident and employee once a week, given the pandemic's trem [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Latest: Pennsylvania To Begi...→

Coronavirus Latest: Rite Aid Expanding COVID-19 Testing In Delaware Valley

Coronavirus Latest: Rite Aid Expanding COVID-19 Testing In Delaware Valley

Unlike some other testing sites, people do not have to be showing symptoms to qualify for a test. Read full article: Coronavirus Latest: Rite Aid Expanding C...→

Exclusive — McCarthy on Task Force: China Wants to 'Defeat America'

Exclusive — McCarthy on Task Force: China Wants to 'Defeat America'

Kevin McCarthy said Democrats under orders from Pelosi backed out of a bipartisan commission to investigate the origins of the coronavirus. Read full article: Exclusive — McCarthy on Task Force: Chin...→

Free drive-through testing for COVID-19 opens outside Rolling Meadows High

Free drive-through testing for COVID-19 opens outside Rolling Meadows High

The state's newest drive-through testing facility opened Friday in the Rolling Meadows High School parking lot at 2901 Central Road. Read full article: Free drive-through testing for COVID-19 ...→

Miami-Dade fairgrounds testing site shut down for cleaning after staff member tests positive for COVID-19

Miami-Dade fairgrounds testing site shut down for cleaning after staff member tests positive for COVID-19

SWEETWATER, FLA. (WSVN) - The COVID-19 testing site at the Miami-Dade fairgrounds has been closed until further notice after a staff member tested positive for [...] Read full article: Miami-Dade fairgrounds testing site shut...→

Denver to roll out free drive-up COVID-19 testing site at Pepsi Center

Denver to roll out free drive-up COVID-19 testing site at Pepsi Center

The city of Denver’s first major foray into large-scale free coronavirus testing will be a drive-up site outside the Pepsi Center. Read full article: Denver to roll out free drive-up COVID-1...→

How lack of healthy food plays a role in COVID-19 deaths in Chicago's black communities

How lack of healthy food plays a role in COVID-19 deaths in Chicago's black communities

By Dorothy Tucker, Samah Assad, Carol Thompson... CHICAGO (CBS) — Last month, Rev. Marshall Hatch stood over his older sister’s grave and led the family in pra [...] Read full article: How lack of healthy food plays a role in...→

MDHHS Releases Statement On COVID-19 'Significant Increase' Case Reporting

MDHHS Releases Statement On COVID-19 'Significant Increase' Case Reporting

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services released a statement of the significant increase of coronavirus cases reported on Thursday.  Read full article: MDHHS Releases Statement On COVID-19 'Si...→

Coronavirus Updates (MN): 523 Additional COVID-19 Cases Reported As Testing Makes 1-Day Jump To 6.7K

Coronavirus Updates (MN): 523 Additional COVID-19 Cases Reported As Testing Makes 1-Day Jump To 6.7K

In a Thursday update, the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) says there are 523 additional COVID-19 cases in the state and 25 more deaths. A new benchmark wa [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Updates (MN): 523 Additional...→

Coronavirus headlines for May 13: NY testing efforts focus on minority communities

Coronavirus headlines for May 13: NY testing efforts focus on minority communities

PLUS: New information about the mysterious syndrome impacting children that appears to be tied to COVID-19. Read full article: Coronavirus headlines for May 13: NY tes...→

The Latest: Japan government holds virus task force meeting

-Japan's government holding coronavirus task force meeting.... -Minnesota letting “stay-at-home” expire Monday; Wyoming allowing dining at restaurants and bars [...] Read full article: The Latest: Japan government holds virus...→

Rep. Mike McCaul to Newsmax TV: Task Force Will Hold China Accountable for Virus Spread

Rep. Mike McCaul, R-Texas, says he's disappointed Democrats haven't joined the House task force to investigate China for its role in the spread of COVID-19. "A [...] Read full article: Rep. Mike McCaul to Newsmax TV: Task For...→

Coronavirus Testing Gets Underway At Abyssinian Baptist Church As Part Of Effort To Better Reach Hardest Hit Communities

Coronavirus Testing Gets Underway At Abyssinian Baptist Church As Part Of Effort To Better Reach Hardest Hit Communities

Black, Latino and low income communities are bearing the brunt of the coronavirus. Now the state is partnering with churches to help increase testing in the ha [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Testing Gets Underway At Aby...→

Local churches make testing sites more accessible to underserved communities

Local churches are starting to join the fight against the coronavirus and are making testing more accessible to underserved communities.  Read full article: Local churches make testing sites more a...→

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez named co-chair of Biden-Sanders climate task force

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez named co-chair of Biden-Sanders climate task force

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, one of the House’s most influential liberal voices, has been tapped to co-chair a “unity task force” on climate change as part o [...] Read full article: Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez named co-c...→

Romney contradicts Trump, says level of COVID-19 testing in US 'nothing to celebrate whatsoever'

Romney contradicts Trump, says level of COVID-19 testing in US 'nothing to celebrate whatsoever'

Senate Health Committee member Mitt Romney, R-Utah, told coronavirus task force member Admiral Brett Giroir during a hearing Tuesday that the level of U.S. tes [...] Read full article: Romney contradicts Trump, says level of ...→

Dallas County May Lose Crucial Federal COVID-19 Testing This Month

Dallas County May Lose Crucial Federal COVID-19 Testing This Month

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins is working to secure federally funded COVID-19 testing in the county beyond May 30. Without it, the county will lose the abili [...] Read full article: Dallas County May Lose Crucial Federal C...→

New Free COVID-19 Testing Site Opens In St. Pete

New Free COVID-19 Testing Site Opens In St. Pete

A new free COVID-19 testing site is open in St. Petersburg at the Lealman Exchange. Read full article: New Free COVID-19 Testing Site Opens In ...→

Activists call on CHA to provide adequate COVID-19 testing, PPE for elderly residents

Activists call on CHA to provide adequate COVID-19 testing, PPE for elderly residents

Not enough attention has been paid to elderly residents living in the senior apartments, the activists said at a news conference Monday. Read full article: Activists call on CHA to provide adequat...→

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...→

Free drive-through testing for COVID-19 opens outside Rolling Meadows High

Free drive-through testing for COVID-19 opens outside Rolling Meadows High

The state's newest drive-through testing facility opened Friday in the Rolling Meadows High School parking lot at 2901 Central Road. Read full article: Free drive-through testing for COVID-19 ...→

COVID-19 Testing Bungled At St. Paul Nursing Home

COVID-19 Testing Bungled At St. Paul Nursing Home

A state health official allowed oral swabs to be used, which caused pain and bloody noses for some who were tested. Read full article: COVID-19 Testing Bungled At St. Paul Nur...→

Miami-Dade fairgrounds testing site shut down for cleaning after staff member tests positive for COVID-19

Miami-Dade fairgrounds testing site shut down for cleaning after staff member tests positive for COVID-19

SWEETWATER, FLA. (WSVN) - The COVID-19 testing site at the Miami-Dade fairgrounds has been closed until further notice after a staff member tested positive for [...] Read full article: Miami-Dade fairgrounds testing site shut...→

Nearly 1,300 Coloradans have died with COVID-19 in their systems as testing ticks up

Nearly 1,300 Coloradans have died with COVID-19 in their systems as testing ticks up

Colorado health officials on Wednesday reported 1,299 people have died with COVID-19 in their systems, and that death-certificate data shows 1,001 fatalities w [...] Read full article: Nearly 1,300 Coloradans have died with C...→

Denver to roll out free drive-up COVID-19 testing site at Pepsi Center

Denver to roll out free drive-up COVID-19 testing site at Pepsi Center

The city of Denver’s first major foray into large-scale free coronavirus testing will be a drive-up site outside the Pepsi Center. Read full article: Denver to roll out free drive-up COVID-1...→

San Francisco Opening New COVID-19 Mobile Testing Site In Tenderloin District; 2 Other Testing Sites To Open

San Francisco Opening New COVID-19 Mobile Testing Site In Tenderloin District; 2 Other Testing Sites To Open

San Francisco announced Monday it was expanding its COVID-19 testing with three new testing sites, including the city's first mobile testing site in the troubl [...] Read full article: San Francisco Opening New COVID-19 Mobil...→

How lack of healthy food plays a role in COVID-19 deaths in Chicago's black communities

How lack of healthy food plays a role in COVID-19 deaths in Chicago's black communities

By Dorothy Tucker, Samah Assad, Carol Thompson... CHICAGO (CBS) — Last month, Rev. Marshall Hatch stood over his older sister’s grave and led the family in pra [...] Read full article: How lack of healthy food plays a role in...→

CHSAA task force created to discuss how Colorado high schools can resume sports, activities

CHSAA task force created to discuss how Colorado high schools can resume sports, activities

Its spring seasons canceled at the end of April by the coronavirus pandemic, the Colorado High School Activities Association is already looking ahead to what i [...] Read full article: CHSAA task force created to discuss how ...→

Demand for Covid screening was falling as New Jersey rolled out testing, tracing plans

Demand for Covid screening was falling as New Jersey rolled out testing, tracing plans

As of May 12, the state was testing around 10,600 residents a day on average, according to a a report from McKinsey & Company that was prepared for the Murphy [...] Read full article: Demand for Covid screening was falling a...→

COVID-19 test shortage forces Chicago area clinics to halt curbside testing

COVID-19 test shortage forces Chicago area clinics to halt curbside testing

Physicians Immediate Care centers website said because of a lack of tests, "we are currently unable to test for COVID-19 in Illinois." Read full article: COVID-19 test shortage forces Chicago ar...→

COVID-19 Testing Sites Temporarily Closing Due to Bad Weather

COVID-19 Testing Sites Temporarily Closing Due to Bad Weather

Several state-supported coronavirus testing sites in Florida will close through the weekend in anticipation of bad weather, health officials said. Ten drive-th [...] Read full article: COVID-19 Testing Sites Temporarily Closi...→

MDHHS Releases Statement On COVID-19 'Significant Increase' Case Reporting

MDHHS Releases Statement On COVID-19 'Significant Increase' Case Reporting

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services released a statement of the significant increase of coronavirus cases reported on Thursday.  Read full article: MDHHS Releases Statement On COVID-19 'Si...→

How sewer science could ease testing pressure and track COVID-19

How sewer science could ease testing pressure and track COVID-19

Small early studies from scientific teams in The Netherlands, France and Australia have found signs that the coronavirus virus can be detected in sewage. Read full article: How sewer science could ease testing pre...→

Coronavirus Updates (MN): 523 Additional COVID-19 Cases Reported As Testing Makes 1-Day Jump To 6.7K

Coronavirus Updates (MN): 523 Additional COVID-19 Cases Reported As Testing Makes 1-Day Jump To 6.7K

In a Thursday update, the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) says there are 523 additional COVID-19 cases in the state and 25 more deaths. A new benchmark wa [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Updates (MN): 523 Additional...→

Free FDA-Approved COVID-19 Testing Available For Uninsured Collin County Residents

Free FDA-Approved COVID-19 Testing Available For Uninsured Collin County Residents

The Commissioners Court on Monday authorized $3 million to cover costs associated with testing Collin County uninsured residents of all ages through a voucher [...] Read full article: Free FDA-Approved COVID-19 Testing Avail...→

Coronavirus headlines for May 13: NY testing efforts focus on minority communities

Coronavirus headlines for May 13: NY testing efforts focus on minority communities

PLUS: New information about the mysterious syndrome impacting children that appears to be tied to COVID-19. Read full article: Coronavirus headlines for May 13: NY tes...→

Woman Arrested For Selling COVID-19 Testing Kits Without FDA Approval

Woman Arrested For Selling COVID-19 Testing Kits Without FDA Approval

A 39-year-old woman was arrested in Santa Monica for allegedly selling COVID-19 testing kits that have not been approved by the Food and Drug Administration, p [...] Read full article: Woman Arrested For Selling COVID-19 Test...→

The Latest: Japan government holds virus task force meeting

-Japan's government holding coronavirus task force meeting.... -Minnesota letting “stay-at-home” expire Monday; Wyoming allowing dining at restaurants and bars [...] Read full article: The Latest: Japan government holds virus...→

Texas A&M Launches Task Force to Combat Murder Hornet

Texas A&M Launches Task Force to Combat Murder Hornet

Texas A&M AgriLife experts are launching a task force, at the request of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, to protect the state’s agriculture from the so-called “murder [...] Read full article: Texas A&M Launches Task Force to Combat ...→

Rep. Mike McCaul to Newsmax TV: Task Force Will Hold China Accountable for Virus Spread

Rep. Mike McCaul, R-Texas, says he's disappointed Democrats haven't joined the House task force to investigate China for its role in the spread of COVID-19. "A [...] Read full article: Rep. Mike McCaul to Newsmax TV: Task For...→

Restaurant Owner Co-Founds COVID-19 Mobile Testing Company to Help Employers Like Himself

Restaurant Owner Co-Founds COVID-19 Mobile Testing Company to Help Employers Like Himself

As the economy slowly reopens in Texas, business owners are faced with the task of keeping their workers and customers safe. It’s a concern restaurant owner Jo [...] Read full article: Restaurant Owner Co-Founds COVID-19 Mobi...→

Coronavirus Testing Gets Underway At Abyssinian Baptist Church As Part Of Effort To Better Reach Hardest Hit Communities

Coronavirus Testing Gets Underway At Abyssinian Baptist Church As Part Of Effort To Better Reach Hardest Hit Communities

Black, Latino and low income communities are bearing the brunt of the coronavirus. Now the state is partnering with churches to help increase testing in the ha [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Testing Gets Underway At Aby...→

Local churches make testing sites more accessible to underserved communities

Local churches are starting to join the fight against the coronavirus and are making testing more accessible to underserved communities.  Read full article: Local churches make testing sites more a...→

Alameda County adds COVID-19 testing sites

Alameda County adds COVID-19 testing sites

Alameda County adds four COVID-19 testing sites, for a total of 31 in the county. Read full article: Alameda County adds COVID-19 testing sit...→

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez named co-chair of Biden-Sanders climate task force

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez named co-chair of Biden-Sanders climate task force

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, one of the House’s most influential liberal voices, has been tapped to co-chair a “unity task force” on climate change as part o [...] Read full article: Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez named co-c...→

NJ orders COVID-19 testing in all nursing homes

NJ orders COVID-19 testing in all nursing homes

New Jersey is trying to get a handle on its nursing homes and long-term care facilities which have seen thousands of residents die due to COVID-19. Read full article: NJ orders COVID-19 testing in all nursin...→

Romney contradicts Trump, says level of COVID-19 testing in US 'nothing to celebrate whatsoever'

Romney contradicts Trump, says level of COVID-19 testing in US 'nothing to celebrate whatsoever'

Senate Health Committee member Mitt Romney, R-Utah, told coronavirus task force member Admiral Brett Giroir during a hearing Tuesday that the level of U.S. tes [...] Read full article: Romney contradicts Trump, says level of ...→

Coronavirus Latest: Pennsylvania To Begin COVID-19 Testing For Every Nursing Home Resident, Employee

Coronavirus Latest: Pennsylvania To Begin COVID-19 Testing For Every Nursing Home Resident, Employee

Wolf said his administration will undertake the surveillance testing, with a goal of testing every resident and employee once a week, given the pandemic's trem [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Latest: Pennsylvania To Begi...→

Dallas County May Lose Crucial Federal COVID-19 Testing This Month

Dallas County May Lose Crucial Federal COVID-19 Testing This Month

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins is working to secure federally funded COVID-19 testing in the county beyond May 30. Without it, the county will lose the abili [...] Read full article: Dallas County May Lose Crucial Federal C...→

New Free COVID-19 Testing Site Opens In St. Pete

New Free COVID-19 Testing Site Opens In St. Pete

A new free COVID-19 testing site is open in St. Petersburg at the Lealman Exchange. Read full article: New Free COVID-19 Testing Site Opens In ...→

Coronavirus Latest: Rite Aid Expanding COVID-19 Testing In Delaware Valley

Coronavirus Latest: Rite Aid Expanding COVID-19 Testing In Delaware Valley

Unlike some other testing sites, people do not have to be showing symptoms to qualify for a test. Read full article: Coronavirus Latest: Rite Aid Expanding C...→

Activists call on CHA to provide adequate COVID-19 testing, PPE for elderly residents

Activists call on CHA to provide adequate COVID-19 testing, PPE for elderly residents

Not enough attention has been paid to elderly residents living in the senior apartments, the activists said at a news conference Monday. Read full article: Activists call on CHA to provide adequat...→

Exclusive — McCarthy on Task Force: China Wants to 'Defeat America'

Exclusive — McCarthy on Task Force: China Wants to 'Defeat America'

Kevin McCarthy said Democrats under orders from Pelosi backed out of a bipartisan commission to investigate the origins of the coronavirus. Read full article: Exclusive — McCarthy on Task Force: Chin...→