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State Rep on Florida’s COVID-19 testing: ‘We’re not there yet’

State Rep on Florida’s COVID-19 testing: ‘We’re not there yet’

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis made headlines recently for boasting that the numbers of coronavirus cases in his state are far below than what was expected, but sta [...] Read full article: State Rep on Florida’s COVID-19 testing:...→

State Rep on Florida’s COVID-19 testing: ‘We’re not there yet’

State Rep on Florida’s COVID-19 testing: ‘We’re not there yet’

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis made headlines recently for boasting that the numbers of coronavirus cases in his state are far below than what was expected, but sta [...] Read full article: State Rep on Florida’s COVID-19 testing:...→

How much has the state of Florida spent on the coronavirus?

How much has the state of Florida spent on the coronavirus?

As the state of Florida rebounds from the coronavirus, how much has been spent to fight the pandemic? Read full article: How much has the state of Florida spent ...→

COVID-19 deaths in Florida long-term care facilities now account for nearly half of deaths

COVID-19 deaths in Florida long-term care facilities now account for nearly half of deaths

After Florida news media, including ABC Action News, pushed for the release of information about COVID-19 deaths and infections at specific long-term care faci [...] Read full article: COVID-19 deaths in Florida long-term car...→

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 ...→

Florida leaders to develop plan for COVID-19 policies during hurricane season

Florida leaders to develop plan for COVID-19 policies during hurricane season

Florida leaders have been tasked for the first time ever to develop a plan for hurricane season while keeping the public safe from COVID-19. Read full article: Florida leaders to develop plan for COVI...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

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 ...→

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...→

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...→

Former Florida State lineman accused of striking girlfriend

Former Florida State lineman accused of striking girlfriend

A former Florida State offensive lineman is facing misdemeanor charges that he struck his then-girlfriend during arguments two years ago Read full article: Former Florida State lineman accused of ...→

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...→

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...→

Rep. Garcia urges Gov. J.B. Pritzker to ensure Illinois Hispanics are hired as contact tracers

Rep. Garcia urges Gov. J.B. Pritzker to ensure Illinois Hispanics are hired as contact tracers

Garcia said, "Keep in mind, Governor, there is a body of these folks who are experienced, who people trust and they know how to knock on doors when it is safe [...] Read full article: Rep. Garcia urges Gov. J.B. Pritzker to ...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

More Than 47,400 Coronavirus Cases in Florida, as State Death Toll Reaches 2,096

More Than 47,400 Coronavirus Cases in Florida, as State Death Toll Reaches 2,096

Florida’s number of confirmed coronavirus cases increased by more than 500 Wednesday, as the state reported 44 new virus-related deaths. With 527 new COVID-19 [...] Read full article: More Than 47,400 Coronavirus Cases in Fl...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

Opinion | Sen. Warren and Rep. Levin: Without contact tracing, we can't stop COVID-19

Opinion | Sen. Warren and Rep. Levin: Without contact tracing, we can't stop COVID-19

We know from other countries and our own past successes mitigating the spread of disease that without contact tracing, we won’t defeat this virus. Read full article: Opinion | Sen. Warren and Rep. Levin: Wi...→

How much has the state of Florida spent on the coronavirus?

How much has the state of Florida spent on the coronavirus?

As the state of Florida rebounds from the coronavirus, how much has been spent to fight the pandemic? Read full article: How much has the state of Florida spent ...→

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 ...→

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 ...→

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...→

Florida leaders to develop plan for COVID-19 policies during hurricane season

Florida leaders to develop plan for COVID-19 policies during hurricane season

Florida leaders have been tasked for the first time ever to develop a plan for hurricane season while keeping the public safe from COVID-19. Read full article: Florida leaders to develop plan for COVI...→

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...→

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...→

Rep. Garcia urges Gov. J.B. Pritzker to ensure Illinois Hispanics are hired as contact tracers

Rep. Garcia urges Gov. J.B. Pritzker to ensure Illinois Hispanics are hired as contact tracers

Garcia said, "Keep in mind, Governor, there is a body of these folks who are experienced, who people trust and they know how to knock on doors when it is safe [...] Read full article: Rep. Garcia urges Gov. J.B. Pritzker to ...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

Opinion | Sen. Warren and Rep. Levin: Without contact tracing, we can't stop COVID-19

Opinion | Sen. Warren and Rep. Levin: Without contact tracing, we can't stop COVID-19

We know from other countries and our own past successes mitigating the spread of disease that without contact tracing, we won’t defeat this virus. Read full article: Opinion | Sen. Warren and Rep. Levin: Wi...→

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...→

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 deaths in Florida long-term care facilities now account for nearly half of deaths

COVID-19 deaths in Florida long-term care facilities now account for nearly half of deaths

After Florida news media, including ABC Action News, pushed for the release of information about COVID-19 deaths and infections at specific long-term care faci [...] Read full article: COVID-19 deaths in Florida long-term car...→

Former Florida State lineman accused of striking girlfriend

Former Florida State lineman accused of striking girlfriend

A former Florida State offensive lineman is facing misdemeanor charges that he struck his then-girlfriend during arguments two years ago Read full article: Former Florida State lineman accused of ...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

More Than 47,400 Coronavirus Cases in Florida, as State Death Toll Reaches 2,096

More Than 47,400 Coronavirus Cases in Florida, as State Death Toll Reaches 2,096

Florida’s number of confirmed coronavirus cases increased by more than 500 Wednesday, as the state reported 44 new virus-related deaths. With 527 new COVID-19 [...] Read full article: More Than 47,400 Coronavirus Cases in Fl...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

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 ...→

How much has the state of Florida spent on the coronavirus?

How much has the state of Florida spent on the coronavirus?

As the state of Florida rebounds from the coronavirus, how much has been spent to fight the pandemic? Read full article: How much has the state of Florida spent ...→

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 deaths in Florida long-term care facilities now account for nearly half of deaths

COVID-19 deaths in Florida long-term care facilities now account for nearly half of deaths

After Florida news media, including ABC Action News, pushed for the release of information about COVID-19 deaths and infections at specific long-term care faci [...] Read full article: COVID-19 deaths in Florida long-term car...→

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 ...→

Former Florida State lineman accused of striking girlfriend

Former Florida State lineman accused of striking girlfriend

A former Florida State offensive lineman is facing misdemeanor charges that he struck his then-girlfriend during arguments two years ago Read full article: Former Florida State lineman accused of ...→

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...→

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...→

Florida leaders to develop plan for COVID-19 policies during hurricane season

Florida leaders to develop plan for COVID-19 policies during hurricane season

Florida leaders have been tasked for the first time ever to develop a plan for hurricane season while keeping the public safe from COVID-19. Read full article: Florida leaders to develop plan for COVI...→

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...→

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...→

More Than 47,400 Coronavirus Cases in Florida, as State Death Toll Reaches 2,096

More Than 47,400 Coronavirus Cases in Florida, as State Death Toll Reaches 2,096

Florida’s number of confirmed coronavirus cases increased by more than 500 Wednesday, as the state reported 44 new virus-related deaths. With 527 new COVID-19 [...] Read full article: More Than 47,400 Coronavirus Cases in Fl...→

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...→

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...→

Rep. Garcia urges Gov. J.B. Pritzker to ensure Illinois Hispanics are hired as contact tracers

Rep. Garcia urges Gov. J.B. Pritzker to ensure Illinois Hispanics are hired as contact tracers

Garcia said, "Keep in mind, Governor, there is a body of these folks who are experienced, who people trust and they know how to knock on doors when it is safe [...] Read full article: Rep. Garcia urges Gov. J.B. Pritzker to ...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

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 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...→

Opinion | Sen. Warren and Rep. Levin: Without contact tracing, we can't stop COVID-19

Opinion | Sen. Warren and Rep. Levin: Without contact tracing, we can't stop COVID-19

We know from other countries and our own past successes mitigating the spread of disease that without contact tracing, we won’t defeat this virus. Read full article: Opinion | Sen. Warren and Rep. Levin: Wi...→

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...→