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Sources: Mask Ordinance To Be Announced Thursday For Tarrant County

Sources: Mask Ordinance To Be Announced Thursday For Tarrant County

A face mask ordinance for all of Tarrant County is expected to be announced Thursday, sources tell CBS 11 News. Read full article: Sources: Mask Ordinance To Be Announced ...→

Free, drive-up COVID-19 testing to be available in Hardee County

Free, drive-up COVID-19 testing to be available in Hardee County

The Florida Department of Health in Hardee County will be offering free COVID-19 testing on two days. Read full article: Free, drive-up COVID-19 testing to be av...→

Tarrant County Jail Inmate Collapses, Later Dies At Hospital

Tarrant County Jail Inmate Collapses, Later Dies At Hospital

The inmate collapsed while walking through a housing pod at the Tarrant County Jail shortly after 10:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 23. Read full article: Tarrant County Jail Inmate Collapses, La...→

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

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

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

LA County Reports Over 2,000 More Coronavirus Cases, Demand For Testing Soars

LA County Reports Over 2,000 More Coronavirus Cases, Demand For Testing Soars

Los Angeles County coronavirus cases continued to grow on Tuesday, as health officials announced over 2,000 new confirmed cases and 34 new deaths. Read full article: LA County Reports Over 2,000 More Corona...→

Increase in COVID-19 testing demand leads to changes in Hillsborough County

Increase in COVID-19 testing demand leads to changes in Hillsborough County

A Tampa Bay couple is desperate to get COVID-19 testing after their son tested positive after Father's Day weekend. Read full article: Increase in COVID-19 testing demand lead...→

San Diego County Health Officials Report Case Spike for Second Straight Day

San Diego County Health Officials Report Case Spike for Second Straight Day

The COVID-19 case total in San Diego County now sits just under 11,100 cases as the county has recorded two straight days of over 300 new positive tests. Read full article: San Diego County Health Officials Report...→

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

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

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

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

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

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

LA County Public Health Officer Tells of Repeated Death Threats Amid Pandemic - Times of San Diego

Los Angeles County's top public health official said Monday her life has been threatened repeatedly but promised to continue to "follow the science." Read full article: LA County Public Health Officer Tells of...→

Public health experts reject president’s view of fading pandemic

Public health experts reject president’s view of fading pandemic

The latest rise of infections in the United States is real and the country’s response to the pandemic is not working. Read full article: Public health experts reject president’s...→

Primary Run-Offs, Early Voting to Be ‘Contactless' in Tarrant County

Primary Run-Offs, Early Voting to Be ‘Contactless' in Tarrant County

In an effort to both slow the spread of the novel coronavirus and keep lines moving during the July 14 Texas primary runoff election, officials in Tarrant Coun [...] Read full article: Primary Run-Offs, Early Voting to Be ‘Co...→

Montgomery County says more community testing events are coming soon | WTOP

Montgomery County, Maryland, is planning additional testing events that will focus on ZIP codes that have seen a high number of coronavirus cases. Read full article: Montgomery County says more community te...→

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

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

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

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

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

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

Number to schedule COVID-19 testing in Hillsborough County back up after temporary delay

Number to schedule COVID-19 testing in Hillsborough County back up after temporary delay

The phone number to schedule COVID-19 testing in Hillsborough County is "delayed" after an employee at the center tested positive, according to the county. Read full article: Number to schedule COVID-19 testing in H...→

Majority Of CoCo County Residents Testing Positive For COVID-19 Under 50

Majority Of CoCo County Residents Testing Positive For COVID-19 Under 50

As more Contra Costa County residents are being tested for the coronavirus, it has become clearer that an increasing proportion of those who test positive are [...] Read full article: Majority Of CoCo County Residents Testin...→

Tarrant County Leaders Stress Importance of Masks as COVID-19 Hospitalizations Increase

Tarrant County Leaders Stress Importance of Masks as COVID-19 Hospitalizations Increase

In Tarrant County, there is currently no mandate on masks. County Judge Glen Whitley said the issue has been discussed between himself and city mayors; however [...] Read full article: Tarrant County Leaders Stress Importance...→

Tarrant County Reports 260 New COVID-19 Cases Tuesday, Rise in Hospitalizations

Tarrant County Reports 260 New COVID-19 Cases Tuesday, Rise in Hospitalizations

Tarrant County Public Health is reporting 260 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday along with another death and 50 more hospitalizations. Read full article: Tarrant County Reports 260 New COVID-19 ...→

Hillsborough County creates new number for COVID-19 testing

Hillsborough County creates new number for COVID-19 testing

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. — There's a new toll-free number in Hillsborough County for residents trying to schedule a COVID-19 test.... The county says the numb [...] Read full article: Hillsborough County creates new number f...→

Public Health Workers Fighting Virus Face Growing Threats

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

Lake in the Hills public works director resigns just one day after village administrator

Lake in the Hills public works director resigns just one day after village administrator

Lake in the Hills Public Works Director Dan Kaup submitted his letter of resignation June 19, just one day after the Village Board accepted the resignation of [...] Read full article: Lake in the Hills public works director ...→

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

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

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

Tarrant County Reports 2 COVID-19 Deaths, 171 New Cases Monday

Tarrant County Reports 2 COVID-19 Deaths, 171 New Cases Monday

Tarrant County Public Health is reporting 171 new COVID-19 cases Monday along with the deaths of two more people infected with the virus. Read full article: Tarrant County Reports 2 COVID-19 Deaths...→

Coronavirus update: Los Angeles health officials aren't concerned about increased cases, here's why

Coronavirus update: Los Angeles health officials aren't concerned about increased cases, here's why

Despite increasing coronavirus cases in Los Angeles, California, health officials there say the outbreak has actually stabilized, pointing to metrics like deat [...] Read full article: Coronavirus update: Los Angeles health o...→

How anti-vaxxers are set to endanger public health again

How anti-vaxxers are set to endanger public health again

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

Tarrant County Reports 460 New COVID-19 Cases Wednesday, 4 Deaths, More Hospitalizations

Tarrant County Reports 460 New COVID-19 Cases Wednesday, 4 Deaths, More Hospitalizations

Tarrant County Public Health is reporting 460 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday along with four more deaths and another slight increase in hospitalizations. Read full article: Tarrant County Reports 460 New COVID-19 ...→

COVID-19 testing site opening in Highlands County

COVID-19 testing site opening in Highlands County

A coronavirus testing site is opening in Sebring at the local health department, according to the Highlands County Board of County Commissioners. Read full article: COVID-19 testing site opening in Highlan...→

L.A. County Centers the Arts In Newly Ratified Public Policy  - LA Weekly

Promising robust and intentional investment in cultural infrastructure that supports artists and nonprofit cultural organizations, the policy recognizes in its [...] Read full article: L.A. County Centers the Arts In Newly Ra...→

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

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

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

Pinellas County mandates masks in indoor public spaces

Pinellas County mandates masks in indoor public spaces

On Tuesday, Pinellas County commissioners approved a new mandatory mask ordinance as COVID-19 continues to be a threat to the community. Read full article: Pinellas County mandates masks in indoor...→

San Bernardino County declares racism a public health crisis

San Bernardino County declares racism a public health crisis

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

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

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

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

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

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

Public Health Officials Resign Amid Threats During Pandemic

Public Health Officials Resign Amid Threats During Pandemic

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

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

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

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

LA County Public Health Director Confirms She's Received Death Threats Over Coronavirus Restrictions

LA County Public Health Director Confirms She's Received Death Threats Over Coronavirus Restrictions

Dr. Barbara Ferrer, who has been holding briefings almost daily since March, said she holds the briefings herself in order to protect her team from similar thr [...] Read full article: LA County Public Health Director Confirm...→

Watch: Santa Clara County Public Health Department gives updates on COVID-19, June 22

Watch: Santa Clara County Public Health Department gives updates on COVID-19, June 22

Santa Clara County public health officials give updates on the COVID-19 crisis.Today’s topic is food insecurity before and during COVID-19, as well as fighting [...] Read full article: Watch: Santa Clara County Public Health ...→

SAP Center Among 3 Santa Clara County Pop-Up COVID-19 Testing Sites This Week

SAP Center Among 3 Santa Clara County Pop-Up COVID-19 Testing Sites This Week

The Santa Clara County Public Health Department is establishing three pop-up locations for free COVID-19 testing in Santa Clara and San Jose this week, includi [...] Read full article: SAP Center Among 3 Santa Clara County Po...→

Sources: Mask Ordinance To Be Announced Thursday For Tarrant County

Sources: Mask Ordinance To Be Announced Thursday For Tarrant County

A face mask ordinance for all of Tarrant County is expected to be announced Thursday, sources tell CBS 11 News. Read full article: Sources: Mask Ordinance To Be Announced ...→

How anti-vaxxers are set to endanger public health again

How anti-vaxxers are set to endanger public health again

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

Montgomery County says more community testing events are coming soon | WTOP

Montgomery County, Maryland, is planning additional testing events that will focus on ZIP codes that have seen a high number of coronavirus cases. Read full article: Montgomery County says more community te...→

Tarrant County Jail Inmate Collapses, Later Dies At Hospital

Tarrant County Jail Inmate Collapses, Later Dies At Hospital

The inmate collapsed while walking through a housing pod at the Tarrant County Jail shortly after 10:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 23. Read full article: Tarrant County Jail Inmate Collapses, La...→

COVID-19 testing site opening in Highlands County

COVID-19 testing site opening in Highlands County

A coronavirus testing site is opening in Sebring at the local health department, according to the Highlands County Board of County Commissioners. Read full article: COVID-19 testing site opening in Highlan...→

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

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

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

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

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

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

Majority Of CoCo County Residents Testing Positive For COVID-19 Under 50

Majority Of CoCo County Residents Testing Positive For COVID-19 Under 50

As more Contra Costa County residents are being tested for the coronavirus, it has become clearer that an increasing proportion of those who test positive are [...] Read full article: Majority Of CoCo County Residents Testin...→

LA County Reports Over 2,000 More Coronavirus Cases, Demand For Testing Soars

LA County Reports Over 2,000 More Coronavirus Cases, Demand For Testing Soars

Los Angeles County coronavirus cases continued to grow on Tuesday, as health officials announced over 2,000 new confirmed cases and 34 new deaths. Read full article: LA County Reports Over 2,000 More Corona...→

San Bernardino County declares racism a public health crisis

San Bernardino County declares racism a public health crisis

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

Tarrant County Reports 260 New COVID-19 Cases Tuesday, Rise in Hospitalizations

Tarrant County Reports 260 New COVID-19 Cases Tuesday, Rise in Hospitalizations

Tarrant County Public Health is reporting 260 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday along with another death and 50 more hospitalizations. Read full article: Tarrant County Reports 260 New COVID-19 ...→

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

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

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

Public Health Workers Fighting Virus Face Growing Threats

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

San Diego County Health Officials Report Case Spike for Second Straight Day

San Diego County Health Officials Report Case Spike for Second Straight Day

The COVID-19 case total in San Diego County now sits just under 11,100 cases as the county has recorded two straight days of over 300 new positive tests. Read full article: San Diego County Health Officials Report...→

Public Health Officials Resign Amid Threats During Pandemic

Public Health Officials Resign Amid Threats During Pandemic

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

Lake in the Hills public works director resigns just one day after village administrator

Lake in the Hills public works director resigns just one day after village administrator

Lake in the Hills Public Works Director Dan Kaup submitted his letter of resignation June 19, just one day after the Village Board accepted the resignation of [...] Read full article: Lake in the Hills public works director ...→

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

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

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

Tarrant County Reports 2 COVID-19 Deaths, 171 New Cases Monday

Tarrant County Reports 2 COVID-19 Deaths, 171 New Cases Monday

Tarrant County Public Health is reporting 171 new COVID-19 cases Monday along with the deaths of two more people infected with the virus. Read full article: Tarrant County Reports 2 COVID-19 Deaths...→

LA County Public Health Officer Tells of Repeated Death Threats Amid Pandemic - Times of San Diego

Los Angeles County's top public health official said Monday her life has been threatened repeatedly but promised to continue to "follow the science." Read full article: LA County Public Health Officer Tells of...→

Watch: Santa Clara County Public Health Department gives updates on COVID-19, June 22

Watch: Santa Clara County Public Health Department gives updates on COVID-19, June 22

Santa Clara County public health officials give updates on the COVID-19 crisis.Today’s topic is food insecurity before and during COVID-19, as well as fighting [...] Read full article: Watch: Santa Clara County Public Health ...→

Primary Run-Offs, Early Voting to Be ‘Contactless' in Tarrant County

Primary Run-Offs, Early Voting to Be ‘Contactless' in Tarrant County

In an effort to both slow the spread of the novel coronavirus and keep lines moving during the July 14 Texas primary runoff election, officials in Tarrant Coun [...] Read full article: Primary Run-Offs, Early Voting to Be ‘Co...→

Free, drive-up COVID-19 testing to be available in Hardee County

Free, drive-up COVID-19 testing to be available in Hardee County

The Florida Department of Health in Hardee County will be offering free COVID-19 testing on two days. Read full article: Free, drive-up COVID-19 testing to be av...→

Tarrant County Reports 460 New COVID-19 Cases Wednesday, 4 Deaths, More Hospitalizations

Tarrant County Reports 460 New COVID-19 Cases Wednesday, 4 Deaths, More Hospitalizations

Tarrant County Public Health is reporting 460 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday along with four more deaths and another slight increase in hospitalizations. Read full article: Tarrant County Reports 460 New COVID-19 ...→

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

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

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

L.A. County Centers the Arts In Newly Ratified Public Policy  - LA Weekly

Promising robust and intentional investment in cultural infrastructure that supports artists and nonprofit cultural organizations, the policy recognizes in its [...] Read full article: L.A. County Centers the Arts In Newly Ra...→

Number to schedule COVID-19 testing in Hillsborough County back up after temporary delay

Number to schedule COVID-19 testing in Hillsborough County back up after temporary delay

The phone number to schedule COVID-19 testing in Hillsborough County is "delayed" after an employee at the center tested positive, according to the county. Read full article: Number to schedule COVID-19 testing in H...→

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

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

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

Pinellas County mandates masks in indoor public spaces

Pinellas County mandates masks in indoor public spaces

On Tuesday, Pinellas County commissioners approved a new mandatory mask ordinance as COVID-19 continues to be a threat to the community. Read full article: Pinellas County mandates masks in indoor...→

Tarrant County Leaders Stress Importance of Masks as COVID-19 Hospitalizations Increase

Tarrant County Leaders Stress Importance of Masks as COVID-19 Hospitalizations Increase

In Tarrant County, there is currently no mandate on masks. County Judge Glen Whitley said the issue has been discussed between himself and city mayors; however [...] Read full article: Tarrant County Leaders Stress Importance...→

Increase in COVID-19 testing demand leads to changes in Hillsborough County

Increase in COVID-19 testing demand leads to changes in Hillsborough County

A Tampa Bay couple is desperate to get COVID-19 testing after their son tested positive after Father's Day weekend. Read full article: Increase in COVID-19 testing demand lead...→

Hillsborough County creates new number for COVID-19 testing

Hillsborough County creates new number for COVID-19 testing

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. — There's a new toll-free number in Hillsborough County for residents trying to schedule a COVID-19 test.... The county says the numb [...] Read full article: Hillsborough County creates new number f...→

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

LA County Public Health Director Confirms She's Received Death Threats Over Coronavirus Restrictions

LA County Public Health Director Confirms She's Received Death Threats Over Coronavirus Restrictions

Dr. Barbara Ferrer, who has been holding briefings almost daily since March, said she holds the briefings herself in order to protect her team from similar thr [...] Read full article: LA County Public Health Director Confirm...→

Coronavirus update: Los Angeles health officials aren't concerned about increased cases, here's why

Coronavirus update: Los Angeles health officials aren't concerned about increased cases, here's why

Despite increasing coronavirus cases in Los Angeles, California, health officials there say the outbreak has actually stabilized, pointing to metrics like deat [...] Read full article: Coronavirus update: Los Angeles health o...→

Public health experts reject president’s view of fading pandemic

Public health experts reject president’s view of fading pandemic

The latest rise of infections in the United States is real and the country’s response to the pandemic is not working. Read full article: Public health experts reject president’s...→

SAP Center Among 3 Santa Clara County Pop-Up COVID-19 Testing Sites This Week

SAP Center Among 3 Santa Clara County Pop-Up COVID-19 Testing Sites This Week

The Santa Clara County Public Health Department is establishing three pop-up locations for free COVID-19 testing in Santa Clara and San Jose this week, includi [...] Read full article: SAP Center Among 3 Santa Clara County Po...→

Sources: Mask Ordinance To Be Announced Thursday For Tarrant County

Sources: Mask Ordinance To Be Announced Thursday For Tarrant County

A face mask ordinance for all of Tarrant County is expected to be announced Thursday, sources tell CBS 11 News. Read full article: Sources: Mask Ordinance To Be Announced ...→

Primary Run-Offs, Early Voting to Be ‘Contactless' in Tarrant County

Primary Run-Offs, Early Voting to Be ‘Contactless' in Tarrant County

In an effort to both slow the spread of the novel coronavirus and keep lines moving during the July 14 Texas primary runoff election, officials in Tarrant Coun [...] Read full article: Primary Run-Offs, Early Voting to Be ‘Co...→

How anti-vaxxers are set to endanger public health again

How anti-vaxxers are set to endanger public health again

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

Free, drive-up COVID-19 testing to be available in Hardee County

Free, drive-up COVID-19 testing to be available in Hardee County

The Florida Department of Health in Hardee County will be offering free COVID-19 testing on two days. Read full article: Free, drive-up COVID-19 testing to be av...→

Montgomery County says more community testing events are coming soon | WTOP

Montgomery County, Maryland, is planning additional testing events that will focus on ZIP codes that have seen a high number of coronavirus cases. Read full article: Montgomery County says more community te...→

Tarrant County Reports 460 New COVID-19 Cases Wednesday, 4 Deaths, More Hospitalizations

Tarrant County Reports 460 New COVID-19 Cases Wednesday, 4 Deaths, More Hospitalizations

Tarrant County Public Health is reporting 460 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday along with four more deaths and another slight increase in hospitalizations. Read full article: Tarrant County Reports 460 New COVID-19 ...→

Tarrant County Jail Inmate Collapses, Later Dies At Hospital

Tarrant County Jail Inmate Collapses, Later Dies At Hospital

The inmate collapsed while walking through a housing pod at the Tarrant County Jail shortly after 10:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 23. Read full article: Tarrant County Jail Inmate Collapses, La...→

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

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

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

COVID-19 testing site opening in Highlands County

COVID-19 testing site opening in Highlands County

A coronavirus testing site is opening in Sebring at the local health department, according to the Highlands County Board of County Commissioners. Read full article: COVID-19 testing site opening in Highlan...→

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

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

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

L.A. County Centers the Arts In Newly Ratified Public Policy  - LA Weekly

Promising robust and intentional investment in cultural infrastructure that supports artists and nonprofit cultural organizations, the policy recognizes in its [...] Read full article: L.A. County Centers the Arts In Newly Ra...→

Number to schedule COVID-19 testing in Hillsborough County back up after temporary delay

Number to schedule COVID-19 testing in Hillsborough County back up after temporary delay

The phone number to schedule COVID-19 testing in Hillsborough County is "delayed" after an employee at the center tested positive, according to the county. Read full article: Number to schedule COVID-19 testing in H...→

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

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

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

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

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

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

Majority Of CoCo County Residents Testing Positive For COVID-19 Under 50

Majority Of CoCo County Residents Testing Positive For COVID-19 Under 50

As more Contra Costa County residents are being tested for the coronavirus, it has become clearer that an increasing proportion of those who test positive are [...] Read full article: Majority Of CoCo County Residents Testin...→

Pinellas County mandates masks in indoor public spaces

Pinellas County mandates masks in indoor public spaces

On Tuesday, Pinellas County commissioners approved a new mandatory mask ordinance as COVID-19 continues to be a threat to the community. Read full article: Pinellas County mandates masks in indoor...→

LA County Reports Over 2,000 More Coronavirus Cases, Demand For Testing Soars

LA County Reports Over 2,000 More Coronavirus Cases, Demand For Testing Soars

Los Angeles County coronavirus cases continued to grow on Tuesday, as health officials announced over 2,000 new confirmed cases and 34 new deaths. Read full article: LA County Reports Over 2,000 More Corona...→

Tarrant County Leaders Stress Importance of Masks as COVID-19 Hospitalizations Increase

Tarrant County Leaders Stress Importance of Masks as COVID-19 Hospitalizations Increase

In Tarrant County, there is currently no mandate on masks. County Judge Glen Whitley said the issue has been discussed between himself and city mayors; however [...] Read full article: Tarrant County Leaders Stress Importance...→

San Bernardino County declares racism a public health crisis

San Bernardino County declares racism a public health crisis

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

Increase in COVID-19 testing demand leads to changes in Hillsborough County

Increase in COVID-19 testing demand leads to changes in Hillsborough County

A Tampa Bay couple is desperate to get COVID-19 testing after their son tested positive after Father's Day weekend. Read full article: Increase in COVID-19 testing demand lead...→

Tarrant County Reports 260 New COVID-19 Cases Tuesday, Rise in Hospitalizations

Tarrant County Reports 260 New COVID-19 Cases Tuesday, Rise in Hospitalizations

Tarrant County Public Health is reporting 260 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday along with another death and 50 more hospitalizations. Read full article: Tarrant County Reports 260 New COVID-19 ...→

Hillsborough County creates new number for COVID-19 testing

Hillsborough County creates new number for COVID-19 testing

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. — There's a new toll-free number in Hillsborough County for residents trying to schedule a COVID-19 test.... The county says the numb [...] Read full article: Hillsborough County creates new number f...→

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

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

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

Public Health Workers Fighting Virus Face Growing Threats

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

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

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

San Diego County Health Officials Report Case Spike for Second Straight Day

San Diego County Health Officials Report Case Spike for Second Straight Day

The COVID-19 case total in San Diego County now sits just under 11,100 cases as the county has recorded two straight days of over 300 new positive tests. Read full article: San Diego County Health Officials Report...→

Public Health Officials Resign Amid Threats During Pandemic

Public Health Officials Resign Amid Threats During Pandemic

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

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

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

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

Lake in the Hills public works director resigns just one day after village administrator

Lake in the Hills public works director resigns just one day after village administrator

Lake in the Hills Public Works Director Dan Kaup submitted his letter of resignation June 19, just one day after the Village Board accepted the resignation of [...] Read full article: Lake in the Hills public works director ...→

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Tarrant County Reports 2 COVID-19 Deaths, 171 New Cases Monday

Tarrant County Reports 2 COVID-19 Deaths, 171 New Cases Monday

Tarrant County Public Health is reporting 171 new COVID-19 cases Monday along with the deaths of two more people infected with the virus. Read full article: Tarrant County Reports 2 COVID-19 Deaths...→

LA County Public Health Director Confirms She's Received Death Threats Over Coronavirus Restrictions

LA County Public Health Director Confirms She's Received Death Threats Over Coronavirus Restrictions

Dr. Barbara Ferrer, who has been holding briefings almost daily since March, said she holds the briefings herself in order to protect her team from similar thr [...] Read full article: LA County Public Health Director Confirm...→

LA County Public Health Officer Tells of Repeated Death Threats Amid Pandemic - Times of San Diego

Los Angeles County's top public health official said Monday her life has been threatened repeatedly but promised to continue to "follow the science." Read full article: LA County Public Health Officer Tells of...→

Coronavirus update: Los Angeles health officials aren't concerned about increased cases, here's why

Coronavirus update: Los Angeles health officials aren't concerned about increased cases, here's why

Despite increasing coronavirus cases in Los Angeles, California, health officials there say the outbreak has actually stabilized, pointing to metrics like deat [...] Read full article: Coronavirus update: Los Angeles health o...→

Watch: Santa Clara County Public Health Department gives updates on COVID-19, June 22

Watch: Santa Clara County Public Health Department gives updates on COVID-19, June 22

Santa Clara County public health officials give updates on the COVID-19 crisis.Today’s topic is food insecurity before and during COVID-19, as well as fighting [...] Read full article: Watch: Santa Clara County Public Health ...→

Public health experts reject president’s view of fading pandemic

Public health experts reject president’s view of fading pandemic

The latest rise of infections in the United States is real and the country’s response to the pandemic is not working. Read full article: Public health experts reject president’s...→

SAP Center Among 3 Santa Clara County Pop-Up COVID-19 Testing Sites This Week

SAP Center Among 3 Santa Clara County Pop-Up COVID-19 Testing Sites This Week

The Santa Clara County Public Health Department is establishing three pop-up locations for free COVID-19 testing in Santa Clara and San Jose this week, includi [...] Read full article: SAP Center Among 3 Santa Clara County Po...→