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Minn. Health Officials See Uptick In COVID-19 Cases Among Adults Under 40

Minn. Health Officials See Uptick In COVID-19 Cases Among Adults Under 40

Minnesota Department of Health officials said Wednesday there are roughly 100 new cases of COVID-19 of people in their 20s after a weekend of bar hopping on Ju [...] Read full article: Minn. Health Officials See Uptick In COV...→

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 ...→

Coronavirus In Illinois: 64 New COVID-19 Deaths, 715 New Confirmed Cases

Coronavirus In Illinois: 64 New COVID-19 Deaths, 715 New Confirmed Cases

According to the Illinois Department of Public Health, there have been 138,540 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in 101 counties since the start of the pandemic, inc [...] Read full article: Coronavirus In Illinois: 64 New COVID-19...→

Boat catches on fire in Adams County Wednesday morning, no injuries reported

Boat catches on fire in Adams County Wednesday morning, no injuries reported

DENVER (KDVR) – Adams County Fire responded to a fire Wednesday morning at 1941 Orchard Drive in Denver. A small boat in front of house was fully engulfed in f [...] Read full article: Boat catches on fire in Adams County Wed...→

Illinois health officials on Tuesday announced 601 new known cases of COVID-19 a [...]

Illinois health officials on Tuesday announced 601 new known cases of COVID-19 a [...]

Illinois health officials on Tuesday announced 601 new known cases of COVID-19 and 38 additional fatalities, bringing the total number of known cases to 137,82 [...] Read full article: Illinois health officials on Tuesday ann...→

Health Department report shows NYC underreported police-related civilian deaths

Health Department report shows NYC underreported police-related civilian deaths

The city Health Department on Tuesday night quietly released a 2017 draft report that revealed the city vastly underreported police-involved deaths over a rece [...] Read full article: Health Department report shows NYC under...→

Illinois reports 38 more COVID-19 deaths, 601 new cases

Illinois reports 38 more COVID-19 deaths, 601 new cases

The number of Illinoisans dying from COVID-19 grew by 38 Tuesday while cases increased by 601, the Illinois Department of Public Health reported. Read full article: Illinois reports 38 more COVID-19 deaths...→

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...→

MAP: Local restaurants with reported COVID-19 cases or safety changes due to rise in cases

MAP: Local restaurants with reported COVID-19 cases or safety changes due to rise in cases

TAMPA, Fla. — ABC Action News is tracking restaurants that have reported a COVID-19 case and/or restaurants that are making safety changes because of a rise in [...] Read full article: MAP: Local restaurants with reported COV...→

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...→

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...→

FDOH reports over 5,500 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday

FDOH reports over 5,500 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday

As of 11 a.m., Wednesday, the Florida Department of Health has reported 109,014 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state, an increase of 5,508 from Tuesday’s u [...] Read full article: FDOH reports over 5,500 new COVID-19 cas...→

Dallas County Reports More COVID-19 Hospitalizations, Adds 391 Cases, 4 More Deaths Wednesday

Dallas County Reports More COVID-19 Hospitalizations, Adds 391 Cases, 4 More Deaths Wednesday

Dallas County is reporting another 391 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday along with four more deaths and another 72 hospitalizations overnight. Read full article: Dallas County Reports More COVID-19 Hosp...→

64 more Illinois coronavirus deaths, 715 new cases

64 more Illinois coronavirus deaths, 715 new cases

Wednesday’s tally marked the first time in two weeks that the state reported 700 or more cases in a single day, but it’s still been almost three weeks since th [...] Read full article: 64 more Illinois coronavirus deaths, 715...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: COVID-19 Cases Rise By 304; 5 Additional Deaths Reported

Coronavirus In Minnesota: COVID-19 Cases Rise By 304; 5 Additional Deaths Reported

In the last 24 hours, Minnesota added 304 more cases of COVID-19 to its tally of infections and five more deaths. Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: COVID-19 Cases...→

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...→

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 ...→

Illinois Reports 601 New Cases of Coronavirus Tuesday, With 38 Additional Deaths

Illinois Reports 601 New Cases of Coronavirus Tuesday, With 38 Additional Deaths

Public health officials in Illinois have reported 601 new cases of coronavirus, along with 38 additional deaths over the last 24 hours. According to the Illino [...] Read full article: Illinois Reports 601 New Cases of Corona...→

Illinois courts face mountain of cases backed up by pandemic

(The Center Square) – Courtrooms in Illinois are facing a mountain of cases as COVID-19 restrictions are lifted. Many courthouses were closed because of th Read full article: Illinois courts face mountain of cases b...→

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...→

Florida Surgeon General Recommends People Wear Masks in Public Following Spike in Coronavirus Cases

Florida Surgeon General Recommends People Wear Masks in Public Following Spike in Coronavirus Cases

Over the weekend, following back to back days of record-setting confirmed coronavirus cases, Florida Surgeon General Scott Rivkees signed a public health advis [...] Read full article: Florida Surgeon General Recommends Peopl...→

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 ...→

Denton, Collin Counties Report 205 New Cases of COVID-19 Wednesday, 2 Deaths

Denton, Collin Counties Report 205 New Cases of COVID-19 Wednesday, 2 Deaths

Health departments in Denton and Collin counties reported a combined 205 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday with two deaths of people in Lewisville and Anna. Read full article: Denton, Collin Counties Report 205 New C...→

New coronavirus cases surge in South Florida prompting concern among health experts

New coronavirus cases surge in South Florida prompting concern among health experts

MIAMI GARDENS, FLA. (WSVN) - Florida saw another record one-day increase in coronavirus cases, with 5,508 new cases reported Wednesday. That pushes the total o [...] Read full article: New coronavirus cases surge in South Flo...→

Illinois Reports 715 New Coronavirus Cases, 64 Additional Deaths Wednesday

Illinois Reports 715 New Coronavirus Cases, 64 Additional Deaths Wednesday

Illinois’ positivity rate on coronavirus test results ticked up slightly on Wednesday, as the state reported 715 new coronavirus cases and 64 additional confir [...] Read full article: Illinois Reports 715 New Coronavirus Cas...→

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...→

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 ...→

Miami-Dade Requiring Masks in Public After ‘Worrisome Spike' in COVID-19 Cases: Mayor

Miami-Dade Requiring Masks in Public After ‘Worrisome Spike' in COVID-19 Cases: Mayor

Miami-Dade will be requiring masks in public as the county is experiencing a “worrisome spike” in coronavirus cases, mayor Carlos Gimenez said Tuesday. Gimenez [...] Read full article: Miami-Dade Requiring Masks in Public Aft...→

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 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...→

Minnesota sees no rise in COVID-19 cases tied to protests: Health official

Minnesota sees no rise in COVID-19 cases tied to protests: Health official

So far, Minneapolis has not seen a dramatic uptick in COVID-19 cases related to George Floyd protests, the state’s Department of Health said. Read full article: Minnesota sees no rise in COVID-19 cases...→

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...→

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...→

Minn. Health Officials See Uptick In COVID-19 Cases Among Adults Under 40

Minn. Health Officials See Uptick In COVID-19 Cases Among Adults Under 40

Minnesota Department of Health officials said Wednesday there are roughly 100 new cases of COVID-19 of people in their 20s after a weekend of bar hopping on Ju [...] Read full article: Minn. Health Officials See Uptick In COV...→

Denton, Collin Counties Report 205 New Cases of COVID-19 Wednesday, 2 Deaths

Denton, Collin Counties Report 205 New Cases of COVID-19 Wednesday, 2 Deaths

Health departments in Denton and Collin counties reported a combined 205 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday with two deaths of people in Lewisville and Anna. Read full article: Denton, Collin Counties Report 205 New C...→

Dallas County Reports More COVID-19 Hospitalizations, Adds 391 Cases, 4 More Deaths Wednesday

Dallas County Reports More COVID-19 Hospitalizations, Adds 391 Cases, 4 More Deaths Wednesday

Dallas County is reporting another 391 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday along with four more deaths and another 72 hospitalizations overnight. Read full article: Dallas County Reports More COVID-19 Hosp...→

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 ...→

Illinois Reports 715 New Coronavirus Cases, 64 Additional Deaths Wednesday

Illinois Reports 715 New Coronavirus Cases, 64 Additional Deaths Wednesday

Illinois’ positivity rate on coronavirus test results ticked up slightly on Wednesday, as the state reported 715 new coronavirus cases and 64 additional confir [...] Read full article: Illinois Reports 715 New Coronavirus Cas...→

Boat catches on fire in Adams County Wednesday morning, no injuries reported

Boat catches on fire in Adams County Wednesday morning, no injuries reported

DENVER (KDVR) – Adams County Fire responded to a fire Wednesday morning at 1941 Orchard Drive in Denver. A small boat in front of house was fully engulfed in f [...] Read full article: Boat catches on fire in Adams County Wed...→

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...→

Health Department report shows NYC underreported police-related civilian deaths

Health Department report shows NYC underreported police-related civilian deaths

The city Health Department on Tuesday night quietly released a 2017 draft report that revealed the city vastly underreported police-involved deaths over a rece [...] Read full article: Health Department report shows NYC under...→

Illinois Reports 601 New Cases of Coronavirus Tuesday, With 38 Additional Deaths

Illinois Reports 601 New Cases of Coronavirus Tuesday, With 38 Additional Deaths

Public health officials in Illinois have reported 601 new cases of coronavirus, along with 38 additional deaths over the last 24 hours. According to the Illino [...] Read full article: Illinois Reports 601 New Cases of Corona...→

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...→

Illinois courts face mountain of cases backed up by pandemic

(The Center Square) – Courtrooms in Illinois are facing a mountain of cases as COVID-19 restrictions are lifted. Many courthouses were closed because of th Read full article: Illinois courts face mountain of cases b...→

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...→

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...→

Florida Surgeon General Recommends People Wear Masks in Public Following Spike in Coronavirus Cases

Florida Surgeon General Recommends People Wear Masks in Public Following Spike in Coronavirus Cases

Over the weekend, following back to back days of record-setting confirmed coronavirus cases, Florida Surgeon General Scott Rivkees signed a public health advis [...] Read full article: Florida Surgeon General Recommends Peopl...→

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...→

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 ...→

FDOH reports over 5,500 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday

FDOH reports over 5,500 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday

As of 11 a.m., Wednesday, the Florida Department of Health has reported 109,014 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state, an increase of 5,508 from Tuesday’s u [...] Read full article: FDOH reports over 5,500 new COVID-19 cas...→

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...→

New coronavirus cases surge in South Florida prompting concern among health experts

New coronavirus cases surge in South Florida prompting concern among health experts

MIAMI GARDENS, FLA. (WSVN) - Florida saw another record one-day increase in coronavirus cases, with 5,508 new cases reported Wednesday. That pushes the total o [...] Read full article: New coronavirus cases surge in South Flo...→

64 more Illinois coronavirus deaths, 715 new cases

64 more Illinois coronavirus deaths, 715 new cases

Wednesday’s tally marked the first time in two weeks that the state reported 700 or more cases in a single day, but it’s still been almost three weeks since th [...] Read full article: 64 more Illinois coronavirus deaths, 715...→

Coronavirus In Illinois: 64 New COVID-19 Deaths, 715 New Confirmed Cases

Coronavirus In Illinois: 64 New COVID-19 Deaths, 715 New Confirmed Cases

According to the Illinois Department of Public Health, there have been 138,540 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in 101 counties since the start of the pandemic, inc [...] Read full article: Coronavirus In Illinois: 64 New COVID-19...→

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...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: COVID-19 Cases Rise By 304; 5 Additional Deaths Reported

Coronavirus In Minnesota: COVID-19 Cases Rise By 304; 5 Additional Deaths Reported

In the last 24 hours, Minnesota added 304 more cases of COVID-19 to its tally of infections and five more deaths. Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: COVID-19 Cases...→

Illinois health officials on Tuesday announced 601 new known cases of COVID-19 a [...]

Illinois health officials on Tuesday announced 601 new known cases of COVID-19 a [...]

Illinois health officials on Tuesday announced 601 new known cases of COVID-19 and 38 additional fatalities, bringing the total number of known cases to 137,82 [...] Read full article: Illinois health officials on Tuesday ann...→

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 ...→

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 ...→

Illinois reports 38 more COVID-19 deaths, 601 new cases

Illinois reports 38 more COVID-19 deaths, 601 new cases

The number of Illinoisans dying from COVID-19 grew by 38 Tuesday while cases increased by 601, the Illinois Department of Public Health reported. Read full article: Illinois reports 38 more COVID-19 deaths...→

Miami-Dade Requiring Masks in Public After ‘Worrisome Spike' in COVID-19 Cases: Mayor

Miami-Dade Requiring Masks in Public After ‘Worrisome Spike' in COVID-19 Cases: Mayor

Miami-Dade will be requiring masks in public as the county is experiencing a “worrisome spike” in coronavirus cases, mayor Carlos Gimenez said Tuesday. Gimenez [...] Read full article: Miami-Dade Requiring Masks in Public Aft...→

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...→

MAP: Local restaurants with reported COVID-19 cases or safety changes due to rise in cases

MAP: Local restaurants with reported COVID-19 cases or safety changes due to rise in cases

TAMPA, Fla. — ABC Action News is tracking restaurants that have reported a COVID-19 case and/or restaurants that are making safety changes because of a rise in [...] Read full article: MAP: Local restaurants with reported COV...→

Minnesota sees no rise in COVID-19 cases tied to protests: Health official

Minnesota sees no rise in COVID-19 cases tied to protests: Health official

So far, Minneapolis has not seen a dramatic uptick in COVID-19 cases related to George Floyd protests, the state’s Department of Health said. Read full article: Minnesota sees no rise in COVID-19 cases...→

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...→

Minn. Health Officials See Uptick In COVID-19 Cases Among Adults Under 40

Minn. Health Officials See Uptick In COVID-19 Cases Among Adults Under 40

Minnesota Department of Health officials said Wednesday there are roughly 100 new cases of COVID-19 of people in their 20s after a weekend of bar hopping on Ju [...] Read full article: Minn. Health Officials See Uptick In COV...→

FDOH reports over 5,500 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday

FDOH reports over 5,500 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday

As of 11 a.m., Wednesday, the Florida Department of Health has reported 109,014 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state, an increase of 5,508 from Tuesday’s u [...] Read full article: FDOH reports over 5,500 new COVID-19 cas...→

Denton, Collin Counties Report 205 New Cases of COVID-19 Wednesday, 2 Deaths

Denton, Collin Counties Report 205 New Cases of COVID-19 Wednesday, 2 Deaths

Health departments in Denton and Collin counties reported a combined 205 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday with two deaths of people in Lewisville and Anna. Read full article: Denton, Collin Counties Report 205 New C...→

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...→

Dallas County Reports More COVID-19 Hospitalizations, Adds 391 Cases, 4 More Deaths Wednesday

Dallas County Reports More COVID-19 Hospitalizations, Adds 391 Cases, 4 More Deaths Wednesday

Dallas County is reporting another 391 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday along with four more deaths and another 72 hospitalizations overnight. Read full article: Dallas County Reports More COVID-19 Hosp...→

New coronavirus cases surge in South Florida prompting concern among health experts

New coronavirus cases surge in South Florida prompting concern among health experts

MIAMI GARDENS, FLA. (WSVN) - Florida saw another record one-day increase in coronavirus cases, with 5,508 new cases reported Wednesday. That pushes the total o [...] Read full article: New coronavirus cases surge in South Flo...→

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 ...→

64 more Illinois coronavirus deaths, 715 new cases

64 more Illinois coronavirus deaths, 715 new cases

Wednesday’s tally marked the first time in two weeks that the state reported 700 or more cases in a single day, but it’s still been almost three weeks since th [...] Read full article: 64 more Illinois coronavirus deaths, 715...→

Illinois Reports 715 New Coronavirus Cases, 64 Additional Deaths Wednesday

Illinois Reports 715 New Coronavirus Cases, 64 Additional Deaths Wednesday

Illinois’ positivity rate on coronavirus test results ticked up slightly on Wednesday, as the state reported 715 new coronavirus cases and 64 additional confir [...] Read full article: Illinois Reports 715 New Coronavirus Cas...→

Coronavirus In Illinois: 64 New COVID-19 Deaths, 715 New Confirmed Cases

Coronavirus In Illinois: 64 New COVID-19 Deaths, 715 New Confirmed Cases

According to the Illinois Department of Public Health, there have been 138,540 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in 101 counties since the start of the pandemic, inc [...] Read full article: Coronavirus In Illinois: 64 New COVID-19...→

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...→

Boat catches on fire in Adams County Wednesday morning, no injuries reported

Boat catches on fire in Adams County Wednesday morning, no injuries reported

DENVER (KDVR) – Adams County Fire responded to a fire Wednesday morning at 1941 Orchard Drive in Denver. A small boat in front of house was fully engulfed in f [...] Read full article: Boat catches on fire in Adams County Wed...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: COVID-19 Cases Rise By 304; 5 Additional Deaths Reported

Coronavirus In Minnesota: COVID-19 Cases Rise By 304; 5 Additional Deaths Reported

In the last 24 hours, Minnesota added 304 more cases of COVID-19 to its tally of infections and five more deaths. Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: COVID-19 Cases...→

Illinois health officials on Tuesday announced 601 new known cases of COVID-19 a [...]

Illinois health officials on Tuesday announced 601 new known cases of COVID-19 a [...]

Illinois health officials on Tuesday announced 601 new known cases of COVID-19 and 38 additional fatalities, bringing the total number of known cases to 137,82 [...] Read full article: Illinois health officials on Tuesday ann...→

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 ...→

Health Department report shows NYC underreported police-related civilian deaths

Health Department report shows NYC underreported police-related civilian deaths

The city Health Department on Tuesday night quietly released a 2017 draft report that revealed the city vastly underreported police-involved deaths over a rece [...] Read full article: Health Department report shows NYC under...→

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 ...→

Illinois reports 38 more COVID-19 deaths, 601 new cases

Illinois reports 38 more COVID-19 deaths, 601 new cases

The number of Illinoisans dying from COVID-19 grew by 38 Tuesday while cases increased by 601, the Illinois Department of Public Health reported. Read full article: Illinois reports 38 more COVID-19 deaths...→

Illinois Reports 601 New Cases of Coronavirus Tuesday, With 38 Additional Deaths

Illinois Reports 601 New Cases of Coronavirus Tuesday, With 38 Additional Deaths

Public health officials in Illinois have reported 601 new cases of coronavirus, along with 38 additional deaths over the last 24 hours. According to the Illino [...] Read full article: Illinois Reports 601 New Cases of Corona...→

Miami-Dade Requiring Masks in Public After ‘Worrisome Spike' in COVID-19 Cases: Mayor

Miami-Dade Requiring Masks in Public After ‘Worrisome Spike' in COVID-19 Cases: Mayor

Miami-Dade will be requiring masks in public as the county is experiencing a “worrisome spike” in coronavirus cases, mayor Carlos Gimenez said Tuesday. Gimenez [...] Read full article: Miami-Dade Requiring Masks in Public Aft...→

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...→

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...→

MAP: Local restaurants with reported COVID-19 cases or safety changes due to rise in cases

MAP: Local restaurants with reported COVID-19 cases or safety changes due to rise in cases

TAMPA, Fla. — ABC Action News is tracking restaurants that have reported a COVID-19 case and/or restaurants that are making safety changes because of a rise in [...] Read full article: MAP: Local restaurants with reported COV...→

Illinois courts face mountain of cases backed up by pandemic

(The Center Square) – Courtrooms in Illinois are facing a mountain of cases as COVID-19 restrictions are lifted. Many courthouses were closed because of th Read full article: Illinois courts face mountain of cases b...→

Minnesota sees no rise in COVID-19 cases tied to protests: Health official

Minnesota sees no rise in COVID-19 cases tied to protests: Health official

So far, Minneapolis has not seen a dramatic uptick in COVID-19 cases related to George Floyd protests, the state’s Department of Health said. Read full article: Minnesota sees no rise in COVID-19 cases...→

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 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...→

Florida Surgeon General Recommends People Wear Masks in Public Following Spike in Coronavirus Cases

Florida Surgeon General Recommends People Wear Masks in Public Following Spike in Coronavirus Cases

Over the weekend, following back to back days of record-setting confirmed coronavirus cases, Florida Surgeon General Scott Rivkees signed a public health advis [...] Read full article: Florida Surgeon General Recommends Peopl...→

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 ...→