WATCH LIVE ABOVE: CDPH Commissioner Dr. Allison Arwady is expected to announce a new COVID-19 vaccine appointment scheduler at 1 p.m. Tuesday CHICAGO — Chicago health officials announced the City will be launching an online platform to make it easier for residents to make an […]
Day: February 2, 2021
Does wearing two masks provide more protection? It depends, but it’s possible that doubling up could help in some situations. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends wearing a cloth mask made with two or more layers, and ensuring it covers your nose and mouth. […]
DETROIT – Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan has expanded vaccination eligibility to the city’s food service workers, which includes restaurant and grocery store employees. Starting on Tuesday, any foodservice employee either living or working in Detroit, regardless of age, can call to schedule an appointment to […]
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — CVS Health will start offering COVID-19 vaccinations to eligible recipients beginning Feb. 11 at select locations in Rhode Island and Massachusetts, the company confirmed Tuesday. The Woonsocket-based pharmacy chain will start offering vaccines in 11 states as part of a newly […]
LAKE CHARLES, La. (KPLC) – The Louisiana Department of Health updates COVID-19 numbers every day, except Saturday.
A worker at the Sunderland Nissan plant has died after testing positive for Covid-19, the company has confirmed. The employee passed away last week after contracting the virus, a spokesperson said. They confirmed: “Last week a member of our team who had tested positive for […]
In most of the areas, home testing kits are being delivered and collected, while some local authorities are also providing mobile testing sites. The tests will be PCR ones, which involve swabbing the nose or throat and are regarded as the most reliable.
One part of the Black Country has suffered its deadliest week since the coronavirus pandemic began, as the region’s total passes 6,000. Wolverhampton had 68 deaths where there was any mention of Covid-19 on the death certificate in the week to January 22, the highest […]
It’s tempting to tell the world as soon as you receive a coveted Covid shot. But there’s reason to rein it in. For starters, sharing a photo of your vaccination card on social media makes you a potential target of identity theft, according to the […]
The U.S. Senate on Tuesday confirmed Pete Buttigieg as Transportation secretary, handing the former presidential candidate a wide array of challenges — from President Joe Biden‘s environmental priorities to the Covid-19 pandemic. Buttigieg, the former mayor of South Bend, Indiana, last week easily won approval […]