Friday, December 3, 2021

County COVID cases at yearlong high

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): It wasn't just Indiana's statewide COVID-19 case numbers that were high yesterday. Wednesday the Allen County Health Department reported the highest...

Indiana medical groups plead for more to get COVID-19 shots

INDIANAPOLIS (AP): Indiana’s top medical groups pleaded Tuesday for more people to get COVID-19 vaccine shots as the state is in the midst of...

Indiana’s COVID-19 surge continued over Thanksgiving weekend

INDIANAPOLIS (AP): The number of COVID-19 patients in Indiana hospitals continued its sharp spike over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend even as state political leaders...

Sutter warns of increasing COVID cases

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): COVID-19 cases in Allen County are surging right ahead of holiday travel. Allen County Health Commissioner Dr. Matthew Sutter tells the...

Indiana GOP bill stymies workplace COVID-19 vaccine mandates

INDIANAPOLIS (AP): Indiana’s governor held back Monday from supporting a proposal by fellow Republicans that would force businesses to grant COVID-19 vaccination requirement exemptions...

Indiana lawmakers to reconvene, look to end COVID-19 orders

INDIANAPOLIS (AP): Indiana’s Republican-dominated Legislature will reconvene late this month to consider ending the statewide COVID-19 public health emergency order that has been in...

Purdue Fort Wayne extends mask requirement through end of year

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): A face mask requirement at Purdue Fort Wayne has been extended through the end of the year. School officials decided to...

Indiana high court taking governor’s suit over emergency law

INDIANAPOLIS (AP): The legal fight over the increased power Indiana legislators gave themselves to intervene during public health emergencies will be going before the state...

Parkview, LHN employees to be required to get COVID-19 vaccine

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Fort Wayne hospital workers will have to get vaccinated against COVID-19 soon, if they haven't already. Both Parkview Health and Lutheran...

Rokita files third suit against vaccine mandates

INDIANAPOLIS (WOWO): For the third time now, Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita has filed a lawsuit against President Biden's federal COVID-19 vaccine mandates. This latest...

Super Shot to have first permanent location thanks to AEP donation

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): A Fort Wayne-based organization that provides immunizations to children and those who may not be able to otherwise afford them...

Motion made to dismiss NACS parents’ lawsuit

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Officials are asking an Allen County judge to dismiss a lawsuit objecting to Northwest Allen County Schools' mask mandate. District and...

NACS to drop mask mandate after winter break

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Northwest Allen County Schools will be dropping its mask mandate after the holidays. The school board made that call at a...

Local COVID vaccinations for ages 5-11 start today

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): COVID-19 vaccinations for kids ages 5 to 11 are starting to roll out locally. The Allen County Health Department says they'll...

Braun, Young among lawmakers challenging Biden vaccine mandate

WASHINGTON (Fox News): More than three dozen Senate Republicans are moving to formally disapprove and nullify President Biden’s vaccine mandate on private employees Wednesday...

Central Lutheran principal dies from COVID

NEW HAVEN, Ind. (WOWO): A local educator has died from COVID-19 complications. John Weber died over the weekend, after serving as principal of Central Lutheran...

COVID-19 vaccine campaign expands to elementary-age children

WASHINGTON (AP): The U.S. enters a new phase Wednesday in its COVID-19 vaccination campaign, with shots now available to millions of elementary-age children in...

Holcomb extends COVID-19 orders but change is contemplated

INDIANAPOLIS (AP): Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb has extended COVID-19 executive orders through November but suggested they might be scaled back by December. Holcomb added a...

FDA paves way for Pfizer COVID-19 vaccinations in young kids

WASHINGTON (AP): The Food and Drug Administration on Friday paved the way for children ages 5 to 11 to get Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine. The FDA...

Holcomb won’t mandate COVID vaccines for kids

INDIANAPOLIS (Network Indiana): Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb anticipates coronavirus vaccines getting full approval by the FDA for kids between age 5 and 11 next...

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