Saturday, October 23, 2021

First American MERS Patient Released from Hospital

MUNSTER, Ind. (AP) — The first American diagnosed with a mysterious virus from the Middle East has been released from a northwestern Indiana hospital....

Illinois Man 3rd Person in U.S. to be Diagnosed with MERS

NEW YORK (AP) _ Health officials reported Saturday what appears to be the first time that a mysterious Middle East virus has spread from...

Governor Pence Deploys Full Health Resources in Regards to Mers-CoV Case

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (WOWO):   Firday afternoon, Governor Mike Pence issued the following release in regards to a case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus being...

Meijer & Target join the list of major retailers mandating masks

NEW YORK (AP) — Target has joined a list of the nation’s largest retailers that will require customers to wear masks as cases of...

Local business, Health Dept. at odds over mask order

WELLS COUNTY, Ind. (WOWO): One local business owner is taking a firm stand against Indiana's face mask mandate. Governor Holcomb issued a mandate that Hoosiers...

State reports 603 new positive COVID-19 cases and 6 additional deaths

INDIANAPOLIS (WOWO): The Indiana State Department of Health reported 603 new positive cases of COVID-19 and six additional deaths on Monday. The deaths, which happened...

Ohio governor remains confident health director can be hired

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP): Ohio will be able to hire a health director despite concerns about criticism a candidate might face, Gov. Mike DeWine said...

Crosswinds Counseling named 2020 WOWO Penny Pitch recipient

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): The recipient of WOWO's 73rd annual Penny Pitch has been chosen. Crosswinds Counseling of Fort Wayne is looking to raise funds...

SACS to switch to virtual learning for grades 6-12

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Southwest Allen County Schools (SACS) will switch to virtual learning for students in grades 6-12 starting Wednesday, Nov. 11. This will...

FWCS extends high school remote learning to end of semester

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO) - Fort Wayne Community Schools has extended full remote learning for high school students to the end of the semester. Superintendent...

Bluffton restaurant sues over COVID-19 related closure

BLUFFTON, Ind. (WOWO): A Bluffton restaurant has sued the Wells County Health Department and the State of Indiana over a closure in August due...

FWCS to continue in-person learning

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): In-person learning will continue at Fort Wayne Community Schools for now, at least. District spokeswoman Krista Stockman told the Journal Gazette...

Senate Committee approves bill limiting disaster orders

INDIANAPOLIS (WOWO): A bill that would put limits on the Indiana Governor's ability to issue disaster declarations passed a state Senate panel Tuesday. The Senate...

Indiana Teachers and support staff to be eligible for coronavirus vaccine Monday

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (WOWO): They've been asking for the vaccine for weeks, and now, teachers and support staff in Indiana will be eligible to sign...

Hoosiers 30+ now eligible for COVID-19 vaccine

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Hoosiers aged 30 and older now qualify for the COVID-19 vaccines. The Indiana Department of Health made the move this morning...

Fort Wayne Councilman questions decision to cancel TRF parade

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): A Fort Wayne City Council member is questioning the decision to cancel the Three Rivers Festival Parade. The festival board made...

FWCS teachers to receive up to $2K stipends

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Teachers and Staff at Fort Wayne Community Schools will see a bonus in the near future. The School Board last night...

US jobless claims tick up to 412,000 from a pandemic low

WASHINGTON (AP): The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose last week for the first time since April despite widespread evidence that the...

Fort Wayne Community Schools will require masks in all buildings

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Fort Wayne Community Schools will require masks in all buildings beginning Wednesday, August 11th, following guidance from the CDC as...

Judge rules against Fort Wayne catering company in suit over COVID restrictions

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): An Allen County judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by a Fort Wayne catering company that said pandemic-related capacity restrictions...

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