Thursday, February 25, 2021

Coronavirus

Allen County to administer Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine starting in March

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): The Allen County Department of Health's COVID-19 vaccine clinic will begin administering the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine starting in early March. The department...

Senate passes emergency declaration limit

INDIANAPOLIS (WOWO): The Indiana Senate has passed a bill that would limit emergency declarations issued by the Governor. On a 38-8 vote yesterday, lawmakers passed...

Indiana COVID vaccine eligibility opened to ages 60+

INDIANA (WOWO): Indiana has lowered the age requirement to get a COVID-19 vaccine to those ages 60 and older. The change was made quietly on...

Doctors exploring cases of “COVID Psychosis”

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): As if having COVID-19 wasn't bad enough, now there are reports of a disturbing kind of side-effect called COVID Psychosis. Lee...

Bill would give legislature control over election date, location, method

INDIANAPOLIS (WOWO): Lawmakers would have more control over elections under a bill making its way through the Indiana Senate. According to the Journal Gazette, Senate...

Local COVID-19 case rate continues to drop

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Daily COVID-19 case numbers in Allen County continue to stay under three digits. For the 11th straight day yesterday, there were...

Winter storm delays Indiana COVID-19 vaccine expansion plans

INDIANAPOLIS (AP): A winter storm that coated Indiana with heavy snow has disrupted thousands of coronavirus vaccine appointments and delayed the state’s timeline for...

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...

Winter storm closed 70 Indiana COVID-19 vaccine clinics

INDIANA (AP): A winter storm that buried much of Indiana under heavy snowfall Tuesday led health officials to temporarily close dozens of COVID-19 vaccine...

Indiana lawmakers send COVID-19 lawsuit shield to governor

INDIANAPOLIS (AP): A bill giving Indiana businesses and others broad protections from lawsuits by people blaming them for contracting COVID-19 was given final approval...

Study: Indiana faces obstacles to economic growth

INDIANA (Inside INdiana Business): A landmark study suggests while Indiana has had one of the best recoveries from the pandemic, it still has many...

Indiana expanding COVID-19 vaccines to Hoosiers 60 and up

INDIANAPOLIS (AP): Indiana health officials will soon expand coronavirus vaccines to Hoosiers aged 60 to 65 as they continue to sidestep federal recommendations for...

Walmart, Sam’s Club locations to administer COVID-19 vaccines

INDIANA (WOWO): Hoosiers can soon schedule a COVID-19 vaccine appointment at Walmart and Sam’s Club locations throughout the state. Beginning February 12, eligible customers can...

Indiana deaths jumped by 18% during 2020 amid pandemic

INDIANAPOLIS (AP): A larger surge of coronavirus deaths in Indiana during December than was initially reported contributed to an 18% jump in the state’s...

Fort Wayne lawmaker proposes bill punishing social media apps for deleting posts

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO/Network Indiana): A House committee is trying to make an 11th-hour swerve to regulate social-media apps in Indiana. Commerce Chairman Bob Morris...

Area school districts to receive second round of COVID-19 relief

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): A number of area school districts now know how much additional federal stimulus dollars to expect. Between public and private schools,...

Two tigers at zoo test positive for COVID-19

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Both Sumatran tigers at the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo have tested positive for COVID-19. Staff reported one of the tigers showed...

Lawmakers halt bill to stop employer-mandated vaccines

INDIANAPOLIS (AP): Indiana lawmakers are pulling the plug on a bill that would prohibit employers from requiring workers from getting immunizations against COVID-19 or...

NCAA calls off D3 tourneys

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): For the second year in a row, the coronavirus has forced the Memorial Coliseum in Fort Wayne to miss out...

Health conditions, not age, to determine vaccine eligibility under age 60

INDIANAPOLIS (Network Indiana): The next group of Hoosiers to get the coronavirus vaccine will be those ages 60 to 65. It's not clear who...

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