Monday, May 10, 2021

Coronavirus

Holcomb to review future of pandemic-related unemployment benefits

INDIANAPOLIS (WOWO): The Governor’s Office has received several requests regarding the future of the pandemic-related unemployment insurance programs. Governor Eric Holcomb offered the following...

Republican lawmakers release video backing COVID-19 vaccines

NATIONWIDE (WOWO): Republican lawmakers, including one from Indiana, appear in a new public service announcement encouraging you to get a COVID-19 vaccine. The advertisement features...

Legislators to vote on override of veto of emergency-order hurdles

INDIANAPOLIS (Network Indiana): – Legislators plan a vote Monday on whether to override Governor Holcomb’s veto of a bill limiting local health orders. The bill...

CVS to offer walk-in appointments for COVID vaccines

INDIANAPOLIS (Network Indiana): Walk-in and same-day coronavirus shots are now available at Indiana CVS stores. No appointment is necessary, but same-day scheduling — including appointments...

Indiana reaches 2M vaccinated but new shots rate sluggish

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana’s rate of COVID-19 vaccination shots has remained sluggish in recent weeks while coronavirus-related hospitalizations have slowly climbed to their highest...

Masks could be optional for EACS next school year

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): East Allen County Schools will leave the door open for face masks to be optional next school year. The school board...

Indiana governor vetoes bill limiting local health orders

INDIANAPOLIS (AP): Indiana’s governor vetoed a bill on Tuesday that would limit the authority of county or city health departments by allowing local elected officials...

EACS board to discuss continuing COVID-19 safety rules

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): East Allen County Schools may continue using COVID-19 safety precautions for the next school year. According to our Partners in News...

Indiana State Fair to return this Summer

INDIANAPOLIS (WOWO): After taking last year off due to the coronavirus pandemic, organizers say the Indiana State Fair will return for 2021. This year's State...

Over 1.9M Hoosiers vaccinated against COVID-19

INDIANA (WOWO): Almost a third of all Hoosiers have been fully vaccinated against the coronavirus. That's according to the latest data from the Indiana Department...

U.S. jobless claims drop 13,000 to 553,000

WASHINGTON (AP): The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits dropped by 13,000 last week to 553,000, the lowest level since the pandemic hit...

Indiana health officials trying to reach unvaccinated Hoosiers

INDIANAPOLIS (Network Indiana): About half of all Hoosiers are either vaccinated against COVID-19 or in the process of doing it. The state health department...

Organizers cancel 2021 “Rock the Plaza” concert series

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Another popular Fort Wayne concert series has been canceled due to ongoing COVID-19 concerns. According to our Partners in News at...

NACS mask policy could extend into next school year

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): There's a detail in a resolution passed by the Northwest Allen County Schools board this week that seemed to slip...

Indiana COVID-19 hospitalizations highest since mid-February

INDIANAPOLIS (AP): Indiana’s COVID-19 hospitalizations have reached their highest level since mid-February following a weekslong general upward trend that began in late March. The Indiana...

NACS reaffirms mask policy

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Despite some parental opposition, a mask mandate for Northwest Allen County Schools students isn't going away until at least the...

Parkview Mirro Center to begin offering walk-in appointments

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): The Parkview Mirro Center for Research and Innovation will start offering walk-in appointments for the COVID-19 vaccination clinic. Walk-ins will only...

Honor Flight to require COVID-19 vaccinations for all participants

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): The Honor Flight Network will require that all participants on 2021 Honor Flight trips be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. In a...

Study: Indiana third-most expensive state for child care

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): It's getting more expensive to raise a child in Indiana. According to a nationwide study by Move.org, Indiana is the third...

Indiana lawmakers approve state budget, finish session

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana lawmakers wrapped a legislative session conducted under the shadow of the COVID-19 pandemic Thursday with nearly unanimous backing of a...

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