Sunday, September 20, 2020

Coronavirus

2020 “Zombie Walk” canceled

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Halloween time will be a little less spooky in downtown Fort Wayne this year. The Downtown Improvement District has decided to...

Another 860,000 Americans filed for unemployment aid last week

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Fox News): The number of Americans applying for state unemployment benefits inched down last week as the nation's labor market continued its gradual recovery...

US outlines sweeping plan to provide free COVID-19 vaccines

WASHINGTON (AP): The federal government outlined a sweeping plan Wednesday to make vaccines for COVID-19 available for free to all Americans, even as polls...

Democrats decry slow spending of Indiana’s federal virus aid

INDIANAPOLIS (AP): Indiana officials are still holding back on spending more than half of the $2.4 billion state government received in federal coronavirus relief...

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...

State of Indiana reports 1,249 new cases of COVID-19, 1 death

INDIANAPOLIS (WOWO): The Indiana State Department of Health states there are 1,249 new positive cases of COVID-19 which occurred between August 27 and September...

State of Indiana reports 1,076 new COVID-19 cases, 17 additional deaths

INDIANAPOLIS (WOWO): The Indiana State Department of Health reported 1,076 new positive cases of COVID-19 which occurred between September 10 and 11. There has been...

Indiana reports new daily record of COVID-19 cases

INDIANAPOLIS (WOWO): The Indiana State Department of Health reported 1,282 new positive cases of COVID-19 on Friday, a new daily record. That is up from...

IU Health Fort Wayne announces community impact grants

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Indiana University Health in Fort Wayne will be distributing $45,000 in grants to address what they call critical health issues...

Another 884,000 Americans filed for unemployment aid last week

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Fox News): The number of Americans applying for state unemployment benefits hovered below 1 million again last week, reflecting a gradual recovery...

Doctors stress importance of flu shot amid COVID-19 pandemic

INDIANA (WOWO/Network Indiana): Flu season is right around the corner, and doctors are urging you to get vaccinated as soon as possible. Claire Roembke, Manager...

Indiana officials planning 95 new coronavirus testing sites

INDIANAPOLIS (AP): Nearly 100 additional coronavirus testing sites are planned across Indiana by the end of this month, state officials announced Wednesday. Health officials added...

Indiana passes 100,000 COVID-19 cases

INDIANAPOLIS (AP/WOWO): Indiana passed the 100,000 mark of confirmed COVID-19 cases Monday, reporting 596 new cases and 4 new deaths to the state's COVID-19...

IU School of Medicine chosen for COVID vaccine trial

INDIANAPOLIS (Inside INdiana Business): The Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis has been selected as one of dozens of sites for a COVID-19...

Jobless claims fall to 881,000 but layoffs remain elevated

WASHINGTON (AP): The number of laid-off Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell to roughly 880,000 last week, a sign of possible improvement but evidence...

CDC tells states: Be ready to distribute vaccines on Nov. 1

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP): The federal government has told states to prepare for a coronavirus vaccine to be ready to distribute by Nov. 1. The timeline...

Indiana overhauls county virus ratings for school decisions

INDIANAPOLIS (AP): Indiana’s top health official announced Wednesday an overhaul of a new county-by-county rating system for coronavirus risks just before it was becoming...

State Board of Ed votes on full funding for virtual students

INDIANAPOLIS (Press Release): The Indiana State Board of Education met virtually today for its September business meeting. Board members voted for the Board’s executive director...

State launching new guidelines for schools during pandemic

INDIANAPOLIS (AP): A new county-by-county rating of coronavirus risk that Indiana health officials say is aimed at helping school districts decide whether to keep...

Allen County passes 5,000 COVID-19 cases

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Press Release): Another 28 Allen County residents have tested positive for COVID-19, with 19 confirmed PCR cases and nine probable antigen...

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