Rockford hospitals and the Winnebago County Health Department will offer vaccine clinics for children 5 and older, after the CDC and FDA approved the Pfizer vaccine for children 5-11.
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Leaders in Winnebago County say it's another step in a "return to a pre-pandemic normal."
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The state Senate has approved a Republican-authored bill that would require government agencies, schools and day cares to seal any mailings that could reveal someone’s vaccination status. The bill’s authors, Rep. Shae Sortwell and Sen. Kathy Bernier, contend county health departments have been sending postcards to people implying that their children
Location information is gathered by asking cases to recall locations visited in the 14 days preceding symptom onset or specimen collection if symptoms are not present.
SEOUL, South Korea – South Korea has reported more than 2,000 new cases of the coronavirus, nearing a one-day record set last month, continuing an alarming surge as the nation enters its biggest holiday of the year. The 2,008 cases reported Friday was the 73rd consecutive day of over 1,000 despite officials enforcing the country’s
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Louisiana Health Department says two deaths in the Baton Rouge area have now been attributed to Hurricane Ida. That raises the state’s death toll from the storm to 28. The Health Department said Monday that the East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner’s Office reported the deaths of a 69-year-old man
HOUMA, La. (AP) — Officials have raised Hurricane Ida’s death toll in Louisiana to 26. The additional 11 deaths all occurred in the city of New Orleans. The state Health Department said Wednesday that the people died between Aug. 30 and Monday, but that the Orleans Parish coroner just now confirmed their deaths as storm-related.
Health Department Secretary Dr. Courtney N. Phillips said in a statement that the homes “clearly failed to execute their emergency preparedness plans to provide essential care and services to their residents.”
The health department released the results of its 2,000 residents surveyed about the Chemtool fire.
A Freeport lawmaker wants the state to let local school boards and health departments determine if students and staff should wear masks at school.