Idaho public health leaders activated “crisis standards of care” for the state's northern hospitals because there are more coronavirus patients than the institutions can handle.
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With the spread of the COVID-19 Delta variant fueling a summer of more infections and hospitalizations, health care workers and first responders find themselves again on the front lines of the pandemic.
In a move that escalated Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis fight over mask mandates, the governor's office said Monday that the state board of education could move to withhold the salaries of superintendents and school board members who disregard the governor's executive order prohibiting mask mandates for school districts.
Some teachers are grappling with how to protect students and themselves against the coronavirus in light of new guidelines for returning to in-person classes issued by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
About 100 people have been arrested and two police officers injured as spring break crowds gathered in Florida's Miami Beach over the weekend, the city says.
Two women were caught trying to get second doses of the Covid-19 vaccine by dressing up as "grannies," the Director of the Florida Department of Health in Orange County said Thursday.
Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is at the center of an escalating controversy over deaths in nursing homes, how they were counted and how they handled requests for that data.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday defended his administration's decision to delay releasing data on Covid-19 deaths in long-term care facilities as state lawmakers say they are considering repealing the governor's emergency powers.
The New York State Department of Health undercounted COVID-19 deaths among nursing home residents by approximately 50%, according to a report released Thursday by the state attorney general's office.
"It's very frustrating because we want this vaccine so much."