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.
As states ease restrictions because of falling case numbers, public health officials say authorities are overlooking potentially more dangerous COVID-19 variants quietly spreading through the U.S.
NEW YORK (AP) — As states lift mask rules and ease restrictions on restaurants and other businesses because of falling case numbers, public health officials say authorities are overlooking potentially more dangerous COVID-19 variants that are quietly spreading through the U.S.
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. government researchers found that two masks are better than one in slowing coronavirus spread, but health officials stopped short of recommending that everyone double up.
The CDC is updating its guidance to address wearing two masks. If done correctly, a cloth mask worn over a surgical mask can tighten the gaps around the mask's edges.
The U.S. has entered a tricky phase of the COVID-19 vaccination effort as providers try to ramp up the number of people getting first shots while also ensuring a growing number of others get second doses just when millions more Americans are becoming eligible to receive vaccines.
The addition of people 65 and up and those with some medical issues will add about 400,000 Nebraskans to the list of those next in line to be vaccinated against COVID.
"We need to be careful until a higher percentage of the population is vaccinated," said John Conley, 85, who lives at Lakeside Village in west Omaha and received his first shot almost two weeks ago.
City, county or health officials could enact the moratoriums, which would also prohibit penalties or late fees during the emergency and six months afterward.
Nebraska governor Pete Ricketts delivers his 2021 State of the State address to the legislature.
A top official in Nebraska’s vaccine effort cautioned that the shifting priority will add some 300,000 to 400,000 people to the next vaccine group.
Nebraska will start vaccinating anyone 65 years and older as part of its next phase in administering the COVID-19 vaccine.
Christie Barnes with the University of Nebraska Medical Center shows how to properly swab the nasal cavity for a COVID test.
As 2020 nears its end, the US still is setting one-day records for Covid-19 deaths and the number of coronavirus patients in hospitals.
The first reported U.S. case of the COVID-19 variant that's been seen in the United Kingdom has been discovered in Colorado. Scientists believe the new virus variant is more contagious.
A look at just a few of the Nebraskans lost to COVID in 2020.
The COVID-19 vaccine arrived in Nebraska on Monday.
Across the US, preparations are underway to quickly distribute Covid-19 vaccines once authorized, but experts say before that relief occurs, the coming months will be difficult.
In Douglas County, nearly 3 out of 10 people tested last week were positive for the virus, according to the Health Department.
With the flurry of new mandates, more than half of Nebraska's 1.95 million people now live in a community that requires a mask to be worn indoors.
Coronavirus roundup: School systems across the country are reverting to remote learning and states are reimposing other restrictions as the pandemic surges in the United States.
Local school and health officials are urging the Grand Island community to continue to take measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 to keep…
The US recorded a staggering 102,831 new Covid-19 infections Wednesday -- the first time since the start of the pandemic it has reported a six-figure number.