Rhode Island begins door to door checks for New Yorkers fleeing coronavirus

Rhode Island begins door to door checks for New Yorkers fleeing coronavirus

WESTERLY, RI — The Rhode Island National Guard started going door to door on Saturday in coastal areas to inform any New Yorkers who may have come to the state that they must self-quarantine for 14 days while Gov. Gina Raimondo expanded the mandatory self-quarantine to anyone visiting the state. Raimondo also ordered residents to stay at … Read more

Experimental coronavirus drug remdesivir to be distributed again after halt a week ago

Experimental coronavirus drug remdesivir to be distributed again after halt a week ago

SAN FRANCISCO – An experimental and unproven coronavirus treatment so popular new requests to use it were halted a week ago due to “overwhelming” demand is once again available to doctors under an expanded access program. President Donald Trump called the drug, remdesivir, “promising” 10 days ago, though there is no data yet to show whether it is safe … Read more

Cat in Belgium first known to test positive for coronavirus: report

Cat in Belgium first known to test positive for coronavirus

A cat in Belgian has tested positive for the coronavirus after catching the potentially deadly bug from an infected owner, officials said Friday. The sick pet in Liège tested positive after showing classic symptoms of COVID-19 — including difficulty breathing — a week after its owner first fell sick, health officials told a press conference, … Read more

Seminole County Enacting a “Social Distancing” Order

Seminole County Enacting a Social Distancing Order

SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. — Instead of enacting a “stay at home” order like it’s neighbors, leaders in Seminole County are trying something new to stop the spread of coronavirus. Seminole County enacting “social distancing” order Order to make sure residents, businesses are following CDC guidelines On Friday, county leaders announced they’ll be enacting a social distancing … Read more

Gov. Wolf extends stay-at-home orders to three additional counties: Beaver, Centre, Washington

Gov. Wolf extends stay-at-home orders to three additional counties

Amid climbing numbers of coronavirus cases, Gov. Tom Wolf on Saturday extended stay-at-home orders to three additional counties. Wolf and Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine revised the orders to include Beaver, Centre and Washington counties, bringing the state total to 22 counties under a stay-at-home order. The order takes effect at 8 PM Saturday … Read more

Stimulus checks: How much money will you get, and when?

Stimulus checks- How much money will you get, and when

The $2 trillion stimulus bill passed in the Senate includes help for American families who are hurting financially due to the economic impact of the coronavirus. Most adults will receive $1,200 checks, plus $500 for each of their children. The massive relief package will funnel $290 billion in direct payments to individuals and families. The measure isn’t over the … Read more

21 cases of Covid-19 in new Hanover County

21 cases of Covid-19 in new Hanover County

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Public Health officials are investigating six new positive cases of COVID-19 that appear to be travel related. This brings the county’s total positive case count to 21. The individuals are isolated, and Public Health is working on contact tracing to determine those who have been in close contact with … Read more