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Pushback Challenges Vaccination Requirements at US Colleges
Education
Pushback Challenges Vaccination Requirements at US Colleges

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The quickly approaching fall semester has America's colleges under pressure to decide how far they should go to guard their campuses against COVID-19 while navigating legal and political questions and rising infection rates. Hundreds of colleges nationwide... Read More

NYC to Require Vaccine Proof for Indoor Restaurants, Gyms and Performances
Cities
NYC to Require Vaccine Proof for Indoor Restaurants, Gyms and Performances
2021-08-03 15:11:20
by Dan McCue

NEW YORK -- New York City will require proof of vaccination for people going to indoor activities like restaurants, gyms and performances, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Tuesday. The program, one of the first of its kind in the United... Read More

Tennessee Won't Incentivize COVID Shots But Pays to Vax Cows
In The States
Tennessee Won't Incentivize COVID Shots But Pays to Vax Cows

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee has sent nearly half a million dollars to farmers who have vaccinated their cattle against respiratory diseases and other maladies over the past two years. But Republican Gov. Bill Lee, who grew up on his... Read More

Federal Workers: Get Fully Vaccinated or Face Stepped Up COVID Protocols
Health
Federal Workers: Get Fully Vaccinated or Face Stepped Up COVID Protocols
2021-07-29 20:07:16
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON -- President Joe Biden told federal employees and onsite contractors Thursday that they need to get fully vaccinated or face regular testing and be required to wear masks at all times while on the job. Speaking in the East... Read More

Plan to Slow Spread of COVID Variant Revealed by White House
Health
Plan to Slow Spread of COVID Variant Revealed by White House
2021-07-06 20:25:55
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - The White House on Tuesday rolled out a new plan to get more people vaccinated against COVID-19 as the delta variant spreads among those who continue to go unvaccinated. President Joe Biden had hoped that at least 70%... Read More

Novavax: Large Study Finds COVID-19 Shot About 90% Effective
Health
Novavax: Large Study Finds COVID-19 Shot About 90% Effective

Vaccine maker Novavax said Monday its COVID-19 shot was highly effective against the disease and also protected against variants in a large study in the U.S. and Mexico, potentially offering the world yet another weapon against the virus at a... Read More

Why Do Some People Get Side Effects After COVID-19 Vaccines?
Health
Why Do Some People Get Side Effects After COVID-19 Vaccines?

Why do some people get side effects after COVID-19 vaccines? Temporary side effects including headache, fatigue and fever are signs the immune system is revving up -- a normal response to vaccines. And they're common. "The day after getting these... Read More

White House, States Ramp Up Vaccine Incentives as Numbers Slow
In The States
White House, States Ramp Up Vaccine Incentives as Numbers Slow
2021-06-02 19:39:20
by Alexa Hornbeck

Vaccination rates, which reached a peak of 3.38 million shots per day in April slowed to fewer than 2 million doses per day in May. In response on Wednesday, President Joe Biden announced a “month of action” to urge more... Read More

White House Partners With Dating Apps To Offer New Vaccination Features
Health
White House Partners With Dating Apps To Offer New Vaccination Features
2021-05-26 20:26:58
by Alexa Hornbeck

President Biden’s big push to get 70% of adults at least one shot by July 4th is now being supported by some of America’s largest dating sites, like Hinge, Ok Cupid, and Tinder, who will offer features to highlight vaccination... Read More

Counties Reminded of Their Vital Role as COVID Vaccine Deliveries Begin
County News
Counties Reminded of Their Vital Role as COVID Vaccine Deliveries Begin
2020-12-14 16:07:51
by Dan McCue

As America prepared for the first coronavirus vaccines to be given Monday morning, county officials were reminded of their vital role in ensuring the vaccine roll out is a success. “One thing you need to be doing now is engaging... Read More

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