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States rush to catch up on delayed COVID-19 vaccines, expand access

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States are scrambling to catch up on coronavirus vaccinations after bad weather last week led to clinic closures and shipment backlogs.
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Monterey County to send letter to neighboring MCEs requesting vaccine share

Monterey County to send letter to neighboring MCEs requesting vaccine share

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Monterey County supervisors were not pleased to learn Santa Cruz County has been receiving more doses of COVID-19 vaccines despite having a smaller population.
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Chicago clinic that charged $200 for COVID vaccine acknowledges 'huge oversight'

Chicago clinic that charged $200 for COVID vaccine acknowledges 'huge oversight'

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The COVID-19 vaccine is free-so why are some people getting charged? The I-Team has an alert for people signing up to get their shots.
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'Cumbersome process' causing COVID-19 vaccine report delay for Douglas County

'Cumbersome process' causing COVID-19 vaccine report delay for Douglas County

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Health director hopes electronic solution will replace current manual entry process for tracking doses administered by healthcare staff
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Local doctor disputes claim that COVID-19 vaccine causes infertility and miscarriage

Local doctor disputes claim that COVID-19 vaccine causes infertility and miscarriage

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"There is no science to back up the rumor or the concern that receiving a COVID-19 vaccine will result in infertility or an increased risk of miscarriage," Weinbaum said.
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Shock Trauma doctor explains how Tiger Woods' injuries are treated

Shock Trauma doctor explains how Tiger Woods' injuries are treated

The critical injuries Tiger Woods suffered in a crash highlight what trauma doctors in Baltimore call an all-too-common injury involving crashes. Read more ...

Postmaster General to Lawmakers: 'Get Used to Me'

Postmaster General to Lawmakers: 'Get Used to Me'

President Biden can't directly fire Postmaster General Louis DeJoy-and DeJoy certainly knows it. During a House Oversight and Reform Committee hearing Wednesday, DeJoy... Read more ...

WPIAL to hold hearing with Mt. Lebanon basketball coach Joe David over...

WPIAL to hold hearing with Mt. Lebanon basketball coach Joe David over official issue

David allegedly threatened to pull his team from playing a game because of an official assigned to the contest. Read more ...

2 more deaths linked to COVID-19 in NH while hospitalizations decrease

2 more deaths linked to COVID-19 in NH while hospitalizations decrease

Two more Granite Staters have died of COVID-19 in New Hampshire while hospitalizations continue to decline, health officials said Wednesday. Read more ...

New south Sacramento warming center is partnership between church, city

New south Sacramento warming center is partnership between church, city

There's a new place for those experiencing homelessness in south Sacramento to get out of the cold and sleep indoors. Read more ...

FIRST LOOK: Setup starts at new FEMA vaccine site in Orlando

FIRST LOOK: Setup starts at new FEMA vaccine site in Orlando

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6th mass vaccination site opens in Mass

6th mass vaccination site opens in Mass

The state's sixth mass COVID-19 vaccination site opened Wednesday in Dartmouth. The clinic, which is at a former Circuit City on State Road, will start with 500 doses a day and... Read more ...

House Democrats gear up for Friday vote on the $1.9 trillion Biden stimulus...

House Democrats gear up for Friday vote on the $1.9 trillion Biden stimulus package

Summary List Placement House Democrats on Wednesday were setting the stage for a floor vote on Friday, as their Senate counterparts waited for a key ruling that would determine... Read more ...

Manchin backs Haaland to lead Interior Department

Manchin backs Haaland to lead Interior Department

Senate Energy Chair Joe Manchin said on Wednesday he supported the nomination of Rep. Deb Haaland to lead the Interior Department, delivering a crucial boost for the New Mexico... Read more ...

Three confirmed cases of UK COVID-19 variant in Allegheny County, health...

Three confirmed cases of UK COVID-19 variant in Allegheny County, health department confirms

The variant originated in the United Kingdom and is believed to be more contagious than the original strain of COVID-19. Read more ...