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08/08/2022

COVID-19 is surging again, health officials urge people to be cautious - The Herald

Source: Google News

08/07/2022

Hundreds May Have Polio, New York Health Officials Say

Source: msnNOW

08/07/2022

Health officials walk fine line as monkeypox swells within LGBT community

Source: Google News

08/06/2022

Health Officials Warn Of Potential Polio Outbreak

Source: YouTube

08/05/2022

Health officials investigate local monkeypox cases

Local health officials are investigating a case of monkeypox in Lorain County.

Source: fox8.com

08/04/2022

Polio found in sewage samples outside New York City suggesting it's spreading in the community, health officials says

The findings come after an unvaccinated adult in Rockland County contracted polio, suffered paralysis and had to be hospitalized last month.

Source: CNBC

08/01/2022

1st case of monkeypox confirmed in Cumberland County by health officials

The Cumberland County Department of Public Health said Monday it has confirmed the first case of monkeypox in the county.

Source: WRAL.com

08/01/2022

Health officials advise precautions after West Nile virus found in 2 more Utah counties

The West Nile virus has now been found in three counties in Utah this summer.

Source: KSL.com

07/18/2022

'The situation here in Houston is real' | Health officials urge caution as monkeypox spreads

"I don’t really understand why there were so little vaccines sent to Texas in the beginning," said a gastroenterologist from San Diego.

Source: KHOU.com

07/18/2022

As Monkeypox Cases Hits 1400 Nationwide, Health Officials Scramble To Get Vaccine Shots In Arms

New York City makes up 30% of the 1,400 monkeypox cases nationwide which is sending health officials scrambling to organize mass distribution sites for the t...

Source: YouTube

07/15/2022

Alabama health officials report state’s first monkeypox case in Mobile

About 1,470 cases have been reported nationwide in 44 states. The first case in Alabama was detected in Mobile.

Source: AL.com

07/15/2022

Boston health officials, citing COVID-19 data, urge people to take precautions

The Boston Public Health Commission warned that, as of Thursday, COVID-19 cases had increased by 38.9 percent over the past seven days, and daily hospital admissions and the amount of coronavirus in local wastewater were also up.

Source: The Boston Globe

07/15/2022

With an incoming COVID surge, health officials push urgently for boosters. Do you need one?

Federal officials are also considering widening second booster eligibility to include all adults, according to White House officials.

Source: ABC News

07/13/2022

New COVID variant July 2022: Health officials urge boosters as omicron BA5 cases are on the rise - WLS

The latest COVID strain, BA.5, can sidestep immunity from previous omicron infections and vaccinations, health officials say.

Source: WLS-TV

07/13/2022

New dominant COVID-19 variant most transmissible yet, health officials say

There’s a new dominant variant of COVID-19 and health officials say it’s the most transmissible yet.

Source: Kstp.com

07/08/2022

Health officials recommend Club Dallas visitors monitor for monkeypox symptoms after reported case

An out-of-state visitor infected with monkeypox had multiple sexual encounters at Club Dallas' sauna between June 22-25, Dallas County Health & Human Services said.

Source: WFAA.com

07/07/2022

Two more monkeypox cases confirmed in Suffolk, as health officials launch education campaign and county plans pop-up vaccine clinics

Two additional confirmed cases of monkeypox have been identified in Suffolk County, according to the New York State Department of Health, bringing the total number of cases in Suffolk to three.

Source: RiverheadLOCAL

07/04/2022

Iowa health officials say first probable case of monkeypox in the state has been reported

An Iowa man likely has the state's first probable monkeypox case, according to health officials, who are conducting contact tracing to track possible exposure to others.

Source: Fox News

06/30/2022

US health officials brace for mosquito-borne West Nile virus

As temperatures warm, health officials expect rising rates of West Nile, a virus spread by mosquitos that can cause meningitis, paralysis, and death.

Source: INSIDER

06/30/2022

Orange County confirms 1st presumptive case of monkeypox, public health officials say - KABC

Orange County has confirmed its first presumptive case of monkeypox, public health officials announced Thursday.

Source: KABC-TV

06/28/2022

UK monkeypox cases soar by 32% to hit 1,000 – as health officials tell infected ‘stay at home’...

Source: The-sun.com

06/27/2022

Los Angeles health officials warn of monkeypox outbreak spreading among gay men as cases rise to 22

Los Angeles County health officials have warned that recent cases of monkeypox detected in the area have been linked to the gay and bisexual communities in the area.

Source: Daily Mail

06/26/2022

Monkeypox spreading locally at large LA County events, health officials say

On Saturday, the US surpassed 200 confirmed cases nationwide, 51 of which are in California, according to the CDC’s latest data.

Source: New York Post

06/25/2022

L.A. County public health officials confirm communal transmission of monkeypox

The Los Angeles County Public Health Department confirmed Friday the existence of monkeypox cases that were transmitted within the community. Public health officials said several of the 22 cases reported in Los Angeles County have no history of international …

Source: KTLA Los Angeles

06/24/2022

Health officials confirm first case of monkeypox in North Carolina

Health officials have confirmed the first case of monkeypox in North Carolina Thursday.

Source: WSOC Charlotte

06/22/2022

Riverside County public health officials announce first possible case of monkeypox after man tests positive for an orthopoxvirus - KABC

Riverside County may have their first probable case of monkeypox after one person tested positive for an orthopoxvirus, public health officials said.

Source: KABC-TV

06/22/2022

National incident declared after UK health officials detect polio virus in London sewage samples

U.K. health authorities have said they are urgently investigating a rare polio virus outbreak in sewage samples in London.

Source: CNBC

06/19/2022

Health officials confirm first probable case of monkeypox virus in Missouri

The patient is a Kansas City, Missouri, resident who recently traveled out of town.

Source: KMBC Kansas City

06/18/2022

Health officials identify 1st probable case of monkeypox in Indiana

The patient remains isolated, and health officials said they are working to identify anyone the patient may have had close contact with while infectious.

Source: WTHR

06/15/2022

Two additional Massachusetts monkeypox cases confirmed, state health officials say

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health announced two additional cases of monkeypox in adult males on Wednesday.

Source: WCVB Boston

06/15/2022

Measles confirmed in 2 young, unvaccinated siblings in Minnesota, health officials say

The Minnesota Department of Health said it is investigating the confirmed cases, which occurred in two children from Hennepin County.

Source: WFTV Orlando

06/15/2022

Hawaii health officials report 2 more ‘probable’ monkeypox cases; all 5 Oahu patients connected - Honolulu Star

Two more probable cases of monkeypox have been identified on Oahu, according to Hawaii health officials, who now say that all of the state’s five cases in the current outbreak are connected to each other.

Source: Honolulu Star-Advertiser

06/14/2022

Fourth Massachusetts monkeypox case confirmed by state health officials

The DPH said they were working with health care providers to identify individuals who may have been in contact with the patient.

Source: WCVB Boston

06/14/2022

Health officials positively identify first Oklahoma monkeypox case

With the confirmation of a monkeypox case in Oklahoma, health officials are advising residents on how to avoid contracting and spreading the virus.

Source: Oklahoman.com

06/12/2022

2 additional cases of monkeypox confirmed in Massachusetts, state health officials say

State health officials say the two patients, both men, are isolating and that contact tracing has begun.

Source: WCVB Boston

06/12/2022

Los Angeles County Public Health officials warn of potential rabies exposure in Malibu after bat handled by children - KABC

Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is warning people about a potential rabies exposure at the Malibu Cafe.

Source: KABC-TV

06/10/2022

COVID-19 levels 'spike' in some counties; South Carolina health officials send warning

SCDHEC sent out a plea Friday as COVID-19 levels across the state begin to rise: Get vaccinated, boosted and wear a mask if you live in areas with rising risk.

Source: WYFF4 Greenville

06/09/2022

Hawaii health officials identify Oahu resident with second probable case of monkeypox - Honolulu Star

The Hawaii Department of Health this afternoon announced the second “probable case” of monkeypox identified in a Hawaii resident.

Source: Honolulu Star-Advertiser

06/07/2022

Dallas County health officials report first case of monkeypox in North Texas for 2022 - FOX 4 News Dallas

Dallas County Health and Human Services is reporting the first case of monkeypox in North Texas and in the state of Texas this year.

Source: FOX 4 News

06/02/2022

Health officials confirm first probable case of monkeypox in Illinois

CHICAGO — Health officials have confirmed a probable case of monkeypox in Illinois. The Chicago Department of Public Health and Illinois Department of Public Health announced Thursday a single presumptive monkeypox case in an adult male Chicago resident who r…

Source: WGN TV Chicago

06/01/2022

Georgia health officials investigating possible metro Atlanta monkeypox case

Georgia health officials have reported that a man in the metro-Atlanta area has tested positive for the orthopox virus and a sample from the man is being tes...

Source: YouTube

05/31/2022

Third suspected monkeypox case identified in Sacramento County, health officials say

A third suspected monkeypox case has been identified in Sacramento County, public health officials said on Tuesday. This third possible case was identified through contact tracing since Sacramento County’s first confirmed case last week.

Source: KCRA Sacramento

05/31/2022

State health officials conduct contact tracing after the recent Colorado monkeypox case

Although the CDC and state health officials say the risk of contracting smallpox is low and rarely fatal, one healthcare worker we spoke with says she wants hospitals doing more.

Source: FOX 31 Denver

05/27/2022

Second suspected monkeypox case identified in Sacramento County, health officials say

The second suspected case was a close contact with the first confirmed case in the county

Source: KCRA Sacramento

05/27/2022

LA County health officials urge vigilance ahead of Memorial Day weekend as COVID cases rise and school year races to close - KABC

As the school year races to a close and Memorial Day approaches, L.A. County health officials say all signs continue to point to a summer COVID surge.

Source: KABC-TV

05/25/2022

Health officials track the spread of Monkeypox - WXYZ

We're talking with doctors about the spread of Monkeypox and what you need to know about the disease.

Source: YouTube

05/25/2022

SC health officials monitoring multiple people for signs of monkeypox, DHEC says

South Carolina health officials said Tuesday they are watching several people in the state for symptoms of monkeypox.

Source: WYFF4 Greenville

05/24/2022

Monkeypox ‘likely’ in Sacramento County patient who recently traveled to Europe, health officials say

Sacramento County public health officials are investigating a “likely” case of monkeypox virus related to travel in Europe, officials announced Tuesday morning.

Source: KCRA Sacramento

05/23/2022

Monkeypox: Health officials assess response as cases spread | DW News

Source: YouTube

05/23/2022

Florida health officials looking into monkeypox case

Monkeypox starts in animals, especially primates, but can jump to people.

Source: WESH Orlando

05/22/2022

Florida health officials investigating 3rd possible monkeypox case in US

Source: ABC News

05/22/2022

Health officials predict more monkeypox cases, but no widespread outbreak

Disease control committee director downplays fears of an epidemic after 1st case found in Israel; Health Ministry tells people coming from abroad with symptoms to contact a doctor

Source: The Times of Israel

05/21/2022

Top health officials hold urgent talks after 1st monkeypox case confirmed in Israel

30-year-old infected with virus hospitalized in good condition; Health Ministry urges anyone who returned from abroad and is experiencing symptoms to get checked

Source: The Times of Israel

05/21/2022

Health Officials Warn Of Surge in Covid Cases

Federal health officials urge people to continue wearing masks indoors now that a third of Americans live in areas where the risk of transmission is high. Dr...

Source: YouTube

05/20/2022

Health Officials Consider Mask Mandates As Covid Cases & Hospitalizations Surge

There’s a growing chorus from public health officials being heard across the country this week, and it consists of one just word: “Masks.” Los Angeles County Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer on a Zoom with reporters today recommended, “Everyone two years…

Source: Deadline

05/19/2022

Over 40 New Monkeypox Cases Have Been Detected in Europe, Health Officials Report

Spain and Portugal have detected over 40 suspected cases of monkeypox, a viral infection rarely seen in Europe, with both outbreaks concentrated in the Madrid and Lisbon areas, officials said Wednesday.

Source: ScienceAlert

05/19/2022

Oregon health officials warn of rising COVID subvariant cases

State health officer Dr. Dean Sidelinger said COVID case numbers and hospitalizations have doubled in recent weeks.

Source: KGW.com

05/18/2022

Top Biden health officials sound warning on rising covid infections

Those living in communities in the yellow or orange warning levels are urged to wear masks and take other steps to protect themselves.

Source: The Washington Post

05/18/2022

Massachusetts public health officials confirm case of monkeypox

The confirmed case poses no risk to the general public

Source: Mass.gov

05/18/2022

‘You will be exposed’ to the coronavirus, Oregon health officials say, though COVID-19 wave relatively mild

The current COVID-19 wave could be peaking, and hospitalizations won't come close to levels reached in past waves.

Source: OregonLive

05/18/2022

Health Officials Say Third of Americans Live in Areas with So Much Virus for to Consider Masks

The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other federal officials spoke at the first White House briefing devoted to the pandemic in six weeks.

Source: New York Times

05/18/2022

Ohio health officials put perspective to rising COVID cases

Currently, 582 Ohioans are hospitalized with the virus; a substantial drop compared to the more than 6,700 being treated in hospitals in January.

Source: 10TV

05/17/2022

Bay Area Public Health Officials Recommend Indoor Masking

There’s a lot of COVID-19 circulating in the Bay Area right now, which is why one doctor says public health officials are making a unified recommendation on ...

Source: YouTube

05/13/2022

Health officials urge COVID-19 vaccinations and boosters as cases rise

Source: Google News

05/10/2022

As COVID-19 cases rise in New Hampshire, health officials say testing key to controlling spread

COVID-19 cases are on the rise in New Hampshire, but some residents say they're still confused by guidelines for testing.

Source: WMUR Manchester

05/09/2022

Los Angeles County health officials ask residents get COVID tests before celebrating Mother’s Day

Los Angeles County health officials have warned residents to exercise caution on Mother’s Day with COVID-19 cases once again rising.

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

05/09/2022

Los Angeles County health officials ask residents get COVID tests before celebrating Mother’s Day

Los Angeles County health officials have warned residents to exercise caution on Mother’s Day with COVID-19 cases once again rising.

Source: Fox News

05/05/2022

Health officials report 3226 new COVID-19 cases in Utah, 13 deaths

The Utah Department of Health, which is now reporting statewide COVID-19 cases each Thursday, reported 3,226 new cases and 13 deaths related to the disease.

Source: KSL.com

05/01/2022

Wisconsin child hepatitis cases, health officials investigate

The Wisconsin DHS is investigating at least four hepatitis cases in children, including one who needed a liver transplant and one who died.

Source: fox6now.com

04/30/2022

Suburban Cook County Now in Medium COVID Transmission Risk: Health Officials

Suburban Cook County is now in a "medium" risk level for COVID transmission, according to the area health officials.

Source: NBC Chicago

04/26/2022

Global health officials probe unexplained child hepatitis cases

The mystery illness has been recorded in the US, Israel and 10 EU countries

Source: Financial Times

04/15/2022

UK, US health officials investigating cases of severe hepatitis with unknown causes in children

A slew of acute hepatitis cases among children in the US and UK have public health officials searching for the cause.

Source: CNN

04/13/2022

Bay Area COVID cases are rising. How worried are public health officials?

Coronavirus cases are ticking up across California after a month of relative stability....

Source: San Francisco Chronicle

04/13/2022

Meningococcal disease: Health officials issue warning of rare, potentially deadly illness in Florida

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued a warning of a rare, but potentially deadly disease in Florida.

Source: WFTV Orlando

04/12/2022

Health officials warn of 'large' outbreak of serious bacterial illness in Florida

Source: ABC News

04/06/2022

Capitol Hill fox euthanized, tests positive for rabies as DC Health officials weigh kits’ fate

The tail of the wild Capitol fox that bit a congressman, a reporter and at least seven other people in Washington Tuesday came to an end after city health officials put it down and later confirmed it had been infected with the rabies virus.

Source: Fox News

04/03/2022

Another COVID-19 variant? Health officials say be aware of omicron BA.2, but don't panic

The newest COVID-19 variant, a subvariant of omicron, is quickly becoming the dominant strain of the virus.

Source: StarNewsOnline.com

03/25/2022

COVID BA.2 subvariant increasing in LA County, health officials say - KABC

Although overall COVID-19 case rates remain relatively low, the BA.2 subvariant of the virus was continuing to spread in Los Angeles County.

Source: KABC-TV

03/08/2022

Polio Cases In Chareidi Neighborhoods In Jerusalem Concern Health Officials

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — The Israeli health ministry is concerned that children from a kindergarten in Meah Shearim could have contracted the polio virus from a 4-year-old girl who tested positive for the virus this week, the second case within a week after 33 y…

Source: Vinnews.com

03/03/2022

Riverside County health officials looking for children seen handling rabies-positive bat

Riverside County health officials are looking for two young children who are believed to have been exposed to a bat that tested positive for rabies. An adult who was in contact with the bat told county Department of Public Health officials that they saw two b…

Source: KTLA Los Angeles

02/24/2022

Canadian health officials greenlight a PLANT based COVID-19 vaccine

A plant-based Covid vaccine will soon be available to Canadians after receiving approval. Canadian officials are lauding the shot as a breakthrough for the nation's biotech industry.

Source: Daily Mail

02/22/2022

Health officials report decline in COVID-19 numbers, stress child vaccinations

Health officials report decline in COVID-19 numbers, stress child vaccinationsSubscribe to WLKY on YouTube now for more: http://bit.ly/1e5KyMOGet more Louisv...

Source: YouTube

02/22/2022

Health officials warn of possible measles exposure at Sea-Tac Airport, Seattle Children's

An infant with measles could have exposed individuals at Sea-Tac Airport and Seattle Children's hospital in recent days.

Source: KING5.com

02/12/2022

UK health officials tracking hybrid COVID-19 strain of Delta, Omicron variants

In a report published Friday, UK health officials revealed Deltacron is officially being monitored as a legitimate threat, The Mirror reported.

Source: New York Post

01/22/2022

Racial gap in US Covid booster campaign concerns health officials

Distrust and labour shortages hinder efforts to provide vaccines for black and Hispanic communities

Source: Financial Times

01/21/2022

Florida health officials now say asymptomatic individuals should not test for COVID

WASHINGTON (TND) — COVID confusion is continuing in Florida, especially when it comes to testing. The number of options to get a test for the virus is at an all-time high but there are concerns about what happens with the results from at-home tests from…

Source: Thenationaldesk.com

01/15/2022

Catching omicron on purpose? Health officials say they’re starting to notice trend across the nation

New concerns are surfacing that many people nationwide might be purposely catching the new omicron variant of COVID-19, just to get it out of the way.

Source: KIRO Seattle

01/14/2022

Vaccine Makers Pursue Omicron-Targeted Shots That Health Officials Say Might Not Be Needed

Industry executives foresee eventual demand for tailored doses, but U.S. officials say current evidence doesn’t support rolling them out and cite practical reasons not to

Source: The Wall Street Journal

01/13/2022

Humboldt Health Officials Update Quarantine and Isolation Guidance

Updated quarantine and isolation guidance for individuals testing positive for COVID-19, regardless of vaccination status, is now available. The new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance allows for shortened isolation.

Source: Lost Coast Outpost

01/11/2022

Pa. health officials encourage pregnant Pennsylvanians to get vaccinated

Pennsylvania health officials are stressing the importance for those who are pregnant, recently pregnant or who might become pregnant in the future to get vaccinated.

Source: WGAL Susquehanna Valley Pa.

01/11/2022

Watch live: Idaho Health officials to address Idaho Omicron spike

Increasingly, hospital and clinic workers are falling ill, leading to staff shortages.

Source: KTVB.com

01/09/2022

The co-infection "flurona" has local health officials concerned

Fighting two viruses at the same time can be especially tough for some people, possibly resulting in a trip to the ER.

Source: WKOW

01/07/2022

COVID-19 is 'everywhere' and tests are in short supply. If you have symptoms, assume you're positive and isolate, health officials say.

The CDC recommends people with COVID-19 symptoms isolate at home for at least five days, regardless of whether they've taken a test.

Source: Business Insider

01/07/2022

Health officials warn of possible widespread disruptions due to COVID spread

County health officials are warning that we should be prepared for widespread disruptions because of the rampant spread of COVID-19 spurred by the omicron variant. "We're all going to feel some strain around the wave of illness that will pass through the comm…

Source: KATU

01/07/2022

El Paso health officials reverse course; align isolation, quarantine guidelines with CDC

El Paso health officials have reversed course and have once again changed recommendations for isolation and quarantine. The City of El Paso Department of Public Health on Thursday decided to now align with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CD…

Source: KFOX El Paso

01/07/2022

Tri-County health officials brace for omicron surge

The omicron variant is spreading and rapidly. In some cases, faster than first anticipated. "Everyone should know what to do if you get sick,” Dr. Christina Baumann, the Washington County health officer, said. Doctors say with the case numbers the way t…

Source: KATU

01/06/2022

Local restaurant linked to hepatitis A outbreak, Pennsylvania health officials say

State and local officials are investigating a hepatitis A outbreak believed to be linked to a restaurant located in Montgomery County. Seven cases have resulted in hospitalizations and one death is under investigation, officials say.

Source: FOX 29 News Philadelphia

01/01/2022

Teens and young adults driving record Covid cases in US, health officials say

Uptick in Covid among under-50s coincides with surge in cases among young children and increase in pediatric hospitalizations

Source: The Guardian

12/31/2021

L.A. County COVID cases skyrocket to 27,000; health officials urge caution for New Year’s celebrations

Los Angeles County reported another surge in coronavirus cases Friday, prompting health officials to urge residents to curtail large New Year’s celebrations. The county recorded more than 27,000 new cases on the final day of 2021, more than during the last tw…

Source: KTLA Los Angeles

12/30/2021

U.S. Health Officials Approve New COVID-19 Drug

The approval comes as U.S. cases and hospitalizations are rising in some places. Health officials warn of a large wave of new infections from the Omicron version, or variant, of the virus.

Source: VOA News

12/30/2021

Michigan health officials keep current COVID quarantine, isolation guidelines; Will review CDC suggestions

Michigan health officials have opted to keep their current COVID quarantine, isolation guidelines after the CDC recommended cutting the amount of suggested days to quarantine in half.

Source: WDIV ClickOnDetroit

12/30/2021

COVID-19 testing, positivity rate increasing in Bexar County, health officials say

As the omicron variant spreads, University Health officials say they are seeing a rise in COVID-19 testing, leading to more positive cases in Bexar County.

Source: KSAT San Antonio

12/29/2021

CDC changes to quarantine, isolation advice took local health officials by surprise

State and local health officials say they are struggling to make sense of the new Covid-19 isolation and quarantine guidelines from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Source: CNN

12/28/2021

Missouri health officials: Presence of omicron variant rising quickly throughout state

Health officials say 32 of 57 samples taken last week had mutations associated with omicron variant.

Source: KMBC Kansas City

12/27/2021

Health officials urge post-holiday testing amid omicron surge

"All the basic mitigation efforts that we used or that we are getting tired of using, are more important than ever," said Dr. Madeleine Gagnon.

Source: KARE11.com

12/27/2021

Health officials encourage COVID-19 testing after holiday gatherings

State and local health officials said they expect an uptick in testing after the holidays.

Source: WMUR Manchester

12/25/2021

Anger over masks mandates, other covid rules, spurs states to curb power of public health officials

A flurry of new laws restrict the authority of state or local health officers to take steps proven to help safeguard the public’s health.

Source: The Washington Post

12/25/2021

L.A. County health officials announce expanded coronavirus testing

L.A. County health officials announce increased COVID-19 testing services as the Omicron variant causes a holiday surge in coronavirus cases.

Source: Los Angeles Times

12/24/2021

Warning For Severe Flu Season Issued By Health Officials; Here Are NY Counties Most Affected

With all eyes on the recent surge of COVID-19, health officials are cautioning about a potentially severe flu season as several outbreaks have cropped up across the country.As the Omicron variant of the COVID-19 virus is rapidly spreading,…

Source: Rutherford Daily Voice

12/23/2021

VIDEO: Hawaii health officials identify 3 locations of recent COVID-19 clusters after addressing 1K additio... - Honolulu Star

Hawaii Department of Health officials today reported the highest single-day Thursday case count, which topped more than 1,500 cases today.

Source: Honolulu Star-Advertiser

12/22/2021

Health officials order testing of Mastro's Steakhouse employees after 'major' COVID-19 outbreak

Health officials are investigating more than 20 cases that have been reported over the last 30 days. An omicron variant case was confirmed.

Source: The Desert Sun

12/22/2021

White House Covid-19 Response Team and public health officials hold briefing — 12/22/2021

The White House Covid-19 Response Team and federal public health officials hold a press briefing to provide updates on the Covid-19 response effort. Dr. Anth...

Source: YouTube

12/21/2021

State Health Officials Warn of a “Very Difficult Winter”

For a brief moment, it seemed the worst of the pandemic may be behind us.

Source: TheStranger.com

12/21/2021

AdventHealth officials say COVID-19 positivity has tripled in recent weeks

AdventHealth says it is preparing for more people coming to the hospital with COVID-19, because there can be a two-week lag between rapidly rising cases and hospitalizations.

Source: WESH Orlando

12/20/2021

New Hampshire child died of complications related to COVID-19, health officials announce

New Hampshire’s first pediatric COVID-19 death occurred in September, state health officials announced on Monday.

Source: WMUR Manchester

12/20/2021

Cook County health officials push for booster shots as COVID-19 cases continue to rise

CHICAGO — As the Omicron variant continues to rapidly spread in the United States, Cook County health officials are making a concentrated push to get residents boosted. In the year since Chicago began vaccinating residents, 67 percent of eligible Chicagoans h…

Source: WGN TV Chicago

12/19/2021

‘The worst-case scenario is here’: Some health officials calling for restrictions as COVID cases rise across Hawaii

Some health officials want more restrictions as COVID cases surge and for people to be more proactive in getting tested, alerting close contacts and staying safe if they test positive or were around someone who has.

Source: KHON2

12/17/2021

Press Briefing by White House COVID-19 Response Team and Public Health Officials

Via Teleconference 11:06 A.M. ESTMR. ZIENTS:  Good morning.  And thanks for joining us.Today, Dr. Walensky will give an overview of the state of

Source: Whitehouse.gov

12/17/2021

Health officials: Omicron variant identified in 5 Michigan counties

The latest COVID-19 variant omicron has now been identified in five counties across the state of Michigan, officials said Friday.

Source: WDIV ClickOnDetroit

12/17/2021

White House Covid-19 Response Team and public health officials hold briefing — 12/17/2021

The White House Covid-19 Response Team and federal public health officials hold a press briefing to provide updates on the Covid-19 response effort. Dr. Anth...

Source: YouTube

12/16/2021

First New Hampshire adult flu death of season announced by health officials

An adult from Hillsborough County recently died of influenza, the first such death announced this season by state health officials.

Source: WMUR Manchester

12/15/2021

Boston health officials identify first cases of coronavirus omicron variant

Three cases were identified in unvaccinated young adults, health officials said.

Source: WCVB Boston

12/15/2021

Omicron variant detected in Oregon, health officials say more cases are likely

Dr. Donna Hansel, chair of OHSU's Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, believes more positive cases are on the horizon.

Source: KGW.com

12/14/2021

Health officials: Georgia infant becomes youngest patient in the state to die from COVID-19

The Georgia Department of Public Health says an infant less than 1 year old died after contracting COVID-19.

Source: WJCL News

12/13/2021

First two cases of COVID-19 omicron variant reported in Bexar County, health officials say

The first two known cases of the <a href="https://www.ksat.com/news/local/2021/12/03/early-data-shows-vaccinated-people-are-experiencing-mild-symptoms-with-omicron-variant-infectious-disease-doctor-says/" target="_blank">COVID-19 omicron variant</a> have been…

Source: KSAT San Antonio

12/12/2021

Health officials ratchet up calls for boosters amid threat of omicron wave | TheHill

Health officials are intensifying their calls for all American ad...

Source: The Hill

12/11/2021

Omicron Reached US Earlier Than Thought, Health Officials Say

With Christmas two weeks away, health officials are getting more concerned about a COVID-19 surge as the U.S. nears a grim new milestone of 50 million cases ...

Source: YouTube

12/11/2021

2nd Omicron Case Was Contracted in San Diego County, Not Through Travel: Health Officials

A San Diegan, who is fully vaccinated and boosted, is believed to have contracted the omicron COVID-19 variant locally, the County Health and Human Services…

Source: NBC 7 San Diego

12/11/2021

Five more Omicron cases confirmed in King County, health officials say

King County health officials confirmed five additional cases of Omicron Friday evening as they expect infections from the variant to increase over the next several weeks. Of the five new cases, three people had information available and none were hospitalized…

Source: KOMO News

12/10/2021

Health officials say COVID has reached ‘critical’ point in Michigan

Michigan health officials said the COVID situation in Michigan has reached a critical point.

Source: WDIV ClickOnDetroit

12/10/2021

Michigan COVID situation 'critical' as state seeks more ventilators: health officials

“The situation in our state is critical right now," Dr. Natasha Bagdasarian said. "Cases are surging. Hospitals are full. And we have a new variant."

Source: The Detroit News

12/10/2021

RSV is circulating among Southern Oregon kids, public health officials say

Cases of respiratory syncytial virus infection (RSV) have spiked within the past few weeks, Jackson County Public Health says.

Source: KDRV

12/10/2021

Health Officials Shut Down Unpermitted Tattoo Operation in Millsboro

The Delaware Division of Public Health on Thursday ordered a Millsboro man to cease tattooing activities in his home, in violation of state code.

Source: WBOC TV 16

12/09/2021

COVID-19 omicron variant identified in Yolo County, health officials say

The first known case of the COVID-19 omicron variant was discovered in Yolo County, health officials announced Thursday.

Source: KCRA Sacramento

12/08/2021

Chicago health officials monitoring syphilis outbreak in Roseland

CHICAGO — Health officials are monitoring a syphilis outbreak in Roseland. The outbreak is being investigating among older heterosexual men after five cases between Sept. 4 and Nov. 4 were confirmed in Roseland. All infected men reported having oral sex with …

Source: WGN TV Chicago

12/08/2021

Omicron variant detected in Florida, health officials say

Health officials confirmed Tuesday that the omicron variant of COVID-19 has been detected in Florida.

Source: WPBF West Palm Beach

12/06/2021

Dr. Fauci, health officials discuss early findings on omicron variant

"What we don’t quite know is how transmissible it will be, will our vaccines work, will it lead to more severe diseases," says CDC Director, Dr. Rochelle Walensky.

Source: KARE11.com

12/04/2021

Omicron in US: Health officials revive contact tracing as COVID variant cases detected in more states - KTRK

The arrival of the omicron variant has health officials in some U.S. communities reviving contact tracing operations in an attempt to slow its spread.

Source: KTRK-TV

12/04/2021

Omicron: Orange County health officials prepared for new COVID-19 variant - KABC

The omicron variant of COVID-19 is likely to show up in Orange County soon, health officials say.

Source: KABC-TV

12/03/2021

As omicron arrives, Bay Area health officials urge boosters for all. But many sites are booked up

With the arrival of omicron in San Francisco and the holidays nearing, public health...

Source: San Francisco Chronicle

11/30/2021

Health officials push education, testing as they monitor HIV outbreaks in Minnesota

According to a statement released by MDH Tuesday, outbreaks have been detected in the Twin Cities metro and Duluth areas.

Source: KARE11.com

11/30/2021

Alaska COVID-19 case counts and hospitalizations continue to drop as health officials watch global emergence of omicron variant

The new variant has not yet been detected anywhere in the United States, including Alaska.

Source: Anchorage Daily News

11/23/2021

Iowa health officials worried over rise in flu cases ahead of the holidays

Iowa is seeing an alarming trend as both COVID-19 cases and flu cases are rising.

Source: KCCI Des Moines

11/19/2021

State Health Officials Warn of Marijuana With Fentanyl After Reports of Overdoses

The Connecticut Department of Public Health is working with law enforcement as they investigate reports of overdose patients who claimed to only have smoked…

Source: NBC Connecticut

11/16/2021

Local health officials urge families to get kids flu shots after sharp decline

Local health officials are urging families to have their kids vaccinated against the flu after a sharp decline in childhood flu vaccine rates this year. The Washington Department of Health said pediatric flu vaccinations are down about 25 percent from this t…

Source: KOMO News

11/16/2021

Wisconsin health officials recommend hunters wear a mask when field dressing deer

SARS-CoV-2 virus has been found in white-tailed deer, leading to the advice that hunters should take one more precaution while handling a carcass.

Source: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

11/15/2021

Health officials issue new holiday guidance amid surge in COVID-19 cases

The Minnesota Department of Health is urging families to &quot;think carefully&quot; about their Thanksgiving plans, with ten days to go before the holiday and climbing COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations across the state.

Source: Kstp.com

11/14/2021

Hawaii health officials warn public about growing COVID-19 cluster linked to Kauai church - Honolulu Star

A COVID-19 cluster on Kauai involving at least 36 cases has been traced to a church in Nawiliwili.

Source: Honolulu Star-Advertiser

11/12/2021

Subtype of COVID-19 Delta variant spreading in Western Canada: health officials – Maple Ridge News

<p>Saskatchewan’s chief medical health officer, said the public shouldn’t read too much into the subtype </p>

Source: Maple Ridge News

11/11/2021

Health officials talk up COVID boosters for everybody ahead of federal guidance

Santa Clara County is promoting the idea of virtually everyone getting a COVID-19 booster...

Source: San Francisco Chronicle

11/09/2021

Health officials say too few boosters behind rising COVID hospitalizations in parts of California

COVID-19 hospitalizations are rising in some regions of California, with areas where there are lower vaccination rates recording hospitalization spikes, and COVID-19 admissions ticking up even in places with relatively high vaccination rates, The Los Angeles …

Source: Becker's Hospital Review

11/06/2021

Metro Denver public health officials issue advisory amid surge in COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations

The Metro Denver Partnership for Health has issued a statewide public health advisory due to a surge in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations.

Source: The Denver Channel

11/05/2021

Illinois health officials report 17,462 cases of COVID-19, 183 deaths

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Illinois Department of Public Health reported Friday 17,462 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 in Illinois, including 183 additional deaths since reporting last Friday. Of Illinois’ total population, 66% has received at least…

Source: WGN TV Chicago

11/05/2021

Kaweah Health officials urging community to get vaccinated as hospital declares Code Triage - KFSN

The Coronavirus pandemic has impacted hospitals across the Central Valley in waves, but Kaweah Health Visalia is currently hit the hardest.

Source: KFSN-TV

11/04/2021

Sacramento County health officials say jail COVID-19 outbreak is ‘main concern,’ urge kids' vaccinations

COVID-19 cases in Sacramento County have “plateaued” after a recent uptick, but health officials said they remain concerned by an outbreak in jails and hope that a ramp-up in children’s vaccination rates will drive down infections elsewhere.

Source: KCRA Sacramento

11/03/2021

Wisconsin health officials react to the news that Aaron Rodgers is unvaccinated and tested positive for COVID-19

“The evidence-based strategies for developing a protective immune response, what we consider quality medical evidence for, are vaccines. Period."

Source: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

11/03/2021

Humboldt-Del Norte Health Officials Outline Their Criteria For Lifting Indoor Masking Requirements

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Source: Lost Coast Outpost

10/30/2021

COVID-19 transmission in SLO County remains high, health officials say

COVID-19 cases have slightly increased in San Luis Obispo County over the past few days, according to a recent report from SLO County Public Health.

Source: KSBY San Luis Obispo News

10/30/2021

Chinese COVID-19 outbreak 'developing rapidly,' health officials say

Though the outbreak is dwarfed by case numbers in other countries, Beijing would not want a COVID-19 spike to jeopardize the 2022 Winter Olympics.

Source: Business Insider

10/28/2021

Four hospitalized with Legionnaires' disease in Beaverton, health officials say

Four people have been hospitalized after several cases of Legionnaires' disease were discovered in theMurrayhill area of Beaverton. Washington County Public Health says it's investigating the six cases -- all of which were reported within the last week among …

Source: KATU

10/28/2021

N.B. health officials suggest mysterious brain illness may not exist - The Fifth Estate

After months of silence, New Brunswick health officials say a mysterious brain illness that has affected 48 people, nine of whom died, may not exist. They po...

Source: YouTube

10/22/2021

COVID-19 hospitalizations continue decline, but health officials worry cutting restrictions could cause a s... - Honolulu Star

COVID-19 cases continue to stabilize in Hawaii, related hospitalizations remain manageable and vaccination rates are rising, but there are still few guideposts for when residents will be able to resume life as normal, sans masks and gathering limits.

Source: Honolulu Star-Advertiser

10/19/2021

Want to mix and match booster shots? Here's why public health officials aren't letting you — yet

A Johnson & Johnson shot plus a Moderna booster? It could become a reality soon

Source: Salon

10/16/2021

Health officials investigating cluster of rare Legionnaires' disease cases in New York

As of Saturday, one person has died from Legionnaires, two are hospitalized and seven have been released from the hospital.

Source: CBS News

10/13/2021

New COVID variant detected in Louisiana; it's not an imminent threat, health officials say

A new COVID variant named B.1.630, first detected in the U.S. in March, has been sequenced by LSU in Shreveport. It is the first time the variant has been detected

Source: NOLA.com

10/13/2021

Health officials debunk false report, saying COVID is far deadlier than the flu

As misinformation spreads, the state clarified that of the 859 deaths health officials reported, only one was due to influenza.

Source: Hawaii News Now

10/12/2021

Health officials urge Black, Hispanic populations to get flu vaccinations

The Centers for Disease Control and the American Medical Association are encouraging flu shots, with a special emphasis on Black and Hispanic populations, who, experts say, remain at a higher risk of getting sick from the flu and are less likely to get vaccin…

Source: WMUR Manchester

10/11/2021

Florida health officials release list of businesses under investigation for requiring vaccination

On Monday, the Florida Department of Health released a list of businesses under investigation for requiring vaccination.

Source: WESH Orlando

10/10/2021

Larimer County ICUs over capacity, health officials pleading for action

Intensive care unit capacity is at 105%, and 40% of those patients are COVID-19 cases.

Source: FOX 31 Denver

10/09/2021

Larimer County health officials asking community to help stop spread of COVID-19

The Larimer County Department of Health and Environment is urging the community to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 as the fall months approach.

Source: 9News.com KUSA

10/09/2021

Health officials report uptick in children's rare COVID-related inflammatory syndrome following delta surge

Source: ABC News

10/08/2021

COVID death rates concerning Triad health officials

GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) — The Piedmont Triad is seeing positive COVID trends with cases and hospitalizations going down, but there is one thing troubling health directors, the deaths. “When it comes to COVID-19, deaths in Guilford County scores the highest, w…

Source: WGHP FOX 8 Greensboro

10/08/2021

Colorado public health officials say COVID cases continue to rise in children

CDPHE provided an update Friday and said though state COVID-19 cases among adults decrease, the threat grows for those 6-11 and younger.

Source: 9News.com KUSA

10/08/2021

Bay Area Health Officials Prepare to Lift Indoor Mask Requirements

Source: Google News

10/08/2021

Bay Area Health Officials Prepare to Lift Indoor Mask Requirements

Health officers for the nine Bay Area jurisdictions on Thursday announced a consensus on criteria needed to lift health orders requiring face coverings in...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

10/07/2021

Bay Area mask mandates: Health officials release guidelines for ending restrictions - KGO

Bay Area health officers have released guidelines for ending indoor mask mandates.

Source: KGO-TV

10/07/2021

Health officials worry about flu season with pandemic ongoing, state reopening

Health leaders are warning Monterey County could be facing a double threat this winter as COVID-19 continues to pose a serious threat and flu season is just around the corner.

Source: KSBW The Central Coast

10/07/2021

Bay Area health officials to announce criteria for lifting regional mask mandates Thursday - KGO

Thursday, Bay Area health officers are expected to announce plans for a possible end to indoor mask mandates but the order may not end overnight.

Source: KGO-TV

10/06/2021

Health Officials Confirm Seattle Woman Died of Blood Clots Caused by J&J Vaccine

Washington state health officials confirmed a Seattle woman died Sept. 7 after getting the Johnson & Johnson vaccine ...

Source: Theepochtimes.com

10/06/2021

Seattle woman’s death linked to J&J COVID vaccine, health officials say

The clotting condition is rare, officials said, occurring in about seven cases per 1 million women ages 18 to 49 who’d received the vaccine.

Source: nj.com

10/05/2021

Health officials confirm COVID-19 outbreak connected to wedding

The Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) reported it has confirmed the connection between a COVID-19 outbreak and a wedding in south Louisiana.

Source: WAFB

10/04/2021

4 additional deaths related to COVID-19 announced by NH health officials, active cases fall

The number of current hospitalizations is now at 141, according to an update Monday from the state Department of Health and Human Services.

Source: WMUR Manchester

10/02/2021

Public Health Officials Weigh In On COVID, Measles And Flu Season

This weekend’s Mother Lode Views will feature Tuolumne County’s Interim Public Health Officer Dr. Eric Sergienko and Public Health Director Michelle Jachetta.

Source: MyMotherLode.com

10/01/2021

10/01/21: Press Briefing by White House COVID-19 Response Team and Public Health Officials

Source: Google News

10/01/2021

LIVE: White House Covid-19 Response Team and public health officials hold briefing — 10/1/2021

Source: Google News

09/29/2021

State’s COVID wave could continue straining hospitals for weeks, health officials say

Source: Google News

09/28/2021

Austin returns to Stage 4 after steady decline in COVID-19 cases, health officials say - Austin American

Austin Public Health on Tuesday announced a shift to Stage 4 as hospitalizations linked to COVID-19 continue to drastically improve over the summer surge.

Source: Austin American-Statesman

09/28/2021

09/28/21: Press Briefing by White House COVID-19 Response Team and Public Health Officials

The White House

Source: YouTube

09/28/2021

Here’s when you should get your flu shot, according to Alabama health officials

Health officials said it's safe to get the flu and COVID vaccine at the same time.

Source: AL.com

09/28/2021

Health officials see COVID cases tied to Pendleton Round-Up

So far, there are 44 cases of the illness tied to the event, most from Umatilla County and some from Wallowa County.

Source: OregonLive

09/28/2021

More record COVID-19 hospitalizations and 37 deaths, Idaho health officials report Monday

Source: Google News

09/27/2021

Wisconsin health officials urge thousands who got the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to get a booster shot

State health officials are urging Wisconsinites who received the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to get a booster shot to strengthen their immunity.

Source: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel