The White House is shifting gears in the battle against COVID-19 – NPR

Tamara Keith The Biden administration has launched a website to help people find test-to-treat sites, the last military surge unit is heading home and the person who led the administration’s strategy is moving on.STEVE INSKEEP, HOST: President Biden says the United States is moving into a less disruptive phase of the pandemic. So how is […]

Providers offering free COVID-19 tests, treatment for uninsured Alaskans may need to pivot as funding ends – Anchorage Daily News

Angel Libby prepares to administer a COVID-19 test at Capstone Clinic’s drive-thru testing site at 4810 C St. in Anchorage on Jan. 8, 2022. The testing site is one of two in Anchorage that Capstone plans to close April 16, 2022. (Emily Mesner / ADN) The federal government is no longer covering the costs of […]

Lancaster County COVID-19 Update for March 30 – City of Lincoln, NE –

Published on March 30, 2022Lab-confirmed cases reported today: 13 Total cases: 69,610Deaths reported today: 0 Total number of deaths: 433Hospitalizations for COVID-19 patients:11 with 9 from Lancaster County (none on ventilators) and 2 from other communities (none on ventilators). Note: The hospitalization number includes patients who no longer test positive for COVID-19 but continue to be hospitalized.Risk Dial: green – risk of COVID-19 […]

News brief: Mariupol evacuees, COVID booster, J&J vs cancer patients – NPR

Steve Inskeep A Martínez Resident flee as the battle for the Ukrainian city of Mariupol goes on. If eligible, should you get a second COVID booster? J&J is using a controversial bankruptcy maneuver to delay some lawsuits.A MARTINEZ, HOST: A haunting image of Ukraine’s war is an overhead view of Mariupol.STEVE INSKEEP, HOST: The video […]

Biden admin to lift Title 42 Covid restriction on border in May, officials say – NBC News

ProfileSectionstvFeaturedMore From NBCFollow NBC NewsThe Biden administration is preparing to lift Title 42, the public health authority the U.S. has used since the spring of 2020 to stop the spread of Covid by preventing immigrants from crossing the U.S.-Mexico border to claim asylum, say two officials familiar with the planning.The policy, which the officials say […]

Kanawha health leader sees endemic in sight with COVID-19 – West Virginia MetroNews

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — As COVID-19 case numbers continue a downward trend statewide, now matching totals seen at the beginning of the pandemic in 2020, Dr. Sherri Young with the Kanawha-Charleston Health Department is confident the pandemic will shift to an endemic soon.On Tuesday, the Kanawha-Charleston Health Department (KCHD) reported 21 active cases which was the […]

Thursday, March 17, 2022 – Kaiser Health News

Kaiser Health News Original Stories Covid’s ‘Silver Lining’: Research Breakthroughs for Chronic Disease, Cancer, and the Common Flu Billions of dollars invested in mRNA vaccines and covid research could yield health care dividends for decades to come. (Liz Szabo, 3/31 ) Long Waits for Montana State Hospital Leave Psychiatric Patients in Jail A backlog at […]