Illinois moves inmates to Phase 1B of vaccine rollout
Mansur Shaheen | Jan 20, 2021
The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) confirmed on Saturday that they had identified a case of the COVID-19 variant, B.1.1.7. in Washtenaw County. The variant, which was first identified in the United Kingdom earlier this month, is more contagious than the strain that has caused many cases
Colorado estimates one out of every 105 of its residents has COVID-19, Gov. Jared Polis said in a COVID-19 update on Denver 7 News. Polis repeatedly stressed the constraining effects of vaccine supply uncertainties, saying the state’s proactive distribution is limited by its weekly supply from the federal government. Over
The Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) and the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) announced on Friday they have identified the first case of the SARS-CoV-2 variant B.1.1.7 in Illinois. The COVID-19 variant was first identified in the United Kingdom. It is more contagious than the strain that has
Illinois will enter Phase 1B of their COVID-19 vaccine distribution effort on Monday, the Department of Health announced on Wednesday. The second phase of the vaccine rollout will include frontline, non-medical, essential workers and any Illinoisan over the age of 65. Gov. J.B. Pritzker lowered the minimum age of eligibility
In a meeting of the Texas Task Force on Emergency Disease Preparedness and Response Friday Imelda Garcia, associate commissioner of Laboratory and Infectious Disease Services, presented updates on vaccine distribution in the state. She also highlighted how the state’s 1B population differs from what was recommended by the CDC.
A bill filed in Florida will provide houses of worship, employers, schools and other nonprofits with a liability shield from COVID-19-related lawsuits, if they meet minimum recommended safety requirements. House Bill 7 was filed by Rep. Chris Sprowls on Wednesday, while Sen. Jeff Brandes filed the identical SB 72