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Illinois Tech receive patent for potential COVID-19 treatment

Mansur Shaheen | Mar 10, 2021 | Illinois

Governor Ducey issues Executive Order requiring schools to offer in-person learning

| Mar 3, 2021 | Arizona

 Following discussions with public school leaders, and in accordance with new guidance from the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Governor Doug Ducey today issued a new Executive Order returning schools to in-person, teacher-led instruction. According to metrics developed by the CDC, 12 of Arizona’s 15 counties are in...[ Read More ]

Florida among best in nation at vaccinating seniors

Mansur Shaheen | Mar 2, 2021 | Florida

Florida is among the best state’s for vaccinating its elderly population according to a report released by Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) on Thursday.  Currently, the Sunshine state only trails North Carolina in percentage of population over 65 vaccinated so far, with 45% of seniors having received the vaccine. Florida Gov....[ Read More ]

Governor Abbott lifts mask mandate, opens Texas 100 percent

| Mar 2, 2021 | Texas

Governor Greg Abbott today issued an Executive Order (GA-34) lifting the mask mandate in Texas and increasing capacity of all businesses and facilities in the state to 100 percent. The Governor made the announcement at Montelongo's Mexican Restaurant in Lubbock in an address to the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce.  "With...[ Read More ]

Governor Kate Brown announces COVID-19 vaccine prioritization schedule

| Feb 26, 2021 | Oregon

Today, Governor Kate Brown announced the prioritization for the next groups of Oregonians to be included in Oregon’s COVID-19 vaccine distribution schedule, including Oregonians with underlying health conditions and frontline workers. Additionally, the Governor announced that Oregon will be receiving vaccination support through new federal staff and resources from FEMA....[ Read More ]

Gov. Kate Brown extends state of emergency declaration as COVID-19 restrictions ease across the state

| Feb 25, 2021 | Oregon

Governor Kate Brown extended Oregon’s COVID-19 State of Emergency declaration for the sixth time today as COVID-19 cases start to fall.  As many county restrictions are eased, Gov. Brown urges residents to stay vigilant and patient.  According to Executive Order 21-05, which extends the State of Emergency:   “Although we...[ Read More ]

Colorado's vaccine equity clinics: a "good idea," but in need of more resources

| Feb 25, 2021 | Colorado

In an effort to ameliorate equity issues arising during its vaccine administration, Colorado recently launched an initiative to establish 175 vaccination clinics across the state, targeting its most underserved areas. Sarah McAfee, director of communications for the Center for Health Progress (CHP), said that -- although CHP is glad the...[ Read More ]

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