INDIANAPOLIS — More than 1 million Hoosiers have now been diagnosed with COVID-19 at some time since March 2020.
ANGOLA — Steuben County’s two chain agriculture stores are making it pretty plain: Use of a livestock dewormer is not safe as a treatment for COVID-19.
NAACP Branch 3049 of Fort Wayne and Allen County has joined with several local organizations and Super Shot to offer flu and COVID-19 vaccines to residents. The shots will be offered 4-8 p.m. Sept. 29 at Anthony Wayne Medical Center, 5717 S. Anthony Blvd., Suite 800.
The Parkview Mirro Center for Research and Innovation has reopened its COVID-19 vaccine clinic to offer booster shots to individuals who meet new guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
KENDALLVILLE — Building trades students from Impact Institute are learning by doing on a Newnam Avenue job site, even as they share their skills and donate their labor to Habitat for Humanity of Northeast Indiana.
INDIANAPOLIS — High-risk Hoosiers who previously received a two-dose COVID-19 vaccine from Pfizer are now eligible to get a booster to increase their protection against the virus as they head into colder weather.
INDIANAPOLIS — New COVID-19 activity in schools has dropped off a peak earlier this month like the rest of the state, but local schools still saw more than 50 new cases over the previous week.
Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) and BioNTech SE (Nasdaq: BNTX) on Sept. 20 announced that a trial phase of its COVID-19 vaccine has found positive results for children 5 to 11 years of age using a two-dose regimen.
An advisory panel for the US Food and Drug Administration voted Sept. 17 against widespread COVID-19 boosters for Americans.
Parkview Health says the significant increase in hospitalizations for COVID-19 in recent weeks, as well as patient volumes at clinics across the region, is due mostly to the unvaccinated. About 90% of COVID-positive hospitalizations at Parkview are unvaccinated patients, the health system re…
President Joe Biden is requiring businesses with 100 or more employees to ensure that their employees are vaccinated against COVID-19 or produce a negative test at least weekly before coming to the workplace.
INDIANAPOLIS — After June was the best month in the state’s pandemic history and July signaled at perhaps a change coming as the delta variant arrived in Indiana, the story of August was that of sustained surge in COVID-19 activity.
If you’re looking for help preventing or treating a COVID-19 infection, health officials advise against taking a livestock dewormer that has been touted in corners of the internet as a cure for COVID-19.
With the number of COVID-19-isolated and quarantined students increasing, the Northwest Allen County Board of School Trustees voted to reinstate a mask mandate 3-2 during its Aug. 30 meeting at Carroll High School.
INDIANAPOLIS — COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths were all higher in late 2020, but state health officials on Aug. 27 dubbed right now “the darkest time in the pandemic” as the state continues through a rapid surge in activity brought on by the highly infectious delta variant.
INDIANAPOLIS — A large number of people can contract and spread COVID-19 without becoming symptomatic, with that becoming even more likely with the delta variant of the virus, making it “absolutely incorrect” that virus quarantines aren’t needed, Indiana State Health Commissioner Dr. Box sai…
The band Incubus has announced safety protocols against the transmission of COVID-19 that will call for concert-goers Sept. 6 to show proof they are vaccinated or virus-free.
The FDA approved the first COVID-19 vaccine Aug. 23. Now, President Joe Biden is calling on private U.S. companies to install vaccination mandates for their employees.
An Indiana trade association representing Hoosier hospitals is once again ringing an alarm bell about the sharp rise in COVID-19 admissions occurring across the state.
With no discernable improvement in COVID-19 numbers across the area and nationwide over the past two weeks, Purdue Fort Wayne has extended its temporary requirement for all students, staff, faculty, and visitors — regardless of COVID-19 vaccination status — to wear face masks indoors while o…
Recognizing the waning effectiveness of the two-shot COVID-19 vaccines, public health and medical experts from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Aug. 18 released details on the Biden administration’s plan for Americans to get booster shots beginning next month.
INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana's never been great at public health, and the COVID-19 pandemic has been a long stress test on the ability of state and local health departments to serve Hoosiers.
INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana’s never been great at public health, and the COVID-19 pandemic has been a long stress test on the ability of state and local health departments to serve Hoosiers.
Ballooning student debt was already a concern before COVID-19 but the widespread economic hardship brought on by the pandemic, including a spike in unemployment, has left some groups in even more precarious financial conditions than before.
As several Allen County health officials held a webinar on “COVID-19: Variants, Vaccines, and the Path Forward,” news broke that Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry had tested positive for the disease. It was a reminder that even those fully vaccinated can suffer the mild symptoms that Henry reported…
In response to the surge in COVID-19 cases and Allen County’s return to “orange” status, the Allen County Circuit and Superior courts have updated their policy on the wearing of masks and facial coverings in court buildings.
The Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer on Aug. 13 announced scheduling updates for its upcoming signature fundraiser, the Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer Classic planned for Sept. 17-20 in Fort Wayne.
Classes resume Aug. 11 at Southwest Allen County Schools, where district leaders recommend masks be worn by all students, staff and visitors in all SACS buildings and on school buses.
WASHINGTON — The economy is growing quickly but its future still depends on slowing the coronavirus pandemic as consumers worry about new variants of the virus, National Retail Federation Chief Economist Jack Kleinhenz said Aug. 3. Meanwhile, a labor shortage and supply chain disruptions are…
Artists and organizers reported a strong turnout as favorable weather greeted the 28th annual Covington Plaza Art Fair in Fort Wayne.
Reasoning that laws requiring vaccines are stricter than Indiana University is requiring of its staff and students beginning this fall because of COVID-19, the 7th Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals has denied an injunction request.
The city of Fort Wayne’s Community Development Division announced July 28 that the Emergency Rental Assistance program has opened up the application process to allow people who have already received assistance to reapply for additional rent and utility support.
Nearly a year and a half into the COVID-19 pandemic, people are ready for a return to normalcy and going back to the way their lives were before. That includes everything from schools and restaurants reopening to full capacity, and masks and social distancing disappearing.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the FDA issued a joint statement July 9 that vaccine boosters are not needed at this time.
A Marion County judge issued a ruling June 25 that the federal unemployment benefits must continue in Indiana.
A former Westview High School student and Rome City resident is the lead complainant on a lawsuit challenging Indiana University’s mandate that all students be vaccinated against COVID-19 for the 2021-22 school year or remain on advanced monitoring for the virus.
As Allen County Department of Health moves away from a mass COVID-19 vaccination site to more focused community pop-up-type opportunities, it’s telling residents to now come for COVID-19 shots at its New Haven Avenue clinic location.
Ivy Tech Community College Fort Wayne and Warsaw’s Ivy Works Programs has received a $10,000 grant from the Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne.
Ivy Tech Community College Fort Wayne will offer a walk-in COVID-19 vaccination clinic 10 a.m.-3 p.m. June 10 at Coliseum Campus (3800 N. Anthony Blvd.). Individuals who receive a vaccine will be entered into win a free laptop provided by the college. Winners in the laptop drawing will be a…
Indiana University announced June 1 a change to its COVID-19 vaccination requirement policy after Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita’s May 26 official public opinion that called the requirement illegal.