Blood donors must wait up to a month before giving if they don't know what type of COVID-19 vaccine they've received, according to American Red Cross guidance.
ANGOLA — A new records system employed by the Indiana State Department of Health is causing some delays and other issues for people who have lost family members to death.
INDIANAPOLIS — About 3,000 more residents in the four-county area have received a COVID-19 vaccine since last week as counties continue to work to get shots in arms.
Mayor Tom Henry announced on Jan. 21 that Citizens Square will reopen to the public Jan. 25. Citizens Square has been closed to the public since Nov. 23 as a precaution to help ensure the safety of the community due to COVID-19. Moving forward, City leaders believe providing public access t…
Parkview Health has injected more than 20,000 doses of the COVID-19 Pfizer vaccine into the arms of people looking for protection against the coronavirus, Dr. Jeffrey Boord said during a Zoom news conference Jan. 20.
INDIANAPOLIS — Nursing homes in the far northeast four-county area ended 2020 and started 2021 on a tragic note, losing multiple residents to COVID-19.
INDIANAPOLIS — More than 3-in-4 counties in Indiana are now rated in red, the worst rating, for COVID-19 spread, including for the first time all four counties in the far northeast corner of the state.
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has already forgiven more than 1.1 million Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans for over $100 billion, providing critical relief to small businesses just three months since the earliest PPP borrowers’ covered periods ended.
In December 2020, 28.4% of the unemployed were job losers on temporary layoff. These are people who lost their jobs and were given a date to return to work or who expect to return to work within 6 months. This compared with 77.9% in April 2020. In December 2020, the largest share of the unem…
The Allen County Department of Health has begun administering COVID-19 vaccinations at a temporary clinic at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum in Fort Wayne. The clinic opened Jan. 13.
What started as a calm, business-as-usual City Council meeting Jan. 12 turned caustic briefly as two councilmen exchanged heated words.
Allen County restaurants and bars must continue operating at 50% capacity through the remainder of January after the Allen County health commissioner renewed the local public health order due to the continued widespread transmission of COVID-19 in the community.
SHIPSHEWANA — The Michiana Event Center in Shipshewana has been shut down by the LaGrange County Health Department for alleged repeated violations of state and local orders aimed at protecting the public from the spread of COVID-19.
The Allen County Department of Health has joined the statewide effort in vaccinating eligible people against COVID-19, opening a clinic at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum.
The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) reopened the week of Jan. 11 for new borrowers and certain existing PPP borrowers. Initially only community financial institutions will be able to make First Draw PPP Loans on Jan. 11, and Second Draw PPP Loans on Jan. 13, according to the U.S. Small Bus…
INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana’s statewide COVID-19 ratings map is redder than ever, with three of four counties in the northeast corner again earning the worst rating.
Huntington University's foundation breakfast featuring Jim O’Donnell, professor emeritus and executive-in-residence at Huntington University, is being delayed due to COVID-19.
Grabill shopkeepers say they have managed to meet the challenges of COVID-19 and are grateful to the customers who have stayed closer to home during a troubled 2020.
Northwood Cinema Grill, which combined pizza and movies, is closing after 22 years, a victim of film release delays and limits on dine-in services, both caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
INDIANAPOLIS — Nursing homes are still battling COVID-19 outbreaks as multiple sites in the four-county area showed some flareups in cases among residents recently.
Editor's note: Minority Leader Chuck Schumer's (D-N.Y.) attempt to get the House-approved increase of stimulus payments was blocked Dec. 29 by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's (R-Ky.) objection.
When Congress rushed to pass the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act earlier this year, they established the Paycheck Protection Program, or PPP, to help small businesses. Administered by the Small Business Administration, the forgivable or low-interest loans were suppo…
INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana officials recently identified two issues with how the state is calculating COVID-19 positivity rates and planned to fix them before the end of December, which will impact those rates.
INDIANAPOLIS — During Indiana’s weekly statewide COVID-19 news conference Dec. 22, a day earlier than usual due to the Christmas holiday on Dec. 25, Gov. Eric Holcomb announced that he will be extending some measures that have allowed people to help during the pandemic.
Congress finally reached a $900 billion deal on a second stimulus package to combat the devastating economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic.
INDIANAPOLIS — Unemployment in northeast Indiana continues to decline to levels near prepandemic levels, but are still running higher than a year ago.
CROOKED LAKE — When it was announced Dr. Charles MacLean would be the first person inoculated against COVID-19 on Dec. 18, the soft-spoken director of Cameron Memorial Community Hospital’s respiratory clinic clinched his fist, pumping it in the air to a mild round of applause.
Even with his mask on, there was no mistaking the smile Dr. Vishal Bhatia had on his face Dec. 18 at Dupont Hospital. You could see it in his eyes; hear it in his voice.
INDIANAPOLIS — This week, the first Hoosier health care workers received new COVID-19 vaccines, “the light at the end of the tunnel” of the pandemic.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — As more pharmaceutical manufacturers move closer to approved COVID-19 vaccines, pharmacies within Meijer locations are gearing up for an extensive vaccine administration program throughout its six-state footprint.
INDIANAPOLIS — All unemployment insurance compensation programs created by the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act are currently scheduled to expire Dec. 26 without further congressional action.
At 12:09 p.m. Dec. 14 Parkview Health administered the first COVID-19 vaccine doses in Indiana. The first 975 doses were received at 7 a.m. Dec. 14, according to Parkview Health spokeswoman Tami Brigle.
Due to the alarming increase in COVID-19 cases, Northeast Indiana Works will transition to serving customers at all 11 WorkOne Northeast career centers by phone indefinitely, effective Dec. 14.
INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana could receive its first doses of COVID-19 vaccine as early as the week of Dec. 14 and is expecting more than 55,000 doses.
INDIANAPOLIS — Every Wednesday, Indiana assigns new weekly color-coded ratings to counties based on their COVID-19 numbers — blue, yellow, orange and red.
The Fort Wayne Home & Garden Show, one of the last shows if not the last one open to the public before closures caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, will be delayed until April next year.
Northeast Indiana hospitals and health networks identified to participate in the Indiana Department of Health COVID-19 vaccination program expect to receive their first shipment of the vaccine sometime after Dec. 15, pending anticipated Emergency Use Authorization from the U.S. Food and Drug…
Two days after an Allen County Department of Health-forced closure for COVID-19-related violations, Mitchell’s Sports and Neighborhood Grill in Fort Wayne reopened.
WOONSOCKET, R.I. — Coram, the infusion care business of CVS Health, has been authorized to deliver the new COVID-19 antibody therapy bamlanivimab for treatment of mild-to-moderate COVID-19 in patients at risk of severe infection or complications resulting from the virus.
INDIANAPOLIS — Good news for people going stir-crazy on quarantine — new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines will allow some people to get back to their normal life quicker if they’re not symptomatic.
ANGOLA — As a board member at the Hispanic Leadership Coalition of Northeast Indiana (HLCNI), Nikolaos Rivera has seen the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Northeast Indiana’s Hispanic and Latino communities.
Second-quarter employment and wage data for Northeast Indiana shows just how the region was impacted by the shutdown imposed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.