Upward climb of area COVID-19 cases slows some | Health & Fitness

Several new mobile vaccination clinics by Three Rivers are coming up this Friday and Saturday. From 5-8 p.m. Friday, Three Rivers will be at Regency II Mobile Home Park at 807 S. Broad Street. They will be in Hooper and Herman on Saturday. From 7:30 a.m.-9 a.m. they will be at the Faith Food Pantry at Immanuel Lutheran Church at 27053 County Rd. 12 and from noon-2 p.m. they will be at Herman City Park. 

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“We are happy to offer more COVID-19 vaccination clinics to our community, ensuring that everyone

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Two FDA officials in charge of Covid-19 vaccines to leave agency this fall

WASHINGTON — The two officials in charge of leading the Food and Drug Administration’s review of coronavirus vaccine applications will leave the agency this fall, according to an internal email announcing the departures, obtained by STAT.

The officials, Marion Gruber and Phil Krause, collectively have more than 42 years of experience at the FDA. Gruber has served as the director of the agency’s Office of Vaccines Research and Review since 2011, according to her LinkedIn profile. Krause has served as her deputy since 2010. Both were directly involved in managing the review of coronavirus vaccine applications.

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Louisiana Officer Dies From COVID-19 A Day Before Wedding

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As the Delta Variant continues its harrowing surge across the U.S., millions of families are experiencing heartbreaking loss as a result. Demarcus Dunn, a police lieutenant based in Baker, Louisiana, passed away from COVID-19 one day before he was set to walk down the aisle with his fiancée. Now the family is mourning his unexpected death, thegrio reported.

Demarcus’ cousin Carl Dunn told ABC News that the couple originally scheduled their wedding for July of last year but were forced to push back their big day because of the pandemic. Carl revealed

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Area COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations continue upward trend | Health & Fitness






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Three Rivers is pleased that the COVID-19 Pfizer vaccine, also known as Comirnaty, has received FDA approval for individuals who are 16 years of age and older.

“This is extremely exciting news. We know that many have been waiting for this before making the choice to get vaccinated against COVID-19. With the current state of the pandemic, we are thrilled that more people will feel comfortable enough to get vaccinated,” Uhing said.

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The health department has identified 11 new lab-confirmed variants of concern within the health district.

The new

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ACC Announces COVID-19 Game Rescheduling Policy; Updates Sports Safety Standards in Latest Medical Advisory Group Report

GREENSBORO, N.C. (theACC.com) – The Atlantic Coast Conference announced today its 2021-22 COVID-19 Game Rescheduling Policy and several key updates to protocols within the league’s COVID-19 Medical Advisory Group (MAG) Report.

The COVID-19 Game Rescheduling Policy, which was approved by the league’s athletics directors, applies to football, field hockey, men’s and women’s soccer and volleyball.

2021-22 ACC COVID-19 Game Rescheduling Policy

In the sports of football, field hockey, men’s and women’s soccer and volleyball:

  1. If a 2021 ACC game cannot be played on its originally scheduled date by a team unable to play due
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Unvaccinated fitness expert gets COVID-19, lands in ICU

Bill Phillips, health guru and former Denver Broncos nutrition expert, spent 47 days intubated in ICU and on a ventilator after getting COVID-19.

Bill Phillips, health guru and former Denver Broncos nutrition expert, spent 47 days intubated in ICU and on a ventilator after getting COVID-19.

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Maria Phillips walked through the doors of an intensive care unit in Colorado and saw her husband lying there.

Her husband, Bill, was the epitome of health — before he got COVID-19.

“I will never forget walking into the ICU for the first time and seeing my smart, strong, healthy, and full of life husband laying prone on his stomach, in a medically induced coma, because of all the damage COVID-19

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Back-to-school COVID-19 shots for Montana teens | Health & Fitness

Summer time is fun time: Kids are out of school, sunshine abounds, and we are all thinking about vacation. Another V-word parents and teens should be thinking about is vaccine, especially the COVID-19 vaccine.

Teens are less severely infected by the COVID-19 virus, so many parents think COVID-19 vaccines are not needed in this age group. While children and teens are less likely to become seriously ill or require hospitalization, one-third of all children under age 18 who are hospitalized for COVID19, end up in ICU.

Washing hands, wearing a mask, social distancing and the COVID-19 vaccine reduce the risk

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