Health

Blessing postpones summer Youth Corps program

Blessing Health System has postponed its summer Youth Corps program with COVID-19-related visiting restrictions in place at Blessing Hospital.

Health

Cabinet Secretary Azar visits testing site in North Carolina

A key booster of President Donald Trump’s administration response to the new coronavirus and efforts to revive the national economy is visiting North Carolina

Businesses continue preparations to welcome back customers
Business

Businesses continue preparations to welcome back customers

Using every other table is one of the ways Tiramisu in downtown Quincy plans to welcome back customers when the Italian eatery is able to welcome dine-in customers.

New Mexico's Medicaid enrollment rises during pandemic
Health

New Mexico's Medicaid enrollment rises during pandemic

New Mexico health insurance regulators say statewide enrollment in Medicaid is on the rise as businesses shed workers in response to the coronavirus pandemic

Health

Grant will help Tennessee recruit hospital psychiatrists

The Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services has received $200,000 to recruit physicians to the state’s regional mental health hospitals

Pandemic threatens to deepen crisis in mental health care
Health

Pandemic threatens to deepen crisis in mental health care

The nation’s mental health care system is struggling to continue treating patients in spite of the coronavirus

Moderna: Early coronavirus vaccine results are encouraging
Health

Moderna: Early coronavirus vaccine results are encouraging

A Massachusetts company says its experimental vaccine against the coronavirus showed encouraging results in very early testing

Illinois News

Beyond warnings, local officials look to state to enforce order

Local enforcement for violations of Gov. J.B. Pritzker's stay-at-home will not come with a citation if local officials can help it. Instead, they will look to use warnings and possible referrals to state agencies.

US begins 'warp speed' vaccine push as studies ramp up
Health

US begins 'warp speed' vaccine push as studies ramp up

President Donald Trump vowed to use “every plane, truck and soldier” to distribute COVID-19 vaccines he hopes will be ready by year's end, as he formally unveiled an ambitious project dubbed “Operation Warp Speed.”

Additional COVID-19 testing taking place at area nursing homes
Health

Additional COVID-19 testing taking place at area nursing homes

COVID-19 testing is being expanded to more Adams County nursing homes. On Wednesday, the Adams County Health Department and the Southern Illinois University Center for Family Medicine-Quincy, provided tests to all residents and staff at St. Vincent's Home