Wednesday, February 24, 2021

CHARLESTON — As the federal Food and Drug Administration released an analysis Wednesday of Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine, state coronavirus czar Clay Marsh said if the vaccine is approved soon — as it likely will be — the single-dose method could further bolster West Virginia’s va…

HUNTINGTON — The ability of the Ohio governor to issue public health orders during a pandemic would be restricted under a bill in the Ohio House that is the GOP’s latest effort to rein in the state’s authority.

Tuesday, February 23, 2021
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The COVID-19 death toll in the U.S. topped 500,000 Monday, a staggering number that all but matches the number of Americans killed in World War II, Korea and Vietnam combined.

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CHARLESTON — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice has ordered the loosening of pandemic restrictions on businesses after a decline in coronavirus deaths and cases, and he sought the return of all elementary and middle school students to in-person learning.

Thursday, February 18, 2021

With winter and spring prep sports seasons stretching beyond their originally scheduled conclusions because of the coronavirus pandemic, a rule change was approved on Wednesday by the West Virginia Secondary School Activities Commission that will allow student-athletes to compete for both th…

Friday, February 19, 2021
Thursday, February 18, 2021

With winter and spring prep sports seasons stretching beyond their originally scheduled conclusions because of the coronavirus pandemic, a rule change was approved on Wednesday by the West Virginia Secondary School Activities Commission that will allow student-athletes to compete for both th…

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Thursday, February 11, 2021

HUNTINGTON — Local health officials encouraged Black people and other minorities to get the COVID-19 vaccine after discussing the history of mistrust between minorities and health care providers and why people should get vaccinated during the “Disparities in Health Care” webinar held Wednesday.

Wednesday, February 10, 2021
Tuesday, February 09, 2021

HUNTINGTON — Nursing home workers who declined the coronavirus vaccine during the first round of shots will be given another opportunity to take it, Gov. Mike DeWine said Tuesday as he outlined plans for providing ongoing access to the vaccine in the state’s long-term care facilities.

Monday, February 08, 2021

CHARLESTON — New confirmed coronavirus cases in West Virginia sharply declined last week and the number of deaths were the lowest since early December.

Sunday, February 07, 2021
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Kansas City Chiefs superfan Ty Rowton hugged strangers in the streets of Miami last year after watching his team win the Super Bowl and then joined hundreds of thousands of fans back home at a victory parade, thinking little of a mysterious virus that his buddies were beginning to talk about.

Saturday, February 06, 2021
Friday, February 05, 2021

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio’s public school enrollment dropped significantly in autumn amid the coronavirus pandemic as widespread use of remote learning led some families to consider other options and some students disappeared from schooling altogether, state data shows.

During a recent school board meeting, Superintendent Ryan Saxe reported that the district had been informed that no additional doses of the vaccine would be sent to the school system for distribution after a shift in the plan at the state level. 

Thursday, February 04, 2021
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Coronavirus deaths in the United States surpassed 450,000 on Thursday, and daily deaths remain stubbornly high at more than 3,000 a day, despite falling infections and the arrival of multiple vaccines.

IRONTON — A COVID-19 pop-up testing site will be available at the Ohio University Southern Campus, 1804 Liberty Ave. in Ironton, on Thursday, Feb. 4. Anyone can get a no-cost test at this location from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. No appointment is needed; anyone can arrive on the scheduled day. A heal…

Wednesday, February 03, 2021

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A group of Kentucky parents are suing several public school districts, seeking to put an end to online learning and return students to classrooms in person, nearly one year after the coronavirus pandemic forced schools to pivot to virtual or hybrid models.

Tuesday, February 02, 2021
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Kentucky's Republican lawmakers delivered final votes Tuesday to limit the Democratic governor's authority to order restrictions to combat COVID-19, sparking an immediate legal showdown over the extent of his executive powers in times of emergencies.

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