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Supreme Court Halts COVID-19 Vaccine Rule for US Businesses

By MARK SHERMAN and JESSICA GRESKO Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has stopped the Biden administration from enforcing a requirement that employees at large businesses be vaccinated against COVID-19 or undergo weekly testing and wear a mask on…

Ohio COVID Test Priorities Leave Health Districts, Libraries Without

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — With the state prioritizing K-12 schools and colleges/universities for distribution of a short supply of BinaxNow at-home COVID-19 tests, county health districts and local libraries are unsure of when they’ll receive their next shipment. On Wednesday, the…

Local Hospitals Adapt Staffing Protocols Amid COVID Surge

Update: 5:45 p.m. Jan. 11 | Statements from Salem Regional Medical Center and Steward hospitals.YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — As hospitalizations for COVID-19 increase in the region, area hospitals are adapting their work protocols for staff. As of Jan. 10, Region 5…

Nurses Union Asks Court to Make COVID Protections Permanent

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Labor organizations today took action to force employers to protect nurses and health care workers from COVID-19. Unions representing the workers filed a petition demanding the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit order…

COVID Test Demand High as Libraries Go Through Nearly 4,000 in an Hour

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio – It took about 10 minutes for the Austintown branch of the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County to fully distribute its share of 4,000 at-home COVID tests Monday morning. About 100 people lined up at the…

Phone Lines down as Library begins COVID Test Distribution

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County is working to restore its phone lines, which are currently down as it begins distributing at-home COVID-19 tests to residents at select branches. The library has partnered with Mahoning…

Last Chances for COVID Tests Few and Far Between

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The window to acquire rapid COVID tests ahead of New Year’s Eve is just about shut. Residents who weren’t able to get a rapid COVID test from the Youngstown City Health District during its giveaway at Covelli…

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