COVID hits domestic mail delivery | News, sports, jobs

COVID hits domestic mail delivery |  News, sports, jobs

-Picture of Messenger Kelby Wingert The USPS courier collects mail from a drop box in downtown Fort Dodge on Friday afternoon. -Picture of Messenger Kelby Wingert The USPS courier collects mail from a drop box in downtown Fort Dodge on Friday afternoon. The latest wave of coronavirus cases is being felt in Fort Dodge mailboxes. … Read more

The school district is selective about COVID status notifications

The school district is selective about COVID status notifications

An Aspen School District school bus is parked in front of Aspen Middle School on August 26, 2020.Kelsey Brunner/The Aspen Times The Aspen School District announced last week that the district will not send out COVID-19 notifications “unless there is a high probability of direct classroom transmission.” And while there is no official policy prohibiting … Read more

Is CPS Reducing the Number of COVID-19 Cases in Schools? Alderpeople demand investigation as allegations spread

Is CPS Reducing the Number of COVID-19 Cases in Schools?  Alderpeople demand investigation as allegations spread

CHICAGO — Parents and local leaders are asking questions about the Chicago public school system for tracking cases of COVID-19, with some saying officials are misleading the public about how the pandemic is affecting students, teachers and staff in the nation’s third-largest school district. CPS officials denied wrongdoing and defended their methodology Friday, but at … Read more

Arizona sues Biden administration over threat to recover COVID-19 funds

Arizona sues Biden administration over threat to recover COVID-19 funds

Arizona State. Doug DuceySome in the Republican Party are beginning to test the party’s steadfast loyalty to Trump Trump criticizes Biden, makes baseless allegations of election fraud at Trump’s first 2022 rally to bring electoral claims center stage in Arizona More (Right) He filed a lawsuit Friday against the Biden administration after it threatened to … Read more

Oregon has reported 20 more deaths linked to COVID-19; The record daily case count is approaching 11,000

Oregon has reported 20 more deaths linked to COVID-19;  The record daily case count is approaching 11,000

But the state epidemiologist sees “some light at the end of this very dark tunnel” as the summit approaches PORTLAND, Oregon (KTVZ) – There have been 20 newly reported COVID-19-related deaths in Oregon, bringing the state’s death toll to 5,936, along with nearly 11,000 new cases, Portland, Oregon (KTVZ) It is another daily record amid … Read more

Wall Street wraps up its worst week since the start of the coronavirus pandemic | Financial Market News

Wall Street wraps up its worst week since the start of the coronavirus pandemic |  Financial Market News

Tech stocks saw their worst selling this week, adding to what was already a very volatile start to 2022. by Vildana Hajrik and Emily GravioBloomberg Posted on Jan 21, 2022Jan 21 2022 Stocks slipped, capping the worst week since the pandemic in turbulent markets, as technology shares borne the brunt of the sell-off amid the … Read more

Olympic medalist accused of stealing millions in COVID-19 relief money

Olympic medalist accused of stealing millions in COVID-19 relief money

Check out what’s clicked on FoxBusiness.com. When the COVID-19 pandemic began nearly two years ago, scammers immediately began stealing funds from trillions of federal relief funds approved by Congress. Companies brought back $30 billion in virus relief loans from PPP Authorities say these scammers include Alison Buffer, a former Olympic skater who has been charged … Read more

Ireland drops most Covid restrictions in wake of ‘Omicron’ storm

Ireland drops most Covid restrictions in wake of ‘Omicron’ storm

No restrictions on hospitality and events Masks are still required in shops and transportation Few were seriously ill from the omicron wave DUBLIN (Reuters) – Ireland will scrap nearly all restrictions on the new coronavirus on Saturday, Irish Prime Minister Michael Martin said in a national address, after coming despite an Omicron storm that led … Read more

US judge blocks Biden’s federal mandate on COVID vaccine

US judge blocks Biden’s federal mandate on COVID vaccine

Jan 21 (Reuters) – A Texas judge ruled on Friday that President Joe Biden cannot require federal employees to vaccinate against the coronavirus and prevent the U.S. government from punishing employees who do not comply. Biden issued an order requiring the vaccination of nearly 3.5 million workers by November 22 to ban religious or medical … Read more

Covid-19, Omicron Variant and Vaccine News: Live Updates

Covid-19, Omicron Variant and Vaccine News: Live Updates

pictureA booster clinic for teens in Berkeley, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit, on Thursday.credit…Emily Elkonen for The New York Times Booster shots from the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine and Moderna not only prevent infection with an infectious Omicron variant — they also prevent infected Americans from ending up in the hospital, according to data published Friday by … Read more