Farmers in Wisconsin can access a 24-hour hotline, free counseling and, soon, virtual support groups. It's all part of a state-funded wellness program focused on the agricultural community.
As Covid-19 vaccines become available to broader segments of the public, states are establishing facilities where thousands of doses can be administered daily.
Officials fear that the facility's closure will limit hospital access for about 60,000 Chicago-area residents. Inner-city hospitals often struggle with lean Medicaid payment rates.
How important are informal rules in keeping us safe? And why do people alter their behavior to follow norms when they don’t expect disobedience to be punished by authorities?
Of more than 6 million people in the U.S. who have received shots of the two new Covid vaccines, at least 29 have suffered anaphylaxis, a dangerous reaction.
With the vaccine rollout underway, some experts support giving a single dose to as many people as possible. Others want to vaccinate according to the protocol used during clinical trials.
The more conservative Supreme Court will likely embolden lawmakers to pass restrictions that could run afoul of Roe v. Wade.
An 87-year-old Idaho man filed the suit, seeking to force the state to alter its Covid-19 vaccination program.
Undocumented immigrants without health insurance often skip care.
“It’s horrifying, it’s inhumane, and it doesn’t make any financial sense.”
Efforts to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus in the United States have led to drastic changes in the way children and teens learn, play and socialize.
Parking lot participation for those stricken by the virus, or quarantining because of exposure, is just one way that legislatures are adapting to the pandemic era.
A fifth of all state and federal inmates have been infected with COVID-19.
The state’s governor and the mayor of New York City on Monday both recognized the need to pick up the pace.
Health care systems in many states are overwhelmed by the number of Covid-19 patients. Some states are building field hospitals or reopening ones built earlier in the pandemic.
Multitudes of unknown viruses, some possibly highly pathogenic, dwell in wildlife around the world.
The burden is most acute for teachers who are mothers, and steering both their students and their own children through online learning.
Johns Hopkins Center for Health is overseeing the project, which researchers hope can help state and local governments address challenges in distributing the coronavirus vaccine to the general public.
Transfers by college students decreased by 8%, with disproportionate impacts to minorities and community-college students, according to research from the National Student Clearinghouse.
As vaccines roll out, the U.S. will face a choice about what to learn and what to forget.
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