A statewide project in Connecticut takes reports of suspected opioid overdoses from first responders and maps them in real time, helping community partners better direct their services to high-risk areas.
COMMENTARY | What we can learn from other countries to avoid the worst-case scenario
Many Black Americans seek out Black providers because they’ve experienced cultural indifference or mistreatment in the health system.
COMMENTARY | Fears from the summer appear to have been overblown.
Experts say more attention needs to be paid to people who are living for months with debilitating symptoms after contracting Covid-19, including many who aren't well enough to return to work.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Texas high court blocks unsolicited mail-in ballot applications … Seattle Human Rights Commission calls for mayor’s ouster … Possibility of $200 million in workforce cuts looming in Chicago … Snow days nixed for Bangor students.
At least six states and the District of Columbia have indicated they intend to review the scientific data for any vaccine approved to fight COVID-19.
Unfortunately, even with an approved vaccine begins to be dispensed, we still will need to mask up and maintain other precautions.
Local, State Officials Scramble to Recreate Covid-19 Restrictions After Court Strikes Michigan Governor’s Orders
The Michigan Supreme Court found that Gov. Gretchen Whitmer did not have the authority to extend emergency coronavirus orders this spring, invalidating dozens of restrictions she put in place without collaboration with state lawmakers.
Gov. Phil Murphy said Friday that lawmakers would introduce a package of legislation to enshrine reproductive health care into state law.
A vaccine is coming at some point. Will public health messaging be enough to convince Americans to get it?
Iowa students, teachers and business employees will no longer be asked to quarantine after coming in contact with people later diagnosed with coronavirus, but only if everybody wore masks.
COMMENTARY | Many people originally objected to seat belt laws as an infringement on personal freedoms, but who doesn’t buckle up these days?
With a lot of unknowns surrounding people who stay sick with Covid-19 for a long time, new clinics are being established to specifically cater to these patients.
What exactly does it mean and can it be used to combat COVID-19?
The Nashville district attorney says he won’t prosecute doctors who fail to inform patients that a medication abortion can be reversed—a claim medical groups say isn’t backed up by science.
As in many states, access to addiction treatment remains a challenge in Colorado.
The state’s coronavirus cases and hospitalizations are at an all-time high.
STATE AND LOCAL NEWS ROUNDUP | Alaskan wildlife officials responding to more bear calls … Court cases could recognize more reservations in Oklahoma … New York City to allow al fresco dining past the end of October.
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