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Active COVID cases in Tuscarawas County highest since December

The upward trajectory of new COVID-19 cases has continued in Tuscarawas County. During the week ending Friday, 531 new cases of COVID-19 were reported. There were 464 cases during the previous seven-day period, 320 in the week ending Sept. 3, and 227 in the week ending Aug. 27. The Tuscarawas...
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Buffalo News

Elected officials press for meeting over possible Mercy Hospital strike

Twenty-five area elected officials, including Rep. Brian Higgins, have signed a letter to Catholic Health System president and CEO Mark Sullivan, expressing concerns about a possible strike at Mercy Hospital and requesting to meet with him. The letter was sent to Sullivan on Thursday. Negotiators for Catholic Health System and...
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Arkansas Online

LPGA returns for NW Arkansas Championship

ROGERS -- Defending champion Austin Ernst will headline a strong field at this week's NW Arkansas LPGA Championship at Pinnacle Country Club. Last summer Ernst claimed a two-stroke win over Anna Nordqvist, firing a 63 in the final round to lock down the championship and a $345,000 payday. "We're excited...

Children’s Mercy Hospital sets deadline for employees to be fully vaccinated

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Children’s Mercy Hospital is the latest to require all employees, residents, interns and volunteers to be fully vaccinated. Staff has until Dec. 15, 2021 to get a shot of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, or two doses of Pfizer or Moderna’s vaccines. Anyone who is not fully vaccinated by that time is required to have a medical or religious accommodation approved by the hospital.

FDA panel backs COVID-19 booster shots only for elderly and high-risk Americans

Quality Journalism for Critical Times WASHINGTON — A federal health advisory panel wrestled Friday with whether to widely authorize a booster dose of Pfizer’s two-shot COVID-19 vaccine for most Americans, ultimately recommending that a third dose be offered only to older or higher-risk individuals. The Biden administration had hoped that states could begin rolling out a wide national booster shot […] The post FDA panel backs COVID-19 booster shots only for elderly and high-risk Americans appeared first on Florida Phoenix.

Children's Mercy mandates COVID-19 vaccine for all employees

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Children's Mercy Hospital announced Friday that all employees were recently notified they will need to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by Dec. 15. They join other hospitals and employers in the area who have made vaccination mandatory for staff following the Pfizer vaccine's full FDA approval, such as Cox Health and the University of Kansas Health System.
Fulton Sun

California election results embolden feds on new health rule

The squeaky wheel normally gets the grease. And those who oppose vaccination mandates have been squeaking very loudly lately. However, there are signs a number of Americans would welcome mandates if they help end the COVID-19 pandemic. Although mandates weren’t on the ballot Tuesday in California, Gov. Gavin Newsom, a...

Doris C. Wiederholt

DICKEYVILLE, Wis. — Doris C. Wiederholt, 82, of Dickeyville, Wisconsin, died Saturday, September 18, 2021 at Eagle Pointe Place, Dubuque, Iowa. A private family Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday, September 20, 2021, at Holy Ghost Catholic Church, Dickeyville, Wisconsin, with Rev. Bernard Rott officiating. Services will be live streamed through Facebook on the funeral home page. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Casey-McNett Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Cuba City is assisting the family.
Arkansas Online

Pamela Kay Beavers

Pamela Kay Beavers, 66, of Dover, passed away Wednesday, September 15, 2021 at Mercy Hospital in Fort Smith. The daughter of Harold and Treva Nell Reynolds Holmes, she was born October 7, 1954 in Pine Bluff. She married David Earl Beavers, on March 3, 1971 at North Little Rock. She was retired from Tyson Foods and later worked as a substitute teacher until her second retirement in 2014. Pamela will be remembered as a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She enjoyed homemaking, crocheting, fishing, spending time with family. Her children and grandchildren were the light of her life.
Arkansas Online

Club News: Rotarians, Quilters, UFO investigators meet

The Bella Vista Garden Club will host a "flash sale" of daylilies from 8 a.m. to noon Sept. 25 at Village Wastewater, 380 Bella Vista Way. The daylilies were donated to the organization in 2020 when a collector in Elm Springs made the decision to downsize his late wife's daylily collection. There are thousands of varieties of daylilies, and the donor's collection numbered in the hundreds. Although the club has sold many that were donated, there are many more that will be available at the sale. Gardeners maintain a greenhouse at the wastewater facility, as well as several outside beds, allowing them to keep large numbers of plants thriving on site.

Children’s Mercy Joins List Of Kansas City-Area Hospitals Requiring COVID-19 Vaccinations

Children’s Mercy Hospital is the latest Kansas City-area hospital to announce it will require all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The pediatric hospital joins the University of Kansas Health System, Truman Centers/University Health, Saint Luke’s Health System and North Kansas City Hospital, all of which have issued similar mandates in the last several weeks.
Arkansas Online

Arkansas' virus hospitalizations dip below 1,000

Dropping for the 10th straight day, the number of people hospitalized with covid-19 in Arkansas fell Friday by 75, bringing it below 1,000 for the first time since late July. The state's count of cases rose by 1,809, the third daily increase in a row that was smaller than the one a week earlier and the seventh one in a row that was smaller than 2,000.

Austintown man faces dozen charges for head-on injury crash

A 26-year-old Austintown man is scheduled for arraignment later this month after being indicted on a dozen charges in connection with a head-on traffic accident that injured two adults and two children. The Mahoning County Grand Jury earlier this month handed up an indictment charging Dylan Walters with multiple counts...