INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana State Department of Health Tuesday morning announced that 568 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19. That brings to 5,507 the total number of Indiana residents known to have the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s total.
INDIANAPOLIS – As the COVID-19 virus continues to threaten the health of Hoosiers, the three branches of state government came together to issue a letter advising county jails to evaluate their populations and release low-risk, non-violent detainees.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indianapolis nonprofit dedicated to boosting contemporary arts has folded after nearly two decades, citing the coronavirus pandemic as the final straw for the group.
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago is launching a health campaign focused on the city's black and brown communities, Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Monday following a media report highlighting the disproportionate number of black residents among those who have died of COVID-19 complications in the city.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Historical Society isn't waiting for the corornavirus crisis to make it into the history books to prepare to tell the story.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Monday the state would loan 500 ventilators to the national stockpile for use by New York and other states experiencing a crush of coronavirus-related hospitalizations.
JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. — A southern Indiana community workshop is ramping up production of face shields for medical workers and hopes to produce 2,000 a day amid the coronavirus pandemic.
VALPARAISO, Ind. (AP) — A northwestern Indiana judge declined to release a pregnant inmate from jail after her mother pleaded to keep her locked up, saying her daughter's history of substance abuse threatens the life of her unborn child.
The city of Kokomo is deciding against imposing its own COVID-19 restrictions, at least for the time being.
The Howard County jail has also joined the list of IDOC facilities that have made conditional changes because of COVID-19.
GREENWOOD, Ind. — Under a statewide stay-at-home orders, people are required to stay home unless they need to make essential trips, including buying groceries.
INDIANAPOLIS — The Riley Children’s Foundation is seeking donations toward a new fund that will provide emergency assistance to families of hospitalized children facing additional financial struggles during the coronavirus pandemic.
INDIANAPOLIS — Twelve more Hoosiers have died from the COVID-19 virus and more than 500 new cases have been identified, according to the Indiana State Department of Health.
With subjects like COVID-19 and social distancing becoming a part of our daily vocabulary, it’s understandable for people to become anxious and even depressed with all the confusion and uncertainty.
Tales of grim scenes have emerged from Italian and Spanish hospitals, where the sick have sometimes been left to crowd hallways and doctors and nurses have worked beyond the point of exhaustion to respond to the coronavirus pandemic. The virus continued its march westward, and the United Sta…
Linh Tran wanted to get home to Vietnam. Instead, she was stranded in the San Francisco airport.
Howard County’s restriction of no social gathering of 10 or more people because of the novel coronavirus has caused normal funeral services to come to a screeching halt.
During Gov. Eric Holcomb’s news conference Thursday, it was announced schools would teach remotely for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year.
Local workers are set to begin mass producing ventilators in less than two weeks inside the Kokomo General Motors Components Holdings plant, where the company already has started training employees.
There was no crack of the bat, no footlong hot dogs, no umpire's cry of "Play ball!" as opening day came and went for Major League Baseball with games indefinitely postponed by the coronavirus pandemic.
In a television address today, Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb and Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction Jennifer McCormick announced that all K-12 schools in Indiana will provide instruction via remote learning for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year.
Less than three weeks ago, business was humming along as usual at Half Moon Restaurant and Brewery.
The Democratic National Committee is delaying its presidential nominating convention until the week of Aug. 17 after prospective nominee Joe Biden said he didn’t think it would be possible to hold it in mid-July because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Howard County has confirmed its second death due to COVID-19 and county cases of the disease have climbed to 29, county and local health officials announced Thursday.
BUNKER HILL – Grissom Air Reserve Base officials say airmen continue to deploy on missions around the world during the COVID-19 pandemic, but the military installation is taking steps on the ground to increase safety for workers.
From dancing in the streets at Waterford Place to welcome spring, to serving meals room-to-room in fancy footwear, calling it “Meals in Heels,” at Primrose Retirement Community, staff and residents are finding ways to keep things entertaining.
INDIANAPOLIS — Sixteen more people have died in Indiana from coronavirus-related illnesses, raising the state's virus death toll to 65 as its confirmed cases surged by more than 400, state health officials said Wednesday.
INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana's health commissioner urged Hoosiers on Tuesday to continue to adhere to the state's stay-at-home order, warning that while Indiana's coronavirus cases had surged past 2,000 and its deaths climbed to 49 the state remained far from reaching its peak in cases.
BUNKER HILL – Two weeks ago, inmates at Miami Correctional Facility working for Indiana Correctional Industry were making what they always make – blue prisoner jumpsuits, t-shirts and boxers.
Indiana might be in the preliminary stages of a coronavirus surge already, but Gov. Eric Holcomb warned Tuesday about the dangers of de-escalating public health measures too quickly.
General Motors said it could start hiring full-time temporary workers from the community to build ventilators at its Kokomo facility.
SOUTHERN INDIANA — As more Hoosiers work from home during the current COVID-19 public health issue, the face of child care is changing for some.
WASHINGTON — As President Donald Trump looks for ways to restore normalcy in parts of the U.S., his foremost infection disease expert says the country could experience more than 100,000 deaths and millions of infections from the coronavirus pandemic.
Donning yellow gowns, plastic gloves, face masks and goggles that look like they came from a high school chemistry lab, Kokomo Fire Department officials worked an active medical call on the city’s north side last Thursday.
Howard County is now requiring essential businesses to stop selling nonessential items.
General Motors announced Friday it is bringing an estimated 1,000 workers back to its Kokomo plant to begin making ventilators, and could start shipping them out as soon as next month.
A run along empty city streets. Pull-ups in an abandoned outdoor gym. Yoga, CrossFit and boot camp classes streamed online in home isolation. Fitness enthusiasts stuck inside to combat the spread of the coronavirus are finding ways to stay active, even with their normal gyms and classes shut down.
INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana's coronavirus cases surged by more than 300 to nearly 1,000 statewide Friday, as seven more deaths were reported, bringing the state's death toll to 24 amid the pandemic, state health officials said.
Major retail and grocery stores around the city, along with some local businesses, are implementing new measures and ramping up efforts to keep customers and employees apart to slow the spread of COVID-19.
Indiana hasn’t yet taken any action to protect existing prescriptions for two drugs rumored to be possible treatments for COVID-19, even as neighboring states report doctors self-prescribing to hoard the medication for themselves.
This Week's Circulars
- 'There are no profits here': City's small businesses fight to stay alive amid mandated closure
- Howard Co reports 2nd COVID death, extends travel advisory
- FCA to begin reopening plants on May 4
- Kokomo not implementing its own COVID-19 restrictions, county reports 4th death
- International students scramble to return to families amidst pandemic
- Howard Co. Jail releases up to 100 inmates due to COVID-19
- State reports 12 more COVID deaths; Howard Co has 32 cases
- Howard County bars sales of nonessential items at essential businesses
- Schools to be closed for remainder of school year
- GM hiring local workers to build ventilators in Kokomo