The city of Kokomo announced Friday that a northside church will host a multi-day mobile vaccination clinic next week.
Beginning next month, Howard County Health Department will no longer be administering COVID-19 vaccines at the Kokomo Event Center.
Restaurants and bars hurt by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic will soon be able to apply for federal grant money.
INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana’s COVID-19 hospitalizations have reached their highest level since mid-February following a weekslong general upward trend that began in late March.
The Howard County Health Department will accept walk-ins this week at its COVID-19 vaccine clinic.
INDIANAPOLIS — Another 1,263 cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Indiana, bringing the state’s total to 707,111 since the start of the coronavirus pandemic more than a year ago.
Howard County government is in great financial health despite having navigated through a pandemic, Commissioner Paul Wyman said Wednesday in the 2021 State of the County speech.
NEW YORK (AP) — When Erin Shields belted out "Being Alive" — the showstopper from the Broadway classic "Company" — the title had extra levels of meaning.
The Howard County Health Department will be holding a free mass vaccination clinic this weekend, the office announced Wednesday.
INDIANAPOLIS — Public health officials in Indiana on Sunday reported 952 confirmed COVID-19 cases and no new deaths.
INDIANAPOLIS — Even as COVID-19 vaccine eligibility opened up to all Hoosiers age 16 and older, Kris Box, the state health commissioner, cautioned that COVID-19 cases continued to spread and Hoosiers still need to wear masks and socially distance.
PRAGUE (AP) — Slovakia's prime minister said Sunday he will step down to clear the way for a Cabinet reshuffle that will defuse a political crisis triggered by a secret deal to buy Russia's Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine.
LAS VEGAS — Casino giant Caesars Entertainment Inc. is putting its losses because of the coronavirus pandemic in 2020 at more than $2 billion, and is suing a long list of insurance carriers it accuses of balking at paying its business interruption costs.
INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana residents with past-due debts could see that money taken from the new federal pandemic relief payments that have been arriving in bank accounts.
ALBANY, N.Y. — A year after becoming a global epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic, New York and New Jersey are back atop the list of U.S. states with the highest rates of infection.
Six months ago, Kokomo residents Evelyn and Steve Sherwood were a healthy and active couple.
More than 500 additional appointment slots have been opened up for the Howard County Health Department's COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics, according to the Howard County Health Department.
INDIANAPOLIS — Senate Bill 5 would allow people to appeal emergency orders put in place by local health officials. While county health officials have been in charge of mandates within their community, including imposing rules stricter than the state, this bill would require them to collabora…
INDIANAPOLIS — A Senate bill aimed at ensuring Indiana's public schools receive full funding for all students during the coronavirus pandemic is headed to the governor after lawmakers fast-tracked its passage Tuesday.
INDIANAPOLIS — State health officials opened up COVID-19 vaccination eligibility on Tuesday to all Indiana residents 45 and older.
INDIANAPOLIS — More than 800,000 Indiana residents have now been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, state health officials said Saturday.
INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Health announced Monday that Indiana educators up to grade 12 and other school support staff can now sign up for a free COVID-19 vaccine at any Indiana vaccination clinic.
BLOOMINGTON — Carolyn Jolley was sewing away when her Brother embroidery machine malfunctioned a few weeks ago. She was personalizing a baby blanket for a newborn great-niece when it gave out.
There was no reason to celebrate on Rachel Van Lear’s anniversary. The same day a global pandemic was declared, she developed symptoms of COVID-19. A year later, she’s still waiting for them to disappear. And for experts to come up with some answers.
INDIANAPOLIS — Educators and Hoosiers with select comorbidities will be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine in the coming weeks, a slight departure from the state’s age-based approach.
Howard County is now in the state’s lowest COVID-19 advisory level, opening the door for larger social gatherings and no capacity restrictions at events.
WASHINGTON — The massive coronavirus relief plan making its way to President Joe Biden's desk includes a plan to temporarily raise the child tax credit that could end up permanently changing the way the country deals with child poverty.
KOKOMO — Teddi Creekmore, the nurse at Valparaiso High School, said many students and their parents go through their entire high school career without once talking to her or visiting her office.
INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb was jabbed with the COVID-19 vaccine shot Friday as the state's first mass vaccination clinic opened at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
WASHINGTON — A $1.9 trillion package aimed at helping the country rebuild from the pandemic seemed headed toward House passage late Friday evening, even as Democrats searched for a way to revive their derailed drive to boost the minimum wage.
The COVID-19 clinic at the Kokomo Event Center has seen more than 4,000 vaccines distributed so far and is powered by countless health officials and volunteers.
Howard County has dropped from orange to yellow on the state of Indiana’s COVID-19 color-coded advisory level, bringing with it a loosening of social gathering restrictions.
INDIANAPOLIS — Just one day after the state opened up vaccination eligibility to those age 60-64, more than one-third of the 425,000 Hoosiers who now qualify have scheduled an appointment to get their COVID-19 vaccine or already received it.
The COVID-19 pandemic exposed shortcomings in Indiana’s long-term care system, but the Indiana legislature took no action to reform care at the nursing home level this year.
BUNKER HILL – Miami Correctional Facility has reported two more COVID-related inmate deaths in the last month, bringing the total to 11 and making it the highest death total among the state’s prisons.
GREENWOOD — A local woman who was a toddler during the 1918 Spanish flu pandemic is on track to survive the second pandemic of her lifetime.
Century Villa Health Care and Rehabilitation resident Rosalyn Beachy worked to put the finishing touches on her tree as she and several others gathered for art class inside the facility’s community room earlier this month.
Speaking to a collection of business owners and local elected officials Thursday, U.S. Sen. Mike Braun said he opposed the $1.9 trillion pandemic relief package and warned of “unintended consequences” of raising the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour.
The Howard County run COVID-19 testing site will reduce its hours of operations starting next week.
Walmart, Sam’s Club and Kroger pharmacies will start administering COVID-19 vaccines in Kokomo, giving qualified residents another access point to receive a shot.
INDIANAPOLIS — Nearly one-fifth of a proposed state funding hike for Indiana’s schools would go toward expanding private school voucher and virtual school programs under a budget plan Republican legislators released Thursday.
INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana lawmakers moved forward Thursday with a proposal to change visitation restrictions at the state’s health and residential care sites amid concerns about residents’ declining interactions with loved ones during the coronavirus pandemic.
This Week's Circulars
- Indianapolis man grows lettuce, herbs in shipping containers
- More local Stellantis workers on furlough due to chip shortage
- Markland Mall expands operating hours
- Local GM facility to store vehicles waiting on microchip
- Man sentenced in 2019 murder, gets life without parole for third time
- A server shortage: Local restaurants struggle to find workers as business surges
- Miami County Probation Department introduces its newest employee
- Northwestern teachers receive COVID-19 stipends
- 6-month old killed in Miami County crash
- Kokomo schools expected to name next superintendent soon