Coronavirus

Visitor Information – Updated March 7, 2022 Please find Lima Memorial’s visitation information below. INPATIENT CARE – Non-COVID-19 In an effort to promote family-centered care, there are no restrictions on the number of visitors a patient may have, and there are no age requirements for visitors. Hospitalized patients may receive visitors from 8 a.m. – […]

The World Health Organization (WHO) and the Medicines Patent Pool (MPP) jointly welcome the announcement that the United States National Institutes of Health (NIH) will offer several technologies to the COVID-19 Technology Access Pool (C-TAP) for potential licensing through MPP. The announcement was made today at the U.S. COVID-19 Dialogue with Ministers of Health meeting in […]

Footnotes COVID-19 Community Levels were calculated on March 3, 2022 New COVID-19 cases per 100,000 population (7-day total) are calculated using data from February 24-March 2, 2022 New COVID-19 admissions per 100,000 population (7-day total) are calculated using data from February 23-March 1, 2022 Percent of inpatient beds occupied by COVID-19 patients (7-day average) is […]

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Tuesday issued new COVID-19 mRNA vaccine guidance, expanding the recommended time between the initial two vaccine doses to eight weeks for some people over the age of 12, particularly young men. The prior recommended interval between initial doses was three weeks for the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine and four weeks for […]

A new analysis says that COVID-19 vaccines are unlikely to trigger a rare inflammatory condition linked to coronavirus infection in kids By LINDSEY TANNER AP Medical Writer February 22, 2022, 11:42 PM • 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article COVID-19 vaccines are unlikely to trigger a rare inflammatory condition linked to […]

On March 13, 2020, by Proclamation 9994, the President declared a national emergency concerning the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.  The COVID-19 pandemic continues to cause significant risk to the public health and safety of the Nation.  For this reason, the national emergency declared on March 13, 2020, and beginning March 1, 2020, must continue […]

Having Covid-19 puts people at a significantly increased chance of developing new mental health conditions, potentially adding to existing crises of suicide and overdoses, according to new research looking at millions of health records in the US over the course of a year. The long-term effects of having Covid are still being discovered, and among […]

County by county breakdown of newly released coronavirus cases according to Maine CDC(WABI TV) Maine (WABI) – 27 more Mainers died with COVID, according to newly released data from the Maine CDC. There are also 3,754 newly recorded cases. Some of those cases are attributed to the processing of backlogged COVID test results using an […]

A pregnant woman receives a vaccine for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at Skippack Pharmacy in Schwenksville, Pennsylvania, U.S., February 11, 2021. REUTERS/Hannah Beier Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Feb 15 (Reuters) – Vaccinating pregnant women against the coronavirus may help prevent COVID-19 hospitalizations in infants after they are born, especially if […]

Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare System (SVMHS) is working with other healthcare systems to make a powerful COVID-19 medication available for seriously immunocompromised individuals. Evusheld™ is a monoclonal antibody with FDA emergency use authorization designed to aid in the prevention of COVID-19 in people who are seriously immunocompromised or who have had serious adverse reactions to […]

BEIJING — Jake Sanderson woke up each morning in Los Angeles and checked his phone to find out his latest test result. After testing positive for the coronavirus at USA Hockey’s pre-Olympic camp, the next four results all came back the same. Finally, Sanderson began testing negative and got the five in a row he […]

A woman holds a small bottle labeled with a “Coronavirus COVID-19 Vaccine” sticker and a medical syringe in front of displayed Novavax logo in this illustration taken, October 30, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Feb 10 (Reuters) – Novavax Inc (NVAX.O) said on Thursday its two-dose vaccine was […]

Marion County Public Health will be holding a Moderna Booster clinic on the following dates: Anyone 18 years or older is now eligible for a Moderna booster shot at 6 months or more after their initial series! Indications for a Booster Dose Following mRNA COVID-19 Primary Series The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) voted […]

Vincent Zhou had a roller coaster of a journey getting to the 2022 Winter Olympics, from finishing 25th at the 2021 World Figure Skating Championships (failing to qualify for the free skate) to winning Skate America seven months later. It turns out his experience at these Games is a roller coaster as well. Hours after earning […]

New Honduran President Xiomara Castro delivers a speech after being sworn-in during a ceremony in Tegucigalpa, Honduras January 27, 2022. REUTERS/Fredy Rodriguez Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register TEGUCIGALPA, Feb 6 (Reuters) – Honduran President Xiomara Castro has tested positive for COVID-19, she said on Sunday, adding that she has mild symptoms […]

In an effort to find other ways to reduce COVID-19 symptoms, Tampa General Hospital and the University of South Florida are now part of a national study to find the effectiveness of other drugs like Ivermectin. What You Need To Know This double blind study is aimed to reduce the symptoms of COVID in an […]

Meyers Taylor previously earned Olympic bronze at Vancouver 2010, silver at Sochi 2014, and a second silver at PyeongChang 2018. She has widely been viewed as a gold medal contender at these Winter Games, hot off a 2021-22 Bobsled World Cup season that saw her top the standings in both the women’s monobob and two-woman […]

LAS VEGAS — The 2022 NHL Draft could be moved out of Montreal if COVID-19 attendance limits in Quebec are not lifted prior to the event in July, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman said Friday. “If, in fact, the current restrictions remain in place, not only can’t we have fans, I don’t think we can have […]

“To have something in a sewershed that you’re detecting, you need a fair bit of it around,” said Dr. Adam Lauring, a virologist at the University of Michigan, who was not involved in the research. Dr. Johnson, the Missouri virologist, agrees. He favors the hypothesis that the sequences are coming from animals, perhaps a few […]

Overview In this edition of the COVID-19 Weekly Operational Update, highlights of country-level actions and WHO support to countries include: Receiving 230 Oxygen Cylinders in Suriname, donated by Germany and PAHO/WHO Holding the first mentors training in the World Health Emergencies Balkan HubMarking one year of COVID-19 vaccination in India Setting up country support teams […]