The Biden administration is distributing about $560 million in Provider Relief Fund payments to healthcare providers, with a focus on small businesses. The funds are part of a nearly $11.5 billion tranche of Phase 4 financing that has been issued ...

It has long been a goal of Decatur Public Schools to provide classes before and after school hours. That was only possible because of federal COVID-19 relief. The last time DPS attempted to implement this optional, extended school day, families ...

Administration at Bristol School estimates that it has cost more to maintain the school’s openness during the COVID-19 pandemic than the ESSER dollars given. School Board members were advised by District Administrator Jack Musha and Business Manager Susan Jarvis that ...

Over 120 fully vaccinated residents in Massachusetts have died of COVID-19 in the last week, despite a drop in the number of breakthrough cases across the state. Between Feb. 12 and Feb. 19, health officials recorded 124 new breakthrough COVID-19 ...

The United States Supreme Court dismissed a challenge to Maine’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for healthcare workers on Tuesday, denying a religious exemption for the second time to a group of petitioners. The judges turned down a plea on behalf of ...

According to The New York Times, a number of new studies suggest that a COVID-19 booster shot may provide protection against future variants for several months or even years after the initial treatment. For example, a recent study published on ...

As more countries relax travel restrictions imposed during the COVID-19 outbreak, the number of travelers inspected at airports reached its highest level since the Thanksgiving holiday on Friday. A total of 2,241,123 travelers went through security checks on Friday, the ...

There are further federal COVID-19 relief money that Missouri State University hopes to give out in the coming weeks. The idea must be approved by the MSU Board of Regents on Friday. Students in Springfield who are eligible for the ...

Australia fully reopened its international crossings to visitors who have been vaccinated against the coronavirus on Monday, nearly two years after they were closed due to the pandemic, as tourists returned and hundreds of people reunited with family and friends. ...

Hong Kong had an exceptional track record in the fight against COVID-19 until recently, but as an Omicron wave now engulfs the city, the steps that saved lives are making life intolerable for many of its 7.4 million residents. As ...