LaSalle Veterans Home families speak out after 27 lawsuits condemning seemingly preventable COVID deaths: ‘They had no plan’

LaSALLE, Ill. (WLS) — There were moving stories Tuesday morning in the Loop of dozens of family members of veterans who died after contracting COVID-19 in the southern suburbs. The family members of 27 veterans are among lawsuits just filed against LaSalle Veterans Home, the State of Illinois, the Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs and … Read more

Man recounts experiences with COVID-19 after being against vaccine

While more and more people are vaccinated, there is still a substantial number of those who refuse to get the vaccine or even mask up.Carroll County resident Brent Whalen was one of those people until he got sick.|| COVID-19 updates | Maryland’s latest numbers | Get tested | Vaccine Info ||”You face your own mortality … Read more

Governors roll back school mask mandates as COVID cases decline, but some parents worry

Several Democratic governors have announced that they are ending their states’ school mask mandates. New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announced Monday he plans to end a statewide mask requirement in schools and child care centers effective March 7. From the first week of January to the last week of the month, new student COVID cases … Read more

Union City police chief dies of COVID-19

A subway police chief died of COVID-19. KOCO 5 first spoke to you about Chief Richard Stephens with the Union City Police Department in January when he was admitted to the intensive care unit. The Union City Police Department says Stephens was the epitome of a great warlord, and today they have lost a brother, … Read more

‘Tropic Falls’ indoor waterpark at OWA nears completion | News

FOLEY, Ala. (WALA) – OWA Parks and Resorts in Foley made some big announcements Thursday, February 3, 2022, as it opened its new waterpark to the media for a peek inside. Media, tribal delegates and VIPs get a first look inside massive atrium at OWA’s new waterpark As the new attraction gets set to open … Read more

Navigate the strict COVID rules of the Beijing Winter Olympics for athletes and participants

It has been a long way to 2022 Winter Olympics – no one knows this better than the athletes and fans attending the Games. Ahead of Friday’s opening ceremony, they had to take serious precautions to address concerns COVID-19. Getting to the Games required a series of invasive tests and two weeks of health monitoring … Read more

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tests positive for COVID-19

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Monday he tested positive COVID-19but is ‘feeling fine’ and will continue to work remotely. The announcement came in a tweet in which he urged everyone to “get vaccinated and boosted”. I tested positive for COVID-19 this morning. I feel good and this week I will continue to work … Read more

Surgeon General Vivek Murthy on how the US can “get to a better place” with COVID-19

Although the nation is starting to see a decline from the recent peak of COVID-19 cases, Surgeon General Vivek Murthy said the United States still has a ways to go in defeating the pandemic. “While we are heading in the right direction, we are not where we want to be,” Dr. Murthy told CBS News’ … Read more