COVID-19

President Biden has tested positive for Covid-19. "He is fully vaccinated and twice boosted and experiencing very mild symptoms," said White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said in a statement.

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INDIANAPOLIS — Due to an increase in COVID-19 cases, troops with the Indiana National Guard will be assisting at an Indianapolis hospital. Personnel have been sent to Ascension St. Vincent Hospital on W. 86th Street, located on the city’s northwest side. Below is a statement from Ascension St. Vincent: The Indiana National Guard, in coordination […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Greg Cheatham was a man of many talents. He was a father, worked in human resources at the Subaru plant in Lafayette and was an associate pastor at Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church in Indianapolis. Greg and his wife Lawanda, who were married 35 years, enjoyed taking cruises and visiting Seattle was on […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Many healthcare workers put on brave faces for their patients. That has been especially true while they’re working through this pandemic. However, when they have moments alone, many of them break down from the overwhelming pressure the pandemic is putting on them and their colleagues. Dr. Adam B. Hill is one of those healthcare […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Nearly every major hospital in our area has been on a diversion at some point over the past few days. Experts say there could be several reasons why, including staffing shortages and an increase in patients. This is something they will be watching closely, especially as COVID-19 cases continue to climb. This strain […]

INDIANAPOLIS — COVID-19 continues to impact big events around central Indiana. Indy Pride, Inc. announced on Monday that they’re calling off the Pride Parade that was already rescheduled from the summer to October 2. “The Indy Pride Parade is a very large, very public celebration of our community and we really feel like it would […]

BROWNSBURG — At least 11 people have tested positive for COVID-19 and 188 people are quarantined in Brownsburg Community Schools after the first week of school, according to the superintendent. Superintendent Jim Snapp presented the data at the school board meeting Monday evening and said the district is still focused on keeping students safe. The […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Three high school marching bands have dropped out of the 74th Indiana State Fair Band Day competition after students tested positive for COVID-19. The Anderson High School Marching Highlanders, Elwood Junior-Senior High School Marching Panthers and Hagerstown Junior-Senior High School Golden Tiger Marching Band will miss Friday’s event, according to school administrators. The […]

NEW YORK — CNN has fired three employees for violating its policy that employees must be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus. The firings were revealed Thursday as part of a memo sent by Jeff Zucker, chairman of WarnerMedia news and sports. CNN did not provide any details about the firings, but Zucker wrote that the […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Approximately 61 students in Lew Wallace School 107, on the west side of Indianapolis, are in quarantine after just a few days of resuming classes, according to a school official. After contact tracing, the parents of 61 fourth-graders were informed they would need to quarantine for 14 days due to possible exposure to […]

    INDIANAPOLIS — The Marion County Health Department is partnering with local schools to host mass vaccination clinics for students aged 12 to 17 years old. The first clinic will be held on Wednesday, June 2 at North Central High School from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Walk-ins are welcome and family members older […]