Tags: coronavirus, Vaccinations, vaccine
Vaccines, dispelling myths and how to stay safe.
Tags: black coalition against covid-19, coronavirus, COVID-19, Dr. Lisa Fitzpatrick, Infectious Disease Specialist, MD, Vaccines
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Tags: coronavirus, COVID-19, DC Healthcare Vaccine Portal, Healthcare Worker
How can labor and business best work together to survive and thrive during the pandemic?
Tags: Antwayne Ford, business, coronavirus, COVID-19, Dr. Wayne Frederick, Howard University, Joslyn "Jos" Williams, Labor, Lee’s Flower and Card Shop, Metropolitan District 1199DC, National Union of Hospital and Health Care Employees, Stacie Lee Banks, The Greater Washington Black Chamber of Commerce, The Washington Metropolitan Washington Council, Wanda Shelton-Martin
Financial assistance is available, but ends at the end of the month. Deadline for applying is Friday, December 11th.
Tags: CARES ACT, coronavirus, COVID-19, DC Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development, Housing, John Falcicchio, Landlords, Renters
A coronavirus surge has resulted in stricter restrictions in our region, specifically in Maryland.
Tags: coronavirus, Maryland bars and restaurants, National Harbor, Unaccompanied minors
Phizer has asked the Food and Drug Administration for emergency approval of its new vaccine.
Tags: coronavirus, Emergency approval, FDA, Pfizer vaccine
The new restrictions go into effect at 5pm on Friday, November 20th.
Tags: coronavirus, COVID-19, Maryland Gov. Ramps Up COVID Restrictions
Let’s continue to keep Jeremih in our prayers as he continues to fight for his life.
Tags: celebrities with COVID, coronavirus, Jeremih, Jeremih battles COVID, Jeremih Now Responsive In COVID Battle
What we must do to stay safe?
Tags: coronavirus, COVID-19, Surge
Voter suppression is real.
Tags: Angela Stribling, autumn joi, Coka-Lani, coronavirus, Covid, COVID-19, Daviod Adefeso, domestic violence, early vote, hotline, lockdown, Nina Brown, Pandemic, Rise, Tamar Braxton, vote, Voter suppression
Tips on how to co-parent during the pandemic.
Tags: Co-Parenting During The Pandemic, coronavirus, COVID-19, Dr. Robert Evans, Dr. Yolandra Hancock, health, Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, Parenting, Pediatrician
The count is kept by Johns Hopkins University, based on figures from state health authorities.
Tags: coronavirus, COVID-19, US Death Toll From Coronavirus Hits 200000
Join WHUR News for a special two-part series of the Daily Drum as we present “Making It Plain… African-Americans and the COVID-19 Vaccine” Wednesday, September 16 and Thursday, September 17 at 7 PM.
Tags: "Making It Plain… African-Americans and the COVID-19 Vaccine", coronavirus, coronavirus vaccine, COVID-19 vaccine
The tech giants on Tuesday launched the second phase of their “exposure notification” system, designed to automatically alert people if they might have been exposed to the coronavirus.
Tags: Apple Build Virus-Tracing Tech Directly Into Phones, coronavirus, Google Build Virus-Tracing Tech Directly Into Phones
The U.S. leads the world in the number of coronavirus cases, with 5.4 million cases reported as of Tuesday, and more than 170,000 confirmed dead, according to data from Johns Hopkins University.
Tags: Colleges Grapple With Coronavirus As Students Return, coronavirus, COVID-19
With unemployment in the U.S. hitting frighteningly high levels, Walmart’s ability to deliver low-priced food, clothing and electronics strengthened its structural advantages further.
Tags: coronavirus, pandemic supplies, US Goes Online For Pandemic Supplies at Walmart, Walmart
Howard University Hospital CEO discusses the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic and re-imagining the hospital.
Tags: Anita Jenkins, CEO Howard University Hospital, coronavirus, COVID-19, health, health care, Medical Monday
Keeping seniors emotionally and physically safe during the pandemic.
Tags: coronavirus, COVID-19, DC Department of Aging and Community Living, Dr. Heather Stowe, health, Lisa Marsh-Ryerson, president, Senior Citizens, The AARP Foundation
Dating back to a law initially enacted in 1905, the United States has the full authority to place anyone in jail or fine them for refusing the vaccine.
Tags: 1905, Arrest, coronavirus, Covid, Jailed, U.S
Addressing immunizations and other non-COVID-19 healthcare issues.
Tags: coronavirus, COVID-19, Dr. Omeche Idoko-Forrester, Family Physician, health, Medical Monday, Medical Pavilion at National Harbor
Several college football conferences could cancel this year.
Tags: Big Ten College Football, coronavirus, COVID-19, sports
Travis Gayles, Montgomery County’s Health officer now says private schools can decide on their own how students will return to school. It is a reversal of his previous position.
Tags: classes, coronavirus, Montgomery County Health Officer, students, Travis Gayles
Teachers returned to a Georgia school district last week. 260 employees have already gone home to quarantine.
Tags: coronavirus, Covid, education, Georgia, schools, teachers
Clinical trials have begun in a search for a vaccine for the coronavirus. And why aren’t persons of color more represented in clinical trials?
Tags: African Americans, Clinical trials, coronavirus
The Virginia Beach region has been a coronavirus hot spot since the beginning of July.
Tags: coronavirus, COVID-19 restrictions, Virginia Beach, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam
Sometimes you have to unplug from the job for your mental health.
Tags: Career, coronavirus, COVID-19, Jobs, Mental Health, Sonia Alleyne
Maryland and Virginia are not included in the hotspot quarantine order.
Tags: coronavirus, COVID-19, DC Mayor Muriel Bowser, DC to Require Travelers from Hotspots to Quarantine, Quarantine
A surge of coronavirus cases has caused officials in Baltimore and Anne Arundel County to reinstate restrictions.
Tags: Anne Arundel County, Baltimore, coronavirus
We examine what has happened and what parents and children can do to slow the summer educational slide and get back on track.
Tags: Charlotte Avery, coronavirus, COVID-19, distance learning, Dr. Dawn Williams, education, Howard university school of education, Parenting
Examining the top stories of the week.
Tags: Baltimore Association of Black Journalists, Charles Ellison, coronavirus, COVID-19, John Lewis, Kanye West, Nicki Mayo, Redskins, The BE Note, Washington Football team
Specifics are expected in a news conference today at 5pm.
Tags: coronavirus, COVID-19, Dr. Karen Salmon, education, Governor Larry Hogan, School reopening
Last week Chancellor, Dr. Lewis Ferebee and the mayor outlined a hybrid option but plan to wait until the end of the month.
Tags: Cheryl Bost, coronavirus, COVID-19, DC Teachers' Union And Maryland Education Assoc. Talk School Reopening, DCPS, Dr. Lewis Ferebee, education, Elizabeth Davis, Mayor Muriel Bowser, Washington Teachers' Union
What do you do when the boss asks you to come back to the workplace during the pandemic and you’re not comfortable with that?
Tags: Attorney Janelle Colbert, Career, Colbert Law Center, coronavirus, COVID-19, Panemic
The decisions come after initially considering a hybrid of in-school and distance learning.
Tags: coronavirus, COVID-19, distance learning, Fairfax County Superintendent Scott Brabrand, Loudoun County Superintendent Eric Williams, Public schools
Chancellor Ferebee released several hybrid proposals for school opening for all school age groups.
Tags: Chancellor Lewis Ferebee, coronavirus, COVID-19, DC Delays Final Decision on '20-'21 School Year, education
No more delays: What to know about the July 15 tax deadline
Tags: April 15th, coronavirus, July 15th, Tax Deadline
Navigating the risks of social gatherings during the coronavirus pandemic.
Tags: coronavirus, COVID-19, Darlene Jackson, Event Planner, social distancing, Social Gatherings, Tanisha Watson
Fauci said areas seeing recent outbreaks are putting the entire nation at risk, including areas that have made progress in reducing COVID-19 cases.
Tags: coronavirus, COVID-19, Dr. Anthony Fauci, Surge
The list is to be updated every 14 days, with new countries being added or dropped off depending on whether they are keeping the pandemic under control.
Tags: coronavirus, EU Reopens Its Borders To 14 Nations But Not To US Tourists, Pandemic, pandemic travel
Flying can increase your risk of exposure to infection, but airlines are taking some precautions and you can too.
Tags: coronavirus, How Risky Is Flying During The Coronavirus Pandemic?
Is the University of Maryland Medical Systems prepared in the event of a COVID-19 surge?
Tags: coronavirus, COVID-19, Dr. Joseph Wright, Nathaniel Richardson, Senior VP & Chief Medical Officer, UM Capital Region Health, University of Maryland Capital Regina Health
US virus cases near an all-time high as governors backtrack.
Tags: Arizona, coronavirus, COVID-19, New surge, Texas
What has happened since the first cases hit Washington state in January?
Tags: Ambrose Lane, Chief of Infectious Diseases, coronavirus, COVID-19, Dr. Ronald Wilcox, health, Health Alliance Network, Howard University Hospital, Masks, Pandemic, The Black Coalition Against COVID
Travelers to NY, New Jersey, Connecticut are told to isolate.
Tags: coronavirus, COVID-19, Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Quarantine
Northam expects to further relax restrictions next week.
Tags: coronavirus, COVID-19, Phase 3 Coming for Virginia Next Week, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam
Maryland ICU workers urge caution as states begin to reopen.
Tags: coronavirus, COVID-19, Fort Washington Medical Center, health
City-operated parks and recreation centers will open for passive recreation activities but contact sports such as football, soccer or basketball will not be allowed.
Tags: coronavirus, COVID-19, DC Mayor Muriel Bowser, DC to Begin Phase One Reopening on Friday, May 29th
We take a look at how this disease is impacting out children.
Tags: Children, Children's National Hospital, coronavirus, COVID-19, Dr. Charles Berul, Dr. Marilyn Mcpherson-Corder, health
The state’s most populated region did not open like the rest of the state because of high COVID-19 infection and death rates.
Tags: coronavirus, COVID-19, Northern Virginia Enters Phase One on Friday, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam