Family and friends gathered at Paul Hopkins Park to honor Apley, who was 45 and left behind his wife, Melissa, and a 4-month-old son, Reid.
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Seven-day averages for cases are increasing, but unlike previous surges, consumers aren't changing their behavior.
The increasing rates of new COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths in Texas are showing steeper jumps than past surges, state health officials said Wednesday as they stressed the need to be fully vaccinated to slow the state’s third wave, brought on by the delta variant.
A handful of passengers on the Carnival Vista that departed from Galveston have tested positive for COVID-19, officials confirmed Wednesday evening.
Lawrence Rodriguez died Monday after weeks hospitalized with COVID-19. His wife, also hospitalized with COVID, asked her children to get vaccinated, unlike their parents.
In all the alarming reports in the past few days about the efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines, the key takeaway is they’re working and continue to provide strong protection against serious disease and death.
For months, most employers relied on information campaigns, bonuses and other incentives to encourage their workforces to get the COVID-19 shot. Now, a growing number is imposing rules to make it more onerous for employees to refuse — from outright mandates to requiring the unvaccinated to undergo regular testing.
The number of families home schooling their children doubled during the pandemic, according to a survey by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Federal health officials haven't made an official recommendation about whether or when people should get a COVID booster shot. But people are looking for, and sometimes getting, them, local health officials said.
“It's an American blessing that we have vaccines for each and every American. It’s such a shame to squander that blessing," President Joe Biden said.
Some businesses have cited concerns over the delta variant and the safety of their staff as reasons to reintroduce some pandemic protocols.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention changed course Tuesday on some masking guidelines, recommending that even vaccinated people return to wearing masks indoors in parts of the United States where the delta variant of the coronavirus is fueling infection surges.
The county's largest health provider is returning to some COVID-19 precautions as new cases and local hospitalizations return to levels not seen in months.
Experts said getting sick with COVID in 2021 can carry more out-of-pocket costs than it did earlier in the pandemic.
Business owners can’t find workers to fill their jobs. But people everywhere are looking for work. What gives?
Most Americans who haven’t been vaccinated against COVID-19 said they are unlikely to get the shots and doubt they would work against the aggressive delta variant despite evidence they do, according to a new poll that underscores the challenges facing public health officials amid soaring infections in some states.
Reports of infections among Independence of the Seas crew members come just 12 days before Royal Caribbean planned to launch a safety-proving cruise.