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The CDC might change mask guidelines soon

The CDC may soon change its masking guidelines. The changes will probably start with local communities. Americans are unsure about the next steps in the COVID-19 pandemic Here’s what an expert thinks Dr. Scott Gottlieb, the former commissioner of the Food and ... MORE
CDC, COVID-19, Health, News
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COVID-19: CDC guidelines following a positive test

The coronavirus variant omicron continues to infect people, only increasing the number of positive COVID-19 cases. As cases increase, there is an increased chance of testing positive for COVID. For some, this may be their first time testing positive. This may leave ... MORE
CDC, COVID-19, Health, News
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RECALL: Ground beef recalled at major retailers

28,000 pounds of ground beef may have been contaminated with E. Coli, and as a precaution Interstate Meat Dist. Inc. is recalling all of it. Major retailers like Walmart, Kroger, Albertsons and WinCo sold this product. The product was sold under their ... MORE
CDC, Life, Recall
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CDC releases guidance documents in preparation for COVID-19 vaccine rollout for kids ages 5-11

The CDC has sent out a document to states with guidance on how to set up vaccine programs for children ages 5-11. Officials plan to meet within the next three weeks to discuss the lower dose versions of the vaccine to help ... MORE
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Pfizer has a booster vaccine, but when will Moderna and Johnson & Johnson?

The Pfizer booster shot has been approved for COVID-19 for certain people, but following the CDC and FDA’s discussions, Johnson & Johnson and Moderna have not been brought up. The CDC states there is not enough data for the safety and effectiveness ... MORE
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CDC posts tips for family gatherings during the holidays, but deleted them to update over weekend

Over the weekend the CDC had posted tips on how to have safe gatherings during the holidays, but recently deleted them. According to News 10, the post was made in error and the content is being updated. “The content is in the ... MORE
CDC, COVID-19, Health, News
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CDC says to celebrate holidays virtually despite vaccines, lack of restrictions in public spaces

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is giving advice for the upcoming holiday season. Thanksgiving is just weeks away and the CDC says that safe gathering and celebration will be necessary with the prevalence of COVID-19. Attending large gatherings can increase ... MORE
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Dr. Rochelle Walensky, head of the CDC, admits to understanding the confusion behind who can qualify for a COVID-19 booster shot

The head of the CDC, Dr. Rochelle Walensky, is admitting to recognizing the confusion throughout the country about who can and can’t get the COVID-19 booster shot. The only people who would qualify to begin with are those who got the Pfizer ... MORE
Yates County is moved from “Low” to “Substantial” according to CDC guidelines, making Schuyler that only “Low” county

Yates County is moved from “Low” to “Substantial” according to CDC guidelines, making Schuyler the only “Low” county

As recently as yesterday Yates and Schuyler counties were the only counties in New York in the “low” Covid-19 transmission categories, but this morning the only county in the state with low rates is Schuyler County. Schuyler meets criteria for the “low” ... MORE