Cars lined the roads of Otsiningo Park on Saturday as COVID-19 cases continue to rise in Broome County. According to the Director of the Broome County Office of Emergency Services Patrick Dewing, volunteers distributed more than 3,000 at home testing kits within three hours.
Stopping the spread of the coronavirus has meant those infected must go into quarantine. However for many, that may be difficult or impossible. To ease the burden, the Broome County Health Department offers several resources to ensure that anyone can isolate themselves safely and worry-free.
On Jan. 3, the U.S. reported a single-day number of daily COVID-19 cases topping more than 1 million according to Johns Hopkins University. To combat it the White House is preparing to issue 500 million at-home rapid COVID tests.
The demand for new COVID -19 testing sites are rising as cases increase throughout the world. Which is why the Guthrie Clinic in Sayre , Pennsylvania opened a new temporary testing site in Bradford County at the former K-Mart store.
As deadlines loom for military and defense civilians to get mandated COVID-19 vaccines, senior leaders are wrestling with the fate of tens of thousands who flatly refuse the shots or are seeking exemptions, and how to make sure they are treated fairly and equally.