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Watch Live at 2:30: Indiana and Illinois Governor Updates

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Coronavirus / COVID-19 - Important links and resources

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Indiana governor vetoes bill limiting local health orders

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When to stop drinking caffeine to get a good night's sleep

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How to socialize for the first time again after a year of isolation

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83% of pregnancy related deaths in Illinois were preventable

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With Indiana's high infant mortality rate, state leaders are working to make improvements

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What everyone gets wrong about cholesterol in food

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What are the consequences of pausing the Johnson and Johnson vaccine?

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Health care worker honored with Women in Excellence Award

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Bill dealing with authority of health officials draws concern from Public Health Association

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Vigo County Health Department set to hold weekend vaccine clinic - here's what you need to know

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World Autism Awareness Day 2021: What you need to know

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Have old tires? Here's how you can get rid of them and help combat West Nile Virus

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Pfizer/BioNTech says its Covid-19 vaccine is 100% effective and well tolerated in adolescents

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Dr. Leana Wen: Why I'm glad I took part in the Johnson & Johnson vaccine trial

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COVID-19 vaccine eligibility opening to most Indiana residents

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Coronavirus likely came from animal, not a lab, WHO draft report finds

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Some US states report concerning Covid-19 case increases -- and one warns the surge is already here

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How to safely celebrate Passover and Easter this year: Dr Wen's advice

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The Indiana mask mandate ends soon - here's what local health officials think

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Indiana Mask Mandate becoming an Advisory - here's what local businesses think

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Health organization highlights Certified Nurses Day

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How Sleeping Habits Have Changed as a Result of the Pandemic

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The Need for Trauma Care Workers is high in Indiana

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Lilly Partners with Biopharma Firm on Diabetes Therapies

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Union Health Adds Specialty Pharmacy Services

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Veteran Health Indiana Offers COVID-19 Vaccine at Community VA Clinics in Indiana

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Local Organization Encouraged by Meghan Markle's Bravery

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CDC releases highly anticipated guidance for people fully vaccinated against Covid-19

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Hundreds of people vaccinated at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

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Sullivan awarded $2.6 million for trail expansion

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Colon screenings down amid pandemic, awareness month draws attention

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Smartphone addiction ruins sleep, study says, but you can fight back

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All our recent progress with Covid-19 could be wiped out by variants, CDC director says. 'Please stay strong'

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Why kids are hitting the pandemic wall

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Open a window to reduce virus spread, CDC tells schools

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As FDA advisers recommend authorizing a 3rd vaccine, a Covid-19 surge hangs in the balance

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Covid-19 vaccines allegedly stolen, expired and inappropriately administered in Tennessee county, state investigation finds

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FDA advisers to consider third possible Covid-19 vaccine Friday

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Navigating Life Through a Pandemic with Cystic Fibrosis

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Local community is thankful for bringing sports medicine to its area

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COVID-19 vaccine clinics in Indiana now only open to residents of state

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Going maskless is a key factor in Covid-19 outbreaks at gyms, studies say

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Talking on the phone for 10 minutes could make you feel less lonely, study says

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Cycling club coming to Vigo County

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Up to 90 healthy volunteers to be exposed to Covid-19 in world first trial

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Here's why some Covid-19 numbers keep improving. (Hint: It's not widespread vaccinations)

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Nearly a third of US adults are undecided about the Covid-19 vaccine. Some say friends and family could sway them

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Pharmacies start administering their first 1 million Covid-19 vaccine doses from federal government

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About 1 in 10 Americans have gotten at least their first Covid-19 shot. But supply challenges remain

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What you need to know about face masks as protection against coronavirus

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New guidance might come soon for people who have been fully vaccinated for Covid-19, Fauci says

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February is a good time to assess your heart disease risk

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Johnson & Johnson asks FDA to authorize its Covid-19 vaccine

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Can you mix vaccines? UK trial aims to find out

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There's no need to delay second dose of Covid-19 vaccine so more can get the first, Fauci says

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AstraZeneca vaccine appears to substantially reduce transmission of the coronavirus, study shows

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Animals unlikely to spread Covid-19 to humans, but precautions can help keep people and their pets safe, says CDC

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Indiana lawmakers discuss 1st cigarette tax hike since 2007

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New Vaccination Site in Vigo County

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At-home Covid-19 test to ramp up production with $231.8 million federal contract

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Early detection test for heart disease is saving lives at Union Hospital Clinton

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Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine is 66% effective in global trial, but 85% effective against severe disease, company says

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Miami Heat lets dogs out to screen fans for Covid-19 -- but what does the science say?

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Only half of Covid-19 vaccines delivered to states have been used, CDC data shows. Here's one reason why

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Your sleep could be dictated by the phases of the moon, a study says

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In-person learning during the pandemic is possible with the right precautions, CDC researchers say

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Republican lawmaker aims to gut Indiana's coronavirus limits

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Covid-19 masks: Which mask is best for you, and when to use it

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Even with coronavirus vaccine distribution set to increase, upcoming months could be rough

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Moderna expects vaccine will be protective against variants, but will test boosters to improve immunity

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Indiana seeks to make it easier for elderly to age at home

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Just over a year since the first reported Covid-19 case in the US, the country nears 25 million infections

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Hand sanitizer is hurting more children's eyes, some severely, study finds. Here's how to protect your kid

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Lilly: Drug can prevent COVID-19 illness in nursing homes

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New Covid-19 cases declined 11% after hitting a peak last week

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States complain that demand for the Covid-19 vaccine is outpacing supply

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Illinois to move into new vaccination phase soon

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Today's 'Blue Monday' depression peak isn't real, but seasonal blues are. Here's what to do about them

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How to keep your fitness resolutions past January

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Here's why we can have some hope about the Covid pandemic

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Hoosiers 70 and older are now eligible for COVID-19 vaccine

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The US just suffered its worst day ever for Covid-19 deaths. But this summer could be 'dramatically better'

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CDC to require all air travelers to US to show negative coronavirus test

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Moderna thinks its vaccine will protect against the coronavirus for at least a year

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US reports over 200K new Covid-19 cases every single day for a week straight

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CDC has found more than 50 US cases of coronavirus variant first identified in UK

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Coronavirus vaccine appointment turns into surprise marriage proposal

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New Year's Eve parties are a 'Covid-19 dream.' Here's why they can be especially dangerous

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New US dietary guidelines include recs for babies and toddlers for first time

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Health officials brace for a surge in US Covid-19 cases after the holidays

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Novavax coronavirus vaccine becomes fifth to begin Phase 3 trials in United States

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December is the deadliest month in the US since the coronavirus pandemic began -- and projections for January are 'nightmarish,' expert says

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Fauci says he will practice what he preaches this holiday season

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Sinus Infections vs COVID-19 its hard to tell the difference

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How to help teens cope in a global pandemic

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Trump administration to purchase additional 100 million Pfizer vaccine doses

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Some Lean Cuisine meals recalled after complaints of plastic contamination

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Good Samaritan Auxiliary.makes donation to help improve patient care

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Illinois Coronavirus Cases

(Widget updates once daily at 7 p.m. CT)

Cases: 1364919

Reported Deaths: 24770
CountyCasesDeaths
Cook54636010136
DuPage907311283
Will75665991
Lake67328990
Kane58479777
Winnebago33296475
Madison30549520
McHenry28644288
St. Clair27886514
Peoria23156316
Champaign20674145
Sangamon18807234
McLean18185180
Tazewell16973289
Rock Island15019318
Kankakee14212210
Kendall1307994
LaSalle12573243
Macon10774200
DeKalb9886119
Vermilion9677132
Adams8476123
Williamson7435130
Whiteside7166172
Boone671173
Ogle611881
Grundy589775
Clinton576190
Coles569096
Knox5567150
Jackson503164
Henry500367
Livingston483185
Stephenson476583
Woodford476076
Effingham473072
Macoupin470883
Marion4471115
Franklin445575
Monroe435693
Jefferson4298120
Lee417352
Randolph413384
Fulton394457
Morgan390482
Logan388559
Bureau372482
Montgomery372374
Christian367773
Fayette317755
Perry317660
Iroquois302566
McDonough286247
Jersey269150
Douglas258935
Saline256554
Lawrence240625
Shelby229937
Union225940
Crawford212126
Bond205424
Cass199325
Jo Daviess181524
Clark180233
Warren180046
Pike179252
Ford178947
Wayne177753
Hancock176132
Carroll175536
Richland175240
Edgar170540
White169826
Washington164525
Moultrie161128
De Witt151625
Mason151445
Piatt150014
Clay148143
Mercer147333
Johnson144415
Greene143933
Massac134640
Wabash134512
Cumberland129019
Menard123612
Jasper115118
Marshall107518
Hamilton83615
Schuyler7587
Brown7106
Pulaski6877
Stark63824
Edwards57112
Henderson52514
Calhoun5182
Putnam4843
Scott4791
Alexander46811
Gallatin4584
Hardin38612
Pope3224
Out of IL50
Unassigned02355

Indiana Coronavirus Cases

(Widget updates once daily at 8 p.m. ET)

Cases: 734736

Reported Deaths: 13471
CountyCasesDeaths
Marion1005261750
Lake54085975
Allen40876680
St. Joseph36249552
Hamilton35783408
Elkhart28784442
Tippecanoe22449219
Vanderburgh22359397
Porter18894310
Johnson18053381
Hendricks17298315
Clark13026191
Madison12740339
Vigo12490248
LaPorte12040214
Monroe11936170
Delaware10738187
Howard9974218
Kosciusko9455117
Hancock8346142
Bartholomew8091156
Warrick7795155
Floyd7682178
Grant7090174
Wayne7067199
Boone6732101
Morgan6603139
Dubois6165117
Marshall6092112
Cass5864105
Dearborn582678
Henry5772105
Noble564484
Jackson503273
Shelby493896
Lawrence4580120
Gibson436592
Harrison436472
DeKalb430185
Clinton428353
Montgomery425589
Whitley397539
Huntington393580
Steuben390757
Miami383268
Knox372790
Jasper370848
Putnam362660
Wabash355080
Adams342555
Ripley340470
Jefferson331781
White316354
Daviess298299
Wells292081
Decatur285792
Fayette281862
Greene280485
Posey272033
LaGrange268370
Scott267354
Clay260947
Washington241932
Randolph241781
Spencer232631
Jennings230749
Starke218454
Fountain213646
Sullivan212242
Owen202556
Jay197230
Fulton195740
Carroll190120
Orange184354
Perry184237
Rush173725
Vermillion170044
Franklin168435
Tipton163145
Parke146716
Pike135334
Blackford135132
Pulaski117245
Newton108634
Brown102641
Crawford101415
Benton99014
Martin89515
Warren82415
Switzerland7938
Union71410
Ohio57111
Unassigned0417