Schools not reporting COVID numbers, health leaders trying to get more COVID testing in schools

INDIANA – Indiana health officials said Friday, the number of COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations, and deaths will continue to rise in Indiana as the delta variant…

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Malaria treatment was shown to be 100% effective in Phase 2 trial

WEST LAFAYETTE — A cancer drug repurposed to treat malaria has been shown to be nearly 100% effective in helping defeat the disease in just three days,…

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Lawrence County escalates to RED level status after an increase in COVID-19 cases

LAWRENCE CO. – The Indiana Department of Health is reporting that Lawrence County has progressed to the red status advisory level with 76 new positive…

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Mayor Lloyd Winnecke joins American Red Cross for Blood Drive in honor of Sickle Cell Awareness Month

EVANSVILLE – The American Red Cross is hosting a dedicated blood drive for Sickle Cell Awareness Month to bring attention to the need for diverse…

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Health Department updates statewide COVID-19 case counts

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Health announced today that 5,027 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That…

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IU Health Foundation and Lawrence County Economic Growth Council seek $75,000 for Community Impact Investment Fund from Lawrence County Council

LAWRENCE CO. – The Lawrence County County Economic Growth Council and Workforce Coalition members Shance Sizemore and Joe Timbrook along with Shawna Girgis IU Health…

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IU Health Bedford offering Sunday hours at Walk In Clinic

BEDFORD – Due to an increase of illnesses in the area, IU Health Bedford Walk-In Clinic is offering special extended hours on Sunday, August 29th…

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Expert: What FDA approval means for COVID-19 vaccines

WEST LAFAYETTE – The COVID-19 vaccine from Pfizer and BioNTech has now received full approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for those 16…

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Purdue’s Regenstrief Center and IU Health to lead fight against opioids in two Indiana communities

WEST LAFAYETTE – The isolation and stress of the COVID-19 pandemic have made the opioids epidemic in rural America even worse. In response, a team…

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Is your stress causing you to pick up another pack?

BLOOMINGTON – Smokers may feel like cigarettes relieve stress, yet it will not help in the long run. That momentary release actually can lead to increased…

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