Supreme Court won’t block Indiana University vaccine policy

WASHINGTON — Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett on Thursday refused to block Indiana University’s plan to require students and employees to get vaccinated against COVID-19….

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Health Officer’s response to Orange County progressing to red status with COVID-19 cases

ORANGE CO. – COVID-19 has not gone away. To safely go about our daily lives, Orange County residents need to continue or return to some…

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Local volunteers and blood donors are needed for a busy disaster season

INDIANA — Many weather experts predict a destructive disaster season this year. The American Red Cross needs volunteers to help on the ground and blood…

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Gov. Holcomb announces $1.3 million in additional funding to distribute life-saving naloxone

INDIANA – Governor Eric J. Holcomb and the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration today announced the state will fund a $1.3 million distribution of…

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An uptick in COVID-19 cases spurs renewal of indoor mask mandate in Monroe County

BLOOMINGTON – The Monroe County Health Officer, Dr. Thomas Sharp, and the Health Board issued a health order and regulation that requires all people in…

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Monroe County Commissioners issue mask mandate

BLOOMINGTON – This morning, the Monroe County Board of Commissioners issued a mask mandate stating masks will be required to be worn in all public…

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Applications open for Community Healthcare Fellowship

BEDFORD – The AHEC Scholars program is accepting applications through September 17, 2021, for its Community Healthcare Fellowship. The fellowship will begin in October 2021…

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Co-design workshops to examine solutions to food insecurity among older adults

BLOOMINGTON – The Indiana University Food Institute, in collaboration with the IU Center for Rural Engagement, is hosting four, co-design workshops across southern Indiana to…

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State health officials “strongly encourage” everyone to wear masks

INDIANA — State health leaders on Friday were “strongly encouraging” everyone over age 2 to mask up even if they’re vaccinated. They are especially pushing…

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New biomarkers may detect early eye changes that can lead to diabetes-related blindness

BLOOMINGTON – New biomarkers found in the eyes could unlock the key to helping manage diabetic retinopathy, and perhaps even diabetes, according to new research…

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