Though life has returned to normal in many ways, the pandemic hasn’t disappeared and the potential for a resurgence exists.
Rapid and Relentless
The fast-spreading COVID-19 Omicron variant threatens to overwhelm area hospitals and has yet to show signs of slowing down.
Court orders out of Louisiana and Kentucky cause local institutions to reverse their COVID-19 vaccination policies.
Grappling With a Mandate
With legal challenges expected, local employers are taking a cautious approach to President Joe Biden’s order on COVID-19 vaccinations and testing.
All In on Vaccinations
COVID-19 cases are rising at a rapid clip, but mask mandates and business restrictions are not on the table.
Health Department Moves to Correct Deficiencies
After an audit prompted by a lost vaccine shipment, officials assure county commissioners they are making reforms.
Vaccination Eligibility Expanded
Educators and people 65 and older will be able to receive COVID-19 vaccines as early as next week under new guidance from state health officials.
Weak Link Exposed
Knox County’s missing COVID-19 vaccine shipment reveals the vulnerabilities at the end of the national supply chain.
The Knox County Health Department believes an employee inadvertently tossed out nearly 1,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine.
Power Poll: Slow Going on Vaccines
Respondents to this month’s survey primarily blame the federal government for the sluggish distribution of COVID-19 vaccines.
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