The outbreak of coronavirus in the United States and around the world has many in the Local 6 area worried about their health and safety.

To help keep you updated on the virus, we have created this page.

Along with stories we have done on the virus, we will also provide links for information on the virus, its symptoms, what preventative measures you can take to avoid catching it, and vaccionation sites.


Click here for a local COVID-19 vaccine guide.

To see a list of local COVID-19 testing locations, click here.

Click here to watch the latest COVID-19 livestreams.

To see a list of confirmed cases in the Local 6 area, click here.

To see the total number of cases confirmed across the world, including the number of those who have died and those who have recovered, click here.

To see a list of local food pantries, click here.

To see a list of educational content to help keep your kids occupied, click here.

For instructions on how to sew face masks, click here.

To see the latest updates on the coronavirus in the Local 6 area, click on the states below.

Want to know what symptoms to look out for? Check out the infographic below or click here.

Want to know what to do if you are sick, click here. If you are looking for other medical information on the coronavirus, click here.

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Omicron, the latest covid variant is top of mind for Paducah doctors. Right now they have a lot of questions about the variant, and are working to find out how it will impact the Local 6 area. 

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U.S. health officials say Merck's experimental COVID-19 pill is effective but they raised questions about its safety during pregnancy. The FDA posted its review Friday ahead of a public meeting next week where outside experts will debate the drug's benefits and risks.

The discovery of a new coronavirus variant sent a chill through much of the world as nations raced to halt air travel, markets fell sharply and scientists held emergency meetings. But the risks of the variant remained largely unknown.

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The Biden administration is making billions of dollars available to drugmakers to scale up domestic production of COVID-19 vaccines in the hopes of building capacity to produce an additional 1 billion shots per year to share globally.

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Graves County Schools made the decision to stop requiring masks indoors because the county has gone two weeks in a row with incidence rates below 20 average daily cases per 100,000 population.