Right now, with everyone at home, kids may be in front of the television more than ever, and snacking and TV may be a hard combo to break.
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, and what preventative measures you can take to avoid catching it.
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To see a list of confirmed cases in the Local 6 area, click here.
To see a list of local COVID-19 testing locations, click here.
For information on how to check on your coronavirus stimulus check, click here.
For information on the Necessities Grant for Paducah-McCracken County families, click here.
To see a list of stores with senior shopping hours, click here.
For instructions on how to sew face masks, click here.
To see a list of educational content to help keep your kids occupied, click here.
To see a list of local food pantries, click here.
To see a list of local restaurants providing curbside/takeout instead of in-person services, 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 test sites in the Local 6 area, click here.
To see the latest updates on the coronavirus in the Local 6 area, click on the states below.
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Memorial Day weekend may give us a first look of how we'll handle other summer holidays with social distancing guidelines in place.
Multiple southern Illinois health departments confirmed new COVID-19 cases on Monday, and a new coronavirus-related death was reporting in one county.
Harrisburg Mayor John McPeek said local leaders weren't sure if they could have their annual Memorial Day Service this year, but they felt it was the right thing to do.
Williams said close contact, even in the outdoors, can lead to more infections, even among the young and healthy who may not experience symptoms.
Whether online or in socially distanced ceremonies, many students have been celebrating their graduation days in new and unique ways because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The suit comes after California Gov. Gavin Newsom, a Democrat, announced this month that the state would move to encourage all voters to cast their ballots by mail in November.
The coronavirus pandemic has caused stress for everyone, including kids. A new study shows there may be easy ways to help your little ones stay mentally healthy during this uncertain time.
The Jackson County Health Department reports 15 new COVID-19 cases confirmed on Sunday, bringing the southern Illinois county's case tally to 225.
Both stylists had symptoms while at work, officials said. They did not provide details on their conditions or when they tested positive.
Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Sunday released industry-specific guidelines for businesses that will be allowed to resume operations in the third phase of his plan to reopen the state's economy.
Illinois lawmakers approved an approximately $40 billion state budget early Sunday that largely maintains spending, along with a plan to push forward a Chicago casino, during an extraordinary special session held amid the coronavirus pandemic.
A second person from Williamson County, Illinois, has died after testing positive for the novel coronavirus disease, the Franklin-Williamson Bi-County Health Department confirmed Sunday.
The commissioner's Memorial Day warning comes as some states begin to reopen, allowing people to go to beaches, cookouts and bars as they observe one of the more popular holidays that's to take place amid the pandemic.
Curbside service begins on Wednesday, May 27, and will continue through June 6, the library announced in a news release Saturday night. That June 6 date is tentative, however, and may be extended depending on the library's eventual plan to reopen.
Sunny weather drew a crowd to the downtown Paducah area for Memorial Day weekend. As restrictions are lifted in Kentucky, many of you are finally getting out of the house.
Two new COVID-19-related deaths were confirmed in Union County, Illinois, on Saturday, the Southern Seven Health Department reports.
As Kentucky restaurants reopened for in-person dining on Friday, some in downtown Paducah now have extra outdoor seating to help attract more customers.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo dropped the state’s absolute ban on gatherings of any size Friday, issuing an executive order saying up to 10 people are now allowed to be together as long as they abide by other social distancing guidelines adopted during the coronavirus pandemic.
Researchers have finally published the data that led the federal government to recommend the use of the antiviral drug remdesivir in very ill coronavirus patients, and they say the drug alone will not be enough to help patients.
The University of Kentucky budget for the 2020-2021 school year is not going to include reductions in force, university president Eli Capilouto announced Friday.
The Cape Girardeau Department of Public Health is reporting one new case of COVID-19 Friday. There's now a cumulative total of 57 cases of COVID-19 in Cape Girardeau County.
Detectives with the Madisonville-Hopkins County Vice/Narcotics Unit arrested a Madisonville man for trafficking crystal methamphetamine following a joint investigation with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA).
Many of you are planning to head out to the lakes this weekend. With COVID-19 restrictions being lifted, there are still guidelines in place to keep you safe.
The Graves County Health Department confirmed five additional cases of COVID-19 Friday. The west Kentucky county now has a cumulative total of 156 COVID-19 cases.
The Purchase District Health Department have confirmed two new cases of COVID-19 in McCracken County and one new case in Fulton County. McCracken County now has 89 cases of COVID 19 and Fulton County has three cases.
Gov. Andy Beshear and Secretary of State Michael Adams announced Friday the online portal to register for an absentee ballot for Kentucky's primary election June 23 is now open.
In southern Illinois, seven new COVID-19 cases were reported in Jackson County, one was reported in Massac County and 12 were reported in Union County Friday.
April 2020 was Illinois' first full month under the state's COVID-19 stay-at-home order. April 2020 is also the month with the largest job loss in state history.
Union City Schools announced Thursday they have canceled their junior/senior prom due to social distancing guidelines from the COVID-19 outbreak.