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.

"This is a direct result of our region, Region 5, experiencing an increase in the number of positive COVID-19 cases, which has categorized Jackson County as an area of 'high transmission,'" the news release states. 

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Starting Thursday, a mask requirement will be in place for all state employees — vaccinated or not — while indoors while around other people at work. All visitors to state buildings will also be required to wear masks. 

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A group of Tennessee Senate Republicans are urging the public to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, a move that comes as case numbers are beginning to once again climb throughout the state.

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Asked if he thinks the new revised guidance on masks from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will lead to confusion for Americans, Biden cast blame on unvaccinated Americans, saying that if they had been vaccinated "we'd be in a very different world."

Competition began Wednesday, more than a year after the original start date. The Games were delayed due to the pandemic, but with COVID-19 still spreading unchecked in Japan, organizers have been forced to take unprecedented steps to keep competitors and the public safe.