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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The poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research finds that 56% of Americans favor requiring people on planes, trains and public transportation to wear masks. That compares with 24% opposed and 20% who say they’re neither in favor nor opposed.

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As COVID-19 cases continue to decline locally, hospitals are finally playing catch-up after being overwhelmed by the virus for the last two years. Baptist Health Paducah and Mercy Health – Lourdes Hospital are both reporting fewer inpatients with COVID.

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The US Food and Drug Administration has granted emergency use authorization to the first COVID-19 test that spots chemical compounds associated with the coronavirus in breath, the agency said Thursday.

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"Today, in preparation for travel to Europe, I took a PCR test this morning. That test came back positive, which means I will be adhering to CDC guidance and no longer be traveling on the president's trip to Europe," Psaki said in a White House statement.