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 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.
Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear asked federal appeals courts to block a Wednesday order by a U.S. district judge that would allow private religious school in the commonwealth return to in-person instruction immediately.
“The thing we need to remember most importantly out of this is that it isn’t about restricting individuals, it’s about saving lives,” Jefferson County Health Department Director Kelley Vollmar said in a statement.
The health department has been offering expanded testing in community locations since Oct. 5 through a pilot program with the state.
McCracken County School Board Chair Chris Taylor is stressing the importance of wearing masks and practicing good hygiene, after his mother died from COVID-19 complications over the weekend.
To those planning to visit people outside of their own households for the holiday, Ezike and Pritzker again implored Illinoisans to change those plans during a briefing Wednesday.
On Wednesday, U.S. District Judge Gregory Van Tatenhove ruled in favor of the religious school, saying the order violates its First Amendment right as a religious institution.
Folks in one local county are collecting gift cards for restaurant workers affected by Kentucky's new COVID-19 restrictions.
"I’m grateful for all Kentuckians who are sacrificing this year to keep each other safe," Gov. Andy Beshear said, ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday.
The Wednesday before Thanksgiving always tops the charts as the busiest day of travel. AAA projected about 50 million people out on the roads for Thanksgiving travel. That's down 10% from the same time last year.
The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose last week to 778,000, evidence that the U.S. economy and job market remain under strain as coronavirus cases surge and colder weather heighten the risks.
Beshear said in his daily briefing Tuesday he doesn't want to issue any blanket orders on tents, but state health officials need to review how safe each restaurants set ups are.
After international supply chains were severely disrupted early in the pandemic, states were left battling each other for limited shares of PPE.
The most common changes reported were seeing only immediate household members and having a smaller dinner than originally planned, according to the poll, which was based on a nationally representative sample of 1,002 US adults and conducted between November 20 and 23.
Giroir said at a news conference Tuesday held by the US Department of Health and Human Services that there is starting to be a "preponderance of evidence" that a shorter quarantine, complemented by a test, may be enough to slow the spread of Covid-19, and that a 14-day quarantine may no longer be necessary.
Students at Union City Schools, in Tennessee, will return to a more traditional learning setting when classes resume Monday after Thanksgiving holiday break.
The checkout aisles at a number of the United States' largest grocery chains are going to look a little different.
Beshear has asked churches to stop meeting in person for now because of the pandemic, but it is not a mandate.
Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s administration is reminding local government officials of a Dec. 1 deadline to submit applications for federal relief from the coronavirus pandemic.
With new cases of coronavirus surging around the country, along with hospitalization rates and COVID-19 deaths, it's important to remember the basic steps you can take to protect yourself.
Gov. Andy Beshear reported 2,194 new COVID-19 cases on Nov. 22 — which is the highest number ever reported on a Sunday in Kentucky.
PADUCAH — In the middle of a pandemic, health care workers are tasked with many different jobs. But another job is waiting for them when they get home – being there for their family.
Another west Kentucky judge executive is voicing criticism of the new COVID-19 restrictions affecting restaurants, bars and some other businesses.
(CNN) — For months, health experts have warned that all it takes is one infected person to create an outbreak.
The Marshall County Health Department says it will not be taking any action against any potential violators of Kentucky's new COVID-19 restrictions until the state gives further clarification.
At least 12,019,960 cases have been confirmed, according to Johns Hopkins University data, and 255,414 Americans have died.
Thousands of new COVID-19 cases were reported across the state Saturday, as well as 21 new virus-related deaths.
The chief of the St. Louis Metropolitan Pandemic Task Force said projections show the region’s hospitals maxing out intensive care units in a matter of days.
Starting Monday, all public and private schools in Kentucky are to cease in-person instruction under an executive order from Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear aimed at curbing the ongoing COVID-19 surge across the state.