Vaccine

  Key council oversight committee increasing workload as City of Cleveland runs out of phase 1B vaccines

One day after 19 News learned the City of Cleveland ran out of its weekly allotment of COVID-19 vaccines, the chairman of a key city council oversight committee announced the group will be meeting more frequently.

COVID-19 Tracker: Check out the latest on test results around the country

Gov. DeWine said Ohio’s curfew to curb COVID-19 spread will be extended again

  EU struggles, looks for answers to stop spread of new virus variants

How to get the COVID-19 vaccine in every Northeast Ohio county and Cleveland

  Eli Lilly: Drug can prevent COVID-19 illness in nursing homes

Ohio reports single-day spike of 109 COVID-19 deaths and 7,271 new cases

  Biden’s new mask mandate and you

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Ohio State Highway Patrol trooper dies of COVID-19

  Cruise line requires passengers to get COVID vaccine

Food assistance program for Ohio students approved through end of school year

Gov. DeWine urges President Biden to further supply vaccine, federal funding to Ohio

  US jobless claims decline to a still-high 900,000

  Biden’s US revives support for WHO, reversing Trump retreat

  Schwarzenegger on COVID-19 vaccine: ‘Come with me if you want to live’

The actor and former California governor tweeted out a video of himself getting the shot.

  Holding hands, couple married 70 years dies from COVID-19 minutes apart

Three of the couple's children wanted to share their story to encourage others to take COVID-19 seriously and give the virus respect.

  Nearly 1,000 doses of COVID vaccine wasted in Columbus, Cleveland hospitals working to make sure that doesn’t happen here

Nearly 1,000 doses of COVID vaccine wasted in Columbus, Cleveland hospitals working to make sure that doesn’t happen here

  City of Cleveland runs out of vaccine just one day after beginning of Phase 1B

Just one day after Phase 1B of Ohio’s vaccine rollout began, the City of Cleveland is out of doses.

2 new deaths, child among 145 more confirmed COVID-19 cases reported in Cleveland

  Your health can affect your response to the Covid-19 vaccine

  Limited amount of students return to Oberlin High School after nearly 10 months

Greater Cleveland Food Bank to host drive-thru distribution in Muni Lot Thursday

  As virus surges, states reporting shortages of vaccine

Nearly 1K COVID-19 vaccines wasted, Ohio Department of Health says

Cleveland Clinic stops COVID-19 vaccinations of Ohio’s caregivers

The Cleveland Clinic will stop vaccinations of caregivers and will focus on the general public as Ohio moves from Phase 1A to 1B of Ohio's

Ohio reports single-day spike of 73 COVID-19 deaths and 6,378 new cases

As of Wednesday, the Department of Health reported 10,409 Ohioans have died from the coronavirus with at least 842,433 cases statewide since the start of the pandemic.

Ohio Department of Health announces Phase 1B COVID-19 vaccine providers and how to register (list)

Here's a list of coronavirus vaccine providers in Ohio

  Woman pregnant with twins survives COVID-19 after 7 weeks in hospital, special therapy

The future mother underwent an intensive therapy called extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, which is used for COVID-19 patients who are out of other options.

2 new deaths, infant among 229 more confirmed COVID-19 cases reported in Cleveland from Jan. 18-19

Health officials said the new confirmed cases include people whose ages range from under 1-year-old to their 90s.

  Overcoming a fear of needles to get the Covid-19 vaccine

About a quarter of American adults are afraid of needles.

  Emotional day as first group of eligible seniors receive COVID-19 vaccine at Cleveland Clinic

The Cleveland Clinic began administering COVID-19 vaccines to eligible seniors on Tuesday as part of Ohio’s Phase 1B plan.

  ‘Shameful’: US virus deaths top 400K as Trump leaves office

The U.S. death toll from the coronavirus topped 400,000, according to data from Johns Hopkins University.

  University Hospitals vaccinates more than 1 person a minute at its Shaker Heights facility

Ohioans 80 and older have started to get the vaccine as the first group in the general public with University Hospitals vaccinated more than a person a minute at its Shaker Heights facility

  Panel: China, WHO should have acted quicker to stop COVID-19 pandemic

The panel concluded that "many countries took minimal action to prevent the spread (of COVID-19) internally and internationally." The pandemic has killed at least 2 million people worldwide so far.

  Boosting your body’s vaccine response: Stress doesn’t help

A new study suggests your mental and physical health can affect how your body reacts to the COVID vaccine.

  A new COVID-19 challenge: Mutations rise along with cases

The coronavirus is becoming more genetically diverse, and health officials say the high rate of new cases is the main reason.

How dangerous is it? Scientists study South African COVID-19 variant

A second wave of COVID-19 is devastating South Africa.

  ‘We’re surviving’: Mother, daughter battle COVID-19 at same Calif. hospital

The two believe the mother came into contact with someone who had COVID-19 while working at Walgreens.

  Doctors warn families to wait to visit loved ones after getting vaccine

As senior citizens across Northeast Ohio are set to be vaccinated this week, many families wonder how long before they can visit their loved ones. Local doctors warn that families shouldn’t rush, as it takes time for the vaccine to take effect once a person gets both doses.

  Ohio’s largest police organization calls on Gov. DeWine to reverse course and include cops in vaccine rollout

Both firefighters and EMS workers have been included in the initial phases of the vaccine rollout.

  WHO chief lambasts vaccine profits, demands elderly go first

The World Health Organization chief on Monday lambasted drugmakers’ profits and vaccine inequalities, saying it’s “not right” that younger, healthier adults in wealthy countries get vaccinated against COVID-19 before older people or health care workers in poorer countries.

  Coronavirus deaths rising in 30 US states amid winter surge

Coronavirus deaths are rising in nearly two-thirds of American states as a winter surge pushes the overall toll toward 400,000 amid warnings that a new, highly contagious variant is taking hold.

  Local drugstores stepping up to combat COVID-19

And here in Cleveland, some independent pharmacies are also getting ready to serve a community that this pandemic has hit the hardest.

  Who can get a COVID-19 vaccination in Ohio this week?

Distribution of the vaccine is by group.

  ‘I had the feeling of impending doom’: COVID survivor urges plasma donation

Convalescent plasma, blood plasma taken from people who have recovered from COVID-19, has antibodies that can help those who are sick from the virus.

  Alcohol sales rise during COVID-19 pandemic: Good for the economy, but bad for your health

Throughout the pandemic, many of us have felt lonely, stressed, and downright bored.

Here’s where you can get a COVID-19 vaccine in Ohio

The next phase of Ohio’s COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan is set to begin this week, making the vaccine accessible to more Ohioans.

Ohio reports single-day spike of 81 COVID-19 deaths and 4,312 new cases

As of Monday, the Department of Health reported 10,281 Ohioans have died from the coronavirus with at least 831,066 cases statewide since the start of the pandemic.

Agents cite Cleveland, Euclid bars for violating health orders during Browns game

These cases will go before the Ohio Liquor Control Commission for potential penalties.

  Man allegedly hid 3 months at Chicago airport due to COVID-19

The man was “scared to go home due to COVID,” and told authorities that he’d found a badge and that other passengers at the airport had given him food.

  Mother dies from COVID-19 weeks after giving birth to 3rd child

Her widower says he’s going to do what he can to make sure all three girls grow up knowing their mom.

No deaths, but 162 new confirmed COVID-19 cases reported in Cleveland

Health officials said the new confirmed cases include people whose ages range from under 1-year-old to their 90s.

5 Northeast Ohio businesses cited by OIU for violating Gov. DeWine’s health orders

The restaurants' citation cases will be seen by the Ohio Liquor Control Commission.

Ohio reports single-day spike of 65 COVID-19 deaths and 5,247 new cases

As of Sunday, the Department of Health reported 10,200 Ohioans have died from the coronavirus with at least 826,754 cases statewide since the start of the pandemic.

  Couple married 33 years dies from COVID-19 just 1 day apart

The couple had many plans for 2021, including getting the COVID-19 vaccine. Their friends hope their deaths serve as a stark message about the importance of the vaccine.

  Elderly MetroHealth patients vaccinated for COVID-19

Hundreds of senior citizens gathered today and rolled up their sleeves. MetroHealth vaccinated some of it’s most vulnerable patients this morning, and 19 News was there.

No deaths, but 179 new confirmed COVID-19 cases reported in Cleveland

Health officials said the new confirmed cases include people whose ages range from under 1-year-old to their 90s.

Ohio reports single-day spike of 78 COVID-19 deaths and 7,065 new cases

As of Saturday, the Department of Health reported 10,135 Ohioans have died from the coronavirus with at least 821,507 cases statewide since the start of the pandemic.

Are you a Cleveland Clinic patient, 80+ and want a COVID-19 vaccine appointment? Here’s how to schedule

Appointment scheduling opens Saturday

2 new deaths, infant among 161 more confirmed COVID-19 cases reported in Cleveland

Health officials said the new confirmed cases include people whose ages range from under 1-year-old to their 90s.

  Northeast Ohio COVID-19 vaccine providers continue to work through the process of phase 1B

As the pandemic drags on, so does the wait for the vaccination program to ramp up as local providers continue working through the registration process in hopes of seeing the vaccine arrive soon.

  Harry Boomer: My personal journey to the decision to get vaccinated against COVID-19

The choice to get a vaccine is one that many Americans are grappling with. There are personal reasons, distrust of the medical establishment, and other considerations as well. It’s a decision our Harry Boomer made, and he’s sharing his point of view.

Cavaliers matchups versus Wizards postponed as Washington doesn’t have enough players after COVID-19 contact tracing

The NBA said the Wizards do not have the league-required eight players available for the matchups against the Cavaliers on Jan. 17 and 18 due to ongoing contact tracing.

  Non-profit resolves COVID-19 rental assistance application delay for Cleveland landlord

CNH Housing Partners identified a mistake in the application and are processing funds for a Cleveland landlord after 19 New Troubleshooters got involved.

11 more RTA employees test positive for COVID-19; bringing the total to 162 since pandemic

RTA officials that out of the 162 employees previously diagnosed with COVID-19, 133 have fully recovered and have returned to work.

  Anger in states over pace of COVID-19 vaccine allotments

The developments threatened to escalate tensions between the Trump administration and some states over who is responsible for the relatively slow start to the vaccination campaign.

Cuyahoga County health officials extend Stay at Home Advisory until Jan. 31.

It had been set to expire on Jan. 15.

Ohio reports single-day spike of 67 COVID-19 deaths and 7,149 new cases

As of Friday, the Department of Health reported 10,057 Ohioans have died from the coronavirus with at least 814,442 cases statewide since the start of the pandemic.

  Global death toll from COVID-19 tops 2 million amid vaccine rollout

The milestone was reached just over a year after the coronavirus was first detected in the Chinese city of Wuhan.

Cleveland schools CEO recommends remote learning at least through end of February, cites vaccine shortage

Cleveland Metropolitan School District Superintendent Eric Gordon provided an update to students and families regarding when children could return back to in-person learning.

  Biden taps former FDA chief Kessler to lead vaccine science

He has been acting as a top pandemic adviser to Biden and his appointment was announced Friday by the presidential transition office.

Who will provide Phase 1B COVID-19 vaccinations in Cuyahoga and Lorain Counties?

Check out a list of vaccine providers

4 new deaths, infant among 162 more confirmed COVID-19 cases reported in Cleveland

Health officials said the new confirmed cases include people whose ages range from under 10-years-old to their 90s.

  Biden unveils $1.9T plan to stem virus and steady economy

The Biden plan comes as a divided nation remains caught in the grip of the pandemic’s most dangerous wave yet. So far, more than 380,000 Americans have died.

  Cuyahoga County Board of Health will delay the start of phase 1B of vaccination program

The Cuyahoga County Board of Health announced that there there is still too much work to be done with phase 1A of the vaccination roll out to move forward to phase 1B, so the county is going to delay phase 1B until they make progress with those who are eligible but have not been vaccinated.

University Hospitals pre-registration now open to schedule COVID-19 vaccination for Group 1B

You do not have to be a UH patient to register or receive a vaccine from UH, but vaccinations will be by appointment only.

  Expanded vaccine rollout in US spawns a new set of problems

Up until the past few days, health care workers and nursing home patients had largely been given priority in most places around the U.S.

  Cleveland landlord frustrated after applying for rental relief with no response for 2 months

Landlord and Tenant are puzzled by the timing of their COVID Relief Payments

  No evidence of child abuse surge amid pandemic, HHS leaders say

Calls to hotlines reporting suspected abuse are down compared to 2019, while calls to support centers from hard-up families seeking assistance have increased.

‘We don’t have enough’: Gov. DeWine warns of frustrations as vaccine rollout continues in Ohio

Gov. Mike DeWine admitted on Thursday that there is a “scarcity” in the number of COVID-19 vaccine doses available in Ohio.

Ohio reports single-day spike of 109 COVID-19 deaths and 7,654 new cases

As of Thursday, the Department of Health reported 9,990 Ohioans have died from the coronavirus with at least 807,293 cases statewide since the start of the pandemic.

Post Malone donates 10,000 Crocs to frontline workers

The new Crocs were released last month. They sold out in less than an hour.