(ATLANTA) — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its COVID-19 guidance Thursday to ease recommendations for people who are unvaccinated and have been exposed to COVID-19. Previously, the CDC advised that people who were unvaccinated or hadn't received their booster shots should quarantine for... Read More.
(ATLANTA) -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released an online calculator Thursday to help people determine if they should isolate or quarantine after contracting COVID-19 or being exposed to someone with the virus. The tool can be accessed on a desktop or on... Read More.
Amanda Kloots, host of CBS' The Talk, announced on Thursday that she tested positive for COVID-19 following a recent trip to Mexico. Kloots — whose husband, Nick Cordero, died of COVID-related complications in July 2020 — also confirmed that she would be missing The Talk while she quarantines. "My @thetalkcbs... Read More.
Harrisburg, PA – Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding announced that the department has lifted a quarantine in place since August 2014, because Thousand Cankers Disease no longer threatens Pennsylvania's black walnut trees. Pennsylvania leads the nation in production and exports of hardwood lumber, and the disease... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Amidst growing pressure as COVID-19 cases surge across the country, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has now announced that it will shorten the recommended isolation time for asymptomatic people who test positive for COVID-19, and update guidance... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A North Carolina school board voted Monday to make masks optional for students and staff indoors, even as 430 students are under quarantine. The Harnett County School Board voted 4 to 1 for the optional mask policy Monday and it takes effect... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- With schools back in session again, many parents around the country on edge -- dreading the news of a positive coronavirus case in their children's classes. Coronavirus outbreaks have led to hundreds temporary school closures across the country, with tens of thousands... Read More.
(MISSISSIPPI) -- More than 20,000 students across Mississippi are in quarantine after the first week of in-person classes. Mississippi, which has the lowest vaccination rate among all states -- about 34%, according to state data -- is reeling from rising COVID-19 cases and the highly... Read More.
(WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.) -- A total of 440 students have been quarantined in Palm Beach County, Florida, due to COVID-19, just two days after the start of the school year, the Palm Beach County School District told ABC News. The district kicked off the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) — After more than a year, children are emerging from the COVID-19 quarantine. Family gatherings are back, and so are germs and other viruses. For young children, getting sick is a rite of passage that's often short-lived and helps build up future immunities. What... Read More.