Latest Immunizations News

Minnesota gives 2 million adults at least one vaccine dose

Apr. 11, 2021 14:40 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota hit the 2 million mark for people who have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, the state's Department of Health reported Sunday. “Getting vaccinated will allow us to get back to the people we love and the things we have...

The Latest: Michigan pushing for more vaccines amid spike

Apr. 11, 2021 14:32 PM EDT

DETROIT — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer vowed to keep pushing the White House for more COVID-19 vaccines as the state experiences a spike in cases. The Democrat on Sunday told CBS’ “Face The Nation” that she plans to work with the White House but wants to do...

City of Los Angeles expands vaccine eligibility to 16 and up

Apr. 11, 2021 14:30 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The city of Los Angeles has opened up vaccines to younger people, days ahead of the state broadening eligibility to everyone 16 and up. An option to book vaccine appointments for Los Angeles residents 16 and older at city-run inoculation sites...

Vaccine seized from medical spa due to storage problems

Apr. 11, 2021 14:30 PM EDT

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — About 3,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been confiscated from a Colorado Springs medical spa after county health officials observed problems in vaccine storage on Friday, prompting the state health department to investigate the vaccination process there. ...

Most of White Sox traveling party gets COVID-19 vaccine

Apr. 11, 2021 14:28 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — More than 90% of the traveling party for the Chicago White Sox got the COVID-19 vaccine after their home opener, moving the team closer to meeting Major League Baseball's threshold for relaxing some of the protocols put in place for the pandemic. Showing...

Michigan presses White House for more vaccines amid surge

Apr. 11, 2021 13:42 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer vowed Sunday to keep pushing the White House for more vaccines as Michigan sees a COVID-19 spike. The Democrat told CBS’ “Face The Nation” that she plans to work with the White House but is “really encouraging them to think...

South Dakota hits halfway mark for vaccine-eligible people

Apr. 11, 2021 13:30 PM EDT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Half of South Dakota's population age 16 and over has received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, the state's Department of Health announced Saturday. Health officials opened vaccine eligibility to anyone over age 16 on Monday. Nearly...

Indiana reports nearly 1,200 more COVID-19 cases, 10 deaths

Apr. 11, 2021 12:50 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana health officials on Sunday reported 1,198 more confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 10 additional deaths. The state was approaching 700,000 infections and has logged more than 12,700 deaths from COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic....

More Vermont courthouses ready to reopen for live trials

Apr. 11, 2021 12:50 PM EDT

Eight Vermont courthouses are once again ready for jury trials. The Vermont Judiciary announced recently that the move comes after a year of work to construct barriers, test and improve air circulation and filtration systems, and develop process and facility enhancements...

Hawaii extends eviction moratorium, details vaccine passport

Apr. 11, 2021 11:38 AM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — The governor of Hawaii has issued another emergency proclamation in response to the coronavirus pandemic that extends the statewide eviction moratorium for another two months and details plans for vaccinated travelers. Democratic Gov. David Ige signed...