The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's website has updated, yet again, guidelines for testing people who do not have symptoms of coronavirus.
Centers for Disease Control Director Robert Redfield said that most Americans won't receive a coronavirus vaccine until the back half of 2021. CNN's Erica Hill reports.
During a Senate committee hearing, Dr. Robert Redfield said a face mask may provide better protection against coronavirus than a vaccine. CNN's Elizabeth Cohen reports the CDC director also offered a timeline as to when a vaccine might be available to most Americans.
Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Dr. Anthony Fauci praised how Vermont has handled the coronavirus pandemic and said that a national mask mandate "probably would not work" in the US.
Missouri reported that 1,010 patients were in hospitals Friday with confirmed or presumed cases of COVID-19.
A mother in Venezuela tells CNN she was quarantined against her will in a motel for 23 days. Doctors say Venezuela's government has been using motels and other makeshift facilities to quarantine patients suspected of having the novel coronavirus, in a bid to keep them from overburdening the …
TOPEKA – The Governor’s Council on Fitness is now accepting nominations for its annual Kansas Health Champion Awards. Awards are given to individuals and organizations that make an exceptional effort to model, encourage and promote health and fitness in Kansas. The deadline for nominations i…
The Hiawatha Community Hospital has had its share of challenges within the past couple of years but hospital officials want the public to know that the hospital continues to make improvements.
Calling all new and expecting moms! Brown County Health Department has once again partnered with Hiawatha Community Hospital and UnitedHealthcare-Community Plan of Kansas to co-host a community baby shower from 1-3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 16 at the Fisher Community Center in Hiawatha.
The previous Davies Oil location and now Berwick Cooperative Oil Co. store at 1115 W. Oregon in Hiawatha is now a Cenex branded c-store.
As school has been in full swing for almost a month for many local schools, a few local districts — including Hiawatha — are reporting COVID-19 cases among staff and students this week.
The USD 430 School Board met on Monday evening and ratified a negotiated agreement with staff. A $0.25 raise was approved for all classified staff, while a 2% increase passed for the district’s 5 administration staff members, while principals and the Curriculum Director were moved to 12-mont…
At Monday’s Hiawatha City Commission meeting, several concerned community members took advantage of the newly reinstated Public Comments portion of the agenda to address concerns over the city’s animal control ordinances.
(Omaha) -- The Omaha bar owner who faced charges in the shooting death of James Scurlock has died by suicide.
Republican U.S. Senate candidate Lauren Witzke is drawing criticism for a social media post, including a controversial meme, she posted just hours after Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death Friday night.
The national Marquette Law School poll found the 87-year-old Ginsburg was easily the most recognized of the nine justices, with 63% of respondents saying they knew enough to have an opinion on her and 44% viewing her favorably.
(The Center Square) – Law enforcement officials say an envelope sent to President Donald Trump tested positive this week for the poisonous substance ricin.
The protesters waved large U.S. flags alongside other posters that said, "Honk for freedom," "Take the mask off," "Keep your mask off my kid" and "Trump 2020."
A 16-year-old Hiawatha teen was killed in an early morning crash Sunday and three other teenagers remain hospitalized in serious to critical conditions.
Weather conditions are rapidly deteriorating this morning and the Brown County Sheriff is issuing a travel advisory.
Jan. 14 to Jan. 20, 2019
After a full day of testimony in a preliminary hearing in Brown County District Court Wednesday, a 28-year-old Hiawatha woman has been bound over for arraignment on charges of murder in the first degree.
The Brown County Commission addressed a concern from a county resident about semis “jake-braking” near his house.
The Board of Brown County Commissioners met in regular session with the following members present: Chairman Dwight A. Kruse, Keith Olsen, and Richard L. Lehmkuhl. Also present was Brown County Clerk Melissa Gormley. County Attorney Kevin Hill was present for a portion of the meeting. Dwight …
The Board of Brown County Commissioners met in regular session with the following members present: Chairman Dwight A. Kruse, Keith Olsen, and Richard L. Lehmkuhl. Also present was Brown County Clerk, Melissa Gormley. County Attorney Kevin Hill was present for a portion of the meeting. Dwight…