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Companies are racing to create a COVID-19 vaccine. Stacker has used data from the CDC, FDA, and other health sources to show how these vaccines are being made and approved.

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To determine the states with the highest rates of reported COVID-19 hospitalizations, Stacker compared hospitalizations reported by the Department of Health and Human Services with population data from the U.S. Census.

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From sleeping hammocks to siestas, Sunday Citizen looks at how people from around the world get their sleep, according to scientific research and news articles.

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Following a month of skyrocketing Covid-19 cases, the US has reached its highest number yet of hospitalizations due to the virus. The US surpassed 80,000 daily hospitalizations on November 19 and set new records steadily for 17 days straight until Friday, according to the COVID Tracking Proj…

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Alison Johnson, a registered nurse and director of the critical care unit at Johnson City Medical Center in Tennessee, explains the impact a pandemic makes on hospitals. She tells CNN's Boris Sanchez the mental health toll is as real as coronavirus. If you or someone you know needs help, cal…

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CNN's Chloe Melas talks with lifestyle writers and editors about how to protect your mental health during a holiday season complicated by the coronavirus pandemic.

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CNN senior medical correspondent Elizabeth Cohen breaks down the likely Covid-19 vaccine timeline following President Donald Trump's remarks that distribution could start during the first week of December.

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There’s no shortage of myths and misconceptions surrounding mental illness and the millions who struggle with it. Stacker helps separate fact from fiction using expert sources. 

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Thanksgiving traditions may be different during the COVID-19 pandemic, but customers socially distanced to line up Monday morning to get their turkey's at Tower Chicken in Milwaukee

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To determine the states doing the most and least COVID-19 testing, Stacker compared testing numbers from the COVID Tracking Project, contextualized with population data from the U.S. Census (American Community Survey 2018 5-year estimates).

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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…

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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.

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The Brown County Commission voted Monday to strongly suggest the use of masks in public, but officials decided not to mandate them this time.

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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.

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TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE), in conjunction with the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT), has lifted all remaining public health advisories for Kansas lakes affected by blue-green algae. At the end of the recreation season in October, …

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A 52-year-old Horton woman was transported to the Hiawatha Hospital treatment for suspected injuries Monday morning following a rollover accident near Horton in Atchison County, the Kansas Highway Patrol reports.

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The Hiawatha City Commission met on Monday evening, and the group came to an agreement, given the recent rapid spike in Covid-19 cases in Hiawatha and Brown County, that as of Wednesday, the City will close the Fisher Center, as well as City Hall, which will be open by appointment only. The …

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Given the continuing increasing cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in our community, the Hiawatha City Commission has taken the following steps in an effort to slow the spread of the virus. We apologize for any inconvenience but truly feel it is in the best interest of Hiawatha, Brown County an…

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With the initial shipments of a new vaccine against COVID-19 potentially weeks away, Virginia is testing its plan for distributing the initially limited supply of the vaccine to the people who need it most — front-line medical workers and the employees and residents of nursing homes and other long-term care facilities.

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A vehicle said by authorities to have been traveling at a high rate of speed on a side road off U.S. Highway 36 crashed into a ditch on early Sunday morning, killing one of the five teenage occupants, all of whom are from Hiawatha. 

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The Brown County Commission heard plans from the NEK Area Agency on Aging to take over Meals on Wheels from the Hiawatha Community Hospital.

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Since the courthouse will be closed to the public starting Monday, Nov. 30, please contact the Treasurers office to make arrangements to complete transactions that cannot be completed by mail, online or dropbox (which will be located on the south side of the courthouse 24 hours a day.