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A new CDC report found that Kansas counties who complied with a mask mandate saw a decrease in cases compared to counties that didn"t

The CDC found that counties in Kansas that opted out of the statewide mask mandate saw their number of cases jump by 100% over the period studied. President Donald Trump opted .....»»

Category: worldSource: nytNov 21st, 2020

3 Kansas City-area counties rank among nation"s healthiest communities, according to U.S. News

A new analysis by U.S. News & World Report ranks three Kansas City-area counties among the healthiest communities in the United States......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 22nd, 2020

Governor may push counties to close bars and clubs, limit gatherings to 15 people

Gov. Laura Kelly said Monday she might recommend counties to go back to Phase 2 of Kansas' reopening plan if Covid-19 cases continue to climb. Moving back to Phase 2 would mean mass gatherings would be limited to 15 people and bars and clubs would be f.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 28th, 2020

Ohio Gov. DeWine orders statewide Covid-19 mask mandate – with caveats

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine is extending the requirement for facial coverings to all 88 counties regardless of the speed at which Covid-19 is spreading – although allowing wide latitude for exemptions. The state also is instituting a travel advisory that.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 22nd, 2020

DeWine orders statewide Covid-19 mask mandate – with caveats

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine is extending the requirement for facial coverings to all 88 counties regardless of the speed at which Covid-19 is spreading – although allowing wide latitude for exemptions. The state also is instituting a travel advisor.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 22nd, 2020

Mask mandate now applies to 60% of Ohio population as more counties deemed at-risk

About three-fifths of Ohio's population now falls under data-driven mandates to wear facial coverings out in public as more counties tipped into high alert. Statewide there are 19 counties now classified at the second-worst risk level under metrics.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 16th, 2020

COVID-19: 4 new cases found in Oregon, 1 in Clark County, Wash.

Four more people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Oregon, health officials announced Saturday, bringing the state's total to seven. The new cases are in Klamath, Jackson and Washington counties, according to the Oregon Health Authority. Three o.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 7th, 2020

Shelby County tops Alabama counties in net worth rankings

A new report found Shelby County has the highest per capita net worth in the state –and metro Birmingham counties performed particularly well on the list. The analysis by SmartAsset found Shelby County's per capita net worth was the highest in t.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 6th, 2019

These Florida counties are among the most — and least — affordable for housing in Q3

Some Central Florida counties fared better than others when it came to housing affordability in third-quarter 2019. Irvine, California-based Attom Data Solutions released its Q3 2019 home affordability report, which found that not all Florida coun.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 6th, 2019

Report: Average tax refunds in Erie, Niagara counties not much different than 2018

Taxpayers in Erie County received an average refund of $2,688 in 2019, a 2 percent increase from the prior year. In nearby Niagara County, the average refund totaled $2,469, a difference of just 1 percent compared to 2018. That’s according to a .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 12th, 2019

Where St. Louis ranks statewide for growth: Report

The city of St. Louis has the most incoming investments in its local economy compared with counties across the state of Missouri, according to a new study by financial website SmartAsset. The study ranked the city of St. Louis alongside Missouri'.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 23rd, 2019

Report: New Jersey E. coli investigation may be tied to Panera Bread

Six cases of E. coli exposure in at least four counties were reported in New Jersey. A state health official said inve.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 6th, 2018

South Dakota"s governor encouraged people to go shopping the same day the state reported its highest single-day COVID-19 death total

Noem, a Republican, has refused calls to issue a mask mandate, disputing their effectiveness even as cases in South Dakota surge. South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem speaks during the Republican National Con.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytNov 29th, 2020

COVID-19: These Are the 5 Most Dangerous Counties in Your State

24/7 Wall St. has looked at each state to determine the counties where the COVID-19 cases per 100,000 are the highest......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstNov 25th, 2020

COVID-19: These Are the 5 Most Dangerous Counties in Your State

24/7 Wall St. has looked at each state to determine the counties where the COVID-19 cases per 100,000 are the highest......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstNov 25th, 2020

Covid-19 are cases spiking. See where each Charlotte-area county ranks on NC"s new alert system

With Covid-19 cases surging in North Carolina, Gov. Roy Cooper announced Tuesday afternoon the state is introducing a new alert system to identify counties with the highest level of community spread. And parts of the Charlotte region are among .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 18th, 2020

Hospitals urge Gov. Parson to issue statewide mask mandate

Missouri hospitals are urging Gov. Mike Parson to issue a statewide mask mandate as Covid-19 cases surge across the state......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 18th, 2020

Jackson, Wyandotte counties issue Covid-19 orders that are stricter than Kansas City

County leaders announced the orders back-to-back Monday — moments after Mayor Quinton Lucas proclaimed his own order for Kansas City......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 16th, 2020

Hogan allocates $70M for emergency Covid response as counties tighten restrictions

Maryland will allocate $70 million in federal funding toward initiatives aimed at bolstering the state's emergency response to the current surge of coronavirus cases, including stockpiling personal protective gear, adding more staff to its unemp.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 12th, 2020

Covid-19 numbers break records again, spiking in rural areas

There were three counties in Pennsylvania that had more than 10% of their cases for the entire pandemic reported on Thursday......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 12th, 2020

US counties showing the worst surge of COVID-19 cases overwhelmingly voted for Trump in this year"s election

Trump won the majority of votes in more than 90% of the 376 US counties with the highest number of new COVID-19 cases per capita. Getty Counties that are experiencing some of the worst COVID-19 su.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytNov 5th, 2020