SOUTHERN INDIANA — Putting their own well-being at risk every day are the health care providers treating patients who have been infected with the coronavirus.
From dancing in the streets at Waterford Place to welcome spring, to serving meals room-to-room in fancy footwear, calling it “Meals in Heels,” at Primrose Retirement Community, staff and residents are finding ways to keep things entertaining.
The Anderson Symphony Orchestra has, for the first time in its 52 seasons, canceled a concert. The April 18 full-stage production of “South Pacific” with the Anderson University musical theater department has been canceled due to the unprecedented situation of COVID-19.
Local officials are now working with a new calendar as they prepare for the primary. Earlier this month the state moved the primary back from May 5 to June 2. The changing of the date for the election also adjusted many of the voting activities leading up to the primary.
More than 120,000 Hoosiers have applied for unemployment benefits and applications for family and social services are rising, as well, amid the fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Indiana Family & Social Services Administration on Wednesday announced Medicaid policy changes regarding COVID-19. The agency said some policy and program changes have been made to help ensure its members in managed care programs and its traditional Medicaid members are able to maintain continuous coverage.
The Madison County Health Department reported Wednesday that a second county resident has died from the COVID-19 virus, but the department was unable to confirm that the death of a third local person was caused by the virus.
INDIANAPOLIS —The Indiana State Department of Health today announced that 409 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at ISDH, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and private laboratories.
INDIANA — There are now 45 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Clark County, and one death. The patient was a 57-year-old man with underlying health issues who died Tuesday at Clark Memorial Health.
LOUISVILLE — On any other day, you’d find New Albany entrepreneur David Gramlin working on ways to turn recycled plastics into practical, everyday products. But in the midst of an unprecedented public health crisis, he’s turned his focus to helping curb the spread of COVID-19.
CLARKSVILLE — Cathy Scrivner typically visits her 80-year-old mother, Billie Hill, every day at Westminster Health Care Center in Clarksville.
At a time when uncertainty reigns with COVID-19 and some doughnut shops have chosen to temporarily close, one business is hiring people to fill vacancies and marking three years of business in Anderson.
While humans are being asked to practice social distancing, nothing is stopping local residents from making new friends at animal shelters and rescues.
NAPPANEE — With days of social distancing, travel advisories, working from home and no school stretching into weeks, a Nappanee woman has chalked out a couple squares of virtual fun to help fend off the isolation blues.
This Week's Circulars
Mary Elizabeth Knopfle, 69, Supply, North Carolina, passed away Sunday, March 22, 2020, at Lower Cape Fear LifeCare, Brunswick House. Mary was born at Margaret Mary Community Hospital, Batesville, Indiana, Thursday, Oct. 19, 1950, to the late William and Loretta Gillman Westerman. In additio…
Gregory Wade Thayer, 69, of Osgood passed away Monday, March 23, 2020, at Margaret Mary Health in Batesville. The son of J. Wade and Mary Kamman Thayer was born at the Whitlatch Clinic in Milan on November 28, 1950. He was married to Yolanda Kramer on October 22, 1977, and his wife of 42 yea…
Eunice F. Miller, age 84 of Batesville, died Friday, March 20, 2020, at her home. Born November 5, 1935, in Franklin County Indiana, she is the daughter of Bertha (nee Geis) and William Metz. She worked 19 years at the Hill-Rom Company as an assembler. Family was most important to Eunice and…
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