coronavirus

Getting help via 911 may take 2-3 minutes longer now

The coronavirus pandemic has seemingly touched every aspect of every day life, but one downfall that you may not have expected is the increase in 911 call wait times.
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Hospital workers announce engagement while getting COVID vaccine: 'It just felt that extra special'

Two healthcare workers in Boston have dual reasons to celebrate: they’re vaccinated and engaged! After getting their COVID-19 vaccines together, the couple announced the big news. Read the heartwarming story now.
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Hotel industry continues to face COVID challenges, full recovery not expected until 2024

The American Hotel & Lodging Association recently released its State of the Hotel Industry 2021 report, examining the economics of recovery after the industry experienced the “worst year on record” in 2020.
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Frontier Airlines passenger told he should be on no-fly list after complaining about a sick passenger

A flight attendant with Frontier Airlines reportedly told a passenger that he “should be on a no-fly list” after the man complained about another traveler who was coughing.
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Dr. Fauci says doubling up on masks 'makes common sense' and is 'more effective'

White house advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci is confirming what many people have suspected for some time – two masks are indeed better than one – particularly since more virulent strains of COVID-19 emerges across the globe.
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COVID-19 mutations complicate efforts to slow the spread

Health officials around the world remain troubled by mutations of the novel coronavirus. British researchers now believe a variant first discovered in the UK is not only more transmissible but also more deadly.
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Target giving $500 bonuses to frontline workers

After what Target calls a “year unlike others,” the company is set to reward its frontline workers with $500 bonuses. They will also be rewarding members of their executive teams, store leaders and distribution center leaders $1,000-$2,000 bonuses.
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Open every white envelope with a blue debit card inside: It could be your latest stimulus payment

Americans who receive their stimulus payments in the form of a prepaid Visa debit card should know that it’s real, and not a scam. Read more on RADIO.COM.
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Moderna says vaccine protects against UK variant, but developing booster for South African mutation

One of scientists’ greatest fears since the start of the pandemic has been that the coronavirus could mutate – that fear has come to pass. The UK variant was discovered a few weeks ago, and then a new strain was found in South Africa.
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Customer leaves $1,400 tip at restaurant along with 'COVID sucks' message

Following a big, hearty breakfast at Notchtop Bakery & Cafe, a generous patron left behind an equally hefty tip. The owner said that the man, only known as David, tipped $1,400 on a $20.04 meal bill. Read more now.
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