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Indiana’s Virus Health Order Poised to End With Bill Passage | Indian News

By TOM DAVIES, Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana lawmakers gave final approval Thursday to administrative steps Gov. Eric Holcomb said were necessary to end the statewide COVID-19 public health emergency while still protecting enhanced federal funding. The governor’s office said Holcomb signed the bill into law shortly after Indiana House members voted by a … Read more

Don’t Dam The Telehealth Flood

“Several pieces of legislation are pending that would permanently loosen restrictions on telehealth … [+] and ensure that healthcare providers are paid adequately for providing virtual care,” writes Sally Pipes. getty To say that Americans are anxiously awaiting the end of the COVID-19 pandemic would be an understatement. But for patients who have enjoyed the … Read more

California Governor Ends 12 Emergencies, but Not for COVID | Health News

By ADAM BEAM, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Multiple California emergencies declared by the last two governors officially ended on Friday — including for heat waves, an oil spill, wildfires and the civil unrest in reaction to George Floyd’s murder — but Gov. Gavin Newsom said the threat from the coronavirus lives on and … Read more