Warren County COVID update on Sunday, Jan. 23

WARREN COUNTY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Warren County Health Services confirmed 162 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday. The county sat at 682 positive coronavirus cases reported over the previous 5 days, according to New York State data. Warren County’s rolling 5-day average of new cases is 136.4 as of Sunday. Tracking COVID cases by county Warren County … Read more

‘Indescribable’: 14-month-old twins born conjoined finally home after separation surgery

PHILADELPHIA (WJW) — Twin girls who were born conjoined are finally home after nearly one year in intensive care and a 10-hour separation surgery. According to a press release from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), Addison and Lilianna Altobelli, now 14 months old, were born connected to the abdomen and chest and shared a liver, … Read more

Warren County COVID update for Saturday, Jan. 22

WARREN COUNTY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Warren County Health Services confirmed 144 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday. The county sat at 634 positive coronavirus cases reported over the previous 5 days, according to New York State data. Tracking COVID cases by county There were 16 hospitalized cases as of Friday. Nine of those were among residents … Read more

Fire departments want you to remember these winter safety tips at home

COHOES, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Most who live in the Northeast are familiar with the effects of snow, and what to do when it piles up in small or large amounts. Still, accidents in and around the home can happen. NEWS10 ABC visited the Cohoes Fire Department for the year’s first big snowfall to ask about … Read more

Why do some think male hormone blockers treat COVID?

(WGHP) — An organization that champions the use of ivermectin as a treatment for COVID has updated its treatment plan to include medications commonly used by transgender women. Much like ivermectin, the medical community has not supported using any of these medications for COVID. New easy-to-use COVID-19 pills come with a catch Where is this … Read more

Warren County COVID update for Jan. 16

WARREN COUNTY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Warren County as of Sunday, January 16, has reported 150 new COVID-19 cases since Saturday. The county is currently monitoring 1,157 active cases. COVID-19 vaccines can add an extra day to women’s menstrual cycles Warren County residents are being advised that county health departments are no longer involved in COVID-19 … Read more

Gov. Hochul: New York is ‘turning the corner’ on omicron surge

ALBANY, N.Y. (WROC) — Gov. Kathy Hochul hosted a COVID-19 briefing Friday afternoon at University of Albany’s RNA Institute to update New Yorkers on the state’s ongoing pandemic response efforts. The governor began the briefing by warning New Yorkers of upcoming severe weather statewide, including “dangerously low temperatures” Friday night into the weekend along with … Read more

Warren County COVID update sees another death reported on Jan. 9

WARREN COUNTY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Warren County Health Services confirmed a death stemming from COVID-19 on Sunday. Health Services reported this individual was in their 70s, lived at home before becoming ill and died in a hospital. They said this person had not gotten vaccination. The Health Services staff and the Warren County Board of … Read more

Texas couple charged $3,973 for COVID-19 testing: ‘Makes me sick to my stomach’

AUSTIN (KXAN) – Before flying to Peru to hike the Inca trail, Suli Luque and her husband went to get tested for COVID-19. They needed to show proof of negative test results to be let into the country. The couple made an appointment at the Austin Emergency Center in Riverside — one of the many … Read more

Which masks work the best against omicron variant?

AUSTIN, Texas (KXAN) — Medical experts urge people to get the COVID-19 vaccine and a booster shot to best protect themselves against the more easily spread omicron variant, but they also stress the importance of wearing the right mask during this latest surge. A simple cloth mask — no matter how cute the fabric is … Read more