midwest

¿QPM? Season 6 is here! ¡Escucha!

Apr 15, 2021
PAOLA MARIZÁN

Season 6 of ¿QPM? explores how Latinx in the Midwest are recovering from Covid-19 en muchas areas; including economic recovery, salud física y mental, education, unemployment, y mucho más.

Arts Midwest, a multi-state organization supporting the arts, started the new fund to serve underrepresented communities.

KNOX COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY

As the COVID vaccine rollout continues, Midwesterners have a lot of questions about distribution plans — and the vaccine itself. One state is getting help from a surprising place: public libraries.

Indiana’s unemployment rate fell to 4.3 percent in December, dropping almost a full percentage point from the month before according to numbers released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics Tuesday morning.

COVID-19 Surge Strains Midwest Hospitals

Nov 14, 2020
NATHAN LAWRENCE/KBIA

This story was produced by Side Effects Public Media, a news collaborative covering public health.

The recent COVID surge was enough to push BJC Healthcare to start deferring some scheduled procedures at hospitals in the St. Louis area. In Columbia, where the University of Missouri is located, hospitals aren’t there yet.

But it’s not out of the question.

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