Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on SMS
Share on Email
Latest News Stories
207 Recipe: Fresh fig appetizer
For a Maine novelist, learning about underwater crime investigation is all in a day’s work
Closings & Delays
Latest Weather Stories
NEWS CENTER Maine Weather Forecast
New York City area under state of emergency after storms flood subways, strand people in cars
Portland, ME »
Portland, ME »
Advertise With Us
Let's Talk About It
Maine Things To Do
Gardening with Gutner
Ticks and Lyme
Voice of the Voter
Closings and Delays
Maine's Changing Climate
Meet The Team
WCSH Closing Registration
WLBZ Closing Registration
Coats and Toys for Kids
Read More »
Maine's Leading Local News: Weather, Traffic, Sports and more | Maine | NewsCenterMaine.com
RSV vaccine recommended during pregnancy as a second option to protect newborns
VERIFY: Fast facts on the new COVID-19 vaccine
The updated versions of the Pfizer and Moderna shots are designed to target the newest variants that researchers say is responsible for most new cases of COVID-19.
Americans can now get an updated COVID-19 vaccine
CDC advisers endorsed the new shots for everyone 6 months and older and the agency's director quickly signed off Tuesday on the panel's recommendation.
The CDC did not say a new COVID strain is not more contagious among vaccinated than unvaccinated people
Social media posts claim that the CDC said a new COVID subvariant is more contagious in vaccinated people than in unvaccinated people. That’s false.
US to lift most federal COVID-19 vaccine mandates next week
The move marks the latest display of how President Joe Biden’s administration is moving to treat COVID-19 as a routine, endemic illness.
Lawmakers hear testimony on bills aimed at lifting COVID-19 vaccine requirements
On Monday, the Legislature's Health and Human Services Committee heard testimony on six bills targeting various COVID-19 vaccine mandates.
FDA issues new guidance on keeping vaccinated against COVID-19 virus
The big news is that bivalent vaccines, which came out in the fall, will be used going forward. It's an MRNA vaccine plus the Novavax vaccine.
Republicans propose six bills to lessen vaccine mandates in Maine schools
On Monday, the Legislature's education committee heard from the public on six bills that would lessen the vaccine mandate for schools in Maine.
Appeals court blocks vaccine mandate for US government workers
The ruling from the full appeals court reverses an earlier ruling from a smaller three-judge panel that upheld the vaccine requirement.
University of Maine System easing COVID vaccine requirements
The school announced its updated vaccine policy on Friday morning.
Republicans call on UMaine System to drop vaccine mandate
Five state lawmakers are asking the University of Maine System to follow the state's community colleges and stop mandating COVID-19 vaccines.
Maine community colleges end student COVID-19 vaccine requirements
The Maine Community College System announced the rescindment on Wednesday in a news release, saying it would be effective immediately.
Before You Leave, Check This Out
WCSH would like to send you push notifications about the latest news and weather.
Notifications can be turned off anytime in the browser settings.