Things You Need to Know: January 28, 2021
Here is a collection of the things you need to know today.....
Maine has 463 new cases of COVID-19 reported yesterday for a total of 38,170; there are a total of 562 deaths according to WABI.
MaineGeneral in Augusta is getting ready to open a COVID vaccination clinic according to WABI. To start it will be for those 70 and older and you do need to pre-register.
Waldo County General and PenBay Medical paired up to open COVID vaccination clinics in the mid-coast area according to WABI. At this point, clinics are for the 70 and older and need to pre-register.
More from WABI about making appointments for the COVID vaccine.
Smelting season has been on hold as there has not been enough ice on the Kennebec according to centralmaine.com.
The state is looking at the impact of not taxing the forgiving PPP loans for small businesses, by not doing so it will create a $100M budget shortfall according to WGME.
Maine Grains has put out a recall on Organic Yellow Peas sold between Oct 2019 and Nov 2020; there may have been some soybeans mixed in and it was not on the label according to centralmaine.com.
Local, College, Professional sports scoreboard:
Bruins and Celtics both play Saturday.
NFL: Kansas City Chiefs will face the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the Super Bowl Feb 7th.
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