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The U.S. is poised to make COVID-19 vaccinations more like a yearly flu shot. The Food and Drug Administration's scientific advisers are helping to decide if most Americans may need once-a-year boosters — and how and when to periodically update the shots’ recipe. COVID-19 vaccines have saved millions of lives and booster doses continue to help, but protection can wane and the virus still is rapidly mutating. FDA's advisers say vaccination should be made simpler. Next steps also will include a spring meeting on whether to update the vaccine recipe against new virus strains.

SUNBURY — All four Valley counties are still registering medium levels of COVID-19, data show and no counties in Pennsylvania have high levels for the second week in a row. Montour, Northumberland, Snyder and Union counties have had medium levels of transmission for the nearly three months, …

MIFFLINBURG — Herr Memorial Library is partnering with Mr. Sticky’s to bring you delicious sticky buns. The library is taking orders now through Feb 11. The cost is $5 for one sticky bun, $20 for a half dozen sticky buns or $38 for one dozen sticky buns.

SUNBURY — All four Valley counties are still registering medium levels of COVID-19, data show and no counties in Pennsylvania have high levels. Montour, Northumberland, Snyder and Union counties have had medium levels of transmission for the last two months, according to the state Department…

SUNBURY — All four Valley counties are still registering medium levels of COVID-19, data show. Montour, Northumberland, Snyder and Union counties have had medium levels of transmission for the last two months, according to the state Department of Health.

New COVID-19 infections in the state and the four Valley counties increased for the second consecutive week, according to data released Wednesday by the state Department of Health.

Pennsylvania registered its lowest number of new COVID-19 cases since the first week of July, even as the number of patients hospitalized due to complications of the coronavirus increased for the first time in a month.

Is it just me or have many of my fellow hunters lost their respect for the squirrel as a game animal? Oh, they still enjoy watching the squirrel’s antics as they climb and scamper throughout the forest, but now it is nothing more than a distraction as they wait in hopes of encountering the n…

The state Department of Health is aware of the ongoing issues of hospitals and skilled nursing facilities (SNF) facing challenges in moving a hospital patient to a nursing facility and nursing facilities not accepting patients because they don’t have adequate staffing.

DANVILLE — Following recent guidance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Geisinger is offering single booster doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 bivalent booster vaccine for people age 12 and older.

HARRISBURG — The number of new COVID-19 cases registered across Pennsylvania dropped for the fourth consecutive week on Wednesday while the state Department of Health said more than 100 Pennsylvanians died due to complications from the coronavirus for the fifth week in a row.

Pennsylvania registered its lowest number of new COVID-19 cases since the first week of July, even as the number of patients hospitalized due to complications of the coronavirus increased for the first time in a month.

Is it just me or have many of my fellow hunters lost their respect for the squirrel as a game animal? Oh, they still enjoy watching the squirrel’s antics as they climb and scamper throughout the forest, but now it is nothing more than a distraction as they wait in hopes of encountering the n…

The state Department of Health is aware of the ongoing issues of hospitals and skilled nursing facilities (SNF) facing challenges in moving a hospital patient to a nursing facility and nursing facilities not accepting patients because they don’t have adequate staffing.

DANVILLE — Following recent guidance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Geisinger is offering single booster doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 bivalent booster vaccine for people age 12 and older.

HARRISBURG — The number of new COVID-19 cases registered across Pennsylvania dropped for the fourth consecutive week on Wednesday while the state Department of Health said more than 100 Pennsylvanians died due to complications from the coronavirus for the fifth week in a row.