The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention changed course Tuesday on some masking guidelines, recommending that even vaccinated people return to wearing masks indoors in parts of the U.S. where the delta variant of the coronavirus is fueling infection surges.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States served notice Monday that it will keep existing COVID-19 restrictions on international travel in place for now due to concerns about the surging infection rate because of the delta variant.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Department of Veterans Affairs on Monday became the first major federal agency to require health care workers to get COVID-19 vaccines, as the aggressive delta variant spreads across the nation and some communities report troubling increases in hospitalizations among un…
More than 400 COVID-19 patients are in Pennsylvania hospitals as of Monday, the first time in more than a month at least 400 patients were being treated for the novel coronavirus.
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — The United States is in an “unnecessary predicament” of soaring COVID-19 cases fueled by unvaccinated Americans and the virulent delta variant, the nation’s top infectious diseases expert said Sunday.
On Saturday, the state Department of Health (DOH) reported more than 500 new COVID-19 cases for the sixth consecutive day on Sunday.
On Saturday, the state Department of Health (DOH) reported 583 new COVID-19 infections, the most since June 4.
New COVID-19 infections topped 500 for the fourth consecutive day on Friday. It was the first time since June 1-4 that the state had reported that many new cases.
HARRISBURG, Pa. — The Justice Department told Gov. Tom Wolf’s office on Thursday that it has decided not to open an investigation into whether Pennsylvania violated federal law by ordering nursing homes to accept residents who had been treated for COVID-19 in a hospital.
NFL teams have been warned they could forfeit a game due to a COVID-19 outbreak among non-vaccinated players, and players on both teams wouldn't get paid that week.
The number of new COVID-19 cases continues to inch upward statewide along with the number of patients in Pennsylvania hospitals with symptoms of the coronavirus according to the state Department of Health.
The excuses range from the merely false to the absurd. The shots don't work. They impair fertility. They'll alter your DNA. They'll magnetize you. They actually spread the virus.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) wants residents of Danville and Mahoning Township to review updated Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs).
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT — A newly-built Player Wellness Center will serve as the medical hub next month when hundreds of players from around the nation arrive in Williamsport for the Little League Baseball World Series.
Reports of athletes, lawmakers and others getting the coronavirus despite vaccination may sound alarming but top health experts point to overwhelming evidence that the shots are doing exactly what they are supposed to: dramatically reducing severe illness and death.
Pennsylvania registered more than 500 new COVID-19 cases for the second day in a row on Wednesday and statewide hospitalizations topped 300 for the first time since early July.
The ongoing impact of COVID-19 on supply chains has delayed the $14.1 million construction project at Milton Area School District, causing school officials to use alternative locations for its fall sports programs.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's top infectious disease expert, angrily confronted Kentucky GOP Sen. Rand Paul on Tuesday in testimony on Capitol Hill, rejecting Paul's insinuation that the U.S. helped fund research at a Chinese lab that could have sparked the COVID-19 outbreak.
WASHINGTON — Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell implored unvaccinated Americans Tuesday to take the COVID-19 shot, issuing a stark and grave warning of a repeat of last year’s rising caseloads and shutdowns if people refuse to protect themselves from the coronavirus.
The Pennsylvania Department of Health registered 569 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, the highest one-day total since the first week in June.
HARRISBURG -- Despite casinos being closed for weeks due to pandemic restrictions, the state’s gambling industry had a record-breaking year in 2020-2021, fueled by online gambling, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board announced Monday.
The NCAA spent nearly $68 million on legal services during the 2019-20 fiscal year even as it lost hundreds of millions in revenue in the pandemic, according to tax documents released Monday.
The Pennsylvania Department of Health registered nearly 600 new COVID-19 cases over the previous two days as the number of patients hospitalized with symptoms of the novel coronavirus also continued to rise.
LEWISBURG — A Lewisburg resident chastised Union-Snyder County President Judge Michael T. Hudock Monday morning for an “irresponsible” jury selection process during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Pennsylvania agencies turned to the emergency procurement process that avoids public scrutiny 483 times last year. In years prior, they made on average 135 requests annually.
The number of patients hospitalized for COVID-19 symptoms in Pennsylvania increased for the fourth day in a row on Saturday as the Department of Health registered another 398 new cases statewide.
Snyder County ranks 60th among the 67 Pennsylvania counties for residents who are fully or partially vaccinated for COVID-19, but positive cases of the disease in the county have been relatively few for the past two months.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden said Friday that social media companies are “killing people” by failing to police misinformation on their platforms about COVID-19 vaccines.
LEWISBURG — Dozens of artists returned to Lewisburg’s sidewalks on a recent Friday evening, using concrete and chalk to create a variety of colorful pictures featuring fish, peacocks, rainbows, flowers, landscapes and more. Just about every color imaginable lined the street.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. will begin making its first COVID-19 vaccine shipments to Africa in the coming days, with the ultimate goal of sharing 25 million doses this summer across the continent in partnership with the African Union.
Pennsylvania Health officials announced another 415 cases on Friday, down 10 from Thursday's high, and the first time since early June with consecutive days with at least 400 new cases.
Sixteen more Valley municipalities got American Rescue Plan funding on Thursday. This time, $1.5 million will be dispersed across the four Valley counties, bringing the total to close to $10 million from the American Rescue Plan Act’s (ARPA) Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds …
WASHINGTON — The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits has reached its lowest level since the pandemic struck last year, further evidence that the U.S. economy and job market are quickly rebounding from the pandemic recession.
Deaths from drug overdoses surged in Pennsylvania as well as nationwide last year, CDC data released Wednesday showed. The number of overdose deaths in Pennsylvania increased 16.4 percent in 2020 over 2019 — jumping from 4,444 to 5,172.
WASHINGTON (AP) — With COVID-19 on the rise again and many nursing home staffers unvaccinated, families still lack easy access to crucial Medicare immunization data that will help them pick the right facility for their loved one.
Pennsylvania Health officials registered 273 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday along with the highest number of deaths linked to the coronavirus this month.
Penn State students, faculty and staff have recently been asked to complete anonymous surveys on their COVID-19 vaccination status, in the hopes the university can form an accurate estimate to “inform ongoing plans” for the fall.
MIFFLINBURG — The Susquehanna Valley Spinners & Weavers Guild resumed in-person meetings and workshops, and its members seek novices and experts alike to join them in exploring the fiber arts.
Pennsylvania health officials registered the largest one-day increase in new COVID-19 cases in nearly a month on Tuesday when the Department of Health announced 334 new cases statewide.
Some out-of-work Pennsylvanians are reaching out-of-state claims representatives when they dial an unemployment compensation assistance line operated by a vendor hired by the state Department of Labor and Industry.