People across the country are living in isolation with spouses to help stop the spread of the coronavirus. Some are trapped at home with abusers.
NEW YORK (AP) — New York's governor urgently appealed for medical volunteers Monday amid a “staggering” number of coronavirus deaths, as he and health officials warned that the crisis unfolding in New York City is just a preview of what other U.S. communities could soon face.
HARRISBURG – The state prison announced a statewide quarantine on Monday after the first inmate tested positive for coronavirus.
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SUNBURY — Despite the chance of catching COVID-19 or any illness, emergency responders stay on the front line to make sure patients get the treatment they need.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf announced Monday that all schools will remain closed indefinitely as Pennsylvania reported nearly 700 new cases of the coronavirus.
Evangelical Community Hospital confirmed its first death related to its COVID-19 testing on Monday.
Attorney General Josh Shapiro is announcing the launch of PA CARE Package, a consumer relief initiative partnering with banks and financial institutions the state to ensure Pennsylvania consumers impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic are eligible for economic relief.
The question of which businesses must close and which can stay open during the statewide coronavirus shutdown has been an ongoing point of confusion and anger.
As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the federal government has pushed back the deadline for Americans to get a REAL ID Act-compliant identification for air travel, it announced.
Although technically illegal in Pennsylvania, about 20 syringe exchange programs operate across the state.
Midd-West High School agriculture teacher Kristy Etzler has been taking videos of plants in the district greenhouse and putting them online for students quarantined at home to study.
COVID-19 is spreading more than the SARS coronavirus did in 2003 because those infected by COVID-19 may not know they have it for several days, Bucknell University biology professor Marie Pizzorno said.
HARRISBURG — With the coronavirus outbreak leading to layoffs, business closures, and a record spike in unemployment claims, Pennsylvania has delayed the deadline for filing personal income tax returns, offering taxpayers much-needed relief.
Pennsylvania surpassed the 3,000 mark of confirmed COVID-19 cases on Sunday with the largest single-day increase since state health officials started tracking totals in mid-March.
NEW YORK (AP) — The coronavirus outbreak could kill 100,000 to 200,000 Americans, the U.S. government's top infectious-disease expert warned on Sunday as family members described wrenching farewells through hospital windows with dying loved ones.
The move affects part-time and seasonal employees and interns, state officials said.
President Donald Trump announces that he is extending US social distancing guidelines until April 30 at a coronavirus task force press briefing in the Rose Garden at the White House.
SUNBURY — Kevin Troup this past week had to think outside the box to celebrate his mother's 83rd birthday since she is currently on lockdown inside a nursing home in Sunbury due to the COVID-19 crisis.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is extending the voluntary national shutdown for a month as sickness and death from the coronavirus pandemic rise in the U.S.
Officials became aware of the case at SCI Phoenix on Saturday, the Department of Corrections said in a statement. The incarcerated person has been placed in isolation.
Two state senators say that broader, more sweeping changes — like limiting which criminal convictions are considered disqualifying — are needed to tackle dual crises: the virus and the impending economic downturn.
Pennsylvania surpassed the 3,000 mark of confirmed COVID-19 cases on Sunday with the largest single-day increase since state health officials started tracking totals in mid-March. Four more Pennsylvania residents also died in the latest report, pushing the state total to 38.
The state typically collects a large chunk of income tax revenue in March and April as people file right before the deadline. With the delay, actual and projected revenues will be “very difficult to know” by the June 30 deadline for passing the state budget.
NEW YORK (AP) — As coronavirus cases rose in the national epicenter of New York, President Donald Trump surprised governors of the state and neighboring New Jersey and Connecticut by saying Saturday that he might impose a quarantine on their residents before tweeting later in the day that a …
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — President Donald Trump backed away from calling for a quarantine for coronavirus hotspots in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, instead directing Saturday night that a “strong Travel Advisory” be issued to stem the spread of the outbreak.
DETROIT (AP) — The coronavirus continued its unrelenting spread across the United States with fatalities doubling in two days and authorities saying Saturday that an infant who tested positive had died. It pummeled big cities like New York, Detroit, New Orleans and Chicago, and made its way,…
Lewisburg Borough’s Emergency Management Coordinator issued an emergency order Saturday limiting all gatherings to 10 persons or less, according to Borough Manager William Lowthert.
DANVILLE — The reaction from the community for an emergency blood drive at Mahoning Township’s East End Fire Company caused the Miller-Keystone Blood Center to schedule a second event in April.
Gov. Tom Wolf said Saturday there are no plans to wholly restrict travel between Pennsylvania and New York City where the novel coronavirus spread rapidly and is exhausting the city’s health care system.
NOTE: This story was updated to reflect current information published on the Department of Health mapping tool for COVID-19.
While state officials have consistently said the situation will deteriorate, they’ve been unable to say just how bad the outbreak might become.
HARRISBURG – The state Department of Health is working on a plan to help doctors prioritize care for patients in the event a surge of coronavirus cases overwhelms hospitals.
Mifflinburg Area School District announced a continuing education plan during the coronavirus shutdown, offering online and hard copy materials for students.
HARRISBURG – The collection of recyclables is considered an essential service, exempt from Gov. Tom Wolf’s mitigation order shutting down most businesses statewide.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump signed an unprecedented $2.2 trillion economic rescue package into law after swift and near-unanimous action by Congress to support businesses, rush resources to overburdened health care providers and help struggling families during the deepening coro…
Two more positive COVID-19 cases in the Valley were among the 531 new confirmed cases across Pennsylvania on Friday the state Department of Health announced.