(NEW YORK) -- A Connecticut woman has died from the rare tick-borne disease Powassan virus, the state's Department of Public Health announced. This is the first fatality recorded in the state and the second in the U.S. this year after a Maine resident died from... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Last July, a tearful Felicia Croft sat in her car after a long shift in the COVID-19 intensive care unit, and expressed her deep despair about watching young patients die of the virus. "People are younger and sicker, and we're intubating and losing... Read More.
Brockway, PA – Brockway Area School District will hold its commencement on May 25 at the Varischetti Field Complex, continuing a tradition of outdoor graduations started when COVID-19 disrupted the graduation of the Class of 2020 and they had to go to Moon-Lite Drive-In. 2021... Read More.
Harrisburg, PA - Acting Secretary of Health Keara Klinepeter provided an update on the commonwealth’s response to the global COVID-19 pandemic, and highlighted preparations being made to continue protecting public health, as the commonwealth transitions toward the endemic stage of COVID-19. “Pennsylvania continues to address... Read More.
Harrisburg, PA – COVID-19 statistics from earlier this week show that 83 percent of reported COVID-19 hospitalizations and 80 percent of reported COVID-19 deaths were in unvaccinated, or not fully vaccinated, individuals. As of the last available statistics from Penn Highlands DuBois, on Monday, Feb.... Read More.
Harrisburg, PA – Overwhelmed hospitals are starting to get some extra help dealing with an increase in patients, especially patients with COVID-19 during a surge in cases. Acting Secretary of Health Keara Klinepeter announced the first state-directed healthcare strike team was deployed this weekend at... Read More.
Harrisburg, PA – Pennsylvania Department of Corrections (DOC) Acting Secretary George Little announced that the department is suspending in-person visitation at all state correctional institutions from Jan. 27 through Feb. 28, 2022. The move will allow facilities to more effectively allocate staff amid a... Read More.
University Park, PA — As previously announced, students who have not shared with the University proof that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 must test weekly for the disease throughout the spring 2022 semester. This includes satellite campuses, like Penn State DuBois. Enrolled students who are... Read More.
Washington DC – A new federal website launched by the Biden administration now allows Americans to request free at-home COVID-19 tests. COVIDTests.gov launched yesterday as a beta test, one day earlier than expected. You can order four at-home tests per residential address, that will then... Read More.