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Wear homemade masks in public, governor says

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Officials encouraged residents to begin wearing homemade masks when in public to help limit the spread of COVID-19 as the state’s death toll rises to 102.

Utilities can’t be shut off during Coronavirus emergency

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Seasonal restrictions on service terminations typically end April 1. The PUC last month issued an emergency order that halts service shut-offs for as long as Gov. Wolf’s emergency declaration remains in effect.

Pennsylvania ends business waiver requests

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The controversial waiver process has been plagued with criticism since Gov. Tom Wolf opened it last month as a way for nonessential businesses forced to close by his shutdown order to plead their case.

Numbers keep growing (groan): Stay home, stay safe

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While the numbers on COVID-19 cases continue to climb in Franklin, Cumberland and Adams, the numbers are growing faster in the southeastern part of the state around Philadelphia and the northwestern side where Pittsburgh is located.

Stop panic buying and hoarding, Wolf pleads

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The state's food supply can outlast the restrictions on public life caused by the pandemic, officials said.

COVID-19 numbers up, locally and statewide

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COVID-19 cases continue to rise in Franklin, Cumberland and Adams Counties. Statewide, there are now officially 5,805 confirmed cases, up 962 from yesterday.

43.8% of adults in Pennsylvania face elevated coronavirus risk

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The share of adults over age 60 out of the total at-risk adult population is 74.2 percent. The share of adults age 18 to 60 who are at risk is 16.7 percent.

Franklin County added to Wolf’s stay at home list

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Franklin County residents are now under orders to stay at home, as of 8 p.m. tonight. But local police won’t arrest anyone, just remind them of the state’s social distancing rules. And there are lots of exemptions to the rule.

COVID-19 numbers keep rising

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Although COVID-19 cases reported in Franklin County rose from 12 to 19 overnight, the county still lags behind neighboring Cumberland County.

Federal stimulus check scams could be coming

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AG Josh Shapiro issued a warning this week about potential scammers who want to profit from residents federal stimulus checks.

WellSpan offers remote visits, urges people to stay home

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Remote visits can be a video meeting that allows the provider to assess a patient utilizing smartphone or laptop cameras. If patients do not have access to video technology at home, many visits can be completed over the phone.

Four new Coronavirus cases reported in county

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As the Coronavirus pandemic rages around us, rural Fulton County is one of few to escape. There were four new cases reported in Franklin County overnight. Numbers in Adams County, to the east, and Cumberland County to the north are for the moment stable with 8 and 22 cases respectively.

Coronavirus related postponements, cancelations

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A lot of events and public gathering around Franklin County have been postponed instead of cancelled. Keepin mind that the new dates could. Change also, depending on the fluid Coronavirus situation.

Open letter from local boys and girls clubs

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The Boy’s and Girl’s Clubs of Chambersburg and Shippensburg are taking proactive steps to continue to serve the kids who need them during the COVID-19 pandemic, online if necessary.

COVID-19 cases continue to rise,12 new deaths

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Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine again today urged Pennsylvanians to stay calm and stay home in light of The continued rise in confirmed cases across the state.

United Way of Franklin County Activates Crisis Fund for COVID-19 relief

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During times of uncertainty, people have always come together to help and support each other. Coronavirus is a new test of the community’s strength.

Pennsylvania liquor stores ‘Soft open’ uncertain, for now

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Pennsylvania is the only state to close its liquor stores during the coronavirus pandemic. The Distilled Spirits Council of the United States said the situation underscores flaws in the current state-run system. The Council urged the governor to consider alternatives to a complete shutdown.

Pennsylvania Unemployment claims soar amid coronavirus shutdown

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Federal data shows Pennsylvania’s claims represent one-fifth of the 3.3 million Americans requesting unemployment benefits nationwide as governors enact strict limits on public life, shuttering most businesses and closing public schools indefinitely.

COVID-19 update: 560 new positives, state totals 1,687

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Coronavirus cases soared yesterday across the state as deaths rose to 16 statewide. In Franklin County, cases remain at five. Businesses across the county are closed unless the are on the “life sustaining“ list.

Senate approves COVID-19 response measures

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State legislators are working remotely to pass Coronavirus-related legislation this week. The senate passed four bills yesterday.

Shapiro to online businesses: Stop sellers price gouging

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“Ripping off consumers by jacking up prices in the middle of a public emergency is against the law. Online resellers like Amazon must join in this fight,” Shapiro said in his letter.

State’s COVID-19 Cases Rise to 644 in 34 Counties, One More...

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As of 12 a.m. today, Pennsylvania had 165 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the state’s total to 644. There are no new reported cases in Franklin County.

Wolf Administration Provides Information to Prevent Food Insecurity

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Grocery stores, food processors and food banks remain open during the COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Tom Wolf and First Lady Frances Wolf reminded Pennsylvanians Sunday.

March 23: COVID-19 Cancellations, Postponements, Changes

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Today's list of new changes, cancellations, and closures prompted by the Coronavirus health crisis around Franklin County.

COVID-19 Cases Continue to Rise, No New Cases in Franklin County

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Pennsylvania now has 479 COVID-19 cases, 108 more than yesterday, most of them clustered around the state’s two biggest counties.

Shippensburg Task Force Monitoring COVID-19 Impact on Community

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Municipal leaders, first responders, and community organizations are monitoring the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Shippensburg area.

March 22 COVID-19 Cancellations, Closures and Changes

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Local hospitals are restricting visitors until further notice as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic. With schools closed and any type of pubic event or gathering now prohibited

PA Distilleries Pumping out Hand Sanitizer Amid State Shutdown

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Pennsylvania distilleries began pumping out hand sanitizer this month to combat price gouging and depleted store shelves as fear of the coronavirus pandemic spreads.

Resources Available to Help Those Impacted by Coronavirus Crisis

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Mastriano lists sources of help for the unemployed, those isolated because of Coronavirus.

March 21: COVID-19 Cases Rise to 371, No New Cases Locally

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Dr. Rachel Levin, Sec. of Health, said State residents have a very important job right now, she said. She urged people to stay calm, stay home and stay safe.

Chambersburg Police Will Enforce Business Closures

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The Chambersburg Police Department will be educating those business that defy the order with a goal of getting compliance. If enforcement is warranted, citations can be issued.

March 21 Closures, Cancellations and Changes

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Notices of closures and cancellations have slowed down, mostly because local organizations quickly took proactive action as the Coronavirus began to spread earlier this month.

Keystone Health Begins Using COVID-19 Screening Tents

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Keystone Health begins screening patients for COVID-19 in outdoor tents Monday at 111 Chambers Hill Drive and 830 Fifth Avenue in Chambersburg.

NY, NJ, PA, CT, Jointly Announce More Business Closures

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A coalition of four Northeast states is once again acting in concert to issue restrictions designed to limit the spread of the coronavirus.

Resources Available for Employees, Families Impacted by COVID-19

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State Senator Doug Mastriano (R-33) is reminding community residents that resources are available to help employees and families who have been impacted by the state’s coronavirus mitigation efforts.

Franklin County Resident Tests Positive for Coronavirus

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One person has tested positive for the Coronavirus in Franklin County, the Pennsylvania Department of Health confirmed this morning.

March 20 COVID-19 Cancellations, Postponements and Changes

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Here is the current list of new closures and cancellations as of March 20. Also included are events with altered hours and/or rules for participation.

Returning Shippensburg Students Test Positive For COVID-19

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Two Shippensburg students returning to the U.S. after spending spring break in Europe tested positive for COVID-19 this week.

Emergency Food Assistance Available Locally

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Agency partners of the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank are providing groceries, take-out meals and a dose of hope this week.

Franklin County Revises, Explains Disaster Emergency

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The declaration allows staff to expedite activities related to emergency response and readies the county for federal funding for costs related to COVID-19.

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COVID-19 numbers rose sharply again

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Locally, Franklin County saw 30 cases Sunday, up four from Friday. Two cases were reported Saturday and another two Sunday. Adams County cases rose to 22, up three over Friday’s figures.