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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
“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.
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.
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.
Today's list of new changes, cancellations, and closures prompted by the Coronavirus health crisis around Franklin County.
Pennsylvania now has 479 COVID-19 cases, 108 more than yesterday, most of them clustered around the state’s two biggest counties.
Municipal leaders, first responders, and community organizations are monitoring the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Shippensburg area.
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
Pennsylvania distilleries began pumping out hand sanitizer this month to combat price gouging and depleted store shelves as fear of the coronavirus pandemic spreads.
Mastriano lists sources of help for the unemployed, those isolated because of Coronavirus.
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.
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.
Keystone Health begins screening patients for COVID-19 in outdoor tents Monday at 111 Chambers Hill Drive and 830 Fifth Avenue in Chambersburg.
A coalition of four Northeast states is once again acting in concert to issue restrictions designed to limit the spread of the coronavirus.
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.
One person has tested positive for the Coronavirus in Franklin County, the Pennsylvania Department of Health confirmed this morning.
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.
Two Shippensburg students returning to the U.S. after spending spring break in Europe tested positive for COVID-19 this week.
The declaration allows staff to expedite activities related to emergency response and readies the county for federal funding for costs related to COVID-19.
Pennsylvanians need to take the Coronavirus threat seriously, Secretary of Health warns. The state saw its 1st death from the virus yesterday.
Most banks have closed their lobbies but are still open for business at their drive-throughs as the Coronavirus crisis deepens.
A local nursing leader and advocate for children with Autism has been named Chief Nursing Officer for WellSpan Waynesboro and Chambersburg Hospitals
Mayor Walt Bietsch declared a health emergency in Chambersburg Wednesday following the announcement that President Donald Trump had declared a national emergency in connection with the COVID-19 outbreak.
The state Senate took steps today to continue its operations safely by passing a resolution allowing members to vote remotely, according to Senator Doug Mastriano (R-33).
As of noon today there are 37 new positive cases of COVID-19 in Pennsylvania, bringing the statewide total to 133. Those infected are either in isolation at home or being treated at a hospital.
While businesses across Pennsylvania heed the governor’s warning to shut down for two weeks as the coronavirus outbreak worsens, some may carry on as usual – with few, if any, repercussions from the state.