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.
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.
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.
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.