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.
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.
A local nursing leader and advocate for children with Autism has been named Chief Nursing Officer for WellSpan Waynesboro and Chambersburg Hospitals
The state’s health department today confirmed 16 new COVID-19 cases, including two new cases in Cumberland County.
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf recommended all nonessential businesses shut down across the state Monday as the coronavirus outbreak escalates.
All area school districts have announced schools will be closed for the next two weeks. The Franklin County Library System is also closing, as well as Results Fitness and several WellSpan mini care facilities around the county.
Keystone Health begins screening patients for COVID-19 in outdoor tents Monday at 111 Chambers Hill Drive and 830 Fifth Avenue in Chambersburg.
Municipal leaders, first responders, and community organizations are monitoring the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Shippensburg area.
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.
Governor Tom Wolf confirmed two new presumptive positive cases of COVID-19 in Pennsylvania on Saturday. Both individuals from Montgomery County have mild symptoms, are in isolation at home and were exposed in area of the US where COVID-19 is present.
A nursing student who suffered sudden heart failure now helps other survivors through a support group at Chambersburg Hos[ital.
WellSpan Health welcomes Dr. Ryan Crim to its newest WellSpan Convenient Care location in Carlisle.
Dr. Carter Davidson grew up in a western-Pennsylvania town not much different from Greencastle.
The COVID-19 virus reached Cumberland County yesterday, with three cases listed in a state health department report at 4:30 p.m. As of noon today, the total number of cases across the state reached 45.
Almost four decades later, Dr. Martzluf is still enchanted by the community where he practiced medicine and he and his wife raised four children.
Dr. Joshua Dunklebarger and Dr. Kanika Shanker were recently honored by the Pennsylvania Medical Society for their achievements in medicine during their early careers.
Two Shippensburg students returning to the U.S. after spending spring break in Europe tested positive for COVID-19 this week.
COVID-19 is spreading, with 20 new cases reported by 5 p.m. Tuesday. The new cases bring Pennsylvania’s total to 96, most concentrated in eastern Pennsylvania.