Restrictions
Coronavirus

Pennsylvania vaccine plan in the works

Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine said the first two vaccines could be available as soon as next month. It’s unclear how quickly the supply would reach the state, however.

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mask travel restrictions tightened
Coronavirus

PA DoH: Mask, travel mandates tightened

The new guidance, in effect as of Friday, doesn’t apply to those who work across state lines or travel for medical care, Levine added. And it’s still up to local businesses to enforce the mask mandate.

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Rite Aid testing
Coronavirus

COVID-19 tests: Rite Aid opening testing site

The testing sites will utilize simple self-swab nasal tests overseen by Rite Aid pharmacists. All adults 18 years of age or older, even if they are not exhibiting virus symptoms, are eligible for testing.

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Coronavirus

MORE COVID-19 restrictions in PA

A new analysis by financial services website WalletHub ranking states by their COVID-19 restrictions places Pennsylvania firmly near the top. The Keystone State landed at No. 2, second only to California in the number of constraints imposed on the population.

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Franklin County
Coronavirus

Franklin County goes green next Friday

Meanwhile, the state legislature is waiting on a court decision its latest effort to end the governor’s emergency declaration that brought local commerce to almost a standstill while dealing with the Coronavirus pandemic.

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Inside
Coronavirus

Inside a Pennsylvania Prison’s Hunger Strike

After weeks of frustration and complaining about the need to be more vigilant in cleaning and protecting themselves, the prisoners on the F block said they felt they had only one recourse: to engage in collective action.

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