“It’s not a perfect system. And it’s, you know, it’s not a reflection of my own organization — which is doing the absolute best they can — or even my community, which has stepped up and donated as much as they can to our supplies. It’s unfortunately just an impact of this this whole outbreak that our system was not prepared for,”
The Waynesboro community has a long history of coming together in times of need. For WellSpan Waynesboro Hospital, that history spans all the way to its founding a century ago in response to the Spanish flu pandemic.
Nearly 900 applicants have requested over $75 million to their small businesses survive the Coronavirus shutdown.
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.