One person in Washington County died from COVID-19 over the weekend, raising the total number of deaths to 379, according to the state Department of Health.
Pennsylvania has reached a milestone, with 70% of residents aged 18 and older fully vaccinated against COVID-19, Gov. Tom Wolf has announced.
About 2½ years ago, Carroll Township resident Rick Puskar was diagnosed with multiple myeloma, a blood cancer, and amyloidosis.
Washington School District’s Junior-Senior High School students will be switching to virtual, at-home synchronous learning Wednesday through Friday in an effort to slow the spread of positive COVID-19 cases in the building.
The number of COVID-19 patients in Washington Health System Washington Hospital and WHS Greene on Thursday nearly reached the number of patients hospitalized last November, when the health system treated the highest number of patients suffering from the coronavirus during the pandemic.
The Pennsylvania departments of Education, Health, and Transportation on Thursday addressed the ongoing bus driver shortage, and provided updates on the anticipated rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5-11 and COVID testing in schools.
Four California University of Pennsylvania students have designed a marketing campaign to encourage college-age students to get the COVID-19 vaccine.
As coronavirus cases continue to rise, the number of hospitals and health systems requiring COVID-19 vaccinations for employees is growing.
Pfizer and BioNTech said Monday that data show the companies’ COVID-19 vaccine is safe and effective for children ages 5 to 11.
An increase in COVID-19 patients and a staffing shortage led Washington Health System to issue a treatment delay advisory at WHS Washington Hospital Sunday afternoon through Tuesday morning.
Officials in Washington and Fayette counties and in other parts of the country remembered 9/11 on Saturday in solemn ceremonies.
On Sept. 11, 2001, D.J. Faldowski stood in front of a television in his second-period history class at Trinity High School and watched in horror as terrorists crashed planes into the World Trade Center and the Pentagon and another plane crashed into a field in Shanksville, killing more than …
Their names are engraved in bronze on the north pool panel of the 9/11 Memorial, where the World Trade Center’s North Tower once stood.
Doctors are urging people to protect children and their communities as the school year gets underway and COVID-19 hospitalizations continue to rise in Southwestern Pennsylvania and across the state.
Fifty Canon-McMillan High School students are in quarantine following potential exposure to COVID-19.
A judge will decide on Monday whether to grant a temporary restraining order to have the Canon-McMillan School District change its optional mask policy.
A group of parents in the Canon-McMillan School District are suing Superintendent Michael Daniels and the school board over the district’s masks-optional policy as the school year begins, saying children with disabilities are not being provided with a safe learning environment.
Masks will be required for students in Washington School District when school begins Aug. 30, the district announced Monday.
Nearly 60 local doctors are calling on school districts to reverse course and require students and staff to wear face masks while indoors and on campus to start the school year, as the COVID-19 delta variant continues to surge in Southwestern Pennsylvania.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has joined other groups, including the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine in recommending the COVID-19 vaccination for pregnant women.
Washington Health System has received several inquiries since the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced moderately to severely immunocompromised people are now eligible to receive a third dose of either the Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine.
The administration of Gov. Tom Wolf today announced two initiatives – school vaccination clinics and free COVID-19 testing in schools – aimed at keeping students in the classroom and participating in sports and extracurricular activities for the 2021-22 school year.
Washington and Greene counties moved into the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s high transmission category as coronavirus cases continue to rise across the state and the region.
School districts in Washington, Greene and Fayette counties are watching the surge of infections of the delta variant in Southwestern Pennsylvania, as students and staff are preparing to return to classrooms.
As skilled nursing facilities that provide care for ventilator-dependent patients across Pennsylvania closed their doors due to lack of state funding over roughly the past two years, Transitions Healthcare Washington worried about how it would continue to operate and serve its patients who c…
The Pennsylvania Department of Health announced Thursday that it expects all of the commonwealth’s skilled nursing facilities to have at least 80% of staff vaccinated for COVID-19 by Oct. 1 in order to protect vulnerable patients.
The U.S. Department of Education approved Pennsylvania’s spending plan for its share of the American Rescue Plan Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has identified Fayette County as a county with substantial COVID-19 spread.
Despite a rising number of COVID-19 cases in Allegheny County, a renewed mask mandate is “not being considered necessarily at this time,” according to Rich Fitzgerald, the county’s executive.
A rising number of COVID-19 cases has pushed Washington County into the substantial spread category, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control COVID-19 transmission tracker.
Giant Eagle supermarket and GetGo employees will be required to wear a face mask while guests are being strongly encouraged to wear a mask regardless of their COVID-19 vaccine status, according to a press release from the company.
The state Department of Health will launch a text messaging campaign next week to remind the partially vaccinated against COVID-19 to get the required second dose.
Nearly 60 health care groups are pushing for mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations for all health care and long-term care workers.