The Washington incubator takes care of business, heads for an early May opening.
Rutgers University recently announced that, with a few exceptions, it will require students attending classes for the 2021-22 school year to have a COVID-19 vaccination.
At a stop in McKeesport Wednesday, Gov. Tom Wolf said he hoped there would not be a logjam when vaccine eligibility opens to all Pennsylvania adults on April 19.
State Department of Health COVID-19 Response Director Dr. Wendy Braund on Wednesday encouraged Pennsylvanians to get vaccinated as soon as possible, and to continue to follow mitigation protocols as cases of the virus climbed across the state and more contagious variants spread.
On April 19, Pennsylvania will open COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to anyone 16 or older, as the pace of vaccinations increases – an average of 83,000 Pennsylvanians are being vaccinated each day.
Washington Health System President and CEO Brook Ward is cautioning residents to continue to follow protocols to curb the spread of COVID-19 as some areas in the country are experiencing a surge in cases.
Pennsylvania’s priority efforts to vaccinate teachers and education support staffs reached its goal ahead of schedule last week.
Aging services in the region have been fielding hundreds of calls this week from senior citizens who are looking for help in scheduling a COVID-19 vaccine.
The Pennsylvania Department of Health and Education on Tuesday announced updated guidance for K-12 schools to match Centers for Disease Control guidance for social distancing and COVID-19 cases.
Pennsylvania expects to meet the April 19 federal deadline to make all residents 16 and older eligible to register for a COVID-19 vaccine, the state Health Department said Wednesday.
BioNTech-Pfizer said Wednesday their vaccine is 100% effective in preventing COVID-19 in 12- to 15-year-olds.
Farmers market Saturday promises to be a basket full of food and fun.
The event is slated for 10 am – 2 pm at the Main Street Pavilion, 139 South Main Street, Washington, PA. Featuring 43 local food, alcohol and artisan vendors in one location, this Farmers Market offers a bounty of fresh Easter fare and takes the work out of shopping local.
Guests can enjoy visits with the Easter Bunny and a one-of-a-kind Easter egg hunt for children – and adults!
Shoppers can enjoy a leisurely stroll around the home-grown food and artisan products; explore a jaw-dropping selection of local merchandise; “Meet the Makers” of the region’s most delicious food items; and even enjoy a cocktail or beer while they shop.
Making its debut during the event will be spirits vendor Burgess & Burgess. The company’s rum and tequila will be featured in cocktails served by the Parched Pony, a portable bar that will be parked outside The Marketplace at Emerald Valley. Other featured local spirits will include products from Red Pump Spirits, Ridge Runner and The Washington Brewing Company.
The Spring Farmers Market is hosted by The Marketplace at Emerald Valley, the area’s premier source for quality farm-to-table products. Co-hosts include The Ivy Green and Main Street Farmer's Market.
Masks are required and social distancing guidelines will apply. For more information, go to https://themarketplacevfs.square.site.
Volunteers using a Pittsburgh area Facebook group have been helping scores of people secure appointments for a COVID-19 vaccine.
President Joe Biden said Monday at least 90% of adults will be eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine within three weeks.
Since Robert Tully’s mother, Janine DeVaux, moved from a New Jersey nursing home to The Residence at the Hilltop in Carroll Township on July 28, 2020, he’d only been able to visit through the window or in a designated area because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The last year has been tough for artists and arts organizations, both large and small, but many have found ways to survive.
The arts, by their nature, are full of innovators – those people who will think outside of the box to make something work in any given situation.
High school dramatic and musical productions have largely been mothballed over the last year, though some have put on productions online.
Stimulus payments have been necessary, but realize that inflation and taxes will rise, Gary Boatman writes in his weekly Your Financial Future column.
The state Health Department has eased portions of the COVID-19 mask wearing order for those who have been fully vaccinated against the virus.
On a recent Friday morning, Patricia Negley and her sister, Marilyn Sue Negley, sat at a table in the Waynesburg Community Center with bingo cards in front of them, daubers poised to mark off numbers as center aide Jessie Rush called them out.