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A bill that would mobilize the Pennsylvania National Guard to help with the COVID-19 vaccination in the commonwealth is headed to Gov. Tom Wolf’s desk for consideration.
Pennsylvanians who have grown frustrated about navigating the state’s decentralized system in search of the COVID-19 vaccine could have an alternative.
Washington County has sustained an additional death due to COVID-19, according to data released Monday by the Pennsylvania Department of Health.
There were six new COVID-19-related deaths reported in Washington County over the weekend, three new deaths in Fayette County and two in Greene County, bringing their death counts to 256, 260 and 32, respectively.
The federal government alerted Pennsylvania Friday that significant winter weather postponed shipments of COVID-19 vaccines.
Washington Health System is not among the Pennsylvania providers who inadvertently administered second doses of the Moderna vaccine as first doses.
Washington and Fayette counties each reported one new COVID-19 death Thursday, taking their fatalities from the disease to 249 and 257, respectively.
The Pennsylvania Health Department announced Wednesday that second doses of Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine were inadvertently administered to others as first doses.
Allegheny Health Network’s Positive Health Clinic has launched a regional mobile care program to reach more HIV patients in Southwestern Pennsylvania.
Washington and Fayette counties were lowered Tuesday from substantial to moderate risk areas for contracting COVID-19, Gov. Tom Wolf’s administration said Tuesday.
Seniors who need a ride to COVID-19 vaccination appointments in Washington and Greene counties can now take advantage of a no-cost option.
Gov. Tom Wolf ordered COVID-19 vaccine providers Friday to provide first doses within seven days of receiving them and to schedule the required second doses at the initial appointment.
Pennsylvania education associations on Thursday called on Gov. Tom Wolf’s administration to prioritize providing the COVID-19 vaccine to the state’s educators, support staff, and school administrators.
Gov. Tom Wolf recognized a Charleroi-based aging services provider Thursday for its efforts to help senior citizens wade through the process of registering for a COVID-19 vaccination.
Waynesburg University nursing students and the Department of Nursing staff are volunteering to help Washington Health System administer COVID-19 vaccines.
Township council approves a memorandum of understanding to allow for the use of space at the Community Recreation Center starting Feb. 22.
The supply of COVID-19 vaccinations increased again this week in Pennsylvania, but the state was still not receiving enough of a supply to meet the demand for the shots.
Sam’s Club at Trinity Point is among retail stores and pharmacies participating in the federal government’s Federal Retail Pharmacy Program to speed up COVID-19 vaccine distribution.
While the coronavirus pandemic temporarily shut down many businesses as COVID-19 began spreading across the country last spring, it has had a lasting effect on senior centers where interaction between older adults is critical.
Local school administrators are cautiously optimistic about Gov. Tom Wolf’s proposed plan to dramatically boost funding for public schools.