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.
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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.
In the seven months since COVID-19 vaccinations first became available, Dr. Amy Crawford-Faucher, a family medicine specialist at Allegheny Health Network, has heard a variety of explanations from young adults who have not gotten vaccinated.
There have been no new COVID-19 cases or deaths reported for more than a week in Greene County as of Friday, the state Health Department said.
Local school districts are preparing for the 2021-22 school year, and while classrooms won’t look exactly like they did before the COVID-19 pandemic, they will more closely resemble pre-pandemic schools.
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Lawmakers made a final vote last week to approve a bill to let parents decide whether to have their children repeat a year of school, a measure designed to help children catch up after the 2020-21 school year was disrupted by the pandemic.
As the Delta COVID-19 variant spreads across the nation, it underscores the importance of eligible people getting vaccinated, the acting state Health Department secretary said Thursday.
There were no new deaths from the coronavirus across the region over the weekend as Pennsylvania saw an increase of nine new deaths and 343 additional cases of the virus during that same time period, according to statistics released Sunday by the Pennsylvania Department of Health.
Pennsylvania is weeks away from reaching herd immunity against COVID-19, the state’s acting physician general said Tuesday.
The state Department of Health reported there were 226 new COVID-19 cases across Pennsylvania over the weekend, bringing the cumulative total to 1,208,513.
The state Health Department reported 560 new statewide COVID-19 cases Thursday, bringing the total to 1,207,495 during the pandemic.
CHARLEROI – Mike Coury said April saw brisk business at his Charleroi restaurant as COVID-19 mitigation efforts were being eased and after he struggled through the pandemic.
The number of influenza cases and deaths was low this season, largely because more people had flu shots and of mitigation efforts to battle COVID-19, the state Health Department said Friday.
Pennsylvania will lift the COVID-19 mask mandate by June 28 or when herd immunity against the disease is reached in the state.
As more and more more teens and young adults receive the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines, some parents are questioning whether myocarditis, an inflammation of the heart muscle, may be linked to the vaccine.
Gov. Tom Wolf said Wednesday that 70% of Pennsylvania adults have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, meaning the state is closer to achieving herd immunity against the disease.
Two new COVID-19 deaths were reported Tuesday in Washington County, where 300 people have died from the virus in the past year.
As Pennsylvania reached a milestone in the vaccination effort, Gov. Tom Wolf signed a renewal Thursday of his COVID-19 disaster emergency declaration just two days after voters approved changes to the state constitution limiting his powers during a crisis.
In Canonsburg’s business district on Pike Street, several businesses have taken down “masks required” signs, while others have left them on their storefront doors.
Nearly half of Pennsylvania adults are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as new cases and hospitalizations continued to decrease Wednesday.