BELLEFONTE — Centre County Coroner Scott A. Sayers on Wednesday reported 14 more COVID-19 related deaths, bringing the reported total to the Coroner’s office as 122.
Local COVID-19 Updates
HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine, during Wednesday’s virtual public hearing sponsored by The Center for Rural Pennsylvania, said the COVID-19 vaccine rollout is proceeding well — but could be better.
Gone too soon.
HARRISBURG — The Department of Health reported an increase of 10,045 cases of COVID-19 Saturday. The statewide case total is now 713,310.
DuBOIS — Some news reports last week indicated that there is a possible downward trend of COVID-19 infections throughout Pennsylvania, but Penn Highlands Healthcare’s Dr. Shaun Sheehan, PHH medical director of emergency medicine and COVID-19 task force leader, said he believes it’s too early…
ERIE — In a year like no other, the Diocese of Erie has created a listing of the public and livestreamed Christmas Eve and Christmas Masses being celebrated at parishes throughout the 10,000-square-mile diocese on a new microsite, Simply Celebrating, at www.eriercd.org/ christmas.html.
DUBOIS — Penn Highlands Healthcare officials, at this week’s media teleconference, discussed the most recent COVID-19 restrictions implemented by Gov. Tom Wolf last week and details about the Pfizer vaccine which arrived at PHH DuBois and PHH Elk Thursday.
DUBOIS — Though it’s exciting news that the Pfizer vaccine is on its way to frontline employees of Penn Highland Healthcare, Dr. Shaun Sheehan, medical director of emergency medicine and COVID-19 task force leader, said COVID-19-positive cases are still on the rise within the healthcare syst…
DUBOIS — Penn Highlands Healthcare will receive its first allotment of the COVID-19 vaccine Thursday, according to PHH Chief Operating Officer Mark Norman.
DuBOIS — As of Monday, there are 80 patients with COVID-19 throughout Penn Highlands Healthcare’s six-hospital health system.
National COVID-19 Updates
Dr. Jennifer Clark said Oklahoma is on pace this month to outstrip December metrics "by quite a bit," even with delays in reporting. She expects January to be at least close to double what the state experienced in December.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's emergency approval of Pfizer's and Moderna's COVID-19 vaccines does not cover most children, with Pfizer being available for those 16 and older and Moderna's being available for those 18 and older.
ALBANY — State Assemblyman Brian Manktelow found it difficult to respond to Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s State of the State message Monday because it was short on details.
The overwhelming majority of reported coronavirus-related deaths – 94 percent – involved patients who had at least one other underlying health condition, such as a respiratory illness, diabete…
Two emergency room doctors in California argue the data about the novel coronavirus does not warrant a stay-at-home order. A new report gives evidence that “lockdowns don’t work.” Still others…
Pennsylvania gas prices have fallen 1.1 cents per gallon last week, averaging $2.64/g on Monday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 5,269 stations.