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.

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…

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