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HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania State Police released data on actions taken on March 31 against non-life-sustaining businesses that failed to comply with Gov. Tom Wolf’s order closing their physical locations. Enforcement began on Monday, March 23.

After decades of independence, many older adults may be having trouble with the COVID-19 restriction of self-isolation. It’s hard for many to stay home or to depend upon someone else to help. But, it is a life-saving measure.

Due to many precautionary measures implemented recently to halt the spread of COVID-19, area seniors have been impacted. Many are now placed at nutritional risk, experiencing lag time in getting prescriptions, unable to conduct telehealth appointments with physicians, and having difficulty g…

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COALPORT — The community of Coalport has rallied to support a local man who is one of the first COVID-19 coronavirus cases in Clearfield County.

DuBOIS — As of Tuesday, Penn Highlands Healthcare has a dedicated COVID-19 Unit at Penn Highlands DuBois.

HARRISBURG — Riverview Financial Corporation, parent company of Riverview Bank and its operating divisions, CBT Bank and Citizens Neighborhood Bank, provides guidance as COVID-19 continues to evolve.

HARRISBURG — Two more positive COVID-19 cases have been reported in Clearfield County, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Health bringing the total of positive cases in the county to four.

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CLEARFIELD — The Clearfield County Court system continues to chug along while taking steps to stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

UNIVERSITY PARK — The ever-evolving, novel coronavirus situation has prompted additional changes to Penn State Extension programming and operations across Pennsylvania, as well as other public services offered by Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences.

About a week ago, I sent a story that I wrote while on vacation in Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic. Since returning home, I have had several people ask me to write a follow-up story to let people know that we got home safely — and provide more details about our experience.

National Updates

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Holland America Line said four guests have died while on its Zaandam cruise ship as it heads towards a port in Florida. Over a dozen other ships are still at sea.

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(The Center Square) – President Donald Trump said Tuesday that a surge is coming in the spread of the novel coronavirus that has infected more than 160,000 Americans and killed more than 3,700, but urged everyone to follow federal guidelines so the country can end the pandemic.

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Amid the coronavirus pandemic, Colorado woman Karen Eveleth trained her dog Sunny to help deliver groceries to her neighbor who relies on oxygen to breath.

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CNN's Miguel Marquez gets an exclusive look inside a New York City hospital where doctors and staff are working tirelessly to save coronavirus patients.

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Grammy award-winning musician Zac Brown tells CNN's Chloe Melas why he opted to cancel his upcoming tour during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Cops and firefighters sanitize, social distance and spread positivity on the job

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73-year-old musician John Prine is in hospital in critical condition after a sudden onset of novel coronavirus symptoms, according to a statement from his family.

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President Donald Trump "got it right away" when presented with data about the rise in coronavirus cases, which influenced his decision to extend social distancing guidelines, Dr. Anthony Fauci…

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CNN's Elie Honig discusses whether the President has the power to postpone the general election amid an emergency situation.

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CNN's Jeremy Diamond presses President Donald Trump after he denied instructing Vice President Mike Pence to not call governors he felt were being unappreciative of federal assistance during t…

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During a coronavirus task force briefing, President Trump interrupts PBS reporter Yamiche Alcindor after she asks about his previous claim that governors don't need all of the equipment they a…

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(The Center Square) – President Donald Trump on Sunday said the federal government is extending to April 30 its guidelines on social distancing and other measures to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus that has killed more than 2,300 Americans.

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CNN's Shimon Prokupecz goes inside the 1,000-bed makeshift field hospital erected to treat coronavirus patients at the Javits Convention Center in New York City.

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(The Center Square) – Residents of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut are under a travel advisory as the number of deaths in the United States from the novel coronavirus doubled to more than 2,000 over a 48 hour period.

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(The Center Square) – Over the past two weeks, more than 100 million Americans have woken up to a strange world in which the government shuttered many businesses.

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D-NY) responds to a tweet by President Trump in which he claims that there are thousands of federal government ventilators found in a New York storage facility.

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CNN's Manu Raju reports that Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC), Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) and Sen. Ben Sasse (R-NE) say they are not ready to vote for a historic stimulus bill because of certain stipulat…

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Vice President Mike Pence said President Trump's comments about easing social distancing restrictions by Easter were "aspirational."

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Strict no-visitation policies at New York nursing homes are in place but window visits can help keep the family connection.

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U.S citizens returning from overseas are waiting hours to be screened for coronavirus, all while being kept in close quarters at a time when social distancing is advised. Watch the latest vide…

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A mom on retreat in France trying to get home. A musician on tour. Parents wanting to introduce their newborn to his Japanese family. Everything canceled or in jeopardy because of coronavirus.…

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Pope Francis defied Italy's lockdown rules on Sunday afternoon as he left the Vatican to pray at a famous crucifix believed to have saved Romans from the plague in 1522. Watch the latest video…

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During a CNN town hall, doctors answered your questions about the novel coronavirus, quarantines, hand sanitizer and more. Watch the latest videos on Covid-19. 

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John and Melanie Haering were onboard the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan when the ship was quarantined over coronavirus concerns. The couple reunited over two weeks later. Watch the lat…

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Across the country at churches, beaches, and other gathering spaces, some Americans are ignoring pleas from officials to stay away from each other during the Covid-19 pandemic. Watch the lates…