Showing posts with label Coronavirus. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Coronavirus. Show all posts

Saturday, September 25, 2021

Geisinger Updates Visitation Policies


With continued increases in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations, Geisinger is updating its in-person visitation policies to protect the safety of their patients, visitors and employees.

Friday, September 24, 2021

Saint Clair and Pottsville Dunkin Donuts Move to All Drive Thru Due to Understaffing


Staff shortage and lack of people willing to work has forced Dunkin Donuts in Pottsville and Saint Clair to move to an all drive thru option.

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

North Schuylkill School Board Adjourns Meeting for "Health and Safety Issues"

As with other district's around our area lately, the issue of wearing a mask and requiring children to wear a mask during their school day, was the topic of discussion at North Schuylkill Wednesday evening.

Thursday, September 2, 2021

Tuesday, August 31, 2021

Pennsylvania to Mandate Masks for Students in K-12 and Day Cares


Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf is expected to announce Tuesday afternoon that masks will be mandated while children are in schools, according to the Republican Herald and multiple other news outlets.

Wednesday, August 25, 2021

Geisinger Requiring COVID-19 Vaccine for All Employees


On Wednesday, Geisinger announced all employees will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 by October 15. 

Wednesday, August 18, 2021

Schuylkill County Coronavirus Update - 08/18/2021

 

On Wednesday, the Pennsylvania Department of Health confirmed that between Tuesday and Wednesday, there were 2,332 new cases of COVID-19 bringing the statewide total is 1,256,324..

Monday, August 16, 2021

Schuylkill County Coronavirus Update - 08/16/2021

On Monday, the Pennsylvania Department of Health confirmed that between Saturday and Monday, there were 5,951 new cases of COVID-19.

Masks to be Required for Visitors and Employees of the Schuylkill County Government Facilities

With the rise of new COVID-19 cases across Pennsylvania and Schuylkill County,  Schuylkill County Officials are reimplementing the mask requirement policy in County-owned facilities.

Saturday, August 7, 2021

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Schuylkill Response, Recovery, & Renewal (RRR) Task Force Launches Operation Vaccination


As part of the collective efforts of the Schuylkill Response, Recovery, & Renewal (RRR) Task Force, a vaccination project, “Operation Vaccination”, was launched by the task force to encourage Schuylkill County students and community members to get vaccinated. 

Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Pennsylvania Senate Advances Argall Bill to Increase Vaccine Transparency


The Senate passed a bill by a unanimous, bipartisan vote of 50-0 to increase the transparency of Pennsylvania’s vaccine rollout by requiring the Department of Health to make public the amount of vaccine doses that have been wasted, according to Senator David G. Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill).

Monday, June 7, 2021

Lehigh Valley Health Network Adjusts Visitation Policy as COVID-19 Improves


Lehigh Valley Health Network is revising its visitation policy as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to improve in our communities.

Thursday, May 20, 2021

Governor Wolf Renews Coronavirus Disaster Declaration in Pennsylvania


On Thursday, Governor Tom Wolf signed a renewal of the Proclamation of Disaster Emergency for the COVID-19 pandemic on the day it was set to expire.

Wednesday, May 5, 2021

4 Schuylkill County Businesses Cited for Not Abiding by COVID-19 Mandates


The Pennsylvania State Police, Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement office in Allentown announced on Tuesday that 4 Schuylkill County licensed establishments have been cited for failing to abide by COVID-19 mandates as well as other violations during recent months.

Friday, April 16, 2021

LVHN Vaccinates One-day High of More Than 9,200 on April 14


This week, Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) continued efforts to provide COVID-19 vaccine to as many people as possible as quickly as possible on Wednesday, April 14, vaccinating a one-day high of 9,286 people at all vaccination sites. 

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

10 Schuylkill County Businesses Cited for Not Abiding by COVID-19 Mandates


The Pennsylvania State Police, Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement office in Allentown announced on Tuesday that 10 Schuylkill County licensed establishments have been cited for failing to abide by COVID-19 mandates as well as other violations during the months of February and March.

Pennsylvania Announces New Eligibility Guidelines for COVID-19 Vaccines, Will be Available to All Pennsylvanians by Mid April


On Wednesday, the Pennsylvania Department of Health in conjunction with the COVID-19 Vaccine Task Force announced the start of the special initiative to vaccinate targeted industry workers and to accelerate the vaccination timetable for those in Phases 1B, 1C and 2. 

Monday, March 15, 2021

Wolf Administration Eases More Restrictions on Pennsylvania Businesses, Restaurants, and Venues

On Monday, the Wolf Administration announced that more restrictions that were place on Pennsylvania business/restaurants/venues will be eased as of April 4th, 2021.

Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Pennsylvania Will Use Johnson & Johnson COVID Vaccine for Teachers and School Staff, Schuylkill IU 29 to be Distribution Site

On Wednesday, Governor Wolf along with the COVID-19 Vaccine Task Force announced that Pennsylvania will use the Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) single-dose COVID-19 vaccine for PreK-12 teachers and other school staff.