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November 24, 2020 – Department of Health Report

Thirty eight (38) new cases added Tuesday in Lycoming County now at 1,793 cases, no new deaths, 35 total deaths, with 18,522 negatives according to DOH report. Department of Health Provides Update on COVID-19: 3,459 Patients Hospitalized and 767 Patients in the Intensive Care Unit 6,669 Additional Positive Cases of COVID-19 Harrisburg, PA - The Pennsylvania Department of … [Read More...]

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Wolf Admin. Provides COVID-19 Testing Update, Reinforces Need for Those with Positive Result to Participate in Contact Tracing

Harrisburg, PA -- Michael Huff, Director of Testing and Contact Tracing for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, presented an update today on the commonwealth’s … [Read More...]

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DOH Announces Week-Seven Rapid Antigen Test Card Distributions Across the Commonwealth 

Harrisburg, PA – The Wolf Administration today began distribution of the seventh allotment of COVID-19 antigen test kits provided by the federal government to … [Read More...]

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Wolf Admin. Provides COVID-19 Testing Update, Reinforces Need for Those with Positive Result to Participate in Contact Tracing

Harrisburg, PA -- Michael Huff, Director of Testing and Contact Tracing for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, presented an update today on the commonwealth’s COVID-19 testing and contact tracing efforts, emphasizing the need to prioritize case investigations … [Read More...]

DOH Announces Week-Seven Rapid Antigen Test Card Distributions Across the Commonwealth 

Harrisburg, PA – The Wolf Administration today began distribution of the seventh allotment of COVID-19 antigen test kits provided by the federal government to Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA)-certified institutions in Bucks, Juniata, Mercer … [Read More...]

Wolf Admin: CARES Act-Funded Dairy Program Provides $7.6 Million in Direct Relief to 1,550 Pennsylvania Dairy Farmers

Harrisburg, PA – Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding today announced that the CARES Act-funded Dairy Indemnity Program has distributed $7.6 million in direct relief payments to 1,550 dairy farmers in the commonwealth. Any dairy farmer who experienced losses … [Read More...]

November 24, 2020 – Department of Health Report

Thirty eight (38) new cases added Tuesday in Lycoming County now at 1,793 cases, no new deaths, 35 total deaths, with 18,522 negatives according to DOH report. Department of Health Provides Update on COVID-19: 3,459 Patients Hospitalized and 767 Patients in … [Read More...]

Department of State Certifies Presidential Election Results 

Harrisburg, PA – Following certifications of the presidential vote submitted by all 67 counties late Monday, Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar today certified the results of the November 3 election in Pennsylvania for president and vice president of the United … [Read More...]

Wolf Admin. Reminds Family Caregivers About Resources Available to Help Them During COVID-19 Pandemic

Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Departments of Aging (PDA) and Human Services (DHS) today reminded Pennsylvanians who serve as caregivers for either a family member or a close friend that there are resources available to help them as the number of COVID-19 … [Read More...]

PA Unites Against COVID-19

With COVID cases on the rise across the state, we must continue to unite against the spread. Together, when we make good choices and follow health and safety measures, we see results. Yesterday Governor Tom Wolf and Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel … [Read More...]

Tips to Avoid Holiday Financial Scams

Harrisburg, PA – As the holiday shopping season begins, the Pennsylvania Department of Banking and Securities (DoBS) and Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) are sharing tips to help Pennsylvanians spot scams and protect their money and personal information. “An … [Read More...]

Coppin State Women’s Basketball Cancels Saturday’s Home Opener Against La Salle 

BALTIMORE – Coppin State’s women’s basketball home opener scheduled for Saturday, November 28 against La Salle, has been canceled due to coronavirus concerns. The Eagles, under first-year head coach Laura Harper, open the 2020-21 season on Wednesday, November … [Read More...]

Wolf Admin. Reminds Pennsylvanians Experiencing Anxiety, Loneliness, Stress Amidst Holiday Season That They Are Not Alone 

Harrisburg, PA – As the holidays are near, the Wolf Administration today shared resources for people struggling with anxiety, depression, loneliness, isolation, and other stressors. The holidays can be both a time of joy and a period of stress for people, … [Read More...]

DOH Nov. 8-14 Update on COVID-19 Investigations, Contact Tracing, Monitoring Efforts: Pennsylvanians Urged to “Answer the Call” and Download the COVID App

Harrisburg, PA – The Department of Health today shared its weekly update on Pennsylvania’s COVID-19 case investigation and contact tracing data and encouraged Pennsylvanians to download the COVID Alert PA app to aid in contact tracing efforts. “Pennsylvania … [Read More...]

State Police Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement November 20-22: 227 Compliance Checks; 10 Notices of Violation

  Harrisburg, PA – Pennsylvania State Police Liquor Control Enforcement Officers visited 227 licensed liquor establishments from Friday, November 20 through Sunday, November 22 to ensure businesses are abiding by COVID-19 mitigation requirements that include … [Read More...]

Baltimore Ravens organization members test positive for COVID-19

STATEMENT FROM THE BALTIMORE RAVENS Late last night, we were informed that multiple members of the Baltimore Ravens organization tested positive for COVID-19, and those individuals immediately began to self-quarantine. We have started the process of contact … [Read More...]

PA COVID-19 Early Warning Monitoring Dashboard Update for Nov. 13 – Nov. 19: Case Increases Top 36,000; Percent Positivity at 11.1% and 63 Counties with Substantial Transmission

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf and Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine today released a weekly status update detailing the state’s mitigation efforts based on the COVID-19 Early Warning Monitoring System Dashboard, highlighting a seven-day case increase … [Read More...]

As COVID-19 Cases Reach Critical Levels, Wolf Admin Announces New Mitigation Efforts

  Harrisburg, Pa.—With new modeling projecting 22,000 new COVID-19 cases per day in Pennsylvania in December, Governor Tom Wolf and Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine today announced new targeted mitigation measures to help stop the spread during this … [Read More...]

Gov. Wolf Signs Budget Bills

Harrisburg, Pa. – Today, Governor Tom Wolf signed into law House Bill 2536 and Senate Bill 1350. These bills, which provide funding for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s budget through June 30, 2021, sustain commonwealth services and programs during a … [Read More...]

November 23, 2020 – Department of Health Report

Ninety five (95) new cases added Sunday and Monday in Lycoming County now at 1,755 cases, no new deaths, 35 total deaths, with 18,431 negatives according to DOH report. Department of Health Provides Update on COVID-19: 3,379 Patients Hospitalized and 775 … [Read More...]

November 21, 2020 – Department of Health Report

Eighty (80) new cases added Saturday in Lycoming County now at 1,660 cases, one new death, 35 total deaths, with 18,159 negatives according to DOH report. Department Of Health Provides Update On COVID-19: 3,162 Patients Hospitalized And 661 Patients In The … [Read More...]

L&I Warns of New National Unemployment Benefits Scam While Assuring Authenticity of Recent Email to PUA Claimants

Harrisburg, PA – Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) Secretary Jerry Oleksiak today reminded residents to remain vigilant against scams as new reports emerge nationally of fraudsters offering cash rewards to access state unemployment benefits. “As … [Read More...]

State Police Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement November 16-19: 525 Compliance Checks; 11 Notices of Violation

  Harrisburg, PA – Pennsylvania State Police Liquor Control Enforcement Officers visited 525 licensed liquor establishments from Monday, November 16 through Thursday, November 19 to ensure businesses are abiding by COVID-19 mitigation requirements that … [Read More...]

Congressman Keller votes NO on reauthorizing outdated apprenticeship system without reforms

Says Democrats’ partisan workforce proposal will stifle private sector innovation, kill jobs  Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) voted against House Democrats’ H.R. 8294, the National Apprenticeship Act of 2020, a bill that disregards … [Read More...]

DOH to Distribute New COVID-19 Therapy to Healthcare Systems Across the Commonwealth 

Harrisburg, PA – Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine today announced the federal government will be distributing monoclonal antibodies to healthcare systems throughout the commonwealth. Monoclonal antibodies are proteins built in a laboratory that mimic the … [Read More...]

DHS Highlights Successes in Helping Children and Youth Achieve Permanent Homes 

Harrisburg, PA – The Department of Human Services (DHS) today recognized those who help children and youth achieve permanent homes. The Wolf Administration is committed to supporting and advocating on behalf of children and youth in the foster care … [Read More...]

Wildcats Weekly for November 21, 2020

Penn College esports coach assesses first full season “Amazing.” That’s how Joshua Young, Pennsylvania College of Technology esports coach, described the college’s recently completed first full season of competition in the National Association for … [Read More...]

DOH: Educate Yourself About Diabetes, Ways to Reduce Your Risk During COVID-19 Pandemic

Harrisburg, PA – Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine today encouraged Pennsylvanians to be aware of the signs and symptoms of diabetes and practice a healthy lifestyle that includes regular appointments with your health care provider to reduce the risk of … [Read More...]

November 20, 2020 – Department of Health Report

Forty seven (47) new cases added Friday in Lycoming County now at 1,580 cases, no new deaths, 34 total deaths, with 18,046 negatives according to DOH report. Department of Health Provides Update on COVID-19: 2,952 Patients Hospitalized and 659 Patients in … [Read More...]

Gov. Wolf Statement on House Republican Effort to Interfere in Non-partisan Election Audit

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf issued the following statement on House Resolution 1100 introduced by House Republicans that would allow partisan Harrisburg politicians to interfere in the efforts of election professionals to provide a reliable and … [Read More...]

November 19, 2020 – Department of Health Report

Seventy (70) new cases added Thursday in Lycoming County now at 1,533 cases, one new death, 34 total deaths, with 17,923 negatives according to DOH report. Department of Health Provides Update on COVID-19: 2,904 Patients Hospitalized and 628 Patients in the … [Read More...]

Wolf Admin: Don’t Go Without this Holiday Season, Food Assistance Programs Fill Holiday Meal Gaps 

Harrisburg, PA – Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding and Human Services Secretary Teresa Miller today reminded Pennsylvanians to take advantage of food assistance programs and Thanksgiving baskets from local organizations to fill gaps in their holiday meal … [Read More...]

Carnegie Mellon University Athletics cancels winter sports seasons

(PITTSBURGH, Pa.) – Due to the ongoing global pandemic, Carnegie Mellon University Athletics has cancelled intercollegiate competition for the winter season and will not resume play any sooner than March 1, 2021. The decision directly impacts the competitive … [Read More...]

Wolf Admin: More Than Half-a-Million Pennsylvanians have Downloaded the COVID Alert PA App

The app and other mitigation efforts are vital to help stop the spread of COVID-19 Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced that more than 500,000 Pennsylvanians have added their phone to the fight to stop the spread of coronavirus by downloading … [Read More...]

Department of Health: Overusing Antibiotics Can Lead to Antibiotic Resistance

Harrisburg, PA – Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine today reminded Pennsylvanians that antibiotics only fight bacteria, not viruses like COVID-19, and warned that overprescribing antibiotics can decrease their ability to fight infections. “Antibiotics … [Read More...]

Regional Coalition of Northeast Governors Announce Colleges Will Be Encouraged to Provide Testing for Students Before Leaving for Thanksgiving Break, Recommend Expanded Remote Instruction to End Fall Semester Safely  

   Residential Colleges Across the Northeast Should Provide Testing for Students Before they Leave for Thanksgiving Break And Ensure Students are Aware of Quarantine Rules   Governors Recommend That All Travel be Limited for Thanksgiving and Urge Colleges … [Read More...]

November 18, 2020 – Department of Health Report

Sixty five (65) new cases added Wednesday in Lycoming County now at 1,463 cases, no new deaths, 33 total deaths, with 17,811 negatives according to DOH report. Department of Health Provides Update on COVID-19: 2,737 Patients Hospitalized and 579 Patients in … [Read More...]

PSAC cancels mandated regular-season and championship competition for winter sports

LOCK HAVEN, PA - The Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference has announced the cancellation of its mandated regular-season and championship competition for winter sports following a vote of the league’s Board of Directors. Last week, the Board cancelled PSAC … [Read More...]

BRADY TOWNSHIP RECYCLING DROP OFF SITE LOCATION HAS REOPENED TO THE PUBLIC

Lycoming County – Lycoming County Resource Management Services has reopened the recycling drop off site at Brady Township, located at 1986 Elimsport Road, Montgomery, PA 17752. If you or anyone in your household has COVID19, please throw away your … [Read More...]

DOH Adds Testing Site in Lackawanna County to Help Contain Local Spread of COVID-19 

Harrisburg, PA – Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine today announced beginning Saturday, November 21, a drive-thru and outdoor testing clinic will be held in the parking lot at the former Dickson City K-Mart in Lackawanna County to help contain the recent … [Read More...]

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