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COVID Alert PA App
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Jason Barsky
September 22, 2020 - 4:29 pm
Governor Tom Wolf and Secretary of the Department of Health Dr. Rachel Levine today launched the COVID-19 exposure notification mobile app, COVID Alert PA, to help fight the spread of the virus.
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Eldis Sula
September 22, 2020 - 12:15 pm
The U.S. toll for deaths resulting from COVID-19 surpassed 200,000 on Tuesday, according to new data from Johns Hopkins University. Read more on RADIO.COM.
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020, file photo, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Robert Redfield puts his mask back on after speaking at a Senate Appropriations subcommittee hearing on a "Review of Coronavirus Response Efforts," on Capitol Hill, in Washington. The CDC has stirred confusion, by posting, and then taking down, an apparent change in its position on how easily the coronavirus can spread through the air. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool, File)
AP Newsroom
September 21, 2020 - 8:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The top U.S. public health agency stirred confusion by posting — and then taking down — an apparent change in its position on how easily the coronavirus can spread from person to person through the air. But officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say their...
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WILK's Special Edition
September 21, 2020 - 6:39 am
Special Edition 9 19 and 20 Dr. Kathy Flanagan a Board Certified Psychiatrist and President of the Houston Medical Forum, who specials in Mood Disorders, Dr. Linda Thomas-Hemak CEO of the Wright Center, PA Dept of Health Dr Rachel Levine, Atty Mark Scaringi
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President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference at the White House, Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
AP Newsroom
September 16, 2020 - 8:17 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Openly contradicting the government's top health experts, President Donald Trump predicted Wednesday that a safe and effective vaccine against the coronavirus could be ready as early as next month and in mass distribution soon after, undermining the director of the Centers for...
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FILE - In this July 27, 2020, file photo, Nurse Kathe Olmstead, right, gives volunteer Melissa Harting, of Harpersville, N.Y., an injection as a study of a possible COVID-19 vaccine, developed by the National Institutes of Health and Moderna Inc., gets underway in Binghamton, N.Y. A letter from federal health officials instructing states to be ready to begin distributing a vaccine by Nov. 1 — two days before the election — has met, not with exhilaration, but with suspicion among public health experts and others. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink, File)
AP Newsroom
September 03, 2020 - 3:16 pm
Could the U.S. really see a coronavirus vaccine before Election Day? A letter from federal health officials instructing states to be ready to begin distributing a vaccine by Nov. 1 — two days before the election — has met, not with exhilaration, but with suspicion among public health experts, who...
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Eldis Sula
September 02, 2020 - 4:16 pm
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has told governors and health officials to be ready to distribute a possible coronavirus vaccine this November, according to new reports.
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David Caplan
September 01, 2020 - 1:56 pm
President Donald Trump’s physician on Tuesday denied rumors that the president’s visit to Walter Reed hospital in November was because he suffered a stroke.
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WILK's Special Edition
August 31, 2020 - 10:28 am
Special Edition 8 29 and 30 PA Auditor General on workers and employers impacted by the pandemic, checking in with Congressman Dan Meuser and tips on dealing with stress and anxiety
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Jason Barsky
August 26, 2020 - 5:34 pm
The COVID-19 pandemic has created unique challenges for families across NEPA. As the new school year begins, many of these challenges may feel impossible to overcome. In an effort to alleviate some of the stresses and concerns you may have, the Pennsylvania departments of Human Services, Education...
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