Healthcare

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Jason Barsky
October 19, 2020 - 1:54 pm
The fall months are upon us and COVID-19 numbers are up across the state. As a result, the Wolf Administration is speaking up, in an effort to get a message out to the people of the Commonwealth.
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October 08, 2020 - 3:15 pm
It was confirmed today that the Luzerne County Correctional Facility has 5 COVID-19 positive employees.
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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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WILK's Special Edition
September 14, 2020 - 3:43 am
Special Edition September 12 and 13 Bill Johnston Walsh PA Director AARP has an update on nursing homes and COVID-19. PA Auditor General Eugene DePasquale talks with Lori Kelley, President of the PA Association of School Nurses and Practitioners about keeping students healthy heading back to school.
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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)
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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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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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Jason Barsky
August 10, 2020 - 1:42 pm
The Pennsylvania Department of Health announced that they are temporarily suspending vaccination requirements for a two-month period, beginning with the first day of school, which includes the beginning of enrollment in an early childhood education program.
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WILK's Special Edition
August 10, 2020 - 7:16 am
Sarah Chavarria, Executive Vice President, Delta Dental of California, PA State Rep Tarah Toohill, Atty. Theron Solomon
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WILK's Special Edition
July 27, 2020 - 3:48 am
Special Edition 7 25 26 Luzerne County Sports Hall of Fame is helping keep loved ones connected, Alzheimer Research and getting back to work
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