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June 07, 2021

CDC Report Outlines Severe Adolescent COVID-19 Cases

Officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) urged parents to vaccinate their teenagers against COVID-19, citing an uptick in severe cases of the virus in adolescents earlier this year.

June 01, 2021

WHO Renames COVID-19 Variants Using Greek Letters

The World Health Organization (WHO) plans to identify notable COVID-19 variants using letters of the Greek alphabet, representatives from the global health body announced this week.

May 27, 2021

PA to Lift Masking Order by June 28 at Latest

Pennsylvania’s statewide masking order will be lifted by June 28 at the latest, the Department of Health announced today. The announcement does not impact masking requirements for Pennsylvania’s health care facilities and public travel, officials said.

May 26, 2021

PA Hospital Community Offers Look Inside COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics

Today, Governor Wolf announced that 70 percent of Pennsylvania adults have received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, and the work continues to ensure every eligible Pennsylvanian receives this life-saving vaccine. Since December, Pennsylvania’s hospitals have administered more than three million COVID-19 vaccines and are proud to play an integral role in this effort to end the pandemic.