COVID-19

Exclusive: As Legislature returns, non-essential House Dem employees are told to stay home

With the state House returning to session on Monday, not all of the workers who support the House Democratic Caucus will be returning to work.

Wolf admin: State employees in COVID-19 ‘mitigation’ counties should work from home

The guidance from the administration is subject to change, the administration said in a statement released to the Capital-Star.

Two new Allegheny County COVID-19 cases: One hospitalized, one in home isolation

There are now four cases in Allegheny County, according to health officials.

Pa. up to 63 COVID-19 cases, health officials say, as virus spreads to NePa...

The Pennsylvania Department of Health on Sunday has confirmed 16 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 63 cases. Those new cases are: One in Allegheny County; one in Bucks County; two in...

COVID-19 Outbreak: Pa. Aging Dept. issues guidance for seniors

The guidance issued Sunday pertains to Area Agencies on Aging statewide, which provide services to 500 affiliated senior community centers across Pennsylvania.

Pittsburgh’s Port Authority to disinfect its vehicles every 24 hours

By Charlie Deitch In light of the first two cases of Covid-19 in Allegheny County, the Allegheny County Port Authority announced it will increase the frequency in which it disinfects its vehicles.  The Authority also...

COVID-19’s hidden symptom: Among some, it’s an excuse to give into bigotry | Opinion

It is scientific fact that coronavirus does not discriminate based on ethnic background or race.

Pa. up to 47 COVID-19 cases, officials say, announcing two new cases in Allegheny...

The two people in Allegheny County who tested positive for the virus live in the same household in Pittsburgh, health officials there told journalists Saturday

PUC orders halt to utility shutoffs over coronavirus emergency

Pennsylvania utilities can not cut off services until further notice under an emergency order Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission issued Friday evening.

COVID-19 in Philadelphia: How many people are sick, what officials are doing

The illness of all three people is “not severe,” Farley said, and all three were “people who have resources,” including doctors, “so they have the ability to quarantine at home.”