The new guidelines will allow what the state calls “compassionate caregivers” – oftentimes friends or family members – to visit nursing home residents if the caregiver has tested negative for COVID-19 in the last seven days, state Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine said.
The new BinaxNOW antigen test is quick, easy, accurate and cheap. It could solve the US testing problem, but the emergency use authorization only allows people with COVID-19 symptoms to get tested.
The House's 118-84 vote fell short of the two-thirds majority needed to override Wolf's executive action
Pennsylvanians who have fallen behind on rent may be shielded from eviction once again, this time under a new federal order that aims to keep them in their homes through the end of 2020.
The 203-member House is in session Tuesday and Wednesday. It takes a two-thirds vote by the House and Senate to override a gubernatorial veto.
Pent-up disruption to the Pa. housing market is poised to burst on Tuesday, when courts will be allowed to receive new eviction claims.
We are at a crossroads. Let’s put people’s health and safety first, and get ahead of the next crisis while responding to this one.
Wolf made the announcement at the end of an unrelated press conference Monday, the same day that his 60-day moratorium on evictions and foreclosures expired.
In this very important election year, will you have the agency to do the hard work and find the higher ground of common ground?
Evictions and foreclosures may commence again in Pennsylvania next week, but renters and homeowners who are behind on their utility bills aren’t going to need to fear having their electricity or gas shutoff just yet.