Health Care

Wolf orders shutdown of schools, public spaces in Montgomery County as Pennsylvania enters two-week...

Gov. Tom Wolf has asked Pennsylvanians to avoid public gatherings and recreational activities as he announced the shutdown of schools, community centers and entertainment venues for two weeks in Montgomery County to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

Lincoln cancels face-to-face classes; Cheyney extends spring break

Lincoln began emptying out its dormitories on Wednesday. The university will shut them down — for the remainder of the semester — by Sunday.

Harrisburg AIDS health services center set to mark its 35th anniversary

Alder Health will celebrate its 35th anniversary this September with an event at The Whitaker Center in downtown Harrisburg.

Pa. now has 16 coronavirus cases; officials expecting community spread 

The newest patient tested by the state resides in Monroe County and is currently hospitalized, Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine said Wednesday.

Top health officials’ coronavirus warning: ‘It’s going to get worse’ 

Dr. Anthony Fauci testified at a U.S. House Oversight and Reform Committee hearing on Wednesday as health officials around the country scrambled to contain the spread of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19.

Congress rebukes Trump’s bid to slash CDC funding amid outbreak

U.S. House lawmakers resoundingly rebuffed a Trump administration request to cut funding for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention amid the coronavirus crisis. 

How to get tested for coronavirus in Pennsylvania: Symptoms, how many cases, who to...

As of Wednesday morning, there are 14 presumptive cases of coronavirus in Pennsylvania, according to the state Department of Health.

Pa. releases tips to avoid coronavirus scams | Wednesday Morning Coffee

With 12 cases now recorded, officials are warning Pa. residents to be vigilant. As ever, if it seems too good to be true, it probably is.

Philly confirms first presumptive coronavirus case as officials advise against large, public gatherings

The discovery was made in a city resident who was exposed by another person known to have COVID-19, Health Commissioner Thomas Farley said.

Health officials: Pa. now has 11 coronavirus cases; eight in Montgomery County alone

The latest coronavirus patient in Pennsylvania is an adult from Montgomery County who is currently hospitalized at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia, state health officials announced Tuesday.