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Despite update to CDC masking rule, Pa. businesses, schools can require masks

BY: - May 17, 2021

The reminder, issued by the Pennsylvania Department of Health, says that while fully vaccinated individuals are free to go maskless most of the time, they must wear a face covering if a business, school or other organization in the commonwealth requires it. 

Federal judge puts ruling on hold invalidating CDC’s nationwide eviction ban

BY: - May 5, 2021

In his ruling U.S. District Judge Dabney Friedrich, of the U.S. District Court for the District Columbia, said the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention didn’t have the power to impose a moratorium that kept millions of Americans in their homes as the pandemic raged across the nation.

Federal health regulators urge states to restart use of Johnson & Johnson vaccine

BY: - April 24, 2021

The advisory panel’s 10-4 decision comes as the U.S. is facing new challenges in the vaccination effort.

Starting next week, Pa. school kids can be 3 feet, not 6 feet apart, under updated social distancing guidelines

BY: - March 30, 2021

On a call with reporters Tuesday, the Pennsylvania Department of Health and Department of Education updated the commonwealth’s COVID-19 guidance for schools effective April 5. 

CDC issues detailed strategy for safely reopening K-12 schools

BY: - February 12, 2021

The agency said it cannot force schools to reopen but can only stress that steps such as wearing masks and physical distancing of at least 6 feet are key to mitigating the spread of coronavirus.

As COVID cases trend downward, Levine urges Pennsylvanians ‘not to be complacent’

BY: - June 17, 2020

Pennsylvania is one of three states (Montana and Hawaii are the others) to show a downward trajectory of COVID-19 cases over the past 42 days.