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No mask needed outdoors if you’re vaccinated, except among crowds, CDC says

BY: - April 27, 2021

WASHINGTON — Fully vaccinated Americans do not need to wear a mask outdoors except in crowded settings, federal health officials said Tuesday as they updated recommendations for how vaccinated individuals can safely resume normal activities. Those who are at least two weeks past receiving their final dose of a COVID-19 vaccine can safely be unmasked at small […]

A federal eviction ban has been extended until June. Here’s how to get help with rent payments in Pa.

BY: - March 29, 2021

The federal public health order bars landlords from evicting tenants who lost wages or income due to the pandemic.

CDC panel advises states to prioritize health care workers, nursing home residents for COVID-19 vaccine

BY: - December 2, 2020

The priority groups tapped for the initial wave of vaccines encompass some 24 million Americans: 21 million health care workers and 3 million in nursing homes and assisted-living centers. 

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

BY: - March 11, 2020

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.