covid-restrictions

After more than a year, Pa’s mask mandate ends Monday

BY: - June 25, 2021

As of Friday afternoon, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) vaccine tracker confirmed that 75 percent of adult Pennsylvanians had received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and 59.5 percent of adult Pennsylvanians are fully vaccinated, according to CDC data. 

Fully vaxxed Pennsylvanians can go mask-free, state health officials confirm

BY: - May 13, 2021

The announcement comes just hours after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated its guidance on mask wearing.

Wolf admin.: Maximum capacity for indoor and outdoor events to increase starting Monday

BY: - May 11, 2021

Starting next week, restaurants, schools and event venues can increase their indoor capacity from 25 percent maximum occupancy to 50 percent, and from 50 percent to 75 percent capacity for outdoor events. 

Restaurants, gyms can go to 75 percent capacity starting April 4, Wolf says

BY: - March 15, 2021

The changes, which will take effect on April 4, allow restaurants to resume bar service and allow alcohol sales without the purchase of food, removes the curfew for alcoholic beverages at tables and increases the indoor-dining capacity to 75 percent.  

Year in Review: Your Top 10 most-read stories of 2020

BY: - December 28, 2020

The stories listed here were the most viewed stories on our site, according to Google Analytics. 

As fall COVID surge continues, Pa.’s hospitals, healthcare systems feel the strain

BY: - December 11, 2020

The department also confirmed 225 new deaths, bringing the total of COVID-related deaths in Pennsylvania to 12,235. 

With vaccine on the horizon, Wolf imposes new COVID mitigation measures

BY: - December 10, 2020

“It's become clear that we need to take further action to mitigate the risk of COVID-19,” Wolf told journalists on a conference call. He announced the new COVID-19 mitigation efforts from his home, following a positive COVID test earlier this week.