The Pottsgrove School District is keeping an eye on coronavirus-related statistics while it "respects the wishes" of families in offering virtual-only and hybrid education models, its superintendent said.
The school district is working with Montgomery County on arrangements for rapid, onsite testing of Pottsgrove teachers, hopefully within a couple of weeks. It's "another layer for defense," the superintendent said.
The illness in recent weeks affected two of the township's five elected leaders, its police chief, and several police department officers, commissioners reported Monday. The township functioned well despite the adversity, they added.
Health care workers in Montgomery County who may be at greatest risk of coronavirus infection can apply and be approved for COVID-19 vaccinations set to begin Wednesday, its public health office said.
If you own a food service business in Montgomery County, and you're hoping for financial help to survive the pandemic, county commissioners have grants to offer. But hurry: there's a Jan. 8 deadline.
Montgomery County Community College expects to help relieve economic hardships for 20 students deemed affected by the coronavirus pandemic, thanks to a scholarship grant from a software provider.
The JukeBox Cafe in Boyertown and the Oley Turnpike Dairy Diner in Oley are openly appreciative of public support they've gained for continuing to serve patrons despite state orders to close. More than 540 businesses across the state reportedly are doing the same.
Anticipating that coronavirus cases might rise after the winter break, the Perkiomen Valley School District is delaying its Jan. 4 planned resumption of on-site education by a week, to Jan. 11.