The pandemic caused some patients to temporarily stop getting annual cancer screenings. Pottstown Hospital is part of a national campaign urging they be resumed, so potential problems can be detected.
Eight local school districts are currently scheduled to receive more than $32 million in pandemic-related "American Rescue Plan" funding. Teachers want to be part of discussions on how it gets spent.
Healthcare settings were an exception to last week's CDC announcement that fully vaccinated individuals could forgo wearing masks. Tower Health continues to require them at all its facilities.
Pottsgrove schools' superintendent offered clear mask-wearing directions Sunday. Following state advice, even if fully vaccinated, students and adults must mask up in most district situations until the school year ends.
The borough will partner with Giant Market to conduct a Pfizer coronavirus vaccination clinic Friday at the fire department on Walnut Street. It's open to the public, age 16 and older.
Haven't gotten your coronavirus vaccination yet? Having difficulty finding an appointment? Pottstown Pharmacy is sponsoring a walk-in (no appointment needed) clinic Sunday at the Carousel of Pottstown.
With several staff and students affected by either coronavirus symptoms or in quarantine because of exposure to others, administrators said they will close Lower Pottsgrove Elementary School for a week.
The TriCounty Active Adult Center on Moser Road in Pottstown will conduct a coronavirus vaccination clinic Tuesday, with help from the Medicine Shoppe of Pottstown and state Rep. Joe Ciresi.