Pennsylvania's executive deputy secretary of education visits the Pottstown campus of Montgomery County Community College on Friday, to encourage students and others to be vaccinated against COVID-19.
Federal statistics made available as of Aug. 1 show local nursing home workers have lower rates of COVID-19 vaccinations than the patients for whom they care. That may soon affect the facilities' revenues.
State officials are offering schools across the state more ability to conduct on-site vaccination clinics, and the ability to conduct voluntary COVID-19 for entire classrooms with fast results.
Vaccinations against the coronavirus are the best way to stop its spread and protect against illness, Tower Health officials repeated Wednesday. They urged all in need to make an vaccination appointment.
Reflecting both federal advisories and the increasing spread of the highly dangerous coronvirus' Delta variant, Montgomery County updated its guidelines Thursday for universal mask-wearing inside schools.
Latest guidelines from Montgomery County's Office of Public Health set four risk levels under which students could avoid, or must heed, COVID-19 mask-wearing and testing requirements. The county also is providing incident and positivity levels for each school district.
Hope to leave Montgomery County for some extended relaxation and recreation? We won't tell a soul! You may need more planning than usual, though, to ensure those extra days off deliver the fun you crave.
Eight more municipal governments in western Montgomery, eastern Berks, and northern Chester counties on Wednesday received a combined total of nearly $2.3 million in American Rescue Plan Act funds.