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BREAKING NEWS: Wolf Extends School Closures Indefinitely, Expands Stay at Home Order

BREAKING NEWS: Wolf Extends School Closures Indefinitely, Expands Stay at Home Order

| March 30, 2020

HARRISBURG, Pa. – As COVID-19 cases continue to grow and the state continues to seek relief to save lives and stop the spread of COVID-19, today Governor Tom Wolf and Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine revised their “Stay at Home” orders to include Carbon, Cumberland, Dauphin and Schuylkill counties, bringing the state total to […]

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Numbers Continue to Climb as 693 New Coronavirus Cases & 11 New Deaths Reported in Pennsylvania

Numbers Continue to Climb as 693 New Coronavirus Cases & 11 New Deaths Reported in Pennsylvania

| March 30, 2020

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Pennsylvania’s COVID-19 numbers continue to climb as the Department of Health today confirmed that as of 12:00 p.m., on Monday, March 30, 2020, 693 new Coronavirus cases have been reported, bringing the statewide total to 4,087.

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CDC Offers COVID-19 Checklist for Older Individuals

CDC Offers COVID-19 Checklist for Older Individuals

| March 30, 2020

VENANGO CO., Pa. – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) encourages older individuals to prepare for the possibility of a COVID-19 outbreak in their community.

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State Police Issue More Warnings to Non-Life-Sustaining Businesses

State Police Issue More Warnings to Non-Life-Sustaining Businesses

| March 30, 2020

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania State Police continued to issue warnings to non-life-sustaining businesses that remained open over the weekend.

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Governor Wolf Requests Major Disaster Declaration for Additional Support in COVID-19 Response

Governor Wolf Requests Major Disaster Declaration for Additional Support in COVID-19 Response

| March 30, 2020

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Governor Tom Wolf today requested a major disaster declaration from the President through the Federal Emergency Management Agency to provide additional support for state, county and municipal governments and certain nonprofits, as well as individuals who are struggling during the COVID-19 outbreak.

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Shapiro Issues Consumer Alert: Watch Out for COVID19, Federal Stimulus Check Scams

Shapiro Issues Consumer Alert: Watch Out for COVID19, Federal Stimulus Check Scams

| March 30, 2020

HARRISBURG, Pa. ― Attorney General Josh Shapiro issued a warning to consumers that scammers may try to take advantage of recent news about a federal stimulus check to steal personal information from Pennsylvanians.

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643 New Coronavirus Cases & Four New Deaths Reported in Pennsylvania

643 New Coronavirus Cases & Four New Deaths Reported in Pennsylvania

| March 29, 2020

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Department of Health today confirmed that as of 12:00 p.m., on Sunday, March 29, 2020, 643 new Coronavirus cases have been reported, bringing the statewide total to 3,394.

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State Senator Introduces Bill That Would Reopen Non-Essential Businesses

State Senator Introduces Bill That Would Reopen Non-Essential Businesses

| March 29, 2020

HARRISBURG, Pa. – State Senator Doug Mastriano (R-33) is moving forward with legislation to “get Pennsylvania working again.”

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Wolf Administration Receives USDA Approval for COVID-19 Disaster Food Distribution

Wolf Administration Receives USDA Approval for COVID-19 Disaster Food Distribution

| March 29, 2020

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Wolf Administration has received USDA approval for COVID-19 disaster food distribution.

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Pennsylvania is Reinforcing the Health Care System to Fight COVID-19

Pennsylvania is Reinforcing the Health Care System to Fight COVID-19

| March 29, 2020

HARRISBURG, Pa. – As Pennsylvania’s frontline health care workers tirelessly care for patients amid the COVID-19 outbreak, the state is acting to reinforce their ranks by increasing the number of workers and supplies for the health care system.

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