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667 New COVID-19 Cases Across PA Bring Statewide Total to 88,741

667 New COVID-19 Cases Across PA Bring Statewide Total to 88,741

| July 3, 2020

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Department of Health today confirmed as of 12:00 a.m., July 3, that there are 667 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 88,741.

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Evictions Could Begin Before Pa. Rental Assistance Program Can Provide Relief

Evictions Could Begin Before Pa. Rental Assistance Program Can Provide Relief

HARRISBURG, Pa. — A $150 million assistance program intended to provide rental payments on behalf of Pennsylvanians who are struggling amid the economic fallout from the coronavirus may not come soon enough to stave off some eviction proceedings.

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Governor Wolf: ‘Wear a Mask, Pennsylvania’

Governor Wolf: ‘Wear a Mask, Pennsylvania’

| July 3, 2020

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Reiterating the mandate of the mask-wearing order Sec. of Health Dr. Rachel Levine signed, Governor Tom Wolf again advised all Pennsylvanians that wearing masks when outside the home is mandatory.

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Wolf Administration Urges Pennsylvanians to Avoid Large Gatherings, Wear Masks Over Holiday Weekend

Wolf Administration Urges Pennsylvanians to Avoid Large Gatherings, Wear Masks Over Holiday Weekend

| July 3, 2020

HARRISBURG, Pa. – As the holiday weekend approaches, the Wolf Administration is reminding Pennsylvanians to avoid large gatherings and to wear masks around other people to help prevent further spread of COVID-19.

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New Eligibility Guidelines for Free and Reduced School Meals Announced for the 2020-21 School Year

New Eligibility Guidelines for Free and Reduced School Meals Announced for the 2020-21 School Year

| July 3, 2020

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Department of Education on Thursday announced that updated federal income eligibility guidelines for free and reduced-price school meals and free milk for the 2020-21 schools year have been released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).

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Reopening Phase Orders Updated to Include Last County Moving to Green on July 3

Reopening Phase Orders Updated to Include Last County Moving to Green on July 3

| July 3, 2020

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Governor Tom Wolf and Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine on Thursday signed amended green phase orders for the last Pennsylvania county to move to green. Lebanon County is moving to green at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, July 3.

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State Assistance Available When Federal $600 Weekly Unemployment Benefit Ends July 25

State Assistance Available When Federal $600 Weekly Unemployment Benefit Ends July 25

| July 3, 2020

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Departments of Labor & Industry (L&I) and Human Services (DHS) are reminding Pennsylvanians that state assistance is available when the Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC) program, which provides an extra $600 per week to everyone receiving unemployment benefit payments, ends July 25, 2020.

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Antlerless Deer Licenses to Go on Sale on July 13

Antlerless Deer Licenses to Go on Sale on July 13

| July 3, 2020

HARRISBURG, Pa. – If you haven’t yet purchased your 2020-21 Pennsylvania hunting license, now might be the time.

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Four New COVID-19 Cases Reported in Venango County as Spike in Cases Brings Statewide Total to Over 88,000

Four New COVID-19 Cases Reported in Venango County as Spike in Cases Brings Statewide Total to Over 88,000

| July 2, 2020

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Department of Health today confirmed as of 12:00 a.m., July 2, that there are 832 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 88,074.

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Pennsylvania Mandates Masks for Anyone Who Leaves Their Home Amid Coronavirus Increases

Pennsylvania Mandates Masks for Anyone Who Leaves Their Home Amid Coronavirus Increases

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Pennsylvanians are now required to wear masks whenever they leave their homes — rather than simply when they enter businesses — under a new order issued by the Wolf administration in response to the recent increase in coronavirus cases.

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