April 8, 2020:
COVID-19 Current situation as of 04-08-20. Click here to read the report.
April 7, 2020:
PennDOT is opening indoor facilities at five additional rest areas state-wide. Click here to read the press release.
April 6, 2020:
COVID-19 Current situation as of 04-05-20. Click here to read the report.
April 4, 2020:
Corona cases by County, Pennsylvania overview. Click here to read the report.
April 4, 2020:
COVID-19 Current situation as of 04-03-2020. Click here to read the release.
April 3, 2020:
Northampton County announced at a Virtual Town Hall meeting on April 2nd that it is establishing a COVID-19 Emergency Loan fund for small businesses in Northampton County. The Press Release announcing the fund can be found by clicking here. Click here for information on the load fund.
April 3, 2020:
COVID-19 Current situation as of 04-02-2020. Click here to read the release.
March 31, 2020:
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 26 counties under a stay-at-home order which now include: Allegheny, Beaver, Berks, Bucks, Butler, Carbon, Centre, Chester, Cumberland, Dauphin, Delaware, Erie, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Lehigh, Luzerne, Monroe, Montgomery, Northampton, Philadelphia, Pike, Schuylkill, Washington, Wayne, Westmoreland and York counties.
This order took effect at 8 p.m., Monday, March 30, 2020, and will continue until April 30. All stay-at-home orders are now extended through April 30. All Pennsylvania schools will remain closed until further notice. Non-life-sustaining business closures remain in effect.
March 26, 2020:
PA has officially been declared an eligible disaster zone. They will now be accepting applications for the Economic Injury Disaster Loan. Click here to see the application information.
As of Monday afternoon, March 16, 2020, PA Governor Tom Wolf ordered a statewide shutdown of all non-essential businesses, including dine-in restaurants, bars, casinos, and child care centers. The shutdown goes into effect at 12:01 a.m. Tuesday. (more info)
St. Luke’s University Health Network has launched a Coronavirus telephone and email hotline to respond to inquiries from patients and the public. The phone number is 1-866-STLUKES (785-8537), Option 7 or email@example.com. The website is: (click here)
The 24/7 hotline is led by St. Lukeʼs nursing staff who can provide information and guidance based on the latest recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Pennsylvania Department of Health. The hotline is not a substitute for the advice of a physician or, when necessary, medical attention.
St. Lukeʼs is working in concert with federal, state and local government agencies as well as other area health systems to protect the health of patients and the community,” said St. Lukeʼs infectious disease expert Dr. Jeffrey Jahre, MD, Senior Vice President of Medical and Academic Affairs.
Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) remains vigilant as the impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) evolves, and we are committed to being your partner in health in these unprecedented times. As a leader in infection control and prevention, LVHN is taking extraordinary steps to deliver the smart, comprehensive care you need through new ways to screen, assess, test and keep you safe. Information may be found on their website (click here)
For more information on the Coronavirus, please visit: PA Government Website: (more info)
Center for Disease and Control Information - How to Protect Yourself: (more info)
Coronavirus Fact Sheet: (more info)
What is the difference between Isolation and Quarantine: (more info)
Plan and prepare for the Coronavirus in your home: (more info)
What to do if you are sick: (more info)
Talking to your children about the Coronavirus: (more info)
Managing Your Anxiety and Stress: (more info)
Center for Disease and Control Information “How to Protect Yourself: (more info)