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COVID-19

Pfizer says COVID-19 vaccine works in kids ages 5 to 11

Pfizer said Monday its COVID-19 vaccine works for children ages 5 to 11 and that it will seek U.S. authorization for this age group soon — a key step toward beginning vaccinations for youngsters. The vaccine made by Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech already is available for anyone 12 ...

State to lift mask order in June

HARRISBURG(AP) — Pennsylvania is lifting its mask mandate no later than June 28. The Department of Health announced Thursday that it will no longer require unvaccinated people to wear masks in public on June 28 or once 70% of adults are fully vaccinated, whichever comes first. People are ...

CDC: Fully vaccinated people can largely ditch masks indoors

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a striking move to send the country back toward pre-pandemic life, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday eased indoor mask-wearing guidance for fully vaccinated people, allowing them to safely stop wearing masks inside in most places. The new ...

Lycoming County 15 new COVID-19 cases

HARRISBURG- The Pennsylvania Department of Health confirmed today that there were 2,986 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 1,169,678. There were 47 new deaths identified by the Pennsylvania death registry, reported for a total of 26,494 deaths attributed to ...

Lycoming County 27 new COVID-19 cases

HARRISBURG- The Pennsylvania Department of Health confirmed today that there were 2,476 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 1,166,692. There were 57 new deaths identified by the Pennsylvania death registry, reported for a total of 26,447 deaths attributed to ...

Lycoming County 14 new COVID-19 cases

HARRISBURG- The Pennsylvania Department of Health confirmed today that there were 2,597 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 1,164,216. There were 56 new deaths identified by the Pennsylvania death registry, reported for a total of 26,390 deaths attributed to ...