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Coronavirus

Mifflin Co. nears 10K fully vaccinated

From staff reports Mifflin County is inching toward having 10,000 of its residents fully vaccinated against COVID-19, according to data released Friday by the Pennsylvania Department of Health. There were also no new local COVID-19 deaths reported. The health department shows there are 9,941 ...

Pa. sounds alarm on vaccine hesitancy

A growing number of unfilled appointments and low uptake among nursing home workers are early signs that vaccine hesitancy is becoming an issue in Pennsylvania, prompting state officials to sound the alarm Friday and urge residents to get their COVID-19 shots as quickly as possible. After ...

Cancellations and postponements

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No new deaths reported in all 5 counties

From staff reports All five local counties remain reporting no new deaths according to data released Thursday by the Pennsylvania Department of Health. In Mifflin County, seven new cases were reported to bring its total to 4,910 cases and 175 deaths so far. A total of 9,600 people are fully ...

Phase 2 of relief funding open in Mifflin County

LEWISTOWN — The second phase of a new COVID-19 relief grant is now open for eligible hospitality industry businesses, and the Mifflin County Commissioners are urging more businesses to apply. During the now-closed first phase of the Coronavirus Hospitality Industry Recovery Program, six ...

Single-digit COVID cases confirmed for 3 counties

From staff reports Three local counties reported less than 10 new cases, and all five local counties report no new deaths according to data released Wednesday by the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Mifflin County reported eight new cases to bring its total to 4,903 cases and 175 deaths so ...

More COVID-19 state shutdowns are unlikely

When one of the nation’s top health officials this week suggested states dealing with a spring spike of coronavirus cases should “shut things down,” the remark landed with a thud. Even Democratic governors and lawmakers who supported tough stay-at-home orders and business closures to ...

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