US Overdose Deaths Increase 29%, Hit Record High During PandemicOverdose deaths soared to a record 93,000 last year in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. government reported Wednesday.
CDC Recommends Fully Vaccinated Students And Teachers No Longer Need To Wear Masks In SchoolsThe CDC has updated its guidance to recommend that teachers, students, and staff who are fully vaccinated will no longer need to wear masks in schools.
Food Safety For The Fourth: How To Avoid Food-Borne Illnesses On Independence DayWhile people are firing up the grills for Fourth of July celebrations, the CDC and USDA are warning people to prioritize food safety.
Pa. Health Department To Lift Universal Masking Order On June 28The state Department of Health says it will officially be lifting the order requiring universal masking at midnight on Monday.
'Particularly Tragic': Nearly All COVID-19 Deaths In US Are Now Among UnvaccinatedNearly all COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. now are in people who weren’t vaccinated, a staggering demonstration of how effective the shots have been and an indication that deaths per day — now down to under 300 — could be practically zero if everyone eligible got the vaccine.
CDC To Send Nearly $36 Million In COVID-19 Funding To PennsylvaniaPennsylvania is getting almost $36 million from the CDC to address COVID-related health disparities.
CDC Eases Mask Guidance For Kids At Summer CampsKids at summer camps can skip wearing masks outdoors, with some exceptions, federal health officials said Friday.
Pennsylvania Adopts CDC's Relaxed Mask-Wearing Guidelines For Those Fully VaccinatedPennsylvania is adopting the CDC's newly relaxed mask-wearing guidelines, meaning fully vaccinated people don't have to wear masks in most places.
North Hills School District Still Requiring Face Masks Despite New Mask-Wearing Guidelines In PennsylvaniaNorth Hills School District says that it is still requiring students and staff to wear face masks through the end of the school year.
CDC Says Vaccinated People Can Go Maskless In Most Places, But Some Businesses Still Require ItPeople in Pittsburgh are reacting to the news that vaccinated people no longer need to wear masks.
CDC Eases Guidance On Indoor Mask-Wearing For Those Fully VaccinatedThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday will ease indoor mask-wearing guidance for fully vaccinated people, allowing them to safely stop wearing masks inside in most places.