CDC: Salmonella Outbreak Sickens Over 100 People, Including 2 PennsylvaniansHealth officials say a salmonella outbreak first identified earlier this month has now affected dozens of people in 25 states, including two in Pennsylvania.
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.
Plenty Of Familiar Names On 2020's Most Popular Baby Names ListThe top three names for both boys and girls remained the same in 2020.
CDC Updates In-School Social Distancing Guidelines For StudentsThe CDC is updating its social distancing guidelines for elementary, middle and high school students in the classroom.
CDC: 75% Of Americans Have High-Risk Factors For Severe COVID-19 Infections, Making Vaccine Prioritization DifficultPeople with certain pre-existing conditions, in addition to those over 65, fall into Pennsylvania's currently eligible 1A COVID vaccination group.
CDC Issues Warning, Links Certain Cheeses With Multi-State Listeria OutbreakThe CDC is investigating a multi-state listeria outbreak linked to fresh and soft cheeses such as queso fresco, queso blanco and queso panela.
COVID-19 In Pennsylvania: Department Of Health Aligns Quarantine Guidance With CDCThe Pennsylvania Department of Health is changing its COVID-19 quarantine guidance to align with the CDC.
CDC Decreasing COVID-19 Quarantine Time From 14 To 7-10 DaysThe Director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Dr. Robert Redfield, informed Vice President Mike Pence and White House Coronavirus Task Force members on Tuesday that the CDC will soon issue new guidelines reducing the number of days close contacts should quarantine following exposure to a Covid-19 positive individual
CDC Considering Change In Guidance, Signaling Shorter Coronavirus Quarantines Might Be ComingThe CDC is considering shortening the standard 14-day quarantine for people who have been exposed to the coronavirus.
CDC Cautions Against Traveling During Thanksgiving Due To Surging COVID-19 CasesThe CDC urged Americans not to travel during the Thanksgiving holiday as coronavirus cases continue to surge across the country.
CDC: COVID-19 Vaccines May Not Be Recommended For ChildrenAs coronavirus vaccine trials continue, the CDC has said the first batch of a potential vaccine may not be recommended for children.
CDC Offers Thanksgiving Guidelines, Calls Travel And Big Gatherings ‘High Risk’ Activities That Can Spread CoronavirusThe U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention released their Thanksgiving guidelines Monday.
CDC: Cancel Or Postpone Events Of 50 Or More People For The Next 8 WeeksA new CDC recommendation is asking organizers to consider canceling or postponing events of 50 people or more.
Allegheny County Receiving Funding To Address Opioid EpidemicThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has awarded Allegheny County $5.2 million in funding to address the opioid epidemic.
Health Officials Sound Alarm Over Deadly Drug-Resistant Strain Of SalmonellaA deadly strain of salmonella that has sickened more than 250 people may not respond to the antibiotics commonly prescribed to treat the foodborne infection, the CDC says.