Dr. Debra Powell, of Reading Hospital, explains why masks are an important element in the fight against COVID-19 and answers some frequently asked questions about the masking debate.
Spot checks of about 50 school districts revealed at least a dozen around the state are using exemption forms that don't require a medical professional's signature, making it easy for parents to opt out on behalf of their children.
The response came one day after Gov. Wolf asked GOP leaders to summon lawmakers to Harrisburg to pass legislation requiring schools and child care facilities to require masks in classrooms.
Gov. Tom Wolf wants lawmakers back in Harrisburg immediately to work on a bill to order schools and child care facilities to require masks in classrooms.
President-elect Joe Biden’s first request of the nation isn’t hard, but it is meaningful.
Even after the US surpassed more than 250,000 American lives lost to the virus, there are still—somehow!—people who believe the virus is a hoax.
Wolf said that he does not envision another broad shutdown order to contain the coronavirus in Pennsylvania and, rather, hopes to leave those decisions to local governments.