Stories tagged: "Vaccine Distribution"


Downtown Coudersport in Potter County. The county is one of those that are struggling with their vaccination numbers.  (Shutterstock Photo/Nolichuckyjake)
These Seven Counties are Lagging Behind the Rest of Pennsylvania When It Comes to COVID Vaccinations

As Pennsylvania continues to improve its coronavirus vaccination efforts, several counties continue to lag behind.

Social distancing and COVID-19 guidelines are posted at the Pennsylvania Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa., Monday, March 22, 2021. The Capitol reopened to the public this month for the first time since December, albeit with social-distancing requirements, no events scheduled inside and a stepped-up police presence following the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
More Than 1 Million Pennsylvanians Have Tested Positive for the Coronavirus Since Pandemic Began

More than 1 million Pennsylvanians have now tested positive for the coronavirus, according to state health data.

Ciro Cinti died from the coronavirus. His daughter Nina Bocci also caught the virus. (Courtesy of Nina Bocci)
A Year in the Pandemic in Pennsylvania: Loss, Frustration, and Hope

The coronavirus pandemic arrived in Pennsylvania on March 6, 2020. A year later, the state has dealt with loss and frustration. With new vaccines, hope has returned.

University of Pittsburgh Pharmacy student Edith Wang loads a syringe with a dose of the Moderna Covid-19 Vaccine, during a vaccination clinic hosted by the University of Pittsburgh and the Allegheny County Health Department at the Petersen Events Center, in Pittsburgh, Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021.  (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
Lawmakers Urge State Health Officials to Improve Vaccine Distribution for Seniors

Pennsylvania lawmakers implored state officials to do better at getting COVID-19 vaccines to seniors while the Health Department said the new approval of a third vaccine will help.

FILE: One of Geisinger's facilities in Danville. (Shutterstock)
State Rebukes Geisinger for Vaccinating Employee Family Members

Geisinger Health Systems allowed employees' family members to skip the COVID-19 vaccine line, raising questions of fairness at a time of strong public demand and scarce supply.

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Acting Health Secretary Says ‘Bold’ Changes Will Get More People Vaccinated Quickly

After weeks of criticism for their coronavirus vaccine rollout, Pennsylvania officials are changing course.

Teachers including Kathy Volin, right, and Dana Cohen, center, conduct their classes online from laptops during freezing temperatures outside the Joseph Greenberg School in Philadelphia, Monday, Feb. 8, 2021. A mediator will decide if Philadelphia school teachers must return to their classrooms despite safety concerns as the district plans to resume in-person instruction later this month. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Educators, Wolf at Odds Over Vaccine Rollout

Several educational organizations—groups that aren’t always on the same side—are asking Gov. Tom Wolf to make vaccinating school staff against the coronavirus a priority.