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Salons, spas bristle under COVID closures

After more than a month without customers or income because of social distancing restrictions, personal services businesses are looking for ways to get back to work. But it may not be that simple. By Melba Newsome Spa and salons are just some of the many North Carolina businesses that have been put on ice to […]

U.S. Modelling Study Estimates Impact of School Closures for COVID-19 on U.S. Health-Care Workforce and Associated Mortality
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U.S. Modelling Study Estimates Impact of School Closures for COVID-19 on U.S. Health-Care Workforce and Associated Mortality

Healthcare workers stand by at a COVID-19 temporary testing site at Abington Hospital in Abington, Pa., Wednesday, March 18, 2020. For most people, the new coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms. For some it can cause more severe illness. MATT ROURKE / AP PHOTO Critical level of the percent increase in mortality resulting from […]

Gov. Wolf and Sec. of Health Expand ‘Stay at Home’ Order to Carbon, Cumberland, Dauphin and Schuylkill Counties, Extend School Closures Indefinitely
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Gov. Wolf and Sec. of Health Expand ‘Stay at Home’ Order to Carbon, Cumberland, Dauphin and Schuylkill Counties, Extend School Closures Indefinitely

Press Release,  Public Health Governor Wolf’s Amended OrderSecretary of Health’s Amended OrderStay at Home Guidance As COVID-19 cases continue to grow and the state continues to seek relief to save lives and stop the spread of COVID-19, today Governor Tom Wolf and Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine revised their “Stay at Home” orders to […]

Gov. Kim Reynolds orders more retail closures
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Gov. Kim Reynolds orders more retail closures

CLOSE The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention former director Tom Frieden said the response to the pandemic is missing guidance from the CDC. USA TODAY Gov. Kim Reynolds expanded the state’s public health emergency proclamation amid the deepening coronavirus pandemic, halting “non-essential” surgical and dental procedures and expanding the length and breadth of the state’s […]