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Cuomo calls for employers to provide masks to essential workers

04.13.20 | Brandon Dickson

The governor's office says the new executive order allows employers to foot the bill for the cloth or surgical face coverings to essential workers who directly interact with the public. Cuomo announced another executive order regarding antibody...

PA confirms nearly 23,000 coronavirus cases and more than 500 deaths

04.13.20 | Brandon Dickson

However, the number of positive tests in the commonwealth is down and more people are beginning to test negative for the virus. That has lawmakers itching to get businesses back open, but health secretary Dr. Rachel Levine says, "now is the...

Whipping winds will wreak havoc all across NY and PA today

04.13.20 | Dee Haley, Brandon Dickson

A high wind warning extends through Tuesday morning for Erie and Niagara Counties.  Towns south of Buffalo including western PA are under the "warning" through late tonight. The Southern Tier and Finger Lakes region are also under wind...

Tri-state travel advisory includes New York

03.30.20 | Brandon Dickson

The CDC has issued an alert urging people in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut to "refrain from non-essential domestic travel" for the next two weeks. Governor Cuomo insists the move is not a lockdown. The governor says the Empire State is...

Governor Wolf seeks "major disaster area" declaration in Pennsylvania

03.30.20 | Brandon Dickson

Gov. Tom Wolf has asked President Trump to make the declaration to unlock federal assistance that would aid in the state's response to the coronavirus outbreak. It would provide additional support for state, county, and municipal governments...

Dr. Birx calls on state and local leaders to "prepare like NY"

03.30.20 | Brandon Dickson

Dr. Deborah Birx, a Houghton College graduate and member of the White House Coronavirus Task Force says leaders should know where equipment is and how to get it moved to meet needs. Meanwhile, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced "the...

147 Nursing homes in 27 states have at least one positive test for the virus

03.30.20 | Brandon Dickson

In Pennsylvania, five percent of them have at least one confirmed case. Health Secretary Doctor Rachel Levine, says we should stay away from assisted care facilities even if we have loved ones in them. Doctor Levine's mom is in a nursing home...

The commonwealth's confirmed coronavirus cases have skyrocketed

03.27.20 | Brandon Dickson

Health Secretary Doctor Rachel Levine says over 1,600 Pennsylvanians have tested positive from 48 counties. Levine insists the number of positive tests doubled from Wednesday to Thursday. Nearly 40% of positive COVID-19 cases are in individuals...

A church in the Southern Tier is answering the call for compassion

03.26.20 | Brandon Dickson

His Tabernacle in Horseheads, New York hosted a drive-through food giveaway Wednesday. The church's pastor says over 600 people were fed and some 5,000 pounds of food were given away. Church members helped load the cars of those hard hit by...

Cuomo pleads for ventilators

03.25.20 | Brandon Dickson

New York City is the new American epicenter of the virus. Governor Andrew Cuomo estimates the peak of coronavirus cases could come within 14 to 21 days. He says at least 30,000 more ventilators are needed in New York, while FEMA will be sending...

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