For the next 60 days, Service Electric of Allentown will open Wi-Fi hotspots to all who need them, and will not terminate services to residential or small business customers who can't pay their bills due to complications from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Pennsylvania has had its first COVID-19 related death and it was in Northampton County. The individual was being treated in a hospital. No further details were given in a release from the Pennsylvania Department of Health.
As the economic fallout from the coronavirus escalates with statewide closures of non-essential businesses, federal lawmakers are considering sending thousands of dollars in direct cash payments to American households.
Penn Community Bank in Perkasie said it is working with United Way of Bucks County to create a Bucks County COVID-19 Recovery Fund to help those who experience a financial crisis from the pandemic.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread, blood donor organizations are facing major blood shortages, but one local firm hosted its first company-wide blood drive shortly before Gov. Tom Wolf urged all non-essential businesses in the state to close. DLP Real Estate Capital of Hanover Township, Northampton County, hosted a drive on that day at its Lehigh Valley headquarters and two other sites[...]
The Pennsylvania Department of Health has confirmed 133 cases of COVID-19 in the state, up from 96 yesterday.
Customers Bank of Wyomissing said it is limiting access at a number of its branches in response to the coronavirus.
It is requesting that credit union members use drive-thru services or online resources for the majority of their banking needs to help with social distancing.
Rita’s Italian Ice said it plans to postpone its annual First Day of Spring Giveaway.
Starting today, Lehigh Valley Health Network is temporarily closing its LVHN ExpressCARE–Lehighton at 363 N. 1st Street, Lehighton, so its staff can support LVHN COVID-19 Assess and Test locations.
For most health care workers, a certain amount of risk, including from the coronavirus, is considered part of the job.
Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro said today that his office has now received more than 1,000 tips reporting price gouging.