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After months of window visits and gathering restrictions, new chapter begins in pandemic narrative. Residents at the JAA began receiving COVID-19 vaccinations starting Tuesday the 12th.
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Instead of New Year’s resolutions, Pittsburgh City Paper asked local artists, musicians, politicians, and community members to reveal the first thing they’re dreaming of doing once they receive their vaccinations.
Four residents of the Alle-Kiski Valley lost more than 225 pounds combined last year during the covid-19 restrictions.
Health & Care
With the new year comes new beginnings, but, for many, especially those in the African American community, 2021 brings with it many feelings of uncertainty. As the COVID-19 vaccine becomes available, people have questions, and a palpable hesitancy can be felt in every corner and neighborhood because of stinging reminders of the past.
Health care workers at UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital say some of the hospital’s COVID-19 practices don’t sufficiently protect patients or staff from contracting the coronavirus – and that social-media posts from a supervisor questioning the severity of the pandemic have made the situation even more nerve-wracking.
The state Department of Corrections defied federal guidelines and a doctor’s order last week, demanding that an officer who tested positive for COVID-19 come back to work at a Pennsylvania prison struggling to contain the spread, Spotlight PA has learned.
‘It only takes one person’: University of Pittsburgh library workers worry about health as COVID-19 cases rise
As the University of Pittsburgh deals with the spike in coronavirus cases among students following the Halloween weekend, the administration ordered students to shelter in place before Thanksgiving break, with a few exceptions.
Each weekend, read a curated summary of the work produced by the members of the Pittsburgh Media Partnership. E-mailFirstnameLastnameSubscribe Maybe later. By: Colin Deppen, The Incline; Jeff Stitt, Mon Valley Independent; and Jamie Wiggan, McKees Rocks Gazette 2.0 This story was produced as part of a collaborative reporting project by the Pittsburgh Media Partnership. Learn […]
Students learning from home have had just as many cases as those learning in-person or through hybrid models, Allegheny County Health Director Dr. Debra Bogen said Jan. 6.
As the Covid-19 pandemic scrambled so many assumptions of daily life throughout 2020, one of the biggest subjects for speculation is how and where people live as their needs have changed under work-from-home arrangements due to the coronavirus.
Pandemic savings, BLM movement contribute to banner year for region’s only Black-owned and operated credit union
This year marks 50 years of the Hill District Federal Credit Union serving the Hill District community, and CEO and Treasurer Richard Witherspoon and his small, but tight-knit staff are seeing some of the best financial numbers they’ve seen in years.
The Fox Chapel-based women’s choir, Belle Voci, is using the covid-19 pandemic to fuel camaraderie and strengthen spirits, via Zoom meetings/hangouts.
Every Christmas, the Westmoreland County Food Bank collects food items and money for people in need. They usually collect about $800 a season. This season they collects over $2,000 plus food for those in need.