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Coronavirus

New COVID booster shot now available

There is a new vaccine in town. The previous COVID-19 boosters were the same medicine as the primary series. There is a new booster available. “The new bivalent booster includes the original COVID strain along with Omicron variants,” according to Gaughn’s Drug Store Clinical ...

Charter school approves back-to-school plan

Tidioute Community Charter School has approved a back-to-school plan. The school is keeping many of the building-wide practices put in place over the past three COVID years, while dropping any mask requirements. “Parents, students, staff, and visitors will not be required to wear a face ...

District eyes COVID safety plan as school year nears

The Warren County School District is hoping for a school year without a lot of COVID restrictions. District administration has been working on its health and safety plan. That plan will go through legal examination and school board consideration in time for the opening of school. “At this ...

COVID community level rises to medium in Warren

An increase in COVID-19 cases has caused the CDC to push Warren County’s community level to medium. According to CDC, the case rate in the county was 79.1 per 100,000, with 10.1 new admissions per 100,000 as of Thursday. In terms of community transmission, the CDC has Warren County as one ...

Creeping COVID-19 cases result in few schools mask mandates

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — U.S. COVID-19 cases are up, leading a smattering of school districts, particularly in the Northeast, to bring back mask mandates and recommendations for the first time since the omicron winter surge ended and as the country approaches 1 million deaths in the ...

Less than 90 COVID cases, no deaths in April

April was a quiet month for Warren County in terms of COVID-19. There was a total of 86 new cases and no new deaths during the month, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Health. May started off with no new cases reported on Monday, leaving the county total to date at 7,408 cases and ...