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Coronavirus

Clinic an early step toward immunity

It was only 100 people, but Tuesday’s COVID-19 vaccine clinic helped by Gaughn’s Drug Store, was an early step toward herd immunity. When the county’s first public vaccine clinic opened, Warren General Hospital Medical Director Dr. Keith Price was on hand. For the first time, county ...

No deaths, but eight new cases in county

There were no new deaths and eight new cases of COVID in Warren County announced by the Pennsylvania Department of Health on Tuesday. The total number of cases stands at 2,035 – 1,677 confirmed and 358 probable. Deaths remained at 92. The number of COVID-positive patients at Warren General ...

Biden discussing COVID-19 aid with Dems, wants fast action

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden panned a Republican alternative to his $1.9 trillion COVID rescue plan as insufficient as Senate Democrats pushed ahead, voting to launch a process that could approve his sweeping rescue package on their own, if Republicans refuse to support it. Biden ...

No new deaths, five new cases

There were five new cases, no deaths, and a drop in hospitalizations in Warren County's latest report. According to the Pennsylvania Department of Health, there had been a total of 2,040 cases and 92 deaths in the county as of Wednesday. All of the new cases fell in the 'probable' category. ...

Health panel to discuss rollout

The state House of Representatives Health Committee has scheduled a Wednesday hearing to discuss the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine. And Warren County will be doubly represented. In addition to State Representative Kathy Rapp who chairs the Health Committee, one of the presenters is slated ...

No deaths, eight new cases in latest numbers

There were no new deaths and eight new cases of COVID in Warren County announced by the Pennsylvania Department of Health on Tuesday. The total number of cases stands at 2,035 – 1,677 confirmed and 358 probable. Deaths remained at 92. The number of COVID-positive patients at Warren ...

COVID-19 vaccines make it to Warren, in process of matching recipients

There are some doses of COVID-19 vaccine in Warren and the process of contacting people to match those doses up with arms is under way. Gaughn’s Drug Store received a “small number” of Moderna vaccine doses on Thursday and, this week, will start working through the list of those who ...

Vaccine Ordered

There were 11 new cases of COVID-19 and three more COVID-related deaths among Warren County’s numbers Wednesday. The Pennsylvania Department of Health published a new total of 85 COVID-related deaths and 1,970 cases. More than 5 percent of the county population has now had COVID-19. The ...

Three deaths, six new cases announced Thursday

There were three more COVID-related deaths added to Warren County's total on Thursday, but only six new cases. The number of deaths continues to rise. According to the Pennsylvania Department of Health, 88 county residents have died COVID-related deaths. The Thursday release indicates that ...

1 death, 7 new COVID cases in latest report

Warren County has gone three straight days without a double-digit increase in new COVID-19 cases. That hadn’t happened since late November. The Pennsylvania Department of Health announced one COVID-related death, bringing the county’s toll to 82, and seven new cases for a total of ...

Relay For Life moves ahead

It’s no secret 2020 presented impossible challenges for non-profit organizations, especially those that rely on community events for support. Warren County’s Relay for Life is planning a rebound in 2021. “Warren County Relay for Life is at a crossroads this year due to the worldwide ...

County nears 2K COVID case mark

There was one COVID death reported over the weekend and only about 10 new cases per day in Warren County. According to the Pennsylvania Department of Health's statistics on Monday, there had been 81 COVID or COVID-related deaths in the county. There had been 1,952 total cases, up 31 from ...

Commissioners talk vaccine, broadband

It's no secret that the light at the end of the COVID-19 tunnel is the distribution of a various vaccines that are become more widely available. And while county officials don't really have a say in the distribution process, there are efforts in place to enhance distribution once it is more ...

1 death, 7 new cases in latest report

Warren County has gone three straight days without a double-digit increase in COVID-19 cases. That hadn't happened since late November. The Pennsylvania Department of Health announced one COVID-related death and seven new cases for a total of 1,959 in Tuesday's release. The last time ...

Outbreak continues at prison In Forest County

In the midst of an outbreak at State Correctional Institution – Forest, Forest County easily has the highest COVID-19 rate in the state. The county’s rate is 17,179.5 cases per 100,000 population, according to statistics from the Pennsylvania Department of Health. That is almost twice as ...

School district to continue offering free meals

The Warren County School District is set to reopen its buildings for in-person instruction on Tuesday. And, whether students are in the buildings or not, they may receive free breakfasts and lunches. “The Warren County School District will continue offering free breakfasts and lunches for ...

Five more deaths and 15 new cases

The COVID-19 death toll in Warren County rose by five in Friday's statistics. For two weeks, the number of new cases has been consistently well below the average during the late November and December surge, but the deaths keep rising. On Friday, the Pennsylvania Department of Health ...

17 new cases, no new deaths in county

There were 17 new cases of COVID-19 and no new deaths reported in Warren County on Thursday. According to the Pennsylvania Department of Health, there have been 1,906 cases in the county and 75 deaths. Of the cases, 1,576 are confirmed and 330 are probables. The statistics for Warren ...

Outbreak continues at state prison in Forest County

In the midst of an outbreak at State Correctional Institution – Forest, the number of cases of COVID-19 in the county has more than doubled in a week. On Jan. 14, the county had had 574 cases. As of Thursday, that number was 1,245. Of those cases, more than 1,000 are association with ...