Dr. George Garrow, the chief medical officer for the Primary Health Network in Western Pennsylvania, holds a dose of the coronavirus vaccine. (Screenshot. Graphic treatment by Rebecca Russ)
Logistics Isn’t the Only Problem to Vaccinating Rural Pennsylvania

Health experts say the vaccine rollout is going slower in rural areas, in part, because rural residents don't trust the government.

An unidentified man smokes a cigarette during the coronavirus pandemic. (Shutterstock Photo/Sergii Sobolevskyi)
Pennsylvanians Who Light Up Can Now Line Up for the COVID Vaccine

Smokers are in Phase 1A of the state’s vaccine rollout plan, putting smokers ahead of non-healthcare frontline workers.

Registered nurse Emily Shearer gets the coronavirus vaccine on Friday, Dec. 18, 2020, at Mount Nittany Medical Center in State College, Centre County. (Courtesy of Mount Nittany Medical Center)
Front-Line Workers in Pennsylvania Say They Feel Safe With Coronavirus Vaccine

As more and more front-line workers are inoculated against the novel coronavirus, the essential work force has stepped up once again to let people know the vaccine is safe.