Stories tagged: "pennsylvania"


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.

Penny Cracas, right, with the Chester County, Pa., Health Department, administers the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to Robert Dando, a school district nurse, at the Chester County Government Services Center, Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2020, in West Chester. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Pennsylvania Has the 5th Highest Number of Vaccine Doses, But Ranks 24th in Distribution. Why?

Pennsylvania health officials say there are several obstacles to distributing the coronavirus vaccines across the state. We take a look at what they are.

Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine and Gov. Tom Wolf are concerned about coronavirus vaccine misinformation. (Flickr/Office of Gov. Tom Wolf)
Pennsylvania Officials Push Facts on Vaccines

Gov. Tom Wolf on Tuesday warned Pennsylvanians to watch out for rumors and misinformation about the coronavirus vaccines on social media.

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.

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden waves while visiting his boyhood home during a stop in Scranton, Pa., Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Scranton Finds Hope in Biden’s Victory

Joe Biden's win, which came with the help of Scranton, is bringing new energy to the Electric City.

President-elect Joe Biden and Jill Biden, attend a service at the Philadelphia Korean War Memorial at Penn's Landing on Veterans Day, Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
President-Elect Joe Biden Comes Home to PA to Honor Veterans

Biden and his wife, Jill Biden, stopped at the Korean War Memorial in Philadelphia for about 15 minutes on Wednesday afternoon.

Election workers count ballots on November 04, 2020 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Republicans in the state legislature refused to allow early processing of ballots, leading to delays in counting. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
The Real Reason for PA Delay? The State’s GOP Put the Brakes on Early Counting.

Republican lawmakers in Pennsylvania refused to allow mail-in ballots to be processed ahead of time, causing delays that have left the result of the 2020 presidential election in limbo.