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What You Need To Know: CDC Guidance leads to loosening of Pa. Masking Mandate, Vaccines for teens, Thursday’s Bethlehem Mayoral Debate By Brad Klein and Jen Rehill May 14, 2021 In our regular Friday feature, “What You Need to Know,” WLVR’s Brad Klein speaks with News Director Jen Rehill about the week’s top local news. […]

Since shortly after the pandemic forced a shutdown across Pennsylvania last year, the GOP-controlled legislature has been trying to put an end to Gov. Tom Wolf’s disaster declaration. This spring voters will decide who has that power which currently belongs to the governor alone.

Pennsylvania’s secretary of health, Dr. Rachel Levine says more than 40,000 healthcare workers have received Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine and tens of thousands of more doses are on the way – including the new vaccine from Moderna.

Pennsylvania is bracing for a massive winter storm, just as the first big batch of COVID-19 vaccines are set to be delivered in the Lehigh Valley and across the state.

Pennsylvania’s governor is again “sounding the alarm” that COVID-19 cases in the commonwealth are at a critical point. He’s warning that hospitals are almost full and says more mitigation efforts may come soon.


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