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Wolf Signs New Mitigation Orders as COVID-19 Cases Rise in SW PA

Governor Tom Wolf and Sec. of Health Dr. Rachel Levine today signed new orders  for targeted mitigation efforts in response to the recent rise in COVID cases, primarily in southwest Pennsylvania, but also in other counties in the state, influencing…

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Out of State Travel Boosts COVID-19 Cases in Bucks over Last 4 Days

Bucks County recorded an average of 26 new covid -19 cases reported over the holiday weekend with with about half of the new cases coming from out of state travel health officials said Monday night There were 117 new cases…

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Governor Signs Schroeder’s “Jacquelyn’s Law,” to Require Improved Options for Breast Cancer Survivors

Legislation introduced by Rep. Meghan Schroeder (R-Bucks) to ensure that women receive coverage for custom breast prosthetics when that choice is the best option post-mastectomy surgery was  signed into law by Gov. Tom Wolf. “This is a wonderful victory for…

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Modest Baseline, Low Community Spread Mark Latest Bucks COVID Stats

As Bucks County awaits the impact of having gone green on Friday, health officials continued to report relatively low numbers of new COVID-19 infections over the past three days. The county averaged 10 new cases per day from Saturday through…

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Bucks Community Orgs Receive PHL COVID-19 Fund Grants

The PHL COVID-19 Fund announced awardees of its Community Reopening Grants. In its seventh round of funding, the fund awarded $2.1 million to 80 nonprofit organizations with specific needs pertaining to their transitions to recovery, five of which are based…

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Bucks’ First Day in Green Marked by Modest Increase in New Infections

Bucks County finally moved into the green phase of Gov. Tom Wolf’s recovery plan today, allowing businesses ranging from hair and nail salons, fitness centers, casinos and restaurants and bars to reopen and/or increase their capacities. Bucks joined 11 other…

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Damsker: No COVID-19 Increases Due to Large Community Gatherings in Bucks

Bucks County's COVID 19 case count number counts continue to hoover between 10 to 20 cases reported daily despite recent large community gatherings with no case spikes over the last three weeks.  Health Director Dr David Damsker said in response…

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Out-of-State Contacts Add 10 More Cases to Bucks COVID-19 Total

Residents traveling to other states and bringing COVID-19 infections back with them continued to add to Bucks County’s case totals today. Ten of the 32 cases reported today by the Bucks County Health Department were the result of out-of-state contacts.…

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Bucks Lawmaker’s Legislation to Secure Post-Mastectomy Options Headed to Governor’s Desk

Legislation to ensure that women receive coverage for custom breast prosthetics when that choice is the best option post-mastectomy surgery has been approved by the state Senate, said Rep. Meghan Schroeder (R-Bucks), who authored the measure. “After speaking with a…

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Health Department Adds 23 New Cases, 6 Delayed Cases, to COVID Total

The Bucks County Health Department Tuesday added 29 cases to its total of COVID-19 infections, six of them delayed reports that no longer are infectious. One death attributed to COVID-19 also was announced: an 89-year-old man in a long-term care…

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