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County Releases School Health and Safety Guidance to School Districts

On Sunday, the Bucks County Commissioners and Bucks County Health Department Director Dr. David Damsker released school health and safety guidance, in FAQ format, to the county's school districts as they prepare to reopen for the fall semester. The COVID-related…

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COVID Cases at Lowest Point since Last Year, County Officials Say, but Flattening Vaccine Numbers are a Concern

The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported 116 new cases in total last week. The seven day average of new cases stood at 12 per day, officials said, saying the overall infection rate number since May 1, has declined 90 percent.…

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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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Bucks COVID-19 Cases Continue Downward Trend with Green on the Horizon?

Bucks County’s daily average of COVID-19 cases, already at a low baseline level, dropped to an average of less than 21 cases per day last week for the first time since the pandemic’s initial days in March officials said in…

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Bucks COVID-19 Cases Average 20 for last 3 days, Lowest Numbers Since March

Over the past three days, Bucks County’s new COVID-19 infections have dropped to an average of 20 per day, the lowest three-day total in more than two months.    Twenty-six new cases were reported on Saturday. Case reporting was not…

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State and County Officials Cautiously Optimistic on COVID-19 Reports as ‘Surge’ is Expected

Over the weekend state and county officials remained cautiously "hopeful" social distancing and mitigation efforts were having positive effects on flattening the curve of coronavirus cases The optimism was despite deaths of three elderly persons  living in health facilities continuing…

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2 More Die in Bucks Due to COVID 19 on Sunday

Two more people died due to COVID-19 Sunday in Bucks County, bringing the total number dying to the virus to three in the area.  Both of Sunday's deaths were elderly people in fragile health before catching the virus. One, a…

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Health Officials Warn about Loss of Taste & Smell as Coronavirus Indicator; State Adds Shutdown 9 More Counties

Bucks County Officials made a point of telling the public about a coronavirus symptom observed that is indicative of the virus on Friday. Department of Health Director, Dr David Damsker said during Friday's press briefing that the first symptom of…

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Bucks Co: Largest Daily Increase in COVID-19 Cases with Total Now at 110

Bucks County announced its largest single-day increase in coronavirus cases, raising the county’s total to 110, said Bucks County, Bucks County Health Department Director Dr. David Damsker on Wednesday.  The new cases with the most recent symptom onset dates, he…

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Bucks Officials Declare “Community Spread” with 10 New Coronavirus Cases Identified

Bucks County identified 10 more coronavirus cases bringing the total to 34, declaring community spread officials said Saturday.  One of the new patients was hospitalized briefly but now is resting at home. At least three of the new cases were…

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