Cumberland Co. Coroner: Pa Dept. of Health refuses to test nursing home residents after 14 deaths in one facility
With no guidance from state officials who refuse to test all residents at the facility, the coroners office is now questioning if the DOH is really acting in the best interest of all Pennsylvanians.
As nursing home deaths continue to rise in Pennsylvania, Dr. Levine directed licensed long-term care facilities to continue admitting new patients, including those discharged from hospitals but unable to go home, and to readmit current patients after hospital stays.
One attendee who was interviewed shut the reporter down when he suggested that the protest wasn’t about the rights of Pennsylvanians, but was perhaps a rally to support President Trump. The reporter pressed into the partisan divide by alluding to “most Republicans.”
Lt. Governor Fetterman says Pennsylvania is weeks away from reopening, “if at all,” according to science
“We are weeks away from any kind of major announcement opening, if at all,” Lt. Fetterman said of the shutdown in Pennsylvania.
Emergency response routes and must be avoided entirely. This means that traffic entering the city cannot use the 2nd Street gateway entrance from Interstate 83. The Market Street Bridge and Front Street must be avoided.
“Special thanks and recognition to Dr. Rachel Levine — a calm, wise, and dedicated leader during this COVID-19 pandemic. Pennsylvania is so lucky to have you as our Secretary of Health,”
– Pa Governor Tom Wolf