Johnstown, PAThe Tribune-Democrat

Editorial | Thunder's return made possible by vaccines, safety measures

We enthusiastically welcome the return of the Thunder in The Valley motorcycle rally, which roars through the region this week after a year off during the pandemic. And we remind everyone that we’re getting important community events back because of our diligence with vaccinations and other virus precautions. Thunder runs...
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Data show vaccine variance by race

The COVID-19 vaccination rate among Pennsylvania’s Black community lags significantly behind the overall percentage of the commonwealth’s population that has received the medicine. That trend exists locally, too, in Cambria and Bedford counties for people who have gotten at least one dose. But in Somerset County, the percentage of Black...
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Cambria County, PACourier-Express

Greater emphasis needed on vaccinating staff at prisons

Vaccination levels continue to lag for corrections staff at several area state and county prisons, reflecting a troubling statewide trend. But is the problem apathy or inconsistent accounting?. In announcing this week that the Cambria County courthouse would not be returning to pre-pandemic practices anytime soon, President Judge Norman Krumenacker...
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Cambria County, PANew Castle News

Editorial by The (Johnstown) Tribune-Democrat: Greater emphasis still needed on vaccinating staff at prisons

Vaccination levels continue to lag for corrections staff at several area state and county prisons, reflecting a troubling statewide trend. But is the problem apathy or inconsistent accounting?. In announcing this week that the Cambria County courthouse would not be returning to pre-pandemic practices anytime soon, President Judge Norman Krumenacker...
Clearfield County, PAClearfield Progress

State COVID-19 cases continue to dwindle as vaccinations increase

HARRISBURG — COVID-19 cases in the commonwealth continue to dwindle and vaccinations continue to increase, according to the state Department of Health. There were 808 cases of COVID-19 reported in the past three days. The total number of cases in Clearfield County and surrounding areas are listed below. Blair —...
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Cambria County, PAThe Tribune-Democrat

Editorial | Greater emphasis still needed on vaccinating staff at prisons

Vaccination levels continue to lag for corrections staff at several area state and county prisons, reflecting a troubling statewide trend. But is the problem apathy or inconsistent accounting?. In announcing this week that the Cambria County courthouse would not be returning to pre-pandemic practices anytime soon, President Judge Norman Krumenacker...
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Juneteenth celebrations in Johnstown to include vaccine clinics, organizers say

A celebration commemorating the end of slavery in the United States provides an ideal opportunity to address inequities in COVID-19 vaccine distribution, organizers say. Free vaccine clinics with gifts and a chance at bigger prizes will be part of Johnstown’s Juneteenth events from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday in Peoples Natural Gas Park and from noon to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday and June 18 in Johnstown’s Central Park, Highlands Health free clinic announced.
Martinsburg, PAmcheraldonline.com

Vaccine Site at Martinsburg Borough Office June 15, 21

Martinsburg Borough Office will be hosting a drive-through COVID-19 vaccination site on Tuesday, June 15, and Monday, June 21, from 4 to 7 p.m. Blair County EMA Director Mark Taylor asked the borough office if they would like to host a site. The Johnson & Johnson one-shot vaccine will be...
Cambria County, PAWJAC TV

Local 12-to 15-year-olds vaccinated against COVID-19

Cambria County, Pa. (WJAC) — Wednesday afternoon, 13-year-old Kaci Noon and 12-year-old Brenna Beckman -- both of Cambria County -- received their first dose of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine. "It feels really good to be part of history, helping put one foot in front of the other to get back to...