Portage, PAMirror

Pitt rehab specialist empowering others

Michael Kiel’s life was changed forever one April morning in 1993 when he was shot outside a convenience store. The Portage native suffered a spinal cord injury that left him paralyzed from the neck down. His condition required months of hospitalization and occupational therapy, but in the decades since the life-altering assault, he’s used his trauma to bring healing and hope to the lives he touches every day.
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Cambria County, PAPosted by
The Tribune-Democrat

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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Windber, PAThe Tribune-Democrat

Editorial | Windber hospital leads way as local medical centers shine

Area hospitals received a large dose of good news last week with high ratings from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services – led by a five-star salute for Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber. The Medicare rankings use seven quality measures – mortality rates, safety of care, readmissions, patient...
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No new cases of COVID-19 reported in tri-county region

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DOH: 2 New COVID Cases in Clearfield Co.

Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Health today confirmed that as of 12:00 a.m. Tuesday, June 15, there were 453 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 1,209,136. According to the department’s Web site, Clearfield County has had 8,637 (+2) total cases since March of 2020...
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DOH reports an increase of 312 COVID cases

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COVID-19 tallies steadily declining in Pa., but greater share of cases seen in younger people

As the number of daily COVID-19 cases steadily declines in Pennsylvania, the percentage of total positive tests among people age 0 to 49 continues to rise. In January, 60% of the total cases recorded were among that age group. The total is now at 68%, according to information released by the Pennsylvania Department of Health on Monday. Vaccines have been available to older residents for a longer period of time than to those age 49 or younger.
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COVID-19 Update June 14th

Here’s a look at the latest COVID-19 Numbers PA Department of Health announces another 170 new COVID-19 cases in Monday’s reporting. There are 20 new cases in our area. 14 of those are in Cambria County. State Health Officials also announced 33 new deaths across the State. One of those...
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State COVID-19 cases continue to dwindle as vaccinations increase

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

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