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Federal judge tosses lawsuit from Geisinger employees seeking to disregard COVID-19 policy

Unvaccinated employees didn’t want to get tested twice a week for the coronavirus.

By Brett Sholtis

COVID-19 killed at least 40 military veterans at VA nursing homes in Pa.

Newly-public data shows outbreaks among staff and residents throughout the pandemic.

By Brett Sholtis

Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines are available for younger children in Pa.

Midstate health systems and pharmacies are set to begin vaccinating children with the lower-dose Pfizer shot as early as this weekend.

By Brett Sholtis

Geisinger to pay $18.5 million after violating Medicare rules

The issues occurred between 2012 and 2017.

By Brett Sholtis

Legislation aims to prevent drug overdose deaths and diseases with ‘syringe services programs’

Such programs already operate in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Scranton.

By Brett Sholtis

Inside a Pa. middle school where everyone wears masks, and it’s not really an issue

Educators say there’s a clear choice: Limit the spread of the virus, or risk going back to online and hybrid learning.

By Brett Sholtis

Available ICU hospital beds in Pa. dip to lowest point since start of pandemic

Health care experts cite ‘delay of care’ as one reason.

By Brett Sholtis

‘Breakthrough’ COVID-19 hospitalizations are on the rise in Pa.

As immunity wanes, more vaccinated people in Pa. are getting sick with the virus.

By Sarah Boden/WESA and Brett Sholtis