CARES Act

COVID vaccines are now being administered to the employees of Northampton County’s Nursing Home. Staff members at Gracedale also have a cash incentive to get the shots.

Governor Tom Wolf says he wants to give $145 million dollars to small businesses in the commonwealth to help cope with the coronavirus pandemic.

More than one hundred million dollars in federal COVID relief meant for homeowners and renters, never made it into their hands. It was given to Pennsylvania as part of the CARES Act, but rules created around the money made it difficult to access.

Many older adults require specialized care during the day that often takes place outside of their home. Now the daycare centers have waivers to free up funding but the money may come too late.

More than 1,500 Pennsylvania dairy farmers have benefited from a program that aimed to reimburse them for losses suffered early in the pandemic, when some farmers had to dispose of milk.


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