Lehigh Valley Health Network

The number of new COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations across the state are going down after a peak in January that followed what doctors call a “holiday surge.” Numbers are dropping across the Lehigh Valley, too.

Mental health conditions continue to skyrocket during the pandemic, leaving many feeling hopeless. But a Lehigh Valley psychiatrist says there are ways to combat the mental health crisis.

Millions of Pennsylvanias are now eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine, including pregnant women who are in a high-risk category for the virus.

In most cases, COVID-19 presents mild symptoms in children. However, in some rare cases, children have developed after-effects of the virus called Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome or MIS-C.

Research shows that minority communities are suffering the most during the COVID-19 pandemic.


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