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Penn Highlands offers rapid COVID-19 testing in six rural locations

Several counties that Penn Highlands serves, including Blair, Huntingdon and Elk, have seen higher incidence rates than the state average.

By Min Xian/WPSU

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Despite the start of the academic year, coronavirus cases are dropping in Allegheny County

The Allegheny County Health Department says that college and university students comprise roughly 15 percent of September’s coronavirus cases.

By Sarah Boden/WESA

Free COVID-19 testing in State College began with long waits

The pop-up test site at Nittany Mall will be open on Sept. 25, 26, 29, 30, Oct. 1, 2 and 3 between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. each day.

By Min Xian/WPSU

DOH unveils the nation’s first statewide mobile COVID-19 testing unit

The department has planned more than 30 stops in churches, YMCAs or community centers around the commonwealth between now and the end of next month.

By Julia Agos

Pitt begins randomized COVID-19 testing as students arrive in Oakland

That plan includes instructions for all students to quarantine at home for 14 days prior to arriving on campus.
By Kiley Koscinski/WESA

Getting tested for coronavirus in Pa. is becoming more difficult amid wave of new infections

“Despite the rapid expansion of our testing capacity, demand for testing has been growing faster.”
By Wallace McKelvey/PennLive

Mass-testing bill gets thumbs down from Alleghency County council panel

With cases rising at U.S. jails and prisons in recent weeks, however, the issue continues to spark debate.
By An-Li Herring/WESA