Coronavirus (COVID-19)

LEVEL OF COMMUNITY TRANSMISSION REPORT

This reports shows if the community spread is in the LOW, MODERATE, or SUBSTANTIAL AMOUNT in regard to the positivity rate of COVID-19 testing in Pennsylvania Counties.

Currently, McKean County is MODERATE or 5 to 10% of COVID tests are positive. Elk County is SUBSTANTIAL or >10% of COVID tests are now positive. Cameron County is SUBSTANTIAL or >10% of COVID tests are positive.

This data tells us that Community Links staff need to be vigilant in wearing masks, washing hands and social distancing.  Remember to screen consumers if they are showing any COVID 19 Symptoms, have been exposed to individuals that have COVID 19 symptoms or have a fever. 

If you need MASKS, WIPES or HANDSANITIZER, just ask your supervisor.

PA NEW MITIGATION EFFORTS

Click on the link below for detailed inform from Gov Wolf’s Administration:

PA Dept of Health New Travel RequirementsEffective 11/20/2020, the PA Department of Health issued new requirements for traveling outside of the state:

Pennsylvanians visiting other states are required to have a negative COVID-19 test within 72 hours prior to their return to the commonwealth, or to quarantine for 14 days upon return to Pennsylvania. This does NOT apply to people who commute to and from another state for work or medical treatment.

AidinPA has released a helpful video on their website called Back into the Community: Who to listen to and what to trust. The video is aimed at providing tips and information to self-advocates on understanding good information sources that can be trusted about COVID-19 and getting back into the community.

Click here to view Video.

For up to date information about the Coronavirus from the Department of Health: 

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html

For up to date information about the Coronavirus from the CDS (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention):

https://www.health.pa.gov/topics/disease/Pages/Coronavirus.aspx

Click here for Health Alert from ODP – March 2, 2020

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