Coronavirus in Schuylkill County
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Coronavirus in the Coal Region
The outbreak is having an impact on daily lives and the economy here.
All public and private schools in Schuylkill County closed through the end of the 2019-20 school term. Grocery stores are inundated for days by shoppers inexplicably stockpiling toilet paper, along with other seemingly essential items like sanitizers, food, and pet supplies.
Businesses that Gov. Tom Wolf deemed non-essential have been forced to close.
Meanwhile, local hospitals began establishing protocol for dealing with a potential outbreak here in Schuylkill County.
Developments happen quickly. We work to provide information in a clear, concise, easy-to-read manner.
We’re monitoring details of the outbreak and its impact on daily lives here in the coal region.
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