Tag archive for ‘bucks county’
By Staff On Tuesday, November 24th, 2020

Covid situation in Bucks County deteriorating rapidly

The covid-19 picture in Bucks County has worsened to the point where health officials are giving up on contact tracing. An unprecedented average of 296 new cases per day was reported last week – more than four More...

By Staff On Tuesday, October 27th, 2020

Bucks covid cases jump 45%; hospitalizations, positivity rate still low

The record covid-19 spike striking Pennsylvania and the rest of the nation hit Bucks County last week, though not as hard as much of the rest of the state. The county’s case count increased by about 18 per day More...

By Staff On Wednesday, September 9th, 2020
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Ask a Bucks County master gardener about spotted lanternfly Sept. 19

We’ve all been seeing those colorful but harmful insects flying around our backyards and communities this summer. Spotted lanternflies have invaded Bucks County in a big way. If you have questions about More...

By Staff On Friday, August 28th, 2020

New covid cases in Bucks hold steady, but 32-year-old patient dies

Bucks County’s covid-19 numbers remained at a steady level in recent days, averaging 23 new cases per day, while hospitalizations stayed low. But that positive news was countered by the reported death two weeks More...

By Staff On Friday, August 21st, 2020

Daily new covid-19 case level in Bucks remains relatively low

The county’s infection rate continued to stabilize at a relatively low level, with an average of roughly 26 covid-19 cases per day over the past three days, the Bucks County Health Department reported Thursday. Hospitalizations More...

By Staff On Monday, August 17th, 2020
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Conservation group holds online native tree and shrub sale

The Penn State Master Watershed Stewards of Bucks County are holding an online native tree and shrub sale through Aug. 31 to support their educational outreach efforts. Master Watershed Stewards plant trees to More...

By Staff On Thursday, June 25th, 2020

Bucks County residents bringing covid-19 back from other states

A growing number of new covid-19 cases in Bucks County are being picked up outside Pennsylvania, the county health department says. Of the 28 cases reported Wednesday, eight infections occurred in other states. More...

By Staff On Tuesday, June 23rd, 2020

Bucks County health inspectors to closely monitor bar compliance in green phase

Bucks County health officials on Monday warned that repeated failure to follow social distancing restrictions could get a bar or restaurant shut down. The county will enter the least-restrictive “green” phase More...

By Staff On Tuesday, June 16th, 2020

Bucks County officials propose guidelines for public schools to reopen

Bucks County Health Department Director Dr. David Damsker on Monday provided guidelines for the county’s 13 school districts to implement “a safe, and reasonably normal” reopening of their schools this fall More...

By Staff On Sunday, June 14th, 2020

State lawmakers: Bucks County will probably move to green phase June 26

West Mechanic Street in New Hope is closed to vehicular traffic on weekends to allow restaurants to expand outdoor dining onto the roadway. Two Bucks lawmakers on Friday said that Gov. Wolf’s office had told them the More...