Tag archive for ‘coronavirus’
By Charlie Sahner On Wednesday, March 25th, 2020

First coronavirus cases appear in Solebury, Lambertville

Bucks County coronavirus cases Solebury Township and Lambertville have now seen their first cases of covid-19. Lambertville’s first case was announced Wednesday morning on the city’s Facebook page. “Yesterday, More...

By Staff On Monday, March 23rd, 2020

Gov. Wolf issues stay-at-home order for 7 counties, including Bucks

By Angela Couloumbis of Spotlight PA and Justine McDaniel of the Philadelphia Inquirer | Spotlight PA Gov. Tom Wolf on Monday ordered that schools remain closed until early April and issued a stay-at-home order More...

By Steve Chernoski On Saturday, March 21st, 2020

Lambertville Mayor Fahl urges residents to sign up for Swift 911

Downtown Lambertville on Friday afternoon Lambertville Mayor Julia Fahl on Saturday encouraged residents of to sign up for Swift 911 for local COVID-19 updates. “It’s everyone’s civic duty to More...

By Staff On Friday, March 20th, 2020

New Hope Mayor Keller issues emergency declaration

New Hope Mayor Larry Keller on Friday issued a Declaration of Disaster Emergency in response to the current COVID-19 epidemic. “The declaration empowers the borough to, in keeping with the Governor’s More...

By Staff On Friday, March 20th, 2020

Bucks Health Dept.: No cases of coronavirus yet confirmed in New Hope, Solebury

Bucks County officials on Thursday released information on which towns have cases of coronavirus, and New Hope and Solebury have none confirmed yet. Buckingham, Doylestown, Lower Makefield, Northampton, Upper Makefield, More...

By Staff On Thursday, March 19th, 2020

Gov. Wolf orders all businesses that aren’t ‘life-sustaining’ to close, will enforce order

Gov. Tom Wolf and Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine during a Friday evening press conference. (Photo: PA Internet News Service) By Angela Couloumbis | Spotlight PA Gov. Tom Wolf has announced that he is extending More...

By Staff On Wednesday, March 18th, 2020

Drive-through coronavirus testing now available at Doylestown Hospital

Doylestown Hospital is now offering drive-through COVID-19 testing. The concept of drive-through testing first emerged in South Korea when their coronavirus caseload began to rise, and it’s believed to have More...

By Charlie Sahner On Tuesday, March 17th, 2020

New Hope, Lambertville municipal offices remain closed due to coronavirus threat

New Hope Borough Hall New Hope Borough’s administrative office was closed to the public on Monday, as local governments join in the effort to slow the spread of coronavirus. Officials ask residents to email More...

By Staff On Tuesday, March 17th, 2020

Coronavirus cases in Bucks County now total 7

Bucks County received word of three new positive coronavirus cases late Monday, bringing the county’s total to seven, according to Health Department Director Dr. David Damsker. Out-of-state or out-of country More...

By Charlie Sahner On Monday, March 16th, 2020
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NJ asks for statewide curfew, limits non-essential businesses, closes schools

Gov. Phil Murphy on Monday asked New Jersey residents to remain in their homes from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. each night to help contain the spread of the coronavirus. Additionally, the governors of New Jersey, New York More...