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Posted on: December 16, 2021

Covid cases create 'desperate' situation at Westmoreland hospitals

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As the CDC warned the omicron variant of covid-19 has eclipsed delta in terms of transmissibility, rising caseloads have created a “desperate” situation at local hospitals, according to the medical director of Westmoreland County’s 911 center.

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Posted on: December 16, 2021

Excela Reopens Unity Testing Center


In response to the increasing number of covid cases in the region, Excela Health has reopened its testing center at 443 Frye Farm Road in Unity.

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Posted on: May 10, 2021

FEMA to Help Pay Funeral Costs for COVID-19-Related Deaths

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Under the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2021 and the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, FEMA is providing financial assistance for COVID-19 related funeral expenses incurred after January 20, 2020.

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Posted on: March 17, 2021

Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)


The U.S. Department of the Treasury launched the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP), designed to assist households unable to pay rent and utilities due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Westmoreland County ERAP is anticipated to open early April.

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Posted on: September 3, 2020

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