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European Union to permit vaccinated American tourists to visit this summer

Caroline Glus, Video Producer May 7, 2021

TheBroadcaster · European Union to permit vaccinated American tourists to visit this summer After over a year of international travel being banned due to the Covid-19, the European Union has set to...

Seniors Joyce Cui, Nicole Chen, Lauren Kaye and sophomore Irena Potochny pose for a photo at the Spring Creek Church. Chen volunteered during the afternoon shift and Cui, Kaye, and Potochny volunteered during the evening shift. (Broadcaster/Abigail Lee)

Photo Essay: Cocoa Packs serves Hershey community despite pandemic

Abigail Lee, Science and Technology Editor May 7, 2021

Cocoa Packs is a local organization dedicated to providing families with food supplies and ensuring that children have access to nutritional foods. Founded in 2015 by Christine Drexler, Cocoa Packs operates...

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Covid-19 or Allergies? How to Tell the Difference

Keela Delves, News Editor May 7, 2021

TheBroadcaster · Covid-19 or Allergies? How to Tell the Difference As the seasons change from winter to spring, the yearly seasonal allergy symptoms are to be expected. Unlike a normal year, however,...

Pennsylvania Governor Wolf addresses the media on March 16, 2020.  Wolf and Secretary of Health Levine are expected to release details for a statewide contact tracing program on May 1, 2020.  (Governor Tom Wolf/CC BY 2.0)

Pennsylvania hits 1 million COVID-19 cases

Allyson Lin , Reporter April 6, 2021

Pennsylvania has become the eighth state in the U.S to exceed 1 million cases, according to The Morning Call. Recently, the state of Pa has added more than 3,600 Covid-19 cases on Thursday, March 25. March...

This Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) scientist reviews a plate with serological test samples. Serological testing is used to detect antibodies, which indicate past infection with the virus that causes COVID-19, and is important to the understand of disease prevalence within a population. (CDC/ James Gathany/Public Domain)

PA becomes 8th state to exceed 1 million COVID-19 cases

Allyson Lin , Reporter March 29, 2021

Pennsylvania has become the eighth state in the U.S to exceed 1 million cases, according to The Morning Call. Recently, the state of Pa has added more than 3,600 Covid-19 cases on Thursday, March 25.  According...

Pennsylvania Governor Wolf addresses the media on March 16, 2020.  Wolf and Secretary of Health Levine are expected to release details for a statewide contact tracing program on May 1, 2020.  (Governor Tom Wolf/CC BY 2.0)

Governor Tom Wolf increases gathering size limits

Allyson Lin , Reporter March 29, 2021

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf announced that indoor  and outdoor events may increase their gatherings to 75% of capacity.  This change impacts a variety of businesses including gyms, entertainment venues,...

This graphic demonstrates to the public the most effective ways to prevent infection through the use of double masking. Double masking recommendations come as increased variants of the virus emerge. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Hershey High School goes virtual due to COVID-19 cases

Robert Sterner, Advisor March 29, 2021

Derry Township School District notified families Hershey High School Monday afternoon would be moving to a fully virtual schedule for March 30, 2021 due to COVID-19 cases.  Only one instructional day...

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Explainer: What the US can learn from how Australia battled COVID-19

Adrianna Malena, World News Editor March 29, 2021

Australia was  able to essentially defeat the coronavirus, but how did they do it? How are they able to now hold mass concerts and sports events, with nobody wearing a mask? These are questions that if...

This graphic demonstrates to the public the most effective ways to prevent infection through the use of double masking. Double masking recommendations come as increased variants of the virus emerge. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Double Masking: When and How Should it be Done?

Keela Delves, News Editor March 26, 2021

TheBroadcaster · Double Masking: When and How Should it be Done? As the Covid-19 Pandemic continues, many people are very much still concerned about potentially getting infected with the virus. The...

This sign has examples of Covid-19 restrictions currently used in many public locations.  Five states including Texas, Mississippi, Iowa, Montana, and North Dakota have lifted their mask mandates despite lingering concerns over the Covid-19 virus. (Daniel Lobo/Public Domain)

Multiple States Lifting Mask Mandates

Caroline Glus, Video Producer March 26, 2021

TheBroadcaster · Multiple States Lifting Mask Mandates Five states including Texas, Mississippi, Iowa, Montana, and North Dakota have lifted their mask mandates despite lingering concerns over the...

Health and safety updates on 2021 high school spring sports season

Brooke Preputnick, Reporter March 25, 2021

TheBroadcaster · Health and safety updates on 2021 high school spring sports season On Monday, March 8th, the official season began for all spring sports as well as when the first mandatory practice...

Hersheypark announces 2021 opening date, COVID-19 safety precautions

Hersheypark announces 2021 opening date, COVID-19 safety precautions

Isabella Maish, Reporter March 18, 2021

TheBroadcaster · Hersheypark announces 2021 opening date, COVID-19 safety precautions Hersheypark announced it will kick off its 115th season on April 2, 2021. With COVID-19 impacting how the park...

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