COVID-19 continues to be a part of our lives. To say this has been a complex pandemic would be an understatement. However, as time goes on, we continue to see evolution in approaches to providing care that are safe, effective, and saving lives, and on top of that, we have multiple options for viable, safe vaccinations to help prevent serious illness, hospitalizations, and the spread of the virus.
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After several weeks of decreasing COVID cases throughout the county, for the past 3 weeks, both incidence and the positivity rate are increasing.
Presently we have 108 active cases being reported in the last 14 days, with 69 of those being reported in the past 7 days. We closed out the month of March with 177 positive cases, and in just the first 9 days of April, we’ve already recorded 78 positive cases, which puts us on pace for over 250 cases this month, a 45 percent increase from March.
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The Home Page Network has received this latest update from Father David Bechtel regarding all three of the COVID-19 Vaccines and the Catholic Church’s position.
In light of recent news stories in national media regarding COVID-19 vaccines and the abortion industry, many are trying to find their moral position in their vaccine decision.
This statement from the US Conference of Catholic Bishops, along with the writings of Father Dave Bechtel of St. Peters Catholic Church in Wellsboro, PA, may help you with your decision.
COVID Incidence and Positivity decreased again this week with 41 cases per 100K residents being reported and a positivity rate of 2.8%. This represents the 3rd consecutive week of decreasing incidence and positivity as well as the 3rd consecutive week of Moderate Transmission. Currently we have 64 active cases being reported in the last 14 days with 22 of those reported in the last 7 days.
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