Hospitalizations for COVID in the local area are increasing

Hospitalizations for COVID in the local area are increasing

There has been another increase in local COVID hospitalizations. Butler Memorial Hospital officials said they are treating 18 patients with COVID-19, including three in the intensive care unit as of Tuesday afternoon. This represents an increase of four people hospitalized, as well as one additional local resident requiring ICU care. Currently, around 1,200 persons are…

COVID-19 instances are predicted to surge this summer

COVID-19 instances are predicted to surge this summer

COVID is still present as we approach the unofficial start of summer. Cases are on the rise in our neighborhood as people celebrate their first regular Memorial Day in almost three years. Allegheny, Beaver, Butler, and Westmoreland counties have a “high” COVID-19 community level, according to the CDC. “Which is not unexpected given the more…