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Philadelphia Region edition

Monday, July 6, 2020


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Masking and social distancing classroom policies in effect for fall

To help create a safer learning, living and working environment for all students, faculty and staff, new classroom policies will be in effect this fall across Penn State’s campuses in alignment with public health recommendations and Gov. Tom Wolf’s requirements for higher education institutions. Specific policy guidance has been posted to the Office of Student Conduct website.  Full story

A four-photo collage composed of two men and two women, all of them posing as they wear face masks.

The Medical Minute: Don't get lax with the mask

Since March, the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we learn, work and socialize. Now, as nearly all of Pennsylvania is in the green phase of reopening, it is essential for people to remain vigilant by continuing to wear face masks and maintain proper social distancing.  Full story