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Department of Health releases revised dental health care guidance for treating patients during COVID-19 pandemic

Thursday, May 14, 2020 by The Press in Local News

The Pennsylvania Department of Health on May 8 released the revised dental health care guidance as part of Gov. Tom Wolf’s strategic, phased COVID-19 reopening plan. Wolf and Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine have revised their business closure orders issued March 19 to remove the prohibition on non-urgent and non-emergent dental procedures. Those orders were issued May 7.

Community initiative to tackle homeless veterans’ crisis

Thursday, May 14, 2020 by SARIT LASCHINSKY in Local News

A new initiative to address the crisis of veteran homelessness in the Lehigh Valley was recently unveiled by local leaders, government officials and community partners at the Lehigh County Government Center, Allentown.

Lehigh County Office of Veterans Affairs Director Tom Applebach announced the creation of the Lehigh Valley Homeless Veteran Fund.

Additionally, he announced state Sen. Pat Browne, R-16th, had secured $200,000 in grants for the fund.

Mental, behavioral services shift during pandemic

Thursday, May 14, 2020 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, Lehigh County mental and behavioral health services have shifted to best assist patients while maintaining safety during the health crisis. There are resources and more information available on the Lehigh County website, under the human services heading.

Changes have been made to protocols at some of the county facilities to maintain the health and safety of the residents.

Chamber continues funds for small businesses

Thursday, May 14, 2020 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce is in the ring swinging back with a pool of funding to immediately help small businesses that were hit hard by the COVID-19 stay-at-home order.

While everyone is doing their part to stop the spread of the virus, businesses are getting knocked off their feet. Some of our small businesses establishments are salons, retail or other service providers that cannot offer takeout and can’t operate remotely, but the bills continue their assault.

A message to our loyal customers

Thursday, May 14, 2020 by The Press in Local News

Until further notice, we will no longer accept walk-in customers at The Press, 1633 N. 26th St., Allentown.

We have taken this step in order to protect our employees and the general public from the possibility of exposing anyone to the COVID-19 virus.

We will be happy to accept telephone calls and you can make payments through the mail, through the mail slot in our door or electronically on our website at www.tnonline.com.

Our offices are staffed and in operation conducting business over the telephone and through email during this crisis.