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News: Thursday, Sept. 30

Lancaster General Hospital

Lancaster General Hospital
Lancaster General Hospital


Rising Covid-19 burden stressing Lancaster General Health:  Beset by a staffing shortage and high inpatient counts, "we're facing a burnout crisis," said Dr. Michael Ripchinski, chief clinical officer of the Penn Medicine affiliate system. (Source: WGAL)

Pa. legislature maintains suspension of regulations: Numerous regulations waived to deal with the pandemic under Gov. Tom Wolf's emergency declaration will remain inoperative through March 2022. (Source: CBS 21)

Local consumers snapping up home Covid-19 tests : None of the six pharmacies and supermarket chains LNP contacted Wednesday had tests available. (Source: LNP)

Mount Joy Twp. man kills father with crossbow, kills self: Wesley Frey Sr., 61, and Wesley Frey Jr., 31,  both died Wednesday night, police said. (Source: ABC 27)

National/world roundup: Federal government shutdown looms. (Source: USA Today) Jan. 6 committee issues 11 subpoenas. (Source: ABC News) Britney Spears freed from conservatorship. (Source: AP) Unvaccinated NBA players won't be paid for missed games. (Source: UPI)