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News: Tuesday, August 18

Susan B. Anthony (1820-1906)

Susan B. Anthony (1820-1906)
Susan B. Anthony (1820-1906)

Headlines for Tuesday, August 18, 2020:

State to launch Covid-19 notification app: Developed by an Irish company, plans are to launch it in early September. A limited pilot program is to get under way next week. (Source: WHYY)

Child-care providers struggling: A study says Pennsylvania's providers need additional aid to avoid a wave of closures. (Source: WITF)

New guidance on face masks at school: The Department of Education says individuals may remove masks when at least 6 feet apart to eat or take a "mask break"; or when wearing a mask would be unsafe. (Source: CBS 21)

Nonprofit launches scholarship program: CHI St. Joseph Children’s Health's “Every Child, Every Opportunity” initiative will fund kindergarten tuition and post-secondary scholarships for Columbia students.  (Source: LNP)

National roundup: Sanders, Kasich, Michelle Obama featured on Democratic National Convention's first night. (Source: ABC News) Nursing home Covid-19 cases rose 80% this summer. (Source: AP) Postmaster General DeJoy will testify to Congress. (Source: UPI) President Trump to pardon Susan B. Anthony to commemorate 19th Amendment centenary. (Source: NBC News)