Brethren Valley staff members getting the Covid-19 vaccination on Jan. 11. (Source: Brethren Village)
Brethren Valley staff members getting the Covid-19 vaccination on Jan. 11. (Source: Brethren Village)

Headlines:

Capitol in Harrisburg bulks up security ahead of potential demonstrations: The Pa. state police will offer personnel and resources to the Capitol Police “in the event of civil unrest” at the Capitol in the days preceding the presidential inauguration. (Source: WITF) With social media posts suggesting "armed marches" at each state's capital on Jan. 17, security measures are being implemented nationwide. (Source: PennLive)

Brethren Village administers first doses of Covid-19 vaccine: The Lancaster County senior living facility were able give the Pfizer vaccine to over 300 people on Monday. (Source: ABC 27)

Round two of the Paycheck Protection Program begins today: This round will prioritize small community financial institutions, as well as businesses that have less than 300 employees and more than a 25% revenue loss. (Source: CBS 21)

Some Lancaster County EMTs are refusing Covid-19 vaccinations: Only about 20% of staff at Susquehanna Valley EMS have volunteered to get vaccinated. “They’re afraid to put a chemical in your body,” said Adam Marden, the operations manager. “What is the long-term effect going to be?” (Source: ABC 27)

National roundup: U.S. House tees up 25th Amendment resolution vote; impeachment could follow. (Source: NPR) U.S. to release Covid-19 vaccine doses in push for older Americans to get vaccinated. (Source: Reuters) U.S. adds more than 200,000 Covid-19 cases for the 7th day in a row. (Source: UPI) Trump heads to Texas border wall to defend tarnished legacy. (Source: USA Today)

Olivia Smucker