From left, Karla Trout, executive director of the Library System of Lancaster County, and Patrick Mulligan, county budget director, discuss a proposed reallocation of CARES Act funds with county commissioners Craig Lehman, Josh Parsons and Ray D'Agostino during a work session at the Lancaster County Government Center on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020. (Photo: Tim Stuhldreher)
From left, Karla Trout, executive director of the Library System of Lancaster County, and Patrick Mulligan, county budget director, discuss a proposed reallocation of CARES Act funds with county commissioners Craig Lehman, Josh Parsons and Ray D'Agostino during a work session at the Lancaster County Government Center on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020. (Photo: Tim Stuhldreher)

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Another $3.2 million in aid possible for Lancaster County businesses: The county commissioners will be voting on allocating $1.2 million in CARES Act funds to 81 businesses through Recovery Lancaster today. On Tuesday, the Economic Development Co. and Lancaster Chamber proposed that the county send an additional $3.2 million to nearly 220 businesses. The proposal would be voted on next Wednesday. (Source: LNP)

Pa. hospital leaders offer support for Gov. Wolf's public health order: Despite criticism of Wolf from GOP leaders, health professionals are encouraging the mitigation efforts. Andy Carter, president and CEO of the Hospital and Health System Association of Pennsylvania, said, “the hospital community universally supports the governor and the health secretary in their call for mask wearing, social distancing, avoiding large groups, and unnecessary travel." (Source: WITF)

State agencies working together to deliver Covid-19 vaccines despite the winter storm: PennDOT and state police will be teaming up to ensure that the delivery path for the vaccine to Central Pa. hospitals through quick snow removal and road care preparations. (Source: WGAL)

Lancaster General Hospital achieves status as a top trauma center: The hospital received the accreditation after offering a trauma residency program, completing the last of the 28 requirements needed for certification. Lancaster General Hospital is the only Trauma 1 center in the county and joins 17 others in Pa. (Source: LNP)

National roundup: More Republicans turning page, acknowledging Biden victory. (Source: AP) FDA approves at-home Covid-19 test that is 90% effective. (Source: UPI) Potential $900 billion Covid-19 relief bill to include individual checks. (Source: Reuters) United Airlines to collaborate with CDC in contact tracing efforts. (Source: UPI)

Olivia Smucker