President Donald Trump tweeted this photo of himself in a mask on Monday, July 20, 2020.
President Donald Trump tweeted this photo of himself in a mask on Monday, July 20, 2020.

Headlines for Wednesday, July 22, 2020:

Survey: Most Pennsylvanians take Covid-19 seriously: About 69% think the pandemic is as serious as, or worse than, presented in the media, and 96% wear a face mask at least occasionally, according to a survey by PennLive affiliate Advance Local. (Source: PennLive)

Lancaster's Hand Middle School to be renamed: Until a permanent name is chosen, the school will be known either as South Ann or South East Middle School. Edward Hand, a Revolutionary War general, owned slaves. (Source: LNP)

Gov. Wolf stands firm on blocking Lebanon County funds: In an interview, Gov. Wolf said the county's commissioners premature shift Pennsylvania's Covid-19 green phase was illegal, and indicated he's willing to pursue the matter in court.  (Source: CBS 21)

Rally to end shutdown: The latest rally to end Pennsylvania's Covid-19 restrictions begins at 11 a.m. today. Six Republican state lawmakers are scheduled to speak. (Source: ABC 27)

Heat wave continues: Today's high will be in the mid-90s. The National Weather Service has declared a heat advisory for southcentral Pennsylvania from noon to 8 p.m. Scattered severe storms and high winds are possible this afternoon and evening. (Source: LNP)

National roundup: Outcry increases over federal response to local protests. (Source: AP) President Trump changes course, calls for wearing masks. (Source: Reuters) U.S. orders closure of Chinese consulate in Houston. (Source: NBC News) U.S. signs $1.95 billion contract for Covid-19 vaccine. (Source: ABC News)

Tim Stuhldreher