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United Way of Lancaster County


Friday, Oct. 27

In this April 2023 file photo, local students take part in the “A Day in the Life” career fair at Lancaster General Hospital. (Source: LG Health)

• Pa. DEP secretary resigns: Rich Negrin is leaving his post due to health reasons, an administration spokesperson said. (Source: StateImpact PA)

• Local availability of Covid vaccine is inconsistent: Penn State Health reported delays in shipments, and UPMC health system has yet to receive any. (Source: LNP)

• LG Health hosts career day: ‘A Day in the Life’ introduces high school students to the health care field. (Source: CBS 21)

• Health care workers rally for higher staffing standards at nursing homes: Members of SEIU Pennsylvania say low wages and benefits and high patient loads push workers out of the industry. (Source: LNP)

• Central Pa. Food Bank pursues regional hunger mapping: The nonprofit is extending the analysis it did in Lancaster County to other central Pennsylvania communities. (Source: ABC 27)

• Nation/world: Maine shooting suspect still at large. (Source: CBS News) Israel conducts 2nd overnight raid in Gaza. (Source: UPI) U.S. hits Iran-linked sites in Syria. (Source: AP) Hurricane devastates Acapulco, killing 27. (Source: Reuters) Teen charged in Philadelphia journalist’s murder. (Source: NBC News) U.S. says Chinese fighter nearly collided with B-52. (Source: NPR) A year after Musk’s takeover, analysts say X is self-destructing. (Source: AP)