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We have compiled an assortment of shareable digital articles focused on news, local business stories, important resources, and more, to help you and your business as you get back on track.

Health: Doctors to talk COVID-19 on WLCH Radio Centro

The coronavirus pandemic will be the subject of a bilingual radio interview with two physicians, both with ties to Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health, at 8:15 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 5. The interview will air on WLCH Radio Centro 91.3 FM in Lancaster and 100.3 FM in York. Guests will be Drs. Jeffrey Martin and Angelica…

Health: Trust and Time: Key Factors in the Success of Contact Tracing in Lancaster

The author of this article, Alisa Jones, MPH, President & CEO of Lancaster Health Center, is pictured. The COVID-19 pandemic has changed our everyday experiences and conversations – there’s no denying that. And within those experiences and conversations, the COVID-19 pandemic also changed our vocabulary and introduced concepts previously only used within the sphere of…

Health: Mask Up For Lancaster

In a new campaign, U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey and folks countywide explain why they wear face coverings to help slow the spread of COVID-19. Won’t you join an expanding gallery of masked mugs? Ask Hope Graby why she wears a face mask and the strategic marketing director at Scheffey in Lancaster responds easily and directly.…

Funding: Phase 2 Funding: What You Need To Know

Guide compiled by Namespark UPDATE FROM 7/24: This Phase 2 funding portal has now closed as of 5:00 PM on Friday, July 24. For any questions you may have, email funding@recoverylancaster.com. Phase 2 of the Small Business Recovery & Sustainability funding portal is now open! Lancaster County small businesses (with 100 or fewer employees) can…

Recovery: Face Masks Are The Season’s Hottest Look

Photo by PhotOle Photography Knock Knock Boutique owner accessorizes with a positive approach. Emily Drobnock is passionate about accessories. So much so that she turned a parent-fostered love of flea market finds, family heirlooms and vintage costume pieces into an expanding business. Knock Knock Boutique at 8 S. Market St. in Elizabethtown opened three years…

Health: Why a Continued Focus on Public Health Matters

By Hilda Shirk, PhD, MSW – Retired Lancaster Healthcare Executive It was a global concern about public health that derailed our thriving economy here in Lancaster County. And it is a continued concern about public health that will get us back on our feet. We learned a lot in the past several months about how…

Recovery: A Quick Guide to Recovery Lancaster

What is Recovery Lancaster? What began as a collaborative effort by the Lancaster Chamber, the Economic Development Company, and the County of Lancaster to develop an economic recovery plan for our County, has now grown to include over 120 volunteers, a robust PPE distribution plan, funding opportunities, public health tips, and more. Here is your…

Business Spotlight: Face Masks Are Season’s Hottest Look

Emily Drobnock is passionate about accessories. So much so that she turned a parent-fostered love of flea market finds, family heirlooms and vintage costume pieces into an expanding business. Read the feature spotlight.

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Health News: Why a focus on public health matters

Our new article spotlights the importance of public health and why it matters as we navigate how our economy rebounds.

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