Measles Cases in Meadville
Meadville Medical Center
Meadville Medical Center has confirmed that at least one patient was in the Emergency Room on Tuesday May the 28th with a Measles infection. If you were near the Emergency Department between 10:30AM and 1:00PM you may have faced risk of exposure. Individuals who have not received a Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) vaccination, children under 5 years of age, pregnant women, or people with a compromised immune system are at the greatest risk of infection. If you exhibit some of these symptoms – fever, rash, cough, runny nose, inflamed eyes, or tiny white spots inside the mouth please contact your healthcare provider right away. You can find out more online by visiting the website for the Centers for Disease Control at www.cdc.gov.
PennDOT Weekly Work Schedules Published
PennDOT has announced their work schedules in Region 1 for the week of June 3rd through 7th. Region 1 includes Crawford, Erie, Forest, Mercer, Venango, and Warren Counties. You can find them published on our website here.
Woman Injured in Car vs Semi Crash
82 year old Patricia McConnel was hospitalized after a crash on Route 322 in Shippenville, Clarion County. Investigators say the crash happened when she drifted over the median and clipped a Kenworth semi truck with her Mercury Mountaineer.
City of Franklin Police
The City of Franklin Police Department has issued a scam alert. Scammers are posing as an official agency such as police or firefighters and making threatening statements if their potential victims do not make make payments in the form of gift cards and other unsecured funds. If you believe you do have business with an official agency you should call them directly on their non emergency line.
Protect Your Pets This Summer
Pennsylvania State Police
With warmer summer weather on the horizon The Pennsylvania State Police want to remind residents that new state laws enacted last year make it illegal to keep your pets alone in a hot car. Under the new laws emergency responders are authorized to access a closed or locked vehicle in order to rescue distressed animals inside.