Operators reminded of state law. See Story below.

Sweden Township police remind ATV riders of state law….Public encouraged to help Game Commission with Turkey Sighting Survey……Almost 62% of state residents vaccinated…

Thursday’s high, 75; Overnight low, 53

FRI-MOSTLY SUNNY, HIGH 79

FRI NIGHT-CLEAR, LOW 55

SAT-SUNNY, HIGH 80

SAT NIGHTCHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS/SHOWERS LOW 65

SUN-SHOWERS, HIGH 83

SUN NIGHT, LOW 64

 

The Sweden Township Police Department Reminds all ATV and SxS operators:

1)You must be licensed (16) to be on a open street/highway with a class C license.

2)Operate in a safe manner.

3)No Alcohol, Drug Consumption.

4)Obey all rules of the road such as operating a car/truck.

5) wear a helmet.

6)Operate on legal/Open roads and if operating on the new pilot highways , you must have proper permit.

7) Your Machine must also be Registered and Insured.

If you DO NOT have permission to be on private property – STAY OFF.

If you have permission and are on open trails and highways and connector routes, be respectful, don’t mess up the trail/highways, don’t litter and follow the law.

Statewide

The Pennsylvania Game Commission is asking the public to  help with the annual “Turkey Sighting Survey” which is open until August 31, 2021 online online or by downloading the mobile app from the iOS App Storeor Google Play. The mobile app can be found by searching for “Pennsylvania Game Commission” and selecting “Turkey Sighting Survey”… Officials say your participation is important. Data are comparable across the entire range of the wild turkey. Information submitted from this citizen-science opportunity is helping to analyze spring turkey production. Thank you to those who have participated in the past.

The Pennsylvania Department of Health today confirmed that as of 12:00 a.m., Thursday, July 22, there were 561 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 1,218,418.

Cameron 219

Elk-1587

McKean 2928

Potter 1076

Tioga 2610

Allegany (NY) 3574

Cattaraugus(NY) 5762

There are 319 individuals hospitalized with COVID-19. Of that number, 69 patients are in the intensive care unit with COVID-19. Statewide percent positivity for the week of July 9 – July 15 stood at 1.7%.As of 11:59 p.m. Wednesday, July 21, there were 6 new deaths identified by the Pennsylvania death registry, reported for a total of 27,819 deaths attributed to COVID-19. County-specific information and a statewide map are available on the COVID-19 Data Dashboard.

According to the CDC, as of Wednesday, July 21, Pennsylvania ranks 5th among all 50 states for total doses administered.

According to the CDC, as of Wednesday, July 21, 62.1% of Pennsylvanians age 18 and older are fully vaccinated.

Vaccine providers have administered 11,477,668 total vaccine doses as of Thursday, July 22.

5,639,196 people are fully vaccinated; with a seven-day moving average of more than 11,200 people per day receiving vaccinations.

The department continues to urge Pennsylvanians to follow CDC guidance for wearing a mask where required by law, rule and regulations, including healthcare, local business and workplace guidance. For the protection of themselves and others, individuals who have not yet been vaccinated or are partially vaccinated, are still encouraged to wear a mask when in public.

In licensed nursing and personal care homes, there have been a total of 72,145 resident cases of COVID-19 to date, and 15,607 cases among employees, for a total of 87,752 at 1,599 distinct facilities in all 67 counties. Approximately 29,215 of total cases have been among health care workers.

All Pennsylvanians age 12 and older are eligible to schedule a COVID-19 vaccine. Use Vaccine Finder to find a COVID-19 vaccine provider near you.

A commonwealth COVID-19 vaccination guide explains the current process for getting one. Pennsylvanians with questions about the vaccination process can call the Department of Health hotline at 1-877-724-3258.