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An editorial from 1918 celebrated the efforts of nurses in the influenza pandemic. The words still ring true in our own pandemic.
Medical care administered at the emergency hospital in Lykens during the 1918 influenza pandemic was free of charge.
The full force of the law was used in Mount Carmel to enforce social distancing during 1918 influenza pandemic.
As influenza killed hundreds in Schuylkill County in 1918, volunteers stepped up to save lives.
In early October 1918, pandemic influenza descended on Schuylkill County and left thousands dead.
Influenza swept through the Hensel family of Sheridan, Pennsylvania in October 1918, leaving three dead and lives changed forever.
"Sorrow and woe stalk almost unceasingly in our midst," wrote the Pottsville Republican in October 1918.
During the height of the 1918 influenza epidemic, the women of Central Pennsylvania jumped into action.
Undertakers in Harrisburg found their morgues full of flu victims in October 1918 with no way to give them proper burials.