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.
During this pandemic, listen to the experts in public health. But also take the opportunity to document this historical moment for future generations.
As influenza killed hundreds in Schuylkill County in 1918, volunteers stepped up to save lives.
Wynning History is seeking your family's story about the impact of the 1918 influenza pandemic.
In early October 1918, pandemic influenza descended on Schuylkill County and left thousands dead.
The writers at the "Pottsville Republican" struggled to find words for the horrific death toll of Spanish flu in October 1918.
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.
"Three hundred miles of funeral processions, and the tears and groans that accompany these sad partings."