N95 masks
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John McDevitt
March 26, 2020 - 6:15 pm
As COVID-19 continues to spread, area hospital workers and first responders are in desperate need of protective gear, like face masks and gloves. Here’s how you can donate to hospitals across the greater Philadelphia region. Read more here.
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Gov. Phil Murphy
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KYW Staff
March 26, 2020 - 12:04 pm
The federal government has declared a major disaster in New Jersey. Gov. Phil Murphy says it will bring more federal help to the hard-hit state. Read more here.
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Hahnemann University Hospital
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KYW Staff
March 26, 2020 - 11:36 am
Philadelphia officials reported on Thursday a significant jump in new positive results from coronavirus testing, resultign in a total of 475 cases. Mayor Jim Kenney also announced the end of negotiations with the owner of Hahnemann University Hospital over potential use of facility. Read more here.
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Reading Orthodontics Group collection drive
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Mark Abrams
March 26, 2020 - 10:48 am
After hearing health care workers’ plea for personal protective equipment, an orthodontist based in Berks and Montgomery counties is spearheading a collection drive for face masks, gloves and gowns. Read more here.
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A coronavirus testing site set up in Burlington County.
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Mike Dougherty
March 26, 2020 - 10:16 am
Burlington County health officials are opening a drive-thru test site today. County Health Director Herb Conaway says they don't have the goods to make it a permanent site, and they will announce additional testing days as supplies allow. Read more here.
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Gov. Tom Wolf
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KYW Staff
March 26, 2020 - 8:07 am
Bills headed to Gov. Tom Wolf’s desk will relax unemployment compensation rules for workers and employers and authorize $50 million to help Pennsylvania health care facilities meet the surge in need created by the coronavirus pandemic. Read more here.
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. gives a thumbs up as he arrives on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, March 25, 2020, in Washington.
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AP News
March 26, 2020 - 6:22 am
The Senate passed an unparalleled $2.2 trillion economic rescue package steering aid to businesses, workers and health care systems engulfed by the coronavirus pandemic. Read more here.
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John and Sarah Gary.
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Paul Kurtz
March 25, 2020 - 6:52 pm
Many relationships are being put to the test as we all try to adjust to stay-at-home or shelter-in-place orders. A marriage therapist has some advice on how to keep the relationship intact.
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Barrier at store counter for prevent spread of COVID-19
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Mike DeNardo
March 25, 2020 - 2:51 pm
Supermarkets, including Acme and Giant, are installing Plexiglas partitions to separate cashiers from customers and to slow the spread of COVID-19. Read more here.
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Governor Phil Murphy holds a coronavirus briefing in Newark on March 24, 2020.
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KYW Staff
March 25, 2020 - 1:30 pm
A second death related to COVID-19 has been reported in South Jersey. Read more here.
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