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A stethoscope.
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Antionette Lee
March 26, 2020 - 9:29 pm
Medical professionals are part of the crew on the frontlines of the fight against COVID-19, and some healthcare workers are pulling double duty by volunteering with the city’s emergency medical response team. Read more here.
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Andy Siegel with a box N95 filtration masks.
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Cherri Gregg
March 26, 2020 - 8:50 pm
Amid the coronavirus pandemic, some have stepped out to answer the city's call for donations of medical supplies for healthcare workers and families, including the owner of a Philadelphia hardware store and a Philadelphia mom whose daughter underwent two liver transplants. Read more here.
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Customers descended upon the Fine Wine and Good Spirits store in Bensalem Sunday before its announced closing.
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Paul Kurtz
March 26, 2020 - 6:47 pm
The Wolf administration is resisting a lobbying campaign to reopen all 600 wine and spirits stores, which were closed to help stop the spread of the coronavirus. Read more here.
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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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Rachel Kurland
March 26, 2020 - 3:47 pm
SEPTA and PATCO announced additional reductions to its services on Thursday, as the coronavirus crisis continues to impact ridership. Read more here.
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Feb 25, 2020; Indianapolis, Indiana, USA; Philadelphia Eagles general manager Howie Roseman speaks to the media during the 2020 NFL Combine in the Indianapolis Convention Center.
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Ed Benkin
March 26, 2020 - 3:46 pm
The Eagles general manager is trying to keep busy during the coronavirus crisis. 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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POMPANO BEACH, FL - DECEMBER 23: A customer compares handguns before buying one as a Christmas present at the National Armory gun store on December 23, 2015 in Pompano Beach, Florida.
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Antionette Lee
March 25, 2020 - 9:47 pm
Bucks County officials say they are seeing a major spike in gun licenses, many to people who have never had one before, which prompted the sheriff’s office to host a virtual firearm safety class. Read more here.
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An empty restaurant in Philadelphia.
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Hadas Kuznits
March 25, 2020 - 9:26 pm
A petition from the Philadelphia restaurant community is circulating, urging local legislators to help aid this ailing industry during the coronavirus pandemic. Read more here.
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