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Community chalk drawings
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Suzanne Monaghan
March 24, 2020 - 4:30 am
A neighborhood in Delaware County found a way to establish an open space for creativity and community — while still practicing social-distancing rules amid the coronavirus crisis. Read more here.
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Nurses clean their hands with disinfectant after a patient was screened for COVID-19.
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Shara Dae Howard
March 23, 2020 - 6:30 pm
Health care providers say they are fighting the war on COVID-19 with not enough equipment or protection, so they’ve turned to the public for help. Read more here.
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Dr. Tom Farley
City of Philadelphia
KYW Staff
March 23, 2020 - 2:02 pm
On Monday morning, a stay-at-home order went into effect in Philadelphia. Health officials announced 79 new in the city, bringing total to 175 cases. Read more here.
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COVID-19 coronavirus testing
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Mark Abrams
March 23, 2020 - 7:53 am
A Rite Aid store in Philadelphia's West Oak Lane section is opening up a coronavirus testing site Monday — but it's only for emergency first-responders and health care workers.
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Person opening mail-in ballot.
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Charlotte Reese
March 23, 2020 - 4:00 am
With so many postponements and cancellations due to the coronavirus, many are wondering if the April 28 primary will also be pushed back. One organization is encouraging people to vote by mail regardless of the date. Read more here.
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Montgomery County is offering virtual tours of its various sites, and keeping its trails open for those who want to get outside while practicing social distancing.
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Jim Melwert
March 23, 2020 - 4:00 am
Montgomery County officials are offering up some cures for coronavirus-induced cabin fever, including virtual tours. Read more here.
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Talk of the Town restaurant.
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Shara Dae Howard
March 22, 2020 - 8:13 pm
After 30 years in business, one neighborhood restaurant known for lifting up the community is being hit hard by COVID-19 restrictions. Read more here.
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DOVER, DE - JUNE 5: Delaware Governor John Carney is interviewed by broadcast media.
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KYW Staff
March 22, 2020 - 7:09 pm
Delaware Gov. John Carney Sunday issued a stay-at-home order and the closing of non-essential businesses that will take effect 8 a.m. Tuesday, March 24. Read more here.
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A person typing on their laptop.
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Lynne Adkins
March 22, 2020 - 5:56 pm
Starting Monday morning, there will be a new resource for families to keep members with autism engaged during this period of coronavirus-related social distancing at home. Read more here.
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Medical advice.
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Lynne Adkins
March 22, 2020 - 4:20 pm
Medical professionals offering advice through telemedicine are seeing an explosion of calls because of the pandemic. Read more here.
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