contact tracing

NBA restart
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Dave Uram
July 30, 2020 - 11:43 am
The quest for the NBA Finals in October starts Thursday night at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Florida. The NBA season will officially resume, after it became the first major professional sports league to shut down due to the coronavirus on March 11. Read more here.
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New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy listed to a question during his Friday, June 26, 2020
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David Madden
July 24, 2020 - 3:37 pm
Education officials in New Jersey are providing guidance to districts across the state as they follow a new mandate that guarantees remote learning for any family wanting that option during the pandemic. Read more here.
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A nurse seals a specimen bag containing a COVID-19 test swab at a St. John’s Well Child & Family Center mobile clinic
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Jim Melwert
July 21, 2020 - 2:33 pm
With COVID-19 test results taking up to a week to come back, local officials are seeking alternatives. Read more here.
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People wearing masks at mall.
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KYW Staff
July 21, 2020 - 12:51 pm
The number of COVID-19 infections in the greater Philadelphia region was likely seven times greater than what was reported, according to a new study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Read more here.
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Doping Control Officer Deke Gunsolley displays a swab as he explains the coronavirus testing process at a mobile testing unit prior to the Charles Schwab Challenge on June 09, 2020 in Fort Worth, Texas.
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Jim Melwert
July 16, 2020 - 3:36 pm
Montgomery County officials shared with the public two examples of how lack of cooperation in the contact tracing process — which they say is key to staying on top of any possible outbreaks — can put many at risk. Read more here.
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Temple University
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Mark Abrams
July 07, 2020 - 1:13 pm
Temple University is preparing to open a COVID-19 testing center just in time for the arrival of students this fall, right in the middle of campus. Read more here.
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Jersey Shore
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Kimberly Adams
July 05, 2020 - 7:16 pm
After a busy holiday weekend down the Shore, Gov. Phil Murphy says, while state health officials are keeping an eye on coronavirus cases there, they’re also concerned about residents picking up COVID-19 from travels out of state. Read more here.
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Lizzy Buczak
July 02, 2020 - 7:44 pm
While most of the world is taking proper precautions to avoid contracting COVID-19, officials in Tuscaloosa, Alabama say some students are purposefully trying to infect each other by throwing “coronavirus parties.” Read more now.
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Gov. John Carney
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Andrew Kramer
June 23, 2020 - 7:34 pm
Coronavirus cases and hospitalizations in Delaware have been on the rise lately, and health officials warn this is not the time to get complacent. Read more here.
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social distancing
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Jim Melwert
June 22, 2020 - 7:16 pm
Counties in southeastern Pennsylvania are getting ready to move to the least restrictive “green” phase on Friday, but Montgomery County officials are reminding residents that this doesn't mean the virus is gone. Read more here.
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