COVID-19

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Cherri Gregg
May 30, 2020 - 4:00 am
This week, Gov. Tom Wolf signed a budget that allocates tens of millions of dollars to help mom and pop shops impacted by the pandemic. Read more here.
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Food delivery
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Kimberly Adams
May 29, 2020 - 5:14 pm
A Cinnaminson caterer is feeding frontline workers with her gourmet meals, but she didn’t expect to be doing this when she opened a new business. Read more here.
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Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine
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Jim Melwert
May 29, 2020 - 4:18 pm
Philadelphia and the surrounding counties will move from the “red” to the “yellow” phase next Friday, as part of Gov. Tom Wolf’s stoplight-colored three-phase reopening plan. But health officials caution that just because some restrictions are lifted doesn’t mean the virus has gone away. Read more...
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Philadelphia City Hall
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Pat Loeb
May 29, 2020 - 4:10 pm
Retail stores, offices, warehouses and child care centers are among the businesses that can reopen in Philadelphia June 5 under the city’s plan for moving into the “yellow phase” of reopening. The city is imposing guidelines on how they’ll be able to operate. Read more here.
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Box of food being distributed
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David Madden
May 29, 2020 - 2:50 pm
As the coronavirus pandemic rages on, Camden County is partnering with TOUCH New Jersey Food Alliance to distribute food to people in need. Read more here.
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KYW Staff
May 29, 2020 - 2:13 pm
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy announced Friday the dates in June and July that child care services, organized non-contact athletics, and summer recreation programs could resume in the state, signaling positive trends in COVID-19 data and a further gradual easing of public health restrictions. Read...
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ACCT Philly renovation
ACCT Philly
John McDevitt
May 29, 2020 - 1:56 pm
Major renovations to ACCT Philly’s facility were postponed in March due to the outbreak of the coronavirus, but improvements are now back on track. Read more here.
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A nurse extracts a nasal swab from a woman to test her for the COVID-19 coronavirus.
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Lynne Adkins
May 29, 2020 - 1:31 pm
As the number of COVID-19 tests increases, so does the amount of material needed to handle them. Researchers at Rutgers University have discovered a way to keep up with demand. Read more here.
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Temple Owls
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Ed Benkin
May 29, 2020 - 1:09 pm
Temple University is hoping to kick off its football season in September, but if COVID-19 forces any cancellations, the school is ready to accommodate its fans. Read more here.
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A post from the Adopt A High School Senior 2020 Facebook group
Adopt A High School Senior 2020
Cherri Gregg
May 29, 2020 - 12:36 pm
When Philadelphia teacher Kelli Wyatt started a social media effort to celebrate high school seniors whose graduations and proms were sidelined by COVID-19, she had no idea it would grow as big as it did. Read more here.
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