essential workers

Gov. Tom Wolf.
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KYW Staff
July 16, 2020 - 8:17 pm
Pennsylvania is dedicating $50 million of federal funding to provide hazard pay to essential workers during the coronavirus pandemic. Read more here.
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Surgical and N95 masks
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Kim Glovas
June 08, 2020 - 4:00 am
Two Swarthmore College alums have created an online platform to connect people who want to donate masks to health care workers who need them.
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Dani Tuller and Mike Mirande
Paul Kurtz
June 08, 2020 - 4:00 am
Now that we’ve moved to the “yellow” phase of Pennsylvania’s reopening process, a Bucks County couple is trying to decide whether it's worth it to continue their successful coronavirus-related GoFundMe campaign. 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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A person riding a bicycle wears a mask.
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John McDevitt
May 26, 2020 - 3:31 pm
Essential workers who are in need of transportation to and from work now have a chance to get some new wheels, thanks to the Greater PHL Bike Match program. Read more here.
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Battleship New Jersey Memorial Day 2020
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Justin Udo
May 25, 2020 - 1:40 pm
In addition to military servicemen and women, the Battleship New Jersey in Camden honored front-line and essential workers this Memorial Day, who are currently fighting the coronavirus pandemic head-on. Read more here.
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ECI Comfort in Bensalem is offering air scrubbers to first responders, health care workers, and other front line workers.
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Antionette Lee
May 24, 2020 - 11:13 am
A Bucks County woman won a free air scrubber for her sister, a COVID-19 survivor, in a contest she heard about on KYW Newsradio. But the story didn't stop there. Read more here.
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Lawn mower cutting grass
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John McDevitt
May 16, 2020 - 4:41 pm
Household chores may not be a priority for health care workers giving it their all in the fight against COVID-19. Now an on-demand lawn care service wants to take one task off their list, at no charge. Read more here.
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Overworked nurse
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Kim Glovas
May 12, 2020 - 4:15 am
Villanova University’s College of Nursing kicks off a national study Tuesday to track the effects of stress on front-line workers for the next 20 years. Read more here.
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Muslim Federation of South Jersey PPE collection
Muslim Federation of South Jersey
Kimberly Adams
May 11, 2020 - 5:03 pm
The Muslim Federation of South Jersey has been delivering face shields, masks and gloves to first responders throughout Camden and Burlington counties. Read more here.
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