hospitals

Montgomery County Commissioner Dr. Val Arkoosh at a briefing
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Jim Melwert
May 28, 2020 - 6:18 pm
Montgomery County Commissioner Val Arkoosh said they’re seeing a rise in COVID-19 hospitalizations. Read more here.
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Lynne Adkins
May 21, 2020 - 3:11 pm
It takes hard work and a lot of planning to prepare a hospital to once again handle non-emergency surgeries and elective procedures during the pandemic. The number of visitors will be greatly restricted. Maternity patients will be permitted to have one visitor and patients who are near the end of...
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N.J. Gov. Phil Murphy delivers a media briefing on the coronavirus pandemic in the state on April 15, 2020.
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KYW Staff
May 15, 2020 - 2:05 pm
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed two executive orders on Friday, one allowing hospitals to resume elective surgeries starting May 26, and the other making the July 7 primary election a primarily vote-by-mail experience. Read more here.
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A patient speaks to a doctor online
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Lynne Adkins
May 11, 2020 - 7:28 am
The pandemic has forced hospitals to cancel in-person wellness classes. Those classes are still happening, but with some changes. Read more here.
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Paramedics disinfect a strecher.
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Lynne Adkins
April 30, 2020 - 1:22 pm
Emergency departments and intensive care units are busier than ever due to the coronavirus pandemic, but administrators say the facilities are strapped for cash. Read more here.
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Golfing during coronavirus
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Pat Loeb
April 29, 2020 - 4:06 pm
Mayor Jim Kenney outlined new rules for contractors when construction resumes in the city on Friday, and announced the reopening of golf courses, with some restrictions. Read the latest here.
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Penn Medicine COVID Watch program
Penn Medicine COVID Watch
Lynne Adkins
April 29, 2020 - 11:13 am
Penn Medicine can now keep track of its coronavirus patients who are self-isolating at home through automatic daily texts. Read more here.
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Nursing school hospital
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Lynne Adkins
April 28, 2020 - 2:17 pm
Hospital workers within Einstein Healthcare Network are getting a few extra helping hands. Several Army reservists will help fill in where needed for the overworked staff, who are battling COVID-19. Read more here.
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U.S. Capitol
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Tim Jimenez
April 24, 2020 - 7:44 am
The House of Representatives approved a $484 billion relief package Thursday night to e ase the economic toll for small businesses and hospitals, as well as fund expanded coronavirus testing. Read more here.
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Senate Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer of N.Y., speaks to reporters on March 20, 2020, as he arrives for a meeting to discuss the coronavirus relief bill on Capitol Hill Washington.
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AP News
April 21, 2020 - 9:10 am
Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer said Tuesday agreement has been reached on "every major issue" of a nearly $500 billion coronavirus aid package for small businesses, as well as additional help for hospitals and COVID-19 virus testing. Read more here.
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