Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
March 30, 2020 - 4:00 am
Among the non-medical damage the coronavirus is doing is the toll it’s taking on Philadelphia city finances. The mayor says he can’t yet calculate its impact on the budget, but there’s at least one hopeful sign for the recovery of its pension fund. Read more here.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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KYW Staff
March 28, 2020 - 2:27 pm
Philadelphia officials announced they are expanding food access as the number of coronavirus cases continues to rise. Read more here.
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Liacouras Center
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KYW Staff
March 27, 2020 - 1:49 pm
At his daily press update on Friday, Mayor Jim Kenney announced an agreement between the city and Temple University to use space at the Liacouras Center on campus for hospital bed capacity if city hospitals are strained beyond their limits in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more here.
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A model wears a protective mask and gown for medical professionals made from the fabric of a Phillies baseball uniform.
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Dave Uram
March 27, 2020 - 11:02 am
The company that makes uniforms for the Phillies and other Major League Baseball teams is stepping up to help hospitals in the Philadelphia region. Read more here.
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Roxborough Wawa
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Tim Jimenez
March 27, 2020 - 7:18 am
Wawa stores in Philadelphia are suspending made-to-order food service in all of its city locations in response to the coronavirus outbreak. Read more here.
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A stethoscope.
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Antionette Lee
March 26, 2020 - 9:29 pm
Medical professionals are part of the crew on the frontlines of the fight against COVID-19, and some healthcare workers are pulling double duty by volunteering with the city’s emergency medical response team. Read more here.
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Hahnemann University Hospital
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KYW Staff
March 26, 2020 - 11:36 am
Philadelphia officials reported on Thursday a significant jump in new positive results from coronavirus testing, resultign in a total of 475 cases. Mayor Jim Kenney also announced the end of negotiations with the owner of Hahnemann University Hospital over potential use of facility. Read more here.
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Kohelet Yeshiva makes face masks amid coronavirus
Courtesy of Rabbi Gil Perl
Andrew Kramer
March 25, 2020 - 4:54 pm
Kohelet Yeshiva uses the school’s 3D printer to make face shields for area health care workers battling the coronavirus pandemic. Read more here.
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Foster dog
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John McDevitt
March 25, 2020 - 3:38 pm
The PSPCA is ramping up its foster care efforts while area residents are stuck at home during the coronavirus stay-at-home order. Read more here.
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Barrier at store counter for prevent spread of COVID-19
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Mike DeNardo
March 25, 2020 - 2:51 pm
Supermarkets, including Acme and Giant, are installing Plexiglas partitions to separate cashiers from customers and to slow the spread of COVID-19. Read more here.
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