public health

Drive-thru coronavirus testing
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Antionette Lee
May 22, 2020 - 9:28 am
A new drive-thru testing site opened up this week in Delaware County, but those who want to get tested there don’t have much time. The testing wraps up at 5 p.m. on Friday. Read more here.
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Parks are closed due to coronavirus.
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Kristen Johanson
May 21, 2020 - 5:20 pm
Philadelphia continues a downward trend of new COVID-19 cases, but restrictions are likely to continue through the summer. Parks and Recreation is already tweaking its kids’ summer programming. Read more here.
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Protesters at Open Up Delco Freedom rally at the Delaware County courthouse
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Justin Udo
May 21, 2020 - 4:31 pm
A group of small business owners in Delaware County staged a protest earlier Thursday calling on government officials to let them reopen their doors for business. Read more here.
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Gov. Tom Wolf
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AP News
May 21, 2020 - 4:11 pm
Some counties in Pennsylvania could see practically all of the state's pandemic restrictions on business activity and gatherings lifted in the coming days, other than social-distancing and health-monitoring guidelines that are in place to help stop the spread of the coronavirus. Read the latest...
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Cocktails to-go
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KYW Staff
May 21, 2020 - 1:53 pm
Gov. Tom Wolf signed a bill on Thursday allowing licensed bars, restaurants and hotels to sell to-go cocktails, effective immediately. Read more here.
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New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy during his daily coronavirus press briefing at the War Memorial in Trenton, NJ on Saturday, May 16, 2020.
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KYW Staff
May 21, 2020 - 1:44 pm
New Jersey’s Department of Labor and Workforce Development had somber news Thursday about job losses in the state. The department released a report showing a loss of 757,700 jobs in April, most as a result of restrictions on business during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more here.
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Life jackets are required for boating in Pennsylvania.
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Mark Abrams
May 21, 2020 - 12:00 pm
With the Memorial Day weekend nearly here, some Pennsylvanians may be planning to venture out on lakes and rivers. The top executive for the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission advises: Make safety a priority. Read more here.
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Intubation box
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Lynne Adkins
May 21, 2020 - 12:00 pm
South Jersey artists collaborated with Virtua Health to create “intubation boxes” to keep both professionals and patients safe from spreading COVID-19. Read more here.
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Nate Thompson #44 of the Philadelphia Flyers skates with the puck as Nicolas Aube-Kubel #62 gets checked by Matt Grzelcyk #48 of the Boston Bruins in the third period at Wells Fargo Center on March 10, 2020 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Bruins won 2-
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Dave Uram
May 21, 2020 - 11:02 am
It’s been over two months since we’ve seen a live basketball or hockey game, and we don’t know when we’ll see the next one. On Wednesday, encouraging reports surfaced about the NBA’s and NHL’s progress in creating a return-to-play plan. Read more here.
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Ian Smith and Frank Trumbetti of Atilis Gym in Belmawr, N.J.
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KYW Staff
May 21, 2020 - 10:20 am
The Bellmawr gym that opened this week in defiance of Gov. Phil Murphy's executive order has been shut down. Read more here.
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