Val Arkoosh

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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Open sign at store
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Jim Melwert
May 13, 2020 - 6:13 pm
The mayor of a northwestern Montgomery County town says they have passed a resolution to start letting businesses reopen despite the governor’s stay-at-home order. Read more here.
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Sign directing voters.
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Jim Melwert
May 11, 2020 - 4:38 pm
Montgomery County’s elections board has voted to adopt its “pandemic election plan” for the primary, which will significantly cut the number of polling places. Read more here.
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Memorial Day flags
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Jim Melwert
May 07, 2020 - 1:06 pm
The lone Republican on the Montgomery County Board of Commissioners is lashing out at his colleagues over the decision to hold the release of thousands of American flags — initially bought for Memorial Day events — until later this year. Read more here.
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Members of the public queue in boxes 2 meters apart outside a butchers in East London on April 25, 2020 in London, England.
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KYW Staff
May 04, 2020 - 3:52 pm
Lawmakers in Bucks and Delaware counties are calling on the Wolf administration to subtract the number of coronavirus cases from long-term care facilities when trying to determine when it’s safe to roll back social distancing measures. Read more here.
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Gov. Tom Wolf.
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John McDevitt
May 01, 2020 - 2:23 pm
Gov. Tom Wolf says 24 counties in rural northern Pennsylvania will see some relief from his strictest orders for residents to stay at home and businesses to close as part of a strategy to slow the spread of the coronavirus. Read the latest here.
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Molecular laboratory scientist Donna Robinson holds testing tubes at IU Health Fairbanks Hall, Indianapolis, Wednesday, April 22, 2020.
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KYW Staff
April 28, 2020 - 9:36 am
Montgomery County officials say testing results at a county jail show just how tricky the coronavirus can be. Commissioner Val Arkoosh joined KYW Newsradio’s Brandon Brooks live on Tuesday morning to help us understand. Listen to the full interview.
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Coronavirus testing
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Jim Melwert
April 27, 2020 - 7:42 pm
Montgomery County officials are pointing to results from widespread testing at the county jail to show just how sneaky coronavirus can be. Read more here.
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Montgomery County officials, including Board of Commissioners Chair Dr. Val Arkoosh (center right), brief the public on the latest coronavirus updates.
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Jim Melwert
April 23, 2020 - 5:44 pm
Montgomery County officials say the peak of cases might have been in early April, but they’ve been holding steady recently. Read more here.
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Coronavirus blood test
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Jim Melwert
April 21, 2020 - 5:21 pm
Montgomery County announced 69 new coronavirus cases Tuesday, but county Commissioner Val Arkoosh isn’t reading into that number too much. Read the latest here.
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