Stories tagged: "pennsylvania"


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7 States Partner to Get Medical Supplies After Trump Told Them They’re On Their Own

“We can work together to provide the things that we need to allow our healthcare system to have the capacity it needs to fight this fight,” Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf said.

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My Son Keeps Asking If There Will Be a Youth Baseball Season. Here’s What I Tell Him

In the big picture, sacrificing a few months of activity to help slow the spread is not asking for much. The smaller picture — the one my wife and I navigate daily — is trickier.

Medical workers perform a coronavirus test on driver at the Temple University Ambler campus in Ambler, Pa., Wednesday, March 25, 2020. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
40 Coronavirus Testing Sites Lose Federal Funding Even Though Tests Are Still Hard to Get

The decision to end funding for these sites could exacerbate the existing shortage of COVID-19 tests just as many states are hurtling toward their peak in cases.

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‘All Hands on Deck’: How Pennsylvania Nonprofits Are Trying to Survive Coronavirus

Organizations that offer life-sustaining services are largely still operating—but they’re feeling the effects of the unprecedented health crisis.

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How Coronavirus Has ‘Changed Everything’ in Pennsylvania’s Primary Elections

Pennsylvania is the latest state to postpone its presidential primary because of the outbreak. As of Friday, 19 counties were under a stay-at-home order.

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Pennsylvania Shuts Down All ‘Non-Life-Sustaining’ Businesses Over Coronavirus

Wolf said his order would be enforced by state troopers, local officials, the state Health and Agriculture departments and the Liquor Control Board.

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For International Women’s Day, We’re Celebrating These Trailblazing Philly Women

Through social, economic, cultural, and political change, these women are making history.