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Coronavirus

Greater Philadelphia Coronavirus Helpline Opens

March 14, 2020

The Greater Philadelphia Coronavirus Helpline has been set up and is now open. The helpline will serve to answer residents questions, and for doctors and nurses to report cases of coronavirus. You can call 1 (800) 722-7112 to get information on the following: -Information on current or pessing coronavirus updates. -If you think you are…

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Details: Gov. Wolf, Sec. of Health Expand Outline COVID-19 Mitigation Guidance for Montgomery County to Chester, Bucks and Delaware Counties

March 14, 2020

Guidance for Montgomery County and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania NOTE: This guidance and madatory closings has been expanded to Bucks, Chester and Delaware Counties Applicability The following guidance will be in place starting March 13, for fourteen days. We will evaluate our options throughout that period, and continue to communicate to you as we learn…

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Governor Wolf Announces Closure of Pennsylvania Schools

March 13, 2020

Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that all K-12 Pennsylvania schools will be closed for 10 business days effective Monday, March 16. The administration has been working with school districts as well as state and local officials to gather input on this decision. The Wolf Administration will continue to monitor Covid-19 in the commonwealth, and at…

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Trump declares virus emergency; Pelosi announces aid deal

March 13, 2020

By ANDREW TAYLOR, ZEKE MILLER, JILL COLVIN and LISA MASCARO WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday declared the coronavirus pandemic a national emergency in order to free up more money and resources. But he denied any responsibility for delays in making testing available for the new virus, whose spread has roiled markets and…

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Philly schools closed for two weeks

March 13, 2020

All District and Charter schools will be closed starting Monday, March 16, 2020 through Friday, March 27, 2020. Though the School District of Philadelphia still does NOT have any suspected or confirmed cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in schools or offices, this closure has become necessary as many SDP employees who reside in neighboring counties are being…

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Virus locks down Italy amid global push to contain outbreak

March 13, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: A worker sprays disinfectant as sanitization operations against Coronavirus are carried out in the museum hosted by the Maschio Angioino medieval castle, in Naples, Italy, Tuesday, March 10, 2020. (Alessandro Pone/LaPresse via AP) By Nicole Winfield and John Leicester ASSOCIATED PRESS  ROME— The boisterous hum of Rome dwindled to a whisper and police…

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SUNscopes for the week of September 20

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