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Eagles release safety Malcolm Jenkins

March 17, 2020

Associated Press–The Eagles released safety standout Malcolm Jenkins, who led their secondary for the last six years and helped them win the 2017 NFL title. Jenkins, 32, had one year left on his contract at $7.6 million. He will cost the team $6 million under the cap, but the Eagles also save nearly $5 million…

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Governor orders COVID-19 shutdown across Pennsylvania

March 16, 2020

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf extended a shutdown order to the entire state of Pennsylvania in an effort to halt the spread of the coronavirus, he said Monday. Wolf had already called for nonessential government offices to close and nonessential business activity to end in four heavily populated southeastern Pennsylvania counties. On Monday,…

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Wolf Administration Orders Restaurants and Bars to Close Dine-In Service in Allegheny, Bucks, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery Counties for 14 Days To Stop Spread of COVID-19

March 15, 2020

Under the guidance of the Department of Health (DOH), using his authority under the state’s COVID-19 disaster declaration order, Governor Tom Wolf today ordered all restaurants and bars to close their dine-in facilities at 12:01 AM on Monday, March 16 in Allegheny, Bucks, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery counties for 14 days to help stop the…

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CDC: No large gatherings for next 8 weeks over coronavirus

March 15, 2020

The CDC, in accordance with its guidance for large events and mass gatherings, recommends that for the next 8 weeks, organizers (whether groups or individuals) cancel or postpone in-person events that consist of 50 people or more throughout the United States. Events of any size should only be continued if they can be carried out…

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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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