COVID-19

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City Life

Here’s How Much Philly Arts Venues Received of $6.8 Billion in COVID-Relief Grants

For many months during COVID, it was tough to rely on the restaurant industry for income, as countless articles and TV news segments have documented. […]

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CHOP Has Launched a Grief and Trauma Support Program for Philly Kids

From the pandemic to the gun violence epidemic to systemic racism to the opioid epidemic, life in Philly is rife with traumatic events. And that […]

City Life

Why Am I Not More Excited That Philadelphia Is Finally Reopening?

June was supposed to be the month when everything changed. I was looking forward a red-carpet kickoff to Hot Vax Summer, one filled with maskless […]

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NextHealth PHL

Penn Just Launched a Neurological Clinic for COVID-19 Long Haulers

Last week, the CDC reported that the number of new COVID-19 cases in the United States was at its lowest in roughly one year. According […]

City Life

3 Health-Care Experts With Unvaccinated Kids Explain the COVID Precautions They’re Still Taking

With 45 percent of Philadelphia adults now fully vaccinated, many are starting to dip their toes back into the kinds of socializing that used to […]

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Want to Get Into Hop Sing When It Reopens? Get Ready to Show Proof of Vaccination

Last week, we ran a story about the potential for businesses and events to require proof of COVID vaccination for entry, and we spoke to […]

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City Life

Philly Bar Owner Says He’ll Require Vaccine Passports From All Customers

It happened over the weekend. I got a text from the owner of a bar in Philadelphia that’s been closed since March of 2020. He […]

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City Life

Got Your COVID-19 Vaccine? These Are the Freebies and Perks Around Philly You Should Know About

Beer, donuts, gift cards and more! Businesses and health experts around Philadelphia have been ramping up efforts to incentivize residents to get a COVID-19 vaccine […]

City Life

How to Have a Hot Vax Summer and Be COVID-Safe, Too

“The streets are calling,” one of my best friends texted me last week when Governor Wolf announced that all statewide COVID mitigation restrictions (other than […]

City Life

Philly Announces COVID Restrictions to End on June 11th

Fourteen months after the City of Philadelphia first shut down in response to the coronavirus pandemic, the health department has announced that all COVID restrictions […]

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NextHealth PHL

Everything You Need to Know About the Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine and Kids, According to an Epidemiologist

As early as this week, the FDA is expected to authorize Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for emergency-use authorization in adolescents ages 12 to 15, and on […]

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Rutgers Engineers Are Developing a Breathalyzer Test for COVID-19

As vaccines continue to be administered and restrictions ease across the country, researchers are not resting when it comes to developing novel technologies for our […]

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NextHealth PHL

Local Biopharma Company Immunome Is Developing an “Antibody Cocktail” to Fight COVID-19 Variants

Variants of SARS-CoV-2, including those first identified in the UK (B.1.1.7), South Africa (B.1.351), Brazil (P.1 and P.2), and California (B.1.429/427), continue to spread across […]

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City Life

Penn Researchers Need Your Sweaty T-Shirts to Train Their COVID-Sniffing Dogs

Now that the New York Times reports the unfortunate news that the United States is unlikely to ever reach herd immunity against the coronavirus, it looks like […]

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NextHealth PHL

New Study Examines How Halting Evictions Helped Reduce the Spread of COVID-19 in Philly

It goes without saying that the COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on unemployment across the United States. According to a report by the […]