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NextHealth PHL

How a Pop-Up Clinic Is Working to Close Philly’s Vaccine Equity Gap

Nearly four months since the first COVID-19 vaccine was administered in Philadelphia, health commissioner Thomas Farley announced on Tuesday that the city administered its one […]

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City Life

What Is Pandemic Life Doing to Our Kids? Maybe Not What We Think

The moms are very worried. Since March of 2020 — when schools started closing and COVID got real — you can find them (okay, us) […]

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City Life

In Their Own Words: 7 Philly Kids Write About Their Pandemic Experiences

Last year, Mighty Writers, a Philly-based nonprofit devoted to boosting students’ literacy and writing skills, asked its writers to reflect on the pandemic. The results […]

City Life

Vaccinations Are Increasing, But Philly’s COVID-19 Cases Have Stopped Declining. What Gives?

As the pandemic has ebbed and flowed, we’ve checked in on occasion with the researchers from the CHOP Policy Lab, who have been tracking the […]

City Life

The Pandemic Made Me Realize I Hate Everything About My Old Social Life

As vaccinations accelerate across the region, I received my first invitation to a “vaccinated-only” private, in-person networking soirée scheduled for next month. The promise of […]

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NextHealth PHL

Rutgers Scientists Have Developed a Rapid Test That Detects COVID-19 Variants

Since late last year, new variants of SARS-CoV-2 have been identified circulating across the globe. While variants are expected when it comes to coronaviruses, these […]

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City Life

City Map Shows Inequalities In COVID Vaccinations in Philadelphia

A newly updated map published by Philadelphia’s Department of Health shows inequalities in who is receiving the COVID vaccine in Philadelphia. The color code on […]

Skippack pharmacist Mayank Amin aka Dr. Mak carrying materials for his COVID vaccine clinic
City Life

This Pharmacist Is Using His Event-Planning Background to Vaccinate Thousands. In a Cape.

Born and raised in Lansdale, Skippack pharmacist Mayank Amin, whose patients refer to him simply as “Dr. Mak,” has lately been the subject of national […]

City Life

The Black Doctors Consortium Is Totally Self-Funded. Imagine What It Could Do With City Support

Black people have always had to make the most with the least. Disenfranchisement in education, health care and social services has historically put us in […]

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Be Well Philly

From Cavities to Stress-Grinding, the Pandemic Has Been Hell on Our Teeth

On March 26th, at the start of the first pandemic shutdown, Montgomery County resident Cathy Belfield was working from home while her two kids played […]

City Life

Vaxathon Reveals There’s More to the Narrative About Black Americans and the COVID Vaccine

As the saying goes: If you build it, they will come — and last weekend, with its 24-hour “Vaxathon,” the Black Doctors COVID-19 Consortium built […]

City Life

From Double Masking to When to Toss Your Cloth Mask: All Your COVID Masking Questions, Answered

As we approach the one-year anniversary of the first confirmed COVID-19 case in Philadelphia, there are a host of subjects we now know more about […]

City Life

The City Now Has a (Very Tentative) Timeline for When You’ll Be Vaccinated

The experts have been saying for a few weeks now that COVID-19 trends for Philadelphia look good. The latest computer models predicted declines in cases, […]

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City Life

Urban Outfitters HQ Employees Say They’re Forced to Work In-Person During COVID

Urban Outfitters has never sounded like a great place to work. There are the employee lawsuits, like the Main Line mom who claimed Urban Outfitters […]

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NextHealth PHL

Newborn Babies Can Receive COVID-19 Antibodies From Mothers While in Utero, According to New Penn Study

Since the start of the pandemic, very little research on COVID-19 has accounted for pregnant individuals. As of last June, less than two percent of […]