COVID-19

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 […]

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City Life

Some Good COVID News, For a Change

Between the Philly Fighting COVID fallout and the health department sharing new details about its vaccine rollout, it’s been a week full of vaccine news. […]

City Life

Got a Shot From Philly Fighting COVID? Here’s What to Do Now

In the days since the city cut ties with Philly Fighting COVID, the since-disgraced start-up that ran Philadelphia’s first mass-vaccination clinic at the Pennsylvania Convention […]

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Be Well Philly

Gyms and Restaurants Can Apply for COVID-19 Relief Through This City Program

This year, Philadelphia, like most of the rest of the country, has seen its small businesses battered by necessary restrictions put in place to stop […]

City Life

Who, Exactly, Is Philly Fighting COVID?

Andrei Doroshin is 22 years old, working toward his degree at Drexel, and a C-suite executive in three different businesses: a real estate firm (CEO), […]

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City Life

Philadelphia Health Department Severs Relationship with Philly Fighting COVID

The city health department is severing its vaccine partnership with Philly Fighting COVID effective immediately, spokesperson Jim Garrow said in a statement on Monday evening. […]

City Life

I Took a COVID-19 Vaccine Selfie. Then the Questions Came Pouring In.

On Saturday, I walked into Deliverance Church in North Philly and got my first of two injections of COVID-19 vaccine. A few days earlier, I […]

City Life

Has Philly Turned a COVID Corner? This Pandemic Modeling Expert Is Optimistic

David Rubin of the CHOP Policy Lab, along with a team of 15 researchers, has been modeling the course of the pandemic nationwide for months. […]

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NextHealth PHL

You Can Order an At-Home COVID-19 Test on GoPuff

Getting tested for COVID-19 has become commonplace in our pandemic lives — so much so that Philadelphia boasts more than 50 testing sites plus a number […]

City Life

Here’s Who’s Next in Line to Get the COVID Vaccine

1. The list of Philadelphians eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine is about to get a lot bigger. Health commissioner Thomas Farley announced the next group […]

City Life

Happy 2021! You Can Go to the Museum Again!

We’re four days into 2021, and we’ve gotta be honest: It doesn’t feel that different from 2020, does it? The Eagles are a laughingstock; the […]