Philadelphia Coronavirus News

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Philadelphia is tracking the latest Philadelphia coronavirus news, including breaking information about COVID-19 in the region and helpful guides and tools to navigate the crisis. You can find the latest CDC recommendations on coronavirus here. For more information on debunked myths surrounding the disease, look here. To learn more about the Philly biotech company that’s working on a vaccine for COVID-19, read more here. To read our latest coverage on coronavirus in Philadelphia, check the links below.

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City Life

COVID Stole So Much, But It Couldn’t Take Away Music

When I was a kid growing up in the suburbs in the 1970s, my first encounters with a piano were fairly typical. Starting when I […]

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City Life

The Pandemic Forced Us Apart. Will Philadelphia Ever Fully Regain Its Intimacy?

On March 10th of last year, I hustled out of the crowded jury assembly room in the Justice Center. Standing in front of the old […]

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City Life

When Everything Shut Down, Philly’s Black Community Found New, Revolutionary Ways to Convene

When I was a kid, each summer we drove from Trenton into The City. For us, “The City” equaled Philadelphia, which we sometimes called “Philly” […]

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City Life

In 2020, West Philadelphia Was the Best Place in This Terrible World

On Saturday, November 7th, in the annus horribilis of 2020, I stood in Clark Park and declared West Philadelphia the best place in this terrible […]

City Life

Six of Philly’s Best Writers on How the Past Year Changed the City — and Us All

After a long, strange, difficult, challenging, revolutionary year, Philadelphia is still standing. Six notable writers reflect on how the pandemic changed some of their favorite […]

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City Life

What Is Old City Without Tourists?

Last summer, for the first time in anyone’s memory, the tourists didn’t come. For two decades, we’ve lived in Old City. “A block from the […]

NextHealth PHL

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 […]

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City Life

Want a Shot at $50,000? All You Have to Do Is Get Vaccinated

If decreasing the chance of serious illness and death from the disease that has caused the worst pandemic in a century wasn’t enough of a […]

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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 […]

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Foobooz

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

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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City Life

The Bizarre, Infuriating Story of Philly Fighting COVID’s Meteoric Rise and Swift Fall

It was nearing 7 p.m. at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, and Philly Fighting COVID had a problem. The group, an ambitious and energetic start-up run […]