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.

philly barber shops, hair salons and nail spas want to reopen
City Life

Philly Coronavirus News: The Battle to Reopen Barber Shops, Hair Salons, and Nail Spas

You’ve probably heard about the woman in Dallas, Texas who was jailed — yes, jailed! — for defiantly reopening her hair salon against state orders. […]

NextHealth PHL

When Is the Best Time to Reopen Philadelphia?

This week, as many as 23 states across the country lifted stay-at-home orders and began taking steps toward reopening businesses and resuming public activities that […]

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City Life

Mail Delivery Is Seriously Screwed Up During the Coronavirus Crisis

A roundup of Philly coronavirus news. Mail Delivery Is Seriously Screwed Up During the Coronavirus Crisis Every few days, I get a call from my […]

City Life

Gig Workers Were Supposed to Get Unemployment Benefits. They Haven’t Received Any Yet.

It is a not-very-well kept secret that the gig economy exploits workers. Companies like Lyft, Uber, DoorDash and Instacart are all valued at billions of […]

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Life & Style

9 Ways Philly Boutiques, Brands, and Makers Pivoted Quickly Amid the Coronavirus Crisis

Just like restaurants, Philly’s boutiques, brands and makers have had to pivot — and quickly. Here are nine ways area shops are adapting to the […]

people not wearing coronavirus masks in philadelphia, something philly mayor jim kenney has had enough of
City Life

Mayor Kenney to Philly: “Just Put On the Damn Mask”

A roundup of Philly coronavirus news. Mayor Kenney Has Had Enough of the Unmasked We’ve all seen them. They are sitting in the parks. You […]

NextHealth PHL

Philly Researchers Are Speeding Up the Clinical Research Process With Coronavirus Trials

Over the past month, researchers in hospitals across Philadelphia have launched as many as 30 clinical trials all aimed at finding cures for COVID-19. It’s […]

philly police officer wears a mask during the philadelphia coronavirus crisis
City Life

Philly Coronavirus News: Philadelphia Police to Start, You Know, Arresting People Again

A roundup of Philly coronavirus news. Philly Police to Start, You Know, Arresting People Again There was a real “things that make you go hmm” […]

Foobooz

Would You Pay This Much for Dinner If It Meant Your Server Got Health Insurance?

So much of what plagues the restaurant industry — the non-livable wages, the shady business practices, the exploitation of workers — is built right into […]

high street hospitality group
City Life

My Pandemic Story: High Street Hospitality Group’s Ellen Yin on Having to Lay Off Her Staff

Published as a part of the “This Is My Pandemic Story” article in the May issue of Philadelphia Magazine. Here, Ellen Yin, High Street Hospitality […]

HughE Dillon
City Life

My Pandemic Story: HughE Dillon on Surviving COVID-19 and Wanting to Do More to Help

Published as a part of the “This Is My Pandemic Story” article in the May issue of Philadelphia Magazine. Here, HughE Dillon, party photographer, man-about-town, […]

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City Life

My Pandemic Story: A First-Generation College Student Whose Summer Orientation May Be Canceled

Published as a part of the “This Is My Pandemic Story” article in the May issue of Philadelphia Magazine. Here, Angelica Estevez, a senior at […]

food delivery driver
City Life

My Pandemic Story: A Food Delivery Driver Working Six Days a Week

Published as a part of the “This Is My Pandemic Story” article in the May issue of Philadelphia Magazine. Here, Nicholas Butler, a driver for […]

James Van Riemsdyk
City Life

My Pandemic Story: Flyers Star James Van Riemsdyk on Suspending the Season in the Midst of a Hot Streak

Published as a part of the “This Is My Pandemic Story” article in the May issue of Philadelphia Magazine. Here, James van Riemsdyk, Philadelphia Flyers […]

Victor Baldi
City Life

My Pandemic Story: A Funeral Director on Preparing for What’s to Come

Published as a part of the “This Is My Pandemic Story” article in the May issue of Philadelphia Magazine. Here, Victor Baldi III, fourth-generation funeral […]