PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The City of Philadelphia is starting a campaign to promote a safe return to work and play. Mayor Jim Kenney and business leaders spoke in Center City Wednesday morning.
The Ready, Set Philly initiative is bringing civic partners together for ideas on how to safely revive the city’s economy.READ MORE: Fall Full-Capacity Concerts, Xfinity Live! Preparing To Reopen Has Philadelphia's Stadium District Buzzing With Energy
“Philadelphia needs a shot in the arm literary and figuratively as more people are vaccinated we’ll be able to move towards safely going back to our work places, restaurants, shops and museums and do all the things that we love about Philadelphia,” Executive Director of Ready, Set Philly Angela Val said.READ MORE: Tolls Increasing Sunday On 8 Delaware River Crossings Connecting Pennsylvania, New Jersey
Mayor Kenney said as more people are vaccinated people will feel more confident to return to Philadelphia.MORE NEWS: Pennsylvania's Democratic Senate Race Raises Simmering Divisions Inside Party
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