Philadelphia Health Commissioner Apologizes To Restaurants For Short Notice In Extending Indoor Dining RestrictionsDr. Thomas Farley said Thursday that he'd have a decision by Aug. 21 on whether it would be allowed in September.
Family, Friends Renting Jersey Shore Homes Together Raising Concerns About COVID-19 SpreadingPeople traveling down the shore being in close contact with friends or family who they don't live with is a cause for concern to health officials.
Gum Health Could Be Risk Factor For Dementia, Study SuggestsBut gum disease, especially the more advanced type known as periodontal disease, can affect far more than our mouths.
New Jersey Gov. Murphy Pushes For In-Person Learning This Fall But Teachers Ask 'At What Cost?'As New Jersey school districts continue to announce their proposed reopening plans, there's one thing many teachers agree on -- there are a lot of unknowns heading into the school year.
Dozens Of New COVID-19 Cases In New Jersey Connected To Large House Parties, Gov. Murphy SaysMeanwhile, New Jersey Assembly Democrats plan to introduce a bill that would require schools to begin with all remote learning.
Coronavirus Contact Tracing Leads To Several Montgomery County Youth Sports Teams QuarantinedHealth officials say the issue is with players who are asymptomatic during the game and then develop symptoms later.
The Forgotten Fight Against COVID-19: Are You Protecting Your Phone?In the last few months, COVID-19 has drastically changed our norms. While everyone is social distancing, masking up and wiping down every door knob in a three-mile-radius, what about the germ magnets we all keep glued to our finger tips; our cell phones.
Philadelphia Restaurants Facing Yet Another Setback As Indoor Dining Delayed Until At Least Sept. 1Restaurants in the city, closed to indoor dining since mid-March, have been making lots of changes in anticipation of welcoming diners back inside.
Important For Younger People To Wear Face Coverings To Curb Spread Of COVID-19 As Cases SpikeAs the United States tries to get a handle on the COVID-19 outbreak, cases continue to spike across the country.
University Of Pennsylvania Hospitals Ranked 15th Best In United States, Report SaysA hospital system in Philadelphia has been ranked among the top hospitals in the country.
Asymptomatic Spread Of COVID-19 Poses Danger To MLB Clubs, Other Sports Leagues Sharing Confined SpacesThe Philadelphia Health Department says there is no risk to the community due to the Miami Marlins coronavirus outbreak.
New Research Shines Light On Importance Of Face Masks In Fight Against Spreading COVID-19New research identifies the best kind and what’s most important about wearing a mask.
School District Of Philadelphia Educators Fear They're Being Asked To 'Teach Students To Death' By Reopening Schools In FallWhen Philadelphia schools reopen this fall, primary concerns will be dealing with COVID-19, asbestos and lead -- a triple threat that has everyone concerned.
New Jersey Nurse Warns Of 'Perfect Storm Of Outbreaks' If Schools Reopen Without Clear GuidelinesDuring a legislative hearing today, a city of Camden school nurse said, the state's guidelines have been too vague.
Chester County Veterans’ Center Ignored State, Federal Guidelines Meant To Control COVID-19 In Nursing Homes, Health Inspectors SayA state-run veterans nursing home in Chester County where 42 residents have died of COVID-19 failed to take steps to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.