Pennsylvania Seeks More Hospital Beds, Staff In COVID SurgePennsylvania has begun working to boost the number of hospital beds and organize "strike teams" of extra healthcare workers for hospitals and nursing homes struggling with surging COVID-19-related caseloads and staffing shortages, Gov. Tom Wolf's office said Friday.
Temple University Pushes Move-In Back Due To 'Significant Increase' In COVID Omicron VariantTemple University students will now move back onto campus on Jan. 22. due to "the significant increase of the COVID-19 omicron variant throughout the region and the country," according to the university's website.
Sixers Head Coach Doc Rivers Enters NBA Protocol, Won't Coach Against Brooklyn Nets Thursday NightPhiladelphia 76ers Head Coach Doc Rivers has entered the NBA's health and safety protocols.
Philadelphia Travelers Take To The Skies On Christmas Day As COVID Surge Impacts Flights NationwideChristmas is finally here, and some folks decided to wait until Saturday to take flight at Philadelphia International Airport.
FDA Authorizes Merck's Antiviral Treatment, The Second Pill Approved To Fight COVID-19The US Food and Drug Administration on Thursday authorized Merck's antiviral pill, molnupiravir.
New Jersey Residents Are Getting Free COVID Tests Shipped To Their Homes. Here's How You Can Get Yours.New Jersey residents can now get free COVID test kits mailed to their home. It's all part of the state's effort to continue testing for the virus.
Biden Extends Pause On Student Loan Repayment Through May 1President Joe Biden announced Wednesday he is extending the pause on student loan payments until May 1.
FDA Authorizes First Pill To Treat COVID-19The US Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday authorized Pfizer's antiviral pill, Paxlovid, to treat Covid-19 in high-risk individuals age 12 and older who weigh at least 88 pounds.
Court To Decide If Pennsylvania Schools' Mask Order Is LegalThe legality of an order by Pennsylvania's acting state health secretary that requires masks in K-12 schools and child care facilities will be decided by the state Supreme Court after the two sides argue their respective positions before the justices Wednesday.
Philadelphia Union Miss Out On Eastern Conference Championship Amid COVID CrisisA COVID crisis may have dashed the dreams of the Philadelphia Union fighting for an Eastern Conference Championship.
First Lady Dr. Jill Biden Pushes COVID-19 Vaccination In Kids 5-11 At Children's Hospital Of PhiladelphiaFirst Lady Jill Biden visited the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Friday to urge the vaccination of children.