Philadelphia Officials Giving Some Workers, Students Extra Days To Meet COVID-19 Vaccine MandateThe City of Philadelphia is giving some workers and students a few extra days to meet the health department's COVID-19 vaccine mandate.
COVID-19 Transmission Rates Continue To Drop In New Jersey, Gov. Murphy SaysGov. Phil Murphy announced COVID-19 transmission rates continue to drop in the Garden State. 
Gov. Tom Wolf Says 85% Of Adult Pennsylvanians Are At Least Partially VaccinatedPennsylvania hit a COVID vaccination milestone Friday, with 85% of adults at least partially vaccinated.
'They Need Help Now': Survey Shows Philadelphia School Nurses Lack Assistance, COVID Test KitsAs schools battle shortages in bus drivers and teachers, there is now a staffing crisis involving school nurses. Philadelphia schools are no exception to this obstacle.
COVID Outbreak At Robbinsville High School Cancels In-Person Classes For A WeekA COVID outbreak at Robbinsville High School has forced the Mercer County school to close from September 20 to 24, according to a letter from the district superintendent.
Vaccinated People, Medical Professionals Torn As FDA Rejects Pfizer Booster Shot For Most AmericansThe FDA's decision to reject Pfizer's booster shot request for the majority of Americans may have surprised some, but one local nurse says he expected it.
New COVID Plan From White House Aims To Keep Schools Open, Students HealthyA new COVID initiative by the White House focused on requiring federal employees to be vaccinated also shifts emphasis to keeping schools safe.
Suit Challenges Pennsylvania's New Mask Mandate For SchoolsThe Republican leader of the state Senate and a group of parents filed a lawsuit Friday seeking to overturn the Wolf administration's new mask mandate for Pennsylvania schools.
EXCLUSIVE: Philadelphia School District Superintendent Dr. William Hite Outlines Return To In-Person LearningOn the eve of a full, in-person return to learning, the Philadelphia School District is looking at some new classrooms but the same COVID concerns.
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CDC Document Warns Delta Variant Appears To Spread As Easily As Chickenpox And Cause More Severe InfectionThe COVID-19 Delta variant is now more dangerous than previously revealed, according to concerning new documents from the CDC.