COVID In Philadelphia: Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas Farley 'Concerned' Over Coronavirus Increases Related To Holiday GatheringsPhiladelphia Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas Farley says he is concerned over the increase of COVID-19 cases the city is seeing related to holiday gatherings.
COVID In Philadelphia: City Extending Restrictions Until Jan. 15 For Riskiest Businesses As Officials Concerned With Another Holiday Case SpikeMayor Jim Kenney, Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas Farley and Managing Director Tumar Alexander will be holding a press conference on Tuesday afternoon to give an update on Philadelphia's COVID-19 response.
COVID In Philadelphia: City Likely To Start Offering Pfizer Vaccine Next Week If It Gets ApprovedA COVID-19 vaccine could be available in Philadelphia next week if Pfizer's vaccine gets approved.
COVID In Philadelphia: Health Commissioner Concerned Hospitals May Come Under Strain In Next Few WeeksThe City of Philadelphia is seeing rising cases of COVID-19 everyday and Tuesday's latest numbers are no exception.
Philly Health Commissioner Hopes City Will See Slowing Of Coronavirus Cases Over Next 4 Weeks With New RestrictionsWith coronavirus cases rising, new restrictions will take effect Friday in Philadelphia.
Philadelphia Announces Sweeping Coronavirus Restrictions For Restaurants, Indoor Gatherings As Daily Cases Jump 700% In Past 2 MonthsBeginning Friday, indoor dining will be prohibited at restaurants and outdoor dining will also be prohibited to no more than four to a table.
'You Should Be Afraid Of The Coronavirus': Philadelphia Officials Criticize President Trump For Downplaying COVID-19Both Kenney and Farley criticized Trump for downplaying the risk of the virus that's killed 210,000 Americans.
Philadelphia Health Commissioner Says There's Some Concern Over President Trump Testing Positive For COVID-19 Due To Age, But Most People RecoverPhiladelphia health commissioner Dr. Thomas Farley says there is some concern over President Donald Trump testing positive for COVID-19 due to his age (74), but most people recover from the virus.
Philadelphia Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas Farley Clarifies Questions Surrounding Asymptomatic Spread Of COVID-19The World Health Organization tried to clarify comments about the asymptomatic spread of the coronavirus on Tuesday.
Philadelphia Health Commissioner Tells Residents To Prepare For 'New Normal' When City ReopensHealth Commissioner Dr. Thomas Farley said the new normal will involve smaller numbers of people in interior spaces, barriers between people like glass shields at stores, spacing and wearing masks in public.
Coronavirus Philadelphia: Philly Officials 'Can't Put A Date' On When City Can Reopen As Several Counties Threaten To Defy Stay-At-Home OrdersMayor Jim Kenney warns that opening too soon would put Philadelphia at risk.
Coronavirus Philadelphia: Health Commissioner Says City Needs Thousands More Swab Tests As Cases Top 8,500Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas Farley reported 518 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the citywide total to 8,563.
Philadelphia Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas Farley Skips Coronavirus Symposium Due To ColdCommissioner Thomas Farley addressed the conference at the Center City Double Tree on speaker-phone.
Philly Soda Tax At Forefront Of Health Department Budget HearingThere's been a massive advertising effort both for and against the soda tax proposed for Philadelphia. But, in the end, it will be City Council that decides on it, and there was a glimpse into what members are considering at Tuesday's Health Department budget hearing.