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Philly's COVID-19 indoor mask requirement returns as lawsuit aims to stop mandate

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Fewer Philadelphians are vaccinated against COVID-19 than previously reported, city says

Philly COVID-19 vaccine data

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Philly offering $100 gift cards to residents who get fully vaccinated

COVID-19 vaccine gift cards

Government

Philly removes vaccine mandate for indoor dining; masks still required

Philly Vaccine Mandate

Illness

COVID-19 cases falling in Philly, but omicron transmission remains high

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Nearly 60 years ago, U.S. Surgeon General Luther Terry released report linking smoking to cancer

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With Philly averaging 2,000 COVID-19 cases daily, city reminds people to avoid New Year's Eve parties

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Philadelphia expands COVID-19 vaccine requirement to all city employees

Philadelphia COVID-19 vaccine mandate

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Ex-Philly health commissioner Tom Farley lands new role in D.C. leading community wellness initiatives

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Prevention

Philly begins administering Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine booster shots

Education

Philly schools urged to conduct more COVID-19 testing for students as transmission rate remains high

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Health News

Philly expected to implement new COVID-19 rules regarding vaccinations, masks

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Government

Philly releases first report on city's progress addressing systemic racism

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Government

Philly to drop COVID-19 indoor mask mandate Friday

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Business

Philly to permit limited bar seating at restaurants

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Prevention

Philly rolls out public campaign combating COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy

Government

Acting deputy health commissioner steps down amid Philly Fighting COVID controversy

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Government

Philly Fighting COVID head defends decision to give vaccine doses to friends

Health News

City boots Philly Fighting COVID from vaccine rollout, leaving some people's second shots in flux

Prevention

More people eligible for next phase of COVID-19 vaccinations, state says

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Prevention

COVID-19 vaccine dashboard will track how many vaccines are administered in the state

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Prevention

Philadelphia rolls out COVID-19 testing truck

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Prevention

Philly residents who took part in election demonstrations should self-isolate for two weeks, city health officials say

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Education

School District of Philadelphia postpones return to in-person learning

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Illness

'Rapidly rising' COVID-19 cases in Philly has officials considering more and new restrictions

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Education

Temple pauses in-person classes for two weeks due to COVID-19 outbreak on campus

Temple University COVID-19 cases

Travel

Philly residents advised against traveling to Delaware due to COVID-19 risk

Philadelphia COVID-19 travel advisory

Children's Health

Philly health department busts 149 businesses for selling tobacco to minors

Weather

Philadelphia man dies from weekend heat wave – city's first hot weather death of 2019

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Prevention

Teens can get condoms delivered 'discreetly' for free in Philly with this service

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Addiction

Pennsylvania first state to OK medical marijuana to treat patients addicted to opioids

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Scams

Philly: Be wary of fake health department workers knocking on your door

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Zika Virus

Philadelphia residents unlikely to contract Zika virus

Design

Art installation planned for site of new Philadelphia police, DPH headquarters

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