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An online portal and a mass distribution site are part of Philly’s plan to distribute COVID-19 vaccines purpose

Jan. 12, 2021 3:25 pm

An online portal and a mass distribution site are part of Philly’s plan to distribute COVID-19 vaccines

You can also sign up to volunteer, offer space for a vaccination site, or request to host a clinic at your office.
In crisis, public health comes undone purpose

Jan. 8, 2021 12:00 pm

In crisis, public health comes undone

According to the CDC, African Americans are 1.4 times more likely to contract COVID-19 and 2.8 times more likely to die from it than whites. For Latinxs, the numbers are 1.7 and 2.8 times more likely, respectively.
How COVID-19 vaccines will get from the factory to your local pharmacy purpose

Dec. 4, 2020 12:36 pm

How COVID-19 vaccines will get from the factory to your local pharmacy

Guest columnist Bahar Aliakbarian talks about the supply chains of the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines, as well as the distribution challenges.
In Philly’s Indonesian community, every COVID-19 death has been impactful. And prompts its members to help each other purpose

Nov. 23, 2020 11:03 am

In Philly’s Indonesian community, every COVID-19 death has been impactful. And prompts its members to help each other

The number of cases of COVID-19 in the community has been declining, but the effort to combat misinformation and get legitimate health care is ongoing.
How are we doing? Take a look at the Philadelphia region’s just recovery report card results

Oct. 19, 2020 4:41 pm

How are we doing? Take a look at the Philadelphia region’s just recovery report card

The grades issued by 53 regional leaders who recently completed Generocity's Regional ‘Just Recovery’ Self-Assessment ranged from barely middling to good.
Opinion: Nurses must no longer stay silent purpose

Sep. 30, 2020 1:04 pm

Opinion: Nurses must no longer stay silent

"We have a responsibility as nurses to speak up when we see violence, harm, and injustice being performed against others," says guest columnist Marion Leary. 
Opinion: Where is the City of Philadelphia’s urgency in response to racism? purpose

Aug. 27, 2020 8:37 am

Opinion: Where is the City of Philadelphia’s urgency in response to racism?

Guest columnists Lee Scottlorde, Alison Roberts and Sara Lynch offer a checklist of concrete actions the city must take to protect the health and wellbeing of Black families and people of color.
Opinion: Governor Wolf — free the vulnerable people you promised to release purpose

Aug. 4, 2020 2:30 pm

Opinion: Governor Wolf — free the vulnerable people you promised to release

Those who are incarcerated are unable to social distance, are denied cleaning supplies and personal protective equipment — and in PA, 25% of all those incarcerated are over 50, says Lulu Obaditch in her op-ed.
Philadelphia’s rush to reconcile purpose

Jul. 31, 2020 1:29 pm

Philadelphia’s rush to reconcile

The push for truth and reconciliation commissions has increased in the wake of the police killing of George Floyd. Philadelphia has two separate iterations — one of them with significant participation from the nonprofit sector.
How to protest during a pandemic and keep everyone safe from coronavirus purpose

Jun. 9, 2020 4:00 pm

How to protest during a pandemic and keep everyone safe from coronavirus

It’s hard to protest in an absolutely safe fashion, but if everyone was wearing masks and eye protection, that would significantly decrease risk, says guest columnist Thomas A. Russo.

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