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Posted on: April 15, 2021

Governor Wolf Awards $2 Million in Funding to Community Organizations Impacted by COVID-19

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Governor Tom Wolf announced that 43 projects totaling nearly $2 million have been approved for funding under the COVID-19 Relief - Supporting Elm and Main (SEAM) program. 

“Over the past year, communities across the commonwealth have fac...

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Posted on: April 13, 2021

Delaware County Pauses Use of the Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine

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Delaware County has paused the use of the Johnson and Johnson (J&J) COVID-19 vaccine as directed by the Pennsylvania Department of Health. 

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the US Food and Drug Administratio...

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Posted on: April 12, 2021

All Adults in Pennsylvania are Eligible Tomorrow to Schedule COVID-19 Vaccination Appointments

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Governor Tom Wolf and the COVID-19 Vaccine Task Force announced that effective tomorrow, Tuesday, April 13, all Pennsylvania adults will be eligible to schedule an appointment for the COVID -19 vaccine.

“We need to maintain acceleration of the v...

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

FEMA COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Update

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FEMA will work with other federal agencies to coordinate with state, tribal and territorial authorities and private sector partners and others to assist, augment and expedite vaccinations in the United States.

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Posted on: March 26, 2021

Delaware County Announces Emergency Rental Assistance Program

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Delaware County officially launched the Delaware County Emergency Rental Assistance (DELCO ERA) Grant Program on March 26. The program assists renters who have suffered disruption and loss of income due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Over $37 million is availa...

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Posted on: March 24, 2021

Delaware County Launches Homebound COVID-19 Vaccination Program

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Delaware County Council and the Delaware County COVID-19 Task Force have partnered with community organizations across Delaware County to launch the Homebound COVID-19 Vaccination Program. This new program, part of the Delaware County Pandemic Plan, will ...

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Posted on: March 22, 2021

Dept. of Health Amends Universal Face Coverings Order to Align with CDC Guidance

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Acting Secretary of Health Alison Beam today amended the existing Universal Face Coverings order, issued on November 17, 2020, to align with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Recommendations for Fully Vaccinated Peo...

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Posted on: March 19, 2021

Gov. Wolf Highlights COVID-19 PA Hazard Pay Grant Program at Brookings Panel Discussion

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Gov. Tom Wolf today highlighted the importance of supporting front line workers who put their health and lives on the line to provide essential services throughout the pandemic during an online event “Essential Workers: One Year into the COVID-1...

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Posted on: March 1, 2021

Gov. Wolf Revises Mitigation Order on Gatherings and Lifts Out-of-State Travel Restrictions

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As COVID-19 cases continue to decline and the state’s vaccination plan is amplified, the Wolf Administration announced revised and lifted mitigation restrictions that are effective statewide today. 

“Pennsylvania is taking a me...

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Posted on: February 18, 2021

COVID-19 Hospitality Industry Recovery Program (CHIRP)

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Delaware County anticipates a grant award of approximately $6.4M through the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania under Act 1 of 2021 (SB 109), under an initiative known as the COVID-19 Hospitality Industry Recovery Program (CHIRP), which requir...

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Posted on: February 9, 2021

Pennsylvanians Urged To ‘Answer the Call’ And Download the COVID App

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Harrisburg, PA - The Department of Health today shared its weekly update on Pennsylvania’s COVID-19 case investigation and contact tracing data and encouraged Pennsylvanians to download the COVID Alert PA app, as more than 778,000 have ...

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Posted on: January 25, 2021

Delaware County COVID-19 Call Center Opens Monday, January 25

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Delaware County opened a COVID-19 Call Center on Monday, Jan. 25, to answer COVID-19 related questions from individuals, organizations, and businesses. 

The COVID-19 Call Center will be open Monday through Friday, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. an...

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Posted on: January 15, 2021

Pennsylvania Allows Pharmacies to Administer COVID-19 Vaccine, Bolstering Fight To Stop The Virus

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As part of the Wolf Administration’s effort to rollout the safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine, Governor Tom Wolf has approved a temporary waiver allowing pharmacists licensed by the Department of State to order and administer COVID-19 vaccines ...

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