City announces new mask mandate for Philadelphians Philadelphia’s new mask mandate went into effect at 12:01 a.m. on Thursday, August 12, 2021. Indoors – businesses and institutions In Philadelphia businesses and institutions that require vaccination for all employees and patrons are exempted from having a mask requirement. Masks will be required indoors at all Philadelphia businesses…
Starting on October 15, 2021, all healthcare workers in the City of Philadelphia will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they have a religious or medical exemption. All staff, students, and faculty at colleges and universities in the city will also be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they have a religious…
Federal CDC Eviction Moratorium EXTENDED On August 3, 2021 the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has extended its federal eviction moratorium through October 3, 2021 for communities experiencing a surge in COVID-19 cases—which includes Philadelphia. In order to qualify under this moratorium tenants must sign the CDC Eviction Protection Declaration Form. For more information visit https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/covid-eviction-declaration.html….
John James, formerly the publisher of AIDS Treatment News, the most respected consumer driven newsletter about HIV treatment for over 30 years, has created a newsletter about COVID treatment.
This change was announced by Health Commissioner Farley on February 23. Philadelphia FIGHT thanks Mark Segal Publisher, and Tim Cwieck, a reporter for the PGN coverage that led to this change. The policy was changed the day this story appeared.
COVID Vaccines are here and are beginning to roll out! At this time only essential healthcare workers have access to vaccines in Philadelphia.
Philadelphia FIGHT is providing COVID-19 community based testing. All testing events are free! You do not have to exhibit symptoms to receive a test. Click the button below to find out where FIGHT will be testing next!
FIGHT COVID-19 Community Testing Phone Number: 267-436-3126.
A National Institutes of Health panel has released new guidelines on treating patients with COVID-19.
Philadelphia has instituted a rental relief program for people who have lost income because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Have you lost income because of COVID-19? Are you having trouble paying your rent? The City of Philadelphia might be able to help with the COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance Program.
#MindPHL together is a joint initiative by the City of Philadelphia and Blue Cross. There is a number to call if you are experiencing a mental health crisis.
Health Fact Friday: 6 tips for safe grocery shopping during the coronavirus crisis.