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Coronavirus: Reports & Resources

Listen and read the latest WLVR News Radio Reports. Every day, we update the community on the news on coronavirus in the Lehigh Valley and across the state of Pennsylvania. Tune in to WLVR 91.3 FM every day to hear the news on air.

Pennsylvania will be short one million COVID-19 vaccines next week. State health officials learned today there are none left in the federal reserve. Read more
President-elect Joe Biden outlined his plans for economic relief from the coronavirus crisis on, citing the need for a more robust vaccination plan as well Read more
The Board of Directors released a statement saying the district is working to develop a hybrid instructional model that will combine in-person and remote learning. Read more
Many Americans have been struggling to pay rent during the pandemic. Nationwide, Americans owe more than $70 billion in back rent. It’s not only tenants Read more
President-elect Biden is set to deliver remarks in which he will outline his vaccination and economic rescue legislative package. Read more
Lehigh Valley Health Network has named Dorney Park as the site to distribute mass vaccinations though exactly when it will be up and running is Read more
For the past week, about two dozen Pennsylvania National Guard members have been stationed at the Phoebe Allentown elder care facility. More than 200 residents Read more
Gov. Tom Wolf says he wants to separate “fact from fiction” about the COVID-19 vaccine and to dispel rumors that include the vaccine can give Read more
Pennsylvania State Rep. Lisa Boscola wants to give tax relief to struggling restaurants and bars so that they can stay in business during the pandemic. Read more
COVID-19 has brought jobs into the national spotlight. Respiratory therapists help patients who are struggling to breathe, get oxygen. Read more

The WLVR News and PBS39 team are proud to present Community Update on Coronavirus. This informational call-in show will return on Wednesday, December 16.

Watch live at 4 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays on PBS39. Listen to the program at 9:30 p.m. on 91.3 WLVR News on Mondays, Wednesday and Fridays.

Submit your questions for the show.

Thank you to our community partner:

Hotlines for screening and determination if you need a coronavirus test:

  • Lehigh Valley Health Network: 1-888-402-LVHN and ask for MyLVHNRN to be screened. To schedule an e-visit use your MyLVHN app or visit MyLVHN.org.
  • St. Luke’s University Health Network : 1-866-785-8537, option 7 or email coronavirus@sluhn.org. Please do not go to an ER or emergi-center until you have called one of the hotlines.

Read the NPR Live Blog as they monitor the coronavirus nationally & internationally.

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Track Reported Cases of COVID-19

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