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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.

Lehigh University announced on April 21 that it is requiring students to be vaccinated if they plan to come to campus in the fall. Read more
So far, Jen Clements, a professor of social work and gerontology at Shippensburg University, has found vaccination appointments for more than 500 people all for Read more
Gov. Tom Wolf has encouraged college students to try and get vaccinated by the end of this semester. But universities and colleges in the Lehigh Read more
Allentown families dusted off their backpacks and lunch boxes as elementary students returned to in-person learning on April 19. They’ve been virtual for more than Read more
Roughly 20% of elder care residents across Pennsylvania have yet to be vaccinated according to numbers from the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Read more
The City of Allentown is getting $3.5 million to help lessen the burden on people experiencing homelessness. The money is part of the American Rescue Read more
Gov. Tom Wolf received his first COVID-19 vaccination shot on April 19. He attended a clinic in York County to receive his first Moderna dose. Read more
Teachers in the Allentown School District are getting ready to welcome students back into their classrooms on April 19 when the district returns to in-person Read more
Around the end of March and the beginning of April, several local colleges saw COVID-19 outbreaks, including Muhlenberg College which is still taking a hybrid Read more
Infectious disease specialists say one in four people who develop COVID-19 will have recurring symptoms after a month. St. Luke’s University Health Network has just 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.

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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.

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