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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.

More than 50,000 dollars is coming to the Lehigh Valley aimed at helping the homeless this winter. Read more
Lehigh County recently gave two million dollars to the Allentown School District. The grant is aimed at improving safety concerns in the district so students Read more
A healthcare provider in Pennsylvania is warning about a sharp drop in childhood immunizations. Read more
Pennsylvania state parks are closing their doors to some out of state residents due to the pandemic. They’ll need to have a negative COVID test Read more
More than eight months into the coronavirus pandemic, some Pennsylvanians are still unable to access the unemployment benefits they need. Read more
The Lehigh Valley may run out of intensive care hospital beds as early as next week, as coronavirus cases continue to spike in the region. Read more
The Wolf administration now recommends schools in counties with “substantial spread” of COVID-19 — which includes a positivity rate over 10% or incidents per 100,00 Read more
All state residents are being advised to stay at home ahead of a rising surge in coronavirus cases that could triple in the coming weeks. Read more
Current state guidelines say schools should move to 100% virtual instruction in counties with “substantial transmission” rates. But many Lehigh Valley schools remain open, despite Read more
Pennsylvania health officials reported more than 13,000 new coronavirus cases on Friday and Saturday. 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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