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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.

Gov. Tom Wolf unveiled a plan on Feb. 22 that looks to help Pennsylvanians get back to work after the pandemic battered our economy. Read more
Older adults are in the first group to receive vaccines because they are the age group most at-risk for contracting COVID-19. Read more
Hispanic people are hospitalized for COVID-19 at about three times the rate of white, non-Hispanic people according to the CDA. Read more
A Lehigh Valley organization is teaming up with a local health network in an effort to boost access to the vaccine in communities that may Read more
Mental health conditions continue to skyrocket during the pandemic, leaving many feeling hopeless. But a Lehigh Valley psychiatrist says there are ways to combat the Read more
While some teacher's unions are taking a hardline approach on members getting vaccinated before they head back into the classroom, Pennsylvania’s largest educator's coalition is Read more
The worst of the latest winter storm to hit northeastern Pennsylvania is likely over, but the impact of the bad weather across the state may Read more
Some Lehigh Valley healthcare providers are scrambling to see if they can still hold vaccine clinics next week because of a statewide shortage of Moderna Read more
More than 100,000 people in Pennsylvania may have their vaccine appointments rescheduled because of a shortage of second doses of the Moderna vaccine, the Pennsylvania Read more
Getting a vaccine appointment can be hard enough. Getting there is another issue. Northampton County is helping seniors who need rides to their COVID-19 vaccination 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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