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Juicy Jawns: Updates on the Coronavirus in Our Area

March 13, 2020
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YESTERDAY THE WELLS FARGO CENTER ANNOUNCED THE POSTPONEMENT OF ALL SPORTS GAMES AND OTHER EVENTS THAT WERE SCHEDULED FROM NOW UNTIL MARCH 31ST. THAT INCLUDED THE DAN & SHAY CONCERT LAST NIGHT, AS WELL AS BILLIE ELISH WHO WAS SCHEDULED TO BE THERE TONIGHT. BILLIE TWEETED:

THE OPENING OF SEVERAL MOVIES HAVE BEEN POSTPONED AS WELL INCLUDING THE QUIET PLACE 2 AND DISNEY’S MULAN.

COMCAST SPECTACOR ADVISES FANS TO HOLD ONTO ANY TICKETS FOR UPCOMING EVENTS AS THEY DETERMINE RESCHEDULING. THE NBA, NHL AND MLB HAVE ALL CANCELED OR POSTPONED GAMES UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

EVEN THOUGH AS OF YESTERDAY PHILADELPHIA SCHOOLS WERE STAYING OPEN, PRIMARILY TO ENSURE STUDENTS CONTINUED TO GETTING NUTRITIOUS MEALS AND SAFETY, 63 OF THEM HAVE CLOSED AS OF THIS MORNING DUE TO STAFF SHORTAGES. ADDITIONALLY, PHILLY OFFICIALS HAVE BANNED GATHERINGS OF OVER 1000 PEOPLE WITHIN THE CITY LIMITS.

AS MONTGOMERY COUNTY APPEARS TO BE THE EPICENTER FOR CORONAVIRUS CASES IN PA, GOVERNOR TOM WOLF ISSUED A LOCKDOWN FOR MONTCO FOR AT LEAST TWO WEEKS WHICH INCLUDES CLOSURES FOR SCHOOLS, GYMS, COMMUNITY CENTERS, ENTERTAINMENT VENUES AND FOR RESIDENTS TO REFRAIN FROM ALL NON-ESSENTIAL TRAVEL. 

THE CHAIR OF MONTCO COMMISSIONERS, DR VALARIE ARKOOSH GAVE A PRESS CONFERENCE YESTERDAY ABOUT HOW MONTCO IS HANDLING THE SITUATION.

LASTLY, DUE TO GROWING CONCERN ABOUT INDIVIDUALS WITH UNDERLYING HEALTH CONDITIONS AND THE OLDER POPULATION, IT HAS BEEN CONFIRMED THAT BETTY WHITE IS A-OKAY!

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