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Home care industry strained by pandemic

As the vaccine rollout begins reaching home health care workers in Pennsylvania’s combined Phase 1A and 1B distribution, the chance at a vaccine comes after nearly a year of added complications around caregiving during the pandemic. For workers and clients alike, it’s another wake-up call to longstanding issues in the industry. | From: WHYY (Read more.)

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Mayor unveils vaccination plan as Philadelphia teachers protest return to school buildings

Kenney announced that Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia will assist the city Department of Public Health in a new vaccination program for teachers, principals, and staff at all schools. It includes staff at district, charter, and private schools, as well as at child care centers and prekindergarten providers. Classroom aides and cafeteria workers also will be included. | From: Chalkbeat Philadelphia (Read more.)