President Biden Announces Updated COVID-19 Guidelines & Initiatives

As the spring season rolls around, the Biden administration has been busy administering updated guidelines regarding COVID-19 accessibility, eligibility, and timelines. Below we have outlined the administration’s most recent announcements, as well as relaxed restrictions and an update on clinical trials surrounding vaccination of children under age 18. Vaccine Eligibility …

Local Gesture of Thanks Goes a Long Way

Doctors, nurses, medical technicians, and other healthcare staff have been deemed “front-line heroes” for quickly adapting, working tirelessly and risking their own lives every day to fight this exhausting battle against the current COVID-19 pandemic. It can be difficult to find ways to show just how much we appreciate the …

$18,000 Grant to Support NICU Families

An $18,000 grant to Today is a Good Day, a nonprofit dedicated to providing personal and financial support for families who experience the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), is changing the lives of families in the Greater Philadelphia area. The additional funding was made possible by the Crozer-Chester Medical Center …

EEOC Withdraws Proposed Wellness Program Incentives

Previously issued in January 2021, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has withdrawn two proposed rules regarding wellness programs under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA). Upon President Joe Biden’s inauguration, held on January 20, 2021, the president issued a regulatory freeze memorandum …

Local Samaritan Turns Home into Food Pantry

Due to rising unemployment rates, increased food costs and supply chain changes, the issue of food insecurity has been exacerbated further during the pandemic. This year, an estimated 54 million Americans, including 18 million American children, are now food insecure. Meaning, the limited availability of nutritional, safe foods has doubled, …