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Berks PPE Resource Network Distributes 18,500 Units to Front Line Workers

The Berks PPE (personal protective equipment) Resource Network initiative began as a string of emails between the Greater Reading Chamber Alliance, Albright Science Research Institute, and several...

West Reading Police K9 Zea Receives New Ballistic Vest

The West Reading Borough Police Department recently received a ballistic and stab resistant vest for K9 Zea, donated by nonprofit Hounds On Working Leashes. The vest is...

Spike’s Pet Pantry Has Distributed Over 25 Tons of Pet Food Since March

Humane Pennsylvania’s Spike Pet Pantry has become a vital pet food resource for our community members facing financial hardships during the pandemic. Since the beginning of the...

Commissioners to Hold Press Conference on Impact of COVID-19 on Minority Communities

The Berks County Commissioners and the Centro Hispano Daniel Torres will host a Press Conference at the Centro Hispano Daniel Torres, Wednesday April 22, to discuss the...
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Commissioners Call for Businesses and Residents to do more to Limit Spread of COVID-19

Berks County Commissioners Leinbach, Barnhardt and Rivera spoke at Weaver’s Hardware in Lyon’s, PA about the COVID-19 crisis in Berks and what businesses and residents must do...

Berks Heim Nursing Home Resident Dies from COVID-19

Berks County Commissioner Chair Christian Leinbach announced that an 87-year-old female resident on the dementia unit, Essex Commons, has died of COVID-19. The resident had displayed symptoms...
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County Commissioners Unveil “Do Your Part, Stop The Spread” Campaign

Berks County Commissioners held a press conference Monday morning at the County Department of Emergency Services building to promote a new COVID-19 mitigation campaign for county residents,...

Schwank to Talk Coronavirus with Medical Professionals at Telephone Town Hall Meeting

State Sen. Judy Schwank will be hosting a live telephone town hall on issues associated with the COVID-19 on Monday, April 13, at 6pm. "As your state senator,...

BCTV: Berks PPE Resource Network: A Community Mobilization Effort

The Berks PPE Resource Network is a coalition of local 3D-printers and institutions who are creating and distributing Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) to healthcare professionals, first responders,...

Abilities in Motion Launches Talk Line During Social Distancing

Doctors and psychologists agree social isolation can have profound effects on physical and mental health. During this time of social distancing, we must recognize that staying connected...
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