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Top Pittsburgh news: 3 nursing homes battling coronavirus; emergency food distribution on Friday

Top Pittsburgh news: 3 nursing homes battling coronavirus; emergency food distribution on Friday
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By Hoodline - Published on April 09, 2020.

Here's what you need to know about what's happening in Pittsburgh.

3 nursing homes in Pittsburgh region battling COVID-19 outbreaks

Nursing homes in the Pittsburgh region are quickly becoming hot spots for coronavirus outbreaks. 

Read the full story on WESA.

Class-action suit against Allegheny County jail as first inmate tests positive for COVID-19

Prison-reform groups have filed a federal class-action lawsuit against Allegheny County and county jail warden Orlando Harper, warning that the facility is poised to suffer a severe outbreak of COVID-19 unless it takes more drastic measures. 

Read the full story on WESA.

Port Authority launches new 'stay home' campaign 

The message to riders is stay off the buses and T, if you can.

Read the full story on CBS Pittsburgh.

Car smashes into building in Lawrenceville

A car crashed into a building along Liberty Avenue near 32nd Street on Wednesday afternoon. The collision caused damage to the building and brought down debris onto the car. Any injuries were unknown at the time of this report.

Read the full story on CBS Pittsburgh.

Emergency drive-up food distribution set for Friday at PPG Paints Arena

It’s scheduled from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Friday, April 10. The food bank is preparing to serve 1,300 vehicles.

Read the full story on CBS Pittsburgh.


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