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PHILADELPHIA, March 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Volumetric Building Companies (VBC) is mobilizing a coalition of industry partners with access to dozens of factories nationwide to execute its 10X Mobilization Plan to face today's crisis head-on, addressing the shortage of healthcare facilities by standardizing designated Supplemental Care Unit (SCU).

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Under stay-at-home orders issued during the COVID-19 outbreak by Gov. Tom Wolf, people may leave their residence only to perform any of the following allowable activities and allowable essential travel:

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PHILADELPHIA, March 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Pet Supermarket, a one-stop pet shop and essential retailer offering a broad selection of premium pet food, supplies and services, is committed to being open for devoted pet lover customers during the COVID-19 pandemic. To support this, Pet Supermarket has announced temporary changes to store operations to limit the physical interactions between associates and customers, as well as ensure the continued safe operation of all stores. The retailer has also dedicated increased attention to its e-commerce services for those who prefer to order products online at www.petsupermarket.com.

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HARRISBURG, Pa., March 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The CARES Act, which passed today by a voice vote in the U.S. House of Representatives and signed by the President, is a first step toward protecting workers throughout the COVID-19 crisis; it cannot be the last. The federal legislation is an emergency response to the public health and economic crisis posed by COVID-19. There is much more work to be done to curb the pandemic and place workers first.

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PHILADELPHIA, March 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Pet Valu, a specialty retailer of premium pet food, treats and supplies, takes classification as an essential retailer seriously and is committed to being open for devoted pet lover customers. To support this mission, Pet Valu has announced temporary changes to store operations to limit the physical interactions between associates and customers, as well as ensure the continued safe operation of all stores.

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HARRISBURG, Pa., March 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Capital BlueCross today announced it is waiving member cost sharing (copays, deductibles, coinsurance) for telehealth visits with in-network providers through April 15. This latest move is one of a series of steps the insurer has taken to encourage members to use technology to safely access healthcare and to help protect medical staff during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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EAST RUN — A permit granted in 2017 for the use of a dried-up natural gas well in rural Grant Township as a dumping site for well drilling waste such as fracking fluid as been withdrawn by Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection.

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BRADDOCK, Pa., March 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Documentarist and award-winning filmmaker Tony Buba (https://braddockfilms.com/) recently announced the release of his collected works, a retrospective gathering of 50 years of filmmaking, much of it chronicling the slow industrial decline of his hometown of Braddock. Replete with the dark humor that personifies Buba's documentary style, the two-disc collection brings together dozens of restored film greats, beginning with Buba's 1970's shorts, working through the productions of the 1980s and culminating in Buba's feature-length masterpiece: "Lightning Over Braddock: A Rust Bowl Fantasy (1988)." The two-disc set is available for purchase directly from the distributor, as well as from Amazon and Barnes & Noble.

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TORONTO, March 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- POET Technologies, Inc. (OTCQX: POETF; TSX Venture: PTK), the designer and developer of the POET Optical Interposer(TM) and Photonic Integrated Circuits (PICs) for the data center and tele-communication markets, today announced that Thomas Mika, Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, will present live at VirtualInvestorConferences.com on April 2(nd).

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PHILADELPHIA, March 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Joseph Giannone Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning, a leading family-owned and -operated provider of high-quality plumbing and HVAC services, reminds Philadelphia homeowners to assess their current indoor air quality (IAQ) this spring in order to maintain comfortable, healthy home conditions.

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WAYNE, Pa., March 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Zyla Life Sciences (OTCQX: ZCOR) ("Zyla" or the "Company"), a commercial-stage life sciences company, today reported financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2019, including net sales from commercial products: SPRIX(®) (ketorolac tromethamine) Nasal Spray, VIVLODEX(® )(meloxicam), ZORVOLEX(® )(diclofenac)), INDOCIN(®) (indomethacin) suppositories, INDOCIN(®) oral suspension and OXAYDO(®) (oxycodone HCI, USP) tablets for oral use only -CII.

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HARRISBURG, Pa., March 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- After consultation with leaders in organized dentistry, the Pennsylvania Department of Health has released updated guidelines for dental practices in Pennsylvania. The newly released document (REVISED Guidance on COVID-19 for Dental Health Care Personnel in Pennsylvania) replaces the Guidance on COVID-19 for Dental Health Care Personnel in Pennsylvania issued on March 22, and these updated guidelines are effective immediately.

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PITTSBURGH, March 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- EQT Corporation (NYSE: EQT) today announced that its Board of Directors has elected to suspend the quarterly cash dividend on its common stock, effective immediately, accelerating cash flow to be utilized for EQT's debt reduction strategy. EQT expects this action will result in approximately $30 million per year in retained cash savings, which EQT intends to use to pay down additional near-term debt maturities.

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PITTSBURGH, March 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) today applauded the bipartisan effort to pass a coronavirus stimulus package through the U.S. Senate and called on members of both congressional chambers to continue this effort to ensure that no workers are left behind in the face of the growing pandemic and its economic fallout.

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PHILADELPHIA, March 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Kehoe Law Firm, P.C. is making investors aware that a class action lawsuit was filed on March 25, 2020 in United States District Court, Southern District of California, against AnaptysBio, Inc. ("AnaptysBio" or the "Company") (NasdaqGS: ANAB) on behalf of individuals or entities who purchased, or otherwise acquired, ANAB securities between October 10, 2017 and November 7, 2019, inclusive (the "Class Period"). The securities class action was brought against AnaptysBio and certain of its current and former senior executives under Sections 10(b) and 20(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the "Exchange Act") and SEC Rule 10b-5, promulgated thereunder.

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Pennsylvania’s two U.S. senators had differing takes on the largest stimulus bill in American history, the $2.2 trillion package worked out early Wednesday, approved 96-0 in the Senate last night, and sent to the U.S. House.

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PHILADELPHIA, March 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Microbiologists have long adopted the language of human settlement to describe how bacteria live and grow. A new study in Nature Communications uses super-resolution imaging and a computational algorithm to confirm the aptness of this metaphor: As individual bacteria grow into a biofilm (such as dental plaque), their colonization and expansion patterns mirror those seen in the growth of cities.

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HARRISBURG, Pa., March 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Geneia, a healthcare analytic solutions and services company that is simplifying the transition to value-based care, proudly announces its commitment to helping hospitals, health systems, physician organizations and care management teams during the COVID-19 pandemic. Starting immediately and at no cost until September 30, 2020, healthcare organizations can license Geneia's Theon(®) Platform for Care Management (Theon® Care Management) to easily triage, outreach to and engage patients for care coordination.

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PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., March 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- INOVIO Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: INO) today announced positive interim results from an open-label, Phase 2 study showing its lead DNA medicine candidate VGX-3100 to be safe and effective in treating men and women with anal dysplasia, also known as high grade squamous intraepithelial lesion (HSIL), a precancerous condition caused by high-risk human papillomavirus (HPV) types 16/18. Of the 20 subjects who had results at the time of data review, 50% (10 of 20 subjects) showed clearance of HPV-16/18 associated precancerous lesions and 75% (15 of 20 subjects) demonstrated an overall decrease in the number of lesions 6 months after the start of treatment. No cases of anal cancer have been observed in the trial. The results support the ability of VGX-3100 to effectively treat multiple HPV associated diseases and will be presented in the virtual session of the annual American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology (ASCCP) meeting titled: Preliminary Results of an Open-label Phase 2 Study of VGX-3100 for the Treatment of HPV16 and/or HPV-18 (HPV16/18) related Anal HSIL.

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PHILADELPHIA, March 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- An online platform supporting women whose businesses shuttered due to the pandemic such as chefs, fitness instructors, makeup artists, mixologists, artists etc., launched this week. Girls Nite In Online (GNI) connects women virtually by hosting 30-minute online workout classes and workshops led by different women everyday. Classes will be donation-based through each presenter's Venmo "Virtual Tip Jar." GNI guarantees a stipend for all scheduled presenters. 100% of the donations are made directly to the workshop leader - GNI takes no fees from these donations.

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PITTSBURGH, March 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- COVID-19 might have put a stop to the Pittsburgh marathon, but it didn't stop a group of Pittsburgh runners from planning their own. During the wee hours of the morning Friday, March 27, elite athlete Jeff Gleason and his running buddies will go the distance - running while the rest of Pittsburgh sleeps.

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PHILADELPHIA, March 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Please see below for links to each of the Aberdeen Standard Investments U.S. closed-end monthly factsheets including performance and portfolio composition as of February 29, 2020.