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Hannah Chinn is PlanPhilly’s intern. She loves community storytelling, neighborhood equity, and public transit in all its forms. In the past, she’s written for NBC10, Willamette Week, Generocity, and the Philadelphia Inquirer. She lives in West Philly.

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I got the COVID vaccine. Are my side effects normal?

Here’s what you should expect after getting a COVID-19 vaccine.

By Hannah Chinn/WHYY and Kenny Cooper/WHYY

Cool for the spring: Pennsylvania park programs are open again

Outdoor and in-person park programs have resumed and are limited to 40 participants per program.

By Hannah Chinn/WHYY

Updated: March 4, 2021 | 1:23 pm

Pa.’s waterways are full of microplastics, a citizen science study says

Rivers and creeks near Harrisburg, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, State College and across the state show evidence of plastic products.

By Hannah Chinn/WHYY

With no disclaimer, Philly FEMA vaccine site is flooded with ineligible sign-ups

Appointments at the clinic were intended to be invitation-only, for highest-priority residents in the city’s Phases 1A and 1B. But the FEMA site links circulated broadly, and many signed up without knowing whether or not they were eligible.

By Hannah Chinn/WHYY

After anti-Asian speech sparks outrage, Lower Moreland school officials act. Is it enough?

The local school board has approved plans to implement diversity and inclusion strategies in school policy. But community members still want greater transparency and engagement from the district’s leadership.

By Hannah Chinn/WHYY

A crisis of racist anti-Asian speech surfaces at Lower Moreland High School

In spring 2020, a text chain between several students at Lower Moreland High School was reported to the district via a school safety program. Those texts resurfaced last month.

By Hannah Chinn/WHYY
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