Nick Vadala is an entertainment and celebrity-focused reporter for the Inquirer's Now Team.

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How to clean your face mask to help prevent getting and spreading the coronavirus

But a lot of people still have questions about face masks and preventing the spread of coronavirus. How do you take care of your new covering? How many do you need? How do you properly take it off and put it on? We have answers.

Should I shave my beard to keep from getting the coronavirus?

But as COVID-19 infections continue to spread, some have wondered: Should I shave my beard? Is it safer? Here is what you need to know.

How to make a face mask, and what you need to know about homemade masks

Often constructed simply of materials like cotton fabric and elastic, DIY face masks are all over the internet right now. But do they work? Are hospitals even taking them? Here's what you need to know.

Here are the items hospitals need most right now, and how you can donate

You can help hospitals. You may have some of these items in your home or business. We have rounded up a list of Philadelphia-area hospitals that are accepting equipment donations, and how you can donate to them.

What you need to know about moving during the coronavirus pandemic

Moving is considered an essential activity in Pennsylvania, so residents are allowed to move, and moving companies are allowed to operate.

How to help older relatives use video calling during coronavirus

So now is the time to figure out how to get your older parents, grandparents, friends and relatives comfortable with video calling. Though it may seem complicated or intimidating to some, it doesn’t have to be. Here is what you need to know.

These Philly-area stores have dedicated hours for seniors, pregnant women and the immunocompromised

Grocery stores, pharmacies to big-box stores and wholesale clubs are changing their hours to allow for a safer shopping experience for seniors, people with compromised immune systems, and similar groups. Here’s a round up of Philly-area shops doing this.

Kevin Bacon has adapted his ‘Six Degrees’ game to support social distancing during the coronavirus pandemic

Bacon, who hails from Philly, this week started advocating a social media campaign known as #IStayHomeFor.