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HARRISBURG — Lobbyists for the nursing home industry said Thursday that while vaccination efforts have caused the number of COVID-19 cases and…
HARRISBURG — State officials are pressing to convince more Pennsylvanians to get vaccinated against COVID-19 as federal officials warn that stalling progress on vaccinations nationally suggests the country may not reach herd immunity for the novel virus.
HARRISBURG -- Acting Health Secretary Alison Beam on Monday ordered vaccine providers to work with Area Agencies on Aging starting on Friday to identify homebound residents and get them access to COVID-19 immunizations.
HARRISBURG -- Gov. Tom Wolf announced Monday that all Pennsylvanians 16-and-over will be eligible to schedule COVID-19 vaccinations beginning Tuesday.
HARRISBURG -- The number of abortion providers and the number of abortions provided in Pennsylvania have both decreased over the last decade, lawmakers were told at a House health committee hearing on Thursday.
HARRISBURG -- All adults will be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccines by April 19 and front-line workers -- including police and firefighters, grocery workers and those in food production -- became immediately eligible for the vaccines, under an updated distribution plan announced Wednesday by Acting Health Secretary Alison Beam.
The COVID-19 pandemic shed light on some of the daunting challenges faced by Pennsylvania’s rural healthcare providers, while also illustrating some of the promising paths forward as rural health care seeks to survive and thrive in a post-pandemic world.
The state Health Department is once again citing a decades-old law that it has used numerous times to prevent greater public scrutiny of its coronavirus pandemic response.
Courtesy of Commonwealth Media Services