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Governor Discusses Vaccine Equity at McKeesport Vaccination Clinic

Governor Tom Wolf visited a new vaccination clinic in McKeesport to talk about vaccine equity and progress. “Since Pennsylvania providers began receiving vaccine in late...

Governor Thanks Grocery Store Workers for Heroic Work during Pandemic

Governor Tom Wolf visited Weis Markets in Enola, Cumberland County, to recognize the heroic efforts of Pennsylvania’s grocery store workers, who are now eligible...

Department of Health Provides Update on COVID-19 Testing Across Commonwealth

The Department of Health provided an update on the 12-week pop-up COVID-19 testing initiative completed in early March 2021, highlighting the total number of...

UPMC Pinnacle Harrisburg Opens New Antepartum Unit

UPMC Pinnacle Harrisburg opened a new dedicated antepartum unit, which serves pregnant women at high-risk for early birth or complications who need to be hospitalized during their...

Pennsylvania Black Health Matters, Largest Statewide Virtual Health Conference in PA

In recognition of National Minority Health Awareness Month, Community Hero Action Group is pleased to host its 1st annual Pennsylvania Black Health Matters Conference...

Pennsylvanians in Phase 1B Now Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccine

Pennsylvanians in Phase 1B of the state’s vaccination plan are now eligible to schedule a COVID-19 vaccination appointment.  Phase 1B eligible Pennsylvanians include: People...

Departments of Health, Education Update Instructional Model Recommendations for Schools

The Pennsylvania departments of Health and Education announced modifications to their instructional model recommendations for Pre-K to 12 schools in response to updated guidance recently...

Penn State Health and Susquehanna Valley Emergency Medical Services to Join...

 Penn State Health and Susquehanna Valley Emergency Medical Services (SVEMS) announced today they have signed a letter of intent for the company to join Penn State...

Teacher and School Staff Vaccine Initiative Completed Ahead of Schedule in...

After vaccinating more than 112,500 teachers and school staff in about three weeks, Governor Tom Wolf visited Luzerne County to announce the special vaccination...

“Pilot” Lands at Penn State Children’s Hospital as Third Facility Dog

Paging Dr. Pilot. Here, boy!  Pilot, a black golden retriever, is the third facility dog to join the growing pack at Penn State Children’s Hospital. Pilot works...

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