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Penn State Health Seeking Input for Community Health Needs Assessment

Penn State Health is committed to understanding and addressing the health needs of the communities it serves. In order to best do that, the...

PA First Lady Announces Virtual Photo Exhibit to Document Pennsylvania’s COVID-19 Experience  

First Lady Frances Wolf announced One Lens: Sharing Our Common Views, a statewide virtual photo exhibit she is launching to document the story of Pennsylvania throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. The exhibit will celebrate the hard...

PA Treasurer Announces New Partnership With Adagio Health

Pennsylvania Treasurer Joe Torsella announced a new partnership with Adagio Health in western Pennsylvania to further expand the reach of the Keystone Scholars child...

PA Treasurer Releases Plan to Fight Skyrocketing Prescription Drug Costs

Pennsylvania Treasurer Joe Torsella announced a comprehensive plan to address rising prescription drug costs and their effect on state coffers and Pennsylvanians’ wallets. “We need...

PA Expands Vaccination for Federal Pharmacy Partnership for Long-Term Care Facilities,...

Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine announced the commonwealth has activated Phase B of the federal Pharmacy Partnership for Long-Term Care Program, to expand...

Pennsylvania now Allowing Pharmacies to Administer COVID-19 Vaccine

The Governor has approved a temporary waiver allowing pharmacists licensed by the state to order and administer COVID-19 vaccines without a physician’s order when...

DEP Issues Code Orange Air Quality Action Day for Southcentral and...

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has issued a Code Orange Air Quality Action Day for fine particulate matter for Thursday, January 14, 2021,...

Pennsylvania Third-Grade Students can Win Cash Prize in Dental Health Poster...

The Pennsylvania Dental Association invites third-graders in Pennsylvania to show their creativity this February in celebration of National Children's Dental Health Month. The theme for...

PA Health Gives Update on Flu Season, Urges Pennsylvanians to Get...

Deputy Secretary of Health Preparedness and Community Protection Ray Barishansky provided an update on flu season and urged Pennsylvanians to get their flu vaccine...

Governor Wolf Urges Pennsylvanians to get Vaccine for COVID-19

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf made a plea today encouraging residents to get the vaccine for COVID-19.  He also reminded Pennsylvanians the vaccine is free...

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