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Pennsylvania Partners with Staffing Agency to Hire 1,000 More COVID-19 Contact...

The Pennsylvania Department of Health today announced a nearly $23 million federally funded contract with Insight Global to recruit, hire, train, and support 1,000...

PA to focus on effects of Trauma on Mental and Physical...

Department of Human Services (DHS) Secretary Teresa Miller and Governor’s Office of Advocacy and Reform Executive Director Dan Jurman discussed the far-reaching effects of...

Regional Response Health Collaboratives Launch 24/7 COVID-19 Support Call Centers for...

Pennsylvania announced the availability of 24/7 call centers to provide clinical and operational support to long-term care facilities as they protect residents and staff...

Capital BlueCross Issues Rebate Checks

Capital BlueCross is speeding up its issuance of rebate checks to eligible members, sending them several weeks earlier than expected. Nearly 40,000 members will...

Insurance Department Reminds Pennsylvanians about the Dangers of Extreme Summer Weather,...

Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner Jessica Altman urged property owners to consider purchasing flood insurance to protect their homes, businesses, and possessions. For many Pennsylvanians, extreme...

PA Rolls Out New Mental Wellness Resources for Firefighters and EMS...

State Fire Commissioner Bruce Trego announced the launch of several new online resources designed to provide mental wellness resources for fire, rescue and emergency...

American Lung Association Highlights Health Impacts of Climate Change, Air Pollution...

The Clean Air Act, which celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, is responsible for reducing air pollution in much of the nation and saving...

AARP Calls for Weekly COVID-19 Testing of PA Long-Term Care Residents...

AARP Pennsylvania said state officials must increase COVID-19 testing capabilities to better protect the lives of residents and staff at the state's nursing homes...

Hershey Medical Center ranks among Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Care

U.S. News & World Report has listed Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical center as one of the best hospitals in the nation...

Fiscal Watchdogs in Pennsylvania, Other States to Review COVID-19 Data Reporting,...

Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale joined with the fiscal watchdogs of other states to announce a first-of-its-kind project to review how COVID-19 data has...

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