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Department of Health Distributes Drug to Help Treat COVID-19 Patients in...

The Department of Health distributed the investigational antiviral medication, remdesivir, to treat patients in the hospital with COVID-19. The federal government distributed the first shipment...

Pennsylvania Plans to Test Residents and Staff for COVID-19 in Nursing...

Pennsylvania will begin coronavirus testing for every resident and employee of nursing homes and other facilities that provide care for older adults, Gov. Tom...

Need to See a Doctor? There’s an App for that!

COVID-19 has changed the face of medicine! Telehealth is more important than ever! Just click an app and a doctor is there "LIVE" to...

Revised Dental Health Care Guidance for Treating Patients During COVID-19 Pandemic

The Pennsylvania Department of Health released the revised dental health care guidance as part of Governor Tom Wolf’s strategic, phased COVID-19 reopening plan. Governor...

Penn State Hershey Medical Center to Resume Medical Appointments and Surgical...

Penn State Health today announced it will begin to gradually and systematically resume standard patient appointments, non-emergent surgical procedures and other clinical activities after...

13 Counties in SouthWestern Pennsylvania to Reopen Next Friday

Governor Tom Wolf announced 13 Pennsylvania counties will move to the yellow phase of reopening at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, May 15. Those counties...

Commonwealth Heavy Equipment Auction Canceled in Response to COVID-19

Due to ongoing mitigation efforts to address the spread of COVID-19 and a pause on routine state government purchasing, the commonwealth will not be...

Gov. Wolf Signs Executive Order to Provide Civil Immunity for Health...

Governor Tom Wolf signed an executive order to afford health care practitioners protection against liability for good faith actions taken in response to the call to...

Gov. Wolf Outlines Plans to Create Commonwealth Civilian Coronavirus Corps to...

As Pennsylvania plans to safely reopen the economy and recover from COVID-19, Governor Tom Wolf announced the creation of the Commonwealth Civilian Coronavirus Corps, ​a public service initiative...

Free N95 Decontamination System for Healthcare Facilities, First Responders Now Available

Governor Tom Wolf announced the availability of a program to provide free N95 respirator decontamination to healthcare facilities, first responders, and other eligible organizations...

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