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Department of Health Recognizes National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, Reminds Pennsylvanians...

As part of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day on Friday, Department of Health officials joined Representative Jake Wheatley today to highlight the importance of...

State Senator Proposes Bill Banning the Harmful Pesticide Chlorpyrifos

State Senator Steve Santarsiero (D-10) has proposed a bill to ban chlorpyrifos, a pesticide that is known to cause harm to human health, as...

Philadelphia 76ers Announce Partnership with Planet Fitness

The Philadelphia 76ers announced a partnership with Planet Fitness, one of the largest and fastest-growing global franchisors and operators of fitness centers with more...

Pennsylvania Department of Health-Threat from Coronavirus Remains Low, No Confirmed Cases...

Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine reminded Pennsylvanians that the threat from 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) remains low. While there have been 11 confirmed...

PA Proposes Regulations to Support Mental Health and Substance Use...

The Pennsylvania Insurance Department is introducing new regulations to protect consumers’ mental health and substance use disorder rights in the commonwealth. The regulations build...

PA Department of Health Stresses Importance and Need for Blood Donations

Department of Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine joined officials from Lehigh Valley Health Network and the Miller-Keystone Blood Center to highlight the importance of...

Senators Renew Call for Paid Family Leave Following Committee Hearing

Senator Maria Collett (D-12 Montgomery/Bucks), Senator Dan Laughlin (R-Erie), and advocates from across the Commonwealth held a press conference on Tuesday following a hearing of the...

PA Health Department Gives Information on Coronavirus

Are you concerned about Coronavirus?  The Pennsylvania Department of Health put out the following information to keep you safe and healthy. What is coronavirus? Coronaviruses are...

$5 Million in Grants to Help Individuals in Recovery for Opioid...

Governor Tom Wolf announced that the Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs will be making available $5 million in funding for grants to support...

PSECU Presents American Heart Association with $45,000 Check

PSECU presented the American Heart Association (AHA) with a check for $45,000, representing its annual contribution to the organization’s statewide efforts to fund innovative research, advocate...

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