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April 18, 2022

DOH Acting Secretary Resigns

Acting Health Secretary Keara Klinepeter is resigning effective April 22, Governor Wolf announced today.

April 18, 2022

COVID-19: 5 Things to Know this Week

The “stealth” Omicron subvariant has become the dominant strain of COVID-19, but case counts and hospitalizations remain far below the Omicron surge this winter, federal statistics show.

April 14, 2022

What to Know about Pa. Health

Nearly half of Pennsylvanians live with a chronic disease and the commonwealth is struggling to reach its goal of ensuring early access to prenatal care, according to a new report.

April 08, 2022

How the U.S. will Fight Long COVID

The U.S. has launched a new campaign to “prevent, detect, and treat” long COVID and provide support to millions of Americans who have suffered from lingering COVID-related symptoms.

April 06, 2022

What to Know: The Rural Hospital Support Act

U.S. senators today introduced legislation that would help ensure rural hospitals avoid closure and maintain outstanding care in Pennsylvania and across the nation.