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December 31, 2021

HAP through the Years: 2011–2021

During 2021, The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP) proudly marks its centennial with a look back at 100 years of milestones, advocacy, and support for Pennsylvania’s hospitals.

December 30, 2021

Get Ready for PA Donor Day

Ahead of PA Donor Day on January 8, HAP and Pennsylvania’s hospital community encourage residents across the commonwealth to register as organ and tissue donors through Donate Life Pennsylvania.

December 27, 2021

HAP Year in Review: The Biggest Stories from 2021

This year will be remembered as the next phase of the pandemic response, with Pennsylvania’s hospitals administering millions of COVID-19 vaccines across the commonwealth, treating patients with the virus and other conditions, and grappling with severe workforce challenges amid the emergence of the Delta and Omicron variants.

December 23, 2021

4 Steps to Stay Safe during the Holiday Season

With the Omicron variant spreading across the U.S., it’s critical that everyone follow public health precautions to protect themselves, their families, and their communities this holiday season.

December 21, 2021

Biden’s Omicron Strategy

During his address to the nation today, President Joe Biden unveiled his strategy to combat the highly contagious Omicron variant and made a plea to 40 million unvaccinated Americans to get the COVID-19 vaccine.

December 20, 2021

Booster Dose will be Critical against Omicron

With the spread of the Omicron variant, the nation’s public health leaders are emphasizing the importance of the COVID-19 booster dose as millions of Americans plan to gather during the winter holidays.

December 17, 2021

What We Know about COVID ‘Breakthrough’ Hospitalizations

COVID-19 “breakthrough” hospitalizations occurred most often among older adults and those with chronic medical conditions and represented a small fraction of the virus-related hospitalizations this summer, according to a report released this week from the Kaiser Family Foundation and Epic Research.

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