HAP's Latest News

February 28, 2022

What’s Your COVID-19 Community Level?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released new guidance to help determine when you should consider wearing a mask in your local community.

February 25, 2022

DOH Outlines ‘Next Phase’ of Pandemic Recovery

Pennsylvania is showing encouraging signs of a new phase in the COVID-19 pandemic, as the winter surge of cases and hospitalizations from the Omicron variant recedes, Acting Secretary of Health Keara Klinepeter said today.

February 21, 2022

Survey Sheds Light on Health Care Workforce Needs

The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated the health care workforce shortage in Pennsylvania, making it even more challenging for hospitals to fill needed clinical staff positions, a HAP survey of Pennsylvania hospitals found.

February 18, 2022

HAP Highlights Why Medicaid Matters to Pennsylvania

In a presentation today to members of the General Assembly, HAP and other health care provider organizations underscored the critical role Medicaid plays in supporting Pennsylvanians’ access to quality health care.

February 15, 2022

A Youth Mental Health Epidemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has fueled a growing crisis in youth mental health, a panel of behavioral health leaders told U.S. lawmakers today.