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January 21, 2021

Biden Administration Announces National Strategy to Combat COVID-19 Pandemic

During his first full day in office, President Joe Biden signed ten executive orders to address the COVID-19 pandemic, announcing a national strategy to speed the distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine, mandate mask-wearing on public transportation, and increase the production of necessary supplies and personal protective equipment.

January 19, 2021

HAP Statement on Expansion of COVID-19 Vaccine Plan’s Phase 1A

The Pennsylvania Department of Health today announced an expansion of the criteria for phase 1A of the state’s vaccination distribution plan. This aligns Pennsylvania’s vaccine distribution playbook with federal guidance by expanding those eligible to be vaccinated during the current phase to now total 3.5 million people. HAP president and CEO Andy Carter released a statement in response to the announcement.

January 19, 2021

PA Expands COVID-19 Vaccination Eligibility to 3.5 Million

Pennsylvania is expanding its first phase of COVID-19 vaccination to include people 65 and older, as well as younger residents with certain underlying conditions who may be at risk for serious complications, the state Department of Health announced today.

January 15, 2021

HAP Achievement Awards: Fox Chase Cancer Center

HAP’s Achievement Awards showcase exceptional programs throughout Pennsylvania’s hospital community. This week, HAP is proud to recognize Fox Chase Cancer Center for its efforts to improve quality of life and treatment for patients with head and neck cancer.