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February 15, 2021

HAP Achievement Awards: Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

HAP’s Achievement Awards showcase exceptional programs throughout Pennsylvania’s hospital community. This week, HAP is proud to recognize the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia for its community approach to improve care for pediatric asthma patients and their families.

February 11, 2021

CDC Study Highlights Protection from Mask-Wearing

A new report released this week from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) highlighted the importance of proper mask-wearing and evaluated two possible strategies to improve the fit of masks to limit the spread of COVID-19.

February 09, 2021

PA Department of Health Launches COVID-19 Vaccine Resource Tool

The Pennsylvania Department of Health (DOH) today announced the launch of Your Turn, an online resource tool that educates Pennsylvanians about where they fall in the COVID-19 vaccine prioritization effort and alerts residents when it is their turn to schedule an appointment for the vaccine.

January 27, 2021

CDC: Severe Allergic Reactions to Moderna Vaccine are ‘Rare Event’

After millions of delivered doses during its first three weeks, Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine caused severe allergic reactions in only ten patients and had an adverse event rate of .03 percent, researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) wrote last week.