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January 05, 2022

Omicron Less Severe, Still a Public Health Threat

The highly transmissible Omicron variant appears to be less severe than previous COVID-19 variants, but still poses a considerable public health threat as cases reach unprecedented levels.

January 05, 2022

Learning from a Chaotic Year

I think many of us in the emergency management field had more “never saw that before” moments than we thought we’d experience during our entire careers, let alone during one year. It’s a humbling reminder of the importance of the work we do.

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 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.