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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.

December 15, 2021

Wolf Administration Requests FEMA Support for Health Care

The Wolf Administration today announced its request for additional support from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to help Pennsylvania’s health care system address the latest surge of COVID-19 patients.

December 14, 2021

One Year of COVID Vaccines

This week marks the one-year anniversary of the first shipments of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine and the beginning of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout across the U.S.

November 30, 2021

5 Takeaways from Today’s COVID-19 Briefing

Public health leaders in Pennsylvania and across the country are closely monitoring the Omicron variant while urging eligible Americans to get vaccinated or sign up for a booster dose.