COVID-19 Resources

HAP is actively monitoring developments and continues to engage with Pennsylvania Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to provide members with the most current information and resources.

About COVID-19

The Pennsylvania Department of Health provides information about the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), including a Fact Sheet about state health officials’ efforts to monitor the spread of the virus. 

Also on the Department of Health's COVID-19 page:
  • County and zip code maps of cases
  • County data in table form
  • The latest stay-at-home orders by county
  • Testing and contact tracing plans for the commonwealth

This information is updated regularly.

In addition, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides extensive information about COVID-19 at its website, including:


COVID-19's Impact on Hospitals

The COVID-19 pandemic is threatening the sustainability of Pennsylvania hospitals and the communities they serve. View HAP's new infographic in our Resource Center.

HAP Infographic about Hospital Losses from the COVID-19 Pandemic


Online Resources

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Testing



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Supplies & PPE



HAP COVID-19 News

May 22, 2020

Pennsylvania Health Care Vulnerable to Another Threat During COVID-19

As Pennsylvania moves into day 78 of Governor Wolf’s emergency declaration, the commonwealth’s health care community continues to make difficult decisions under extraordinary circumstances; doing so without hesitation, but also without the acknowledgment of policymakers that the current COVID-19 environment has placed clinical decision making and resource allocation in uncharted territory leaving them vulnerable to frivolous lawsuits.

May 21, 2020

The ACA Will Cover More People as a Result of Job Losses Due to COVID-19

The Kaiser Family Foundation estimates that 26.8 million people across the country will become uninsured due to the loss of job-based health coverage. While many of those people qualify for full coverage under the Affordable Care Act, estimates suggest that 5.7 million people will not be eligible and will have to pay the full cost for health coverage.

May 20, 2020

Patients Deferring Lifesaving Care During Pandemic

A new analysis of data from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston found patient visits are declining for select conditions for which patients would normally seek care, including heart attacks and strokes, following postponement or cancellation of nonessential procedures.

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