Pennsylvania Ready For Booster Shots Once Feds Give OK, Acting Health Secretary SaysPennsylvania’s network of vaccine providers are ready to deliver booster shots of the coronavirus vaccine as soon as federal authorities sign off, the state’s top health official said Tuesday.
Republicans On House Committee Vote Acting Health Secretary Violated Law When Mandating Masks In SchoolsRepublicans on the Pennsylvania House Health Committee voted that the state's acting health secretary violated the law when she mandated masks in schools.
99% Of Pennsylvanians Dying From COVID-19 Are Unvaccinated, Says Acting Health Secretary Alison BeamThe vast majority of Pennsylvanians who are in the hospital or dying from COVID-19 are unvaccinated, Acting Secretary of Health Alison Beam said Thursday.
Rule Proposal From Gov. Tom Wolf's Administration Would Require Nursing Homes To Boost Staffing LevelsA rule proposal from Governor Tom Wolf's administration would increase nursing home staffing and direct care hours.
Pennsylvania Lawmakers Push Department Of Health For Answers About COVID-19 Contact Tracing Data BreachA contact tracing data breach exposed 76,000 people's private health information.
Acting Secretary Of Health Alison Beam Receives First Dose Of COVID-19 Vaccine, Encourages Others To Get VaccinatedThe Acting Secretary of Health Alison Beam announced Saturday that she has received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
Following CDC's Lead, Pa. Eases Mask Mandate For Fully Vaccinated PeopleAs the number of fully vaccinated people continues to climb, the state is adjusting some of its guidance, loosening restrictions when it comes to wearing a mask.
COVID-19 In Pennsylvania: Health Department Narrows Vaccine Provider Network AgainThe Pennsylvania Department of Health is narrowing its vaccine provider network again.
COVID-19 In Pennsylvania: Dept. Of Health Orders Skilled Nursing Facilities To Complete Vaccine Needs SurveyA new order from the acting Secretary of Health will require skilled nursing homes to complete surveys to determine COVID-19 vaccine need.
COVID-19 In Pennsylvania: Nursing Home Deaths Fueling BlamePennsylvania Republicans used a hearing to ask Acting Health Secretary Alison Beam if the department's COVID policy led to nursing home deaths.