Harrisburg, PA - Expanding on the business safety order signed by Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine in April that requires the wearing of masks in businesses, Governor Tom Wolf today announced a new order signed by Dr. Levine that takes the mask-wearing directive one step further.With... Read More.
Harrisburg, PA – The Wolf Administration announced the launch of an online portal for individuals, corporations or community organizations to inform the commonwealth of critical medical supplies available for donation during the COVID-19 pandemic."We've received a lot of inquiries from people and businesses... Read More.
Harrisburg, PA (AP) — Many Pennsylvania commercial buildings that serve the public will now be required to make sure customers wear masks, and deny entry to anyone who refuses.The order was officially signed Wednesday by the state health secretary, but it didn't start being... Read More.
UNDATED (AP) — Pennsylvania emergency management officials will be permitted to commandeer N95 face masks, ventilators and other crucial medical equipment for use in the fight against COVID-19 under an order signed Wednesday by Gov. Tom Wolf.The order requires private and public health care... Read More.
DuBois, PA – Penn Highlands Healthcare shared some insights into the importance of social distancing, the efficacy of cloth face masks, and an update about how many ICU beds and ventilators the hospital system currently has.Penn Highlands hospitals, just like many hospitals that are... Read More.
Harrisburg, PA – Recently, Governor Tom Wolf recommended that all Pennsylvanians wear a mask any time they leave their homes for life sustaining reasons. As COVID-19 cases steadily rise in the state, Gov. Wolf stressed the need to intensify all measures to help stop... Read More.
Harrisburg, PA – During a COVID-19 press briefing today Governor Tom Wolf recommended that all Pennsylvanians wear a mask any time they leave their homes for life sustaining reasons. As COVID-19 cases steadily rise in the state, Gov. Wolf stressed the need to intensify... Read More.
DuBois, PA – The DuBois Area School District used part of their emergency preparedness stockpile to donate more than 6,000 face masks to Penn Highlands Healthcare recently.The donations were much appreciated and include N-95 respirator masks, surgical masks, yellow masks, and children's masks.The hospitals... Read More.
Harrisburg, PA – Pennsylvania will use $50 million in state funding to supply medical equipment to hospitals and other healthcare workers to prepare for combattng the novel coronavirus.Governor Tom Wolf announced that he will spend up to $50 million in transferred state funding to... Read More.
DuBois, PA - Penn Highlands Healthcare invites community members and organizations to donate personal protective equipment (PPE) for the region’s healthcare system.Penn Highlands will add these supplies to their inventory as the healthsystem enacts preparedness measures in the event that the spread of COVID-19... Read More.