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Gov. Wolf Announces Plan to Address Flooding Caused by Climate Change

As communities across Pennsylvania increasingly experience flooding caused by intense, short-duration storms due to climate change, Governor Tom Wolf today announced executive actions that will support communities that are impacted by flooding. “The dangers brought on by climate change are affecting Pennsylvania communities right now, endangering both lives and livelihoods. These types of storms often…

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Wolf Administration Awards Funding to Support Business Expansion, Facility Enhancement in Three Counties

Governor Tom Wolf announced three new low-interest loan approvals through the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) that will help companies in three counties expand their operations, enhance services and improve facilities, and create and retain jobs. “As 2020 draws to a close, we reflect on the challenges faced by Pennsylvania’s critical industries as a result…

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Wolf Administration Expands Testing Sites Across the Commonwealth

Governor Tom Wolf and Director of Testing and Contact Tracing Michael Huff today announced the extension of the Department of Health’s contract with AMI Expeditionary Healthcare (AMI) to provide COVID-19 testing in five regions across Pennsylvania to help contain local spread of COVID-19. “Every day COVID continues to spread in the commonwealth, every day our…

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Gov. Wolf Signs HB 770, Vetoes HB 21 and HB 1737

Governor Tom Wolf signed into law House Bill 770, which updates requirements regarding the education, training and registration of pharmacy technicians and permits pharmacies and pharmacists in Pennsylvania to order and perform certain laboratory examinations and procedures. The governor also vetoed House bills 21 and 1737. House Bill 21 would have created a new license…

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Pennsylvania COVID-19 Early Warning Monitoring Dashboard Update for Nov. 20 – Nov. 26: Case Increases Top 41,000; Percent Positivity at 11.7% and 66 Counties with Substantial Transmission

Governor Tom Wolf and Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine today released a weekly status update detailing the state’s mitigation efforts based on the COVID-19 Early Warning Monitoring System Dashboard, highlighting a seven-day case increase of 41,424 cases, statewide percent positivity of 11.7%, and 66 of 67 counties with substantial transmission status. The update includes…