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Gov. Wolf: Pennsylvanians Can Pick Up Free Naloxone Starting Wednesday

Harrisburg, PA – As part of the commonwealth’s second Stop Overdoses in PA: Get Help Now Week, Governor Tom Wolf today reminded all Pennsylvanians that the life-saving, overdose-reversal medication naloxone will be available free at more than 95 locations across the state on Wednesday, Sept. 18 and Wednesday, Sept. 25. “It’s imperative that we do…

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Pennsylvania Expanding Community-Based Services for Seniors, Veterans, People with Disabilities

Harrisburg, PA – The Wolf Administration announced today that it has received $20 million in federal funding from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to continue the Money Follows the Person (MFP) grant. MFP incentivizes states to focus on transitioning individuals out of long-term care facilities to be served in their communities in a…

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Pennsylvania Renews Opioid Disaster Declaration for Seventh Time

Harrisburg, PA – Today marks the seventh renewal of Pennsylvania’s Opioid Disaster Declaration. As has become routine, Pennsylvania will continue its use of a 90-day disaster declaration to fight the opioid crisis. Governor Tom Wolf first signed the declaration in January 2018 as a mechanism for state agencies, third-party organizations and stakeholders to work collaboratively,…

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Gov. Wolf Discusses Initiative for a Lead-Free Pennsylvania with Focus on Testing and Abatement

Pittsburgh, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today discussed his initiative to create a lead-free Pennsylvania by calling on the legislature to increase access to blood testing for children in alignment with federal guidelines, increasing local response efforts, and planning for training of more certified lead abatement professionals. The governor was joined at UPMC Children’s Hospital…

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