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Gov. Wolf Signs Sixth Opioid Disaster Declaration Renewal, Announces New Initiatives

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today signed the sixth renewal of his opioid disaster declaration, put in to place in January 2018 as a mechanism for state agencies, third-party organizations and stakeholders to work collaboratively, loosen regulations that slow down access to treatment, and increase efforts on prevention, treatment, and recovery for thousands of…

Gov. Wolf Signs Bill to Develop CPR Curriculum

Harrisburg, PA – Today, Gov. Tom Wolf signed into law Act 7 of 2019, formerly Senate Bill 115, which will require the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) to create potentially life-saving curriculum for cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). “I’m proud to sign into law this important life-saving measure. Each additional set of hands trained to do CPR…

Wolf Administration Awards Grants for Projects Targeting Better Health Outcomes in North Philadelphia

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced details of projects selected to support improved health outcomes in North Philadelphia’s Health Enterprise Zone (HEZ), an eight-mile area in Philadelphia with a large Medicaid population but poor health outcomes. In February, Gov. Wolf announced the award of $3 million for five programs to create projects that…

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