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Governor Wolf Speaking at Opioid Symposium

Gov. Wolf Provides Update on Opioid Epidemic Progress to PA Orthopaedic Society

Philadelphia, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf provided an update on the state’s progress in battling the opioid epidemic during the Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society’s Fall Meeting and Symposium. Department of Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine joined the governor on the opioid panel discussion. “Pennsylvania’s response to the opioid crisis has been called ‘a model for…

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Gov. Wolf: Now is the Time for Pennsylvanians to Buy Health Insurance

Harrisburg, PA — Today, Governor Tom Wolf and Insurance Commissioner Jessica Altman advised Pennsylvanians that now is the time to buy health insurance on the federal exchange, healthcare.gov, as open enrollment continues for Affordable Care Act (ACA) plans through Dec. 15. Consumers have more options in Pennsylvania, and many will find they qualify for subsidies.…

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Gov. Wolf Reaffirms Vow to Veto Heartbeat Bill at Rally in Support of Women’s Reproductive Rights

Philadelphia, PA – Governor Tom Wolf, joined by legislators, advocates and Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney, today vowed to veto the so-called heartbeat bill and any legislation that restricts women’s reproductive rights. “Today I am reaffirming my commitment to keeping Pennsylvania a place where women make their own health decisions,” Gov. Wolf said. “Politicians should not…

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Gov. Wolf: Lead-Free PA Initiative Seeking Input on Local Needs

Harrisburg, PA – As part of continuing efforts to advance his Lead-Free PA initiative, Governor Tom Wolf announced today that the commonwealth is issuing a Request for Information (RFI) through the Department of Human Services to gather input on local efforts and needs to reduce lead exposure in Pennsylvania. With the goal of expanding efforts…

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Gov. Wolf: National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Can Save Lives

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today encouraged Pennsylvanians to gather unused or unwanted prescription drugs to be returned to one of the state’s 877 drug take-back box locations on National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, Saturday, October 26. New this year, the national Drug Enforcement Agency announced it will also allow for vaping cartridges…

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