June 04, 2019
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…
May 29, 2019
Governor Tom Wolf today announced a first-of-its-kind, statewide Suicide Prevention Task Force to develop the state’s suicide prevention plan, a long-term strategy to reduce suicide in Pennsylvania, and let Pennsylvanians in crisis know their lives are valuable and help is available.
May 22, 2019
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf and Lt. Governor John Fetterman today provided an update on fighting the opioid epidemic in Pennsylvania before participating in a naloxone training with AmeriHealth Caritas and Prevention Point. Narcan is the brand name for naloxone, the lifesaving overdose reversal medication saving lives in Pennsylvania and across the country. Gov.…
May 08, 2019
Hershey, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today toured Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and Heart and Vascular Institute Critical Care Unit, meeting with nurses in those care areas and finishing the tour with remarks in support of all nurses. “Since its inception, nursing has been critical to the…
May 03, 2019
Governor Tom Wolf this afternoon provided an update on the recent measles outbreak in western Pennsylvania, reassuring residents that the Pennsylvania Department of Health and Allegheny County Health Department are working together to keep residents safe.