Governor Tom Wolf today signed the fourth renewal of his 90-day opioid disaster declaration and noted recent successes in the ongoing fight against the epidemic.
Governor Wolf and Attorney General Shapiro Announce New Tool to Report Suspicious Prescription Drug ActivityDecember 19, 2018
Governor Tom Wolf and Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced the creation of a tool for reporting suspicious activity surrounding the prescribing or dispensing of prescription drugs, including opioids.
On Thursday, the American Medical Association (AMA) and Pennsylvania Medical Society (PAMED) announced a recent study of state responses to the opioid epidemic showed Pennsylvania had made “considerable progress” toward curbing substance abuse disorder in the commonwealth. “We conducted this analysis because it’s essential that policymakers know what is working, and where additional progress can…
Governor Tom Wolf visited the Dauphin County State Health Center in Kline Plaza today to launch Stop Overdoses in PA: Get Help Now Week and receive a free naloxone kit, which all Pennsylvanians can do on Dec.13 at one of 80 locations across the state.
Wolf Administration Receives $10 Million from Bloomberg Philanthropies to Fight Opioid Epidemic in PennsylvaniaNovember 30, 2018
Pennsylvania has been selected as the first state to participate in a groundbreaking initiative from Bloomberg Philanthropies designed to strengthen state and local opioid prevention and treatment efforts. Governor Tom Wolf accepted a $10 million grant this morning from Michael Bloomberg—founder of Bloomberg Philanthropies and World Health Organization (WHO) Global Ambassador for Noncommunicable Diseases—at the inaugural Bloomberg American Health Summit in Washington, D.C. Governor Wolf was a featured speaker at the event, describing his administration’s approach to reduce the number of Pennsylvanians addicted to opioids.