More than 12 million doses of COVID vaccine have been administered in PA. All adults and adolescents age 12-17 are eligible for vaccination. Learn more.

More than 10 million doses of COVID vaccine have been administered in PA. All adults and adolescents age 12-17 are eligible for vaccination starting April 13. Learn more.

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Wolf Administration Encourages Participation in National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

Governor Tom Wolf and the Departments of Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP) and Health (DOH) are encouraging all Pennsylvanians to take advantage of the Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) 19th National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day initiative Saturday, October 24. “As we continue to combat COVID-19, we can’t forget about the need to protect Pennsylvanians in every […]

Governor Tom Wolf speaking at PEMA

Wolf Administration Launches Nation’s First Innovative, Evidence-Based Substance Use Disorder Stigma Reduction Campaign

Governor Tom Wolf and Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs Secretary Jennifer Smith, in partnership with Penn State University’s Douglas W. Pollock Center for Addiction Outreach and Research, public health nonprofit The Public Good Projects, and national nonprofit Shatterproof, announced the launch of Life Unites Us, an evidence-based approach to stigma reduction of substance use […]

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Wolf Administration Encourages Participation in Overdose Awareness Day

The Wolf Administration’s Opioid Command Center is encouraging all Pennsylvanians to participate during International Overdose Awareness Day, celebrated annually on August 31, in remembering those who have lost their battle with substance use disorder (SUD). “I hope that everyone in our state takes a moment today to remember those we have lost to overdoses, and […]

Governor Wolf signing Declaration

Gov. Wolf Signs 11th Renewal of Opioid Disaster Declaration to Continue Work to Aid in Opioid Epidemic

Governor Tom Wolf signed his 11th renewal of his January 2018 opioid disaster declaration to help the state fight the then-burgeoning opioid and heroin epidemic. The declaration allows the state to loosen regulations and work outside of typical procedures to expedite aid and initiatives to help those suffering from opioid use disorder and those who […]

Governor Wolf signing Declaration

El Gobernador Wolf firma la 11ª renovación de la declaración de desastre por consumo de opioides para continuar su labor de asistencia en la epidemia de opioides

El Gobernador Tom Wolf firmó la 11ª renovación de su declaración de desastre por consumo de opioides de enero de 2018 para ayudar al estado a combatir la ya entonces creciente epidemia de opioides y heroína. La declaración permite al estado flexibilizar las regulaciones y trabajar fuera de los procedimientos típicos para acelerar la ayuda […]

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