Pennsylvania Department of Health

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Lynne Adkins
July 02, 2020 - 2:54 pm
More and more people are returning to office settings, but some of those buildings have been unoccupied for months. Those employees may be at risk for Legionnaires’ disease. Read more here.
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Hadas Kuznits
June 27, 2020 - 1:51 pm
The Pennsylvania Departments of Health and Human Services announced a new strategy Saturday to ease long-term care facility restrictions. Read more here.
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Hadas Kuznits
May 22, 2020 - 6:10 pm
The Wolf administration released summer camp and recreation guidelines on Friday, but some camp directors are still scrambling to figure out whether or not they'll be able to open this summer. Read more here.
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Visitors enter the Dauphin County Courthouse during a preliminary hearing for former Penn State athletic director Tim Curley and vice president Gary Schultz on December 16, 2011 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
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Mike Dougherty
May 09, 2020 - 12:16 pm
Gov. Tom Wolf has moved 24 counties into the yellow phase of his plan to lift coronavirus restrictions. 13 more will be added to the list next week. But officials from Dauphin and Lebanon counties said "enough is enough," and are moving to yellow without the governor’s permission. Read more here.
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Mark Abrams
May 05, 2020 - 10:11 am
More facilities at a number of state parks in Pennsylvania will be reopening on Friday as the Wolf administration relaxes coronavirus restrictions in some parts of the state. Read more here.
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Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine speaking to reporters.
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KYW Staff
May 02, 2020 - 12:39 pm
Pennsylvania officials reported 1,334 additional positive cases of COVID-19 Saturday, bringing the statewide total to 48,305. Read more here.
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KYW Staff
April 18, 2020 - 1:21 pm
Pennsylvania health officials announced additional positive cases of coronavirus Saturday, a day after Gov. Tom Wolf's plea to residents for continued social distancing as well as announcement of a forthcoming plan to reopen the state's economy. Read more here.
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Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine
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KYW Staff
April 04, 2020 - 12:57 pm
Pennsylvania health officials reported 1,597 new positive cases of COVID-19 Saturday, brining the state's total to 10,017 cases across 64 counties. Read more here.
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Gov. Tom Wolf
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KYW Staff
April 03, 2020 - 12:55 pm
Pennsylvania will stop paying about 9,000 state workers whose offices have been closed as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. As of Friday, cases of the virus rose to 8,420 across the state and 102 deaths. Read the latest here.
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Governor Tom Wolf speaking to reporters.
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KYW Staff
April 01, 2020 - 3:04 pm
Gov. Tom Wolf has placed all of Pennsylvania under an order to stay at home, dramatically expanding the geographic footprint of the quarantine as state officials combat the coronavirus pandemic. Read the latest here.
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