Rachel Levine

Vapes
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Hadas Kuznits
October 04, 2019 - 1:36 pm
The Pennsylvania Department of Health has confirmed the state's first vaping-related death. Pennsylvania Health Secretary Rachel Levine says they are keeping the person's identity confidential. She says in addition to this first confirmed vaping death, they are looking into nine confirmed cases and...
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Hadas Kuznits
August 02, 2019 - 12:24 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania's health secretary is reminding families that childen have the month of August to get up to date on their immunizations before they start school in the fall. Dr. Rachel Levine says state immunization rules changed two years ago. She says now parents and...
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Hahnemann University Hospital
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Paul Kurtz
July 03, 2019 - 4:53 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — In a move to help with the transition of closing Hahnemann University Hospital , Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine has installed a temporary manager to oversee the process. The temporary manager will oversee operations at St. Christopher's Hospital...
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Hahnemann University Hospital
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Steve Tawa
June 27, 2019 - 2:55 pm
For the latest, read " Hahnemann University Hospital employees march to CEO's home in protest ." ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Rachel Levine has ordered Hahnemann University Hospital and its owners to cease and desist plans to close the hospital, as of Thursday...
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Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine
Pennsylvania Department of Health
Kim Glovas
May 20, 2019 - 1:26 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Rachel Levine has joined 22 in declaring a hepatitis A outbreak in Pennsylvania, with nearby counties being hit the hardest. Of the 171 cases reported among 36 counties this year, Levine said Philadelphia and Allegheny counties are...
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Pennsylvania's secretary of health, Dr. Rachel Levine (C), was in Philadelphia Wednesday afternoon, gathering information about child and maternal health.
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Hadas Kuznits
April 03, 2019 - 4:49 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania's secretary of health was in Philadelphia Wednesday afternoon, gathering information about child and maternal health. Dr. Rachel Levine was at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia gathering information for the governor's Ready To Start program, in which...
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Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine
Pennsylvania Department of General Services
Steve Tawa
January 07, 2019 - 4:32 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Now that Gov. Tom Wolf is beginning his second term, agencies that are a part of his Opioid Operational Command Center are highlighting its efforts on three fronts: prevention, rescue and treatment. The Wolf administration intends to address the opioid crisis at its...
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Tony Romeo
Tony Romeo
April 16, 2018 - 3:53 pm
The state health secretary has decided to implement the recommendations of the Medical Marijuana Advisory Board, including one that will make medical cannabis available in dry-leaf or flower form. State law prohibits the smoking of medical marijuana, but Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine says in...
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