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January 15, 2021

PA Selects Vendor, Eyes Launch for Resource Referral Tool

Pennsylvania has selected a vendor to launch a new resource and referral tool that will help connect Pennsylvanians with health care services, nonprofits, and community-based organizations in their area, the state Department of Human Services (DHS) announced this week.

December 29, 2020

Help is Available for Those Struggling this Holiday Season

During a holiday season unlike any other, Pennsylvanians are asked to work together to stop the spread of COVID-19, holding virtual gatherings and avoiding unnecessary travel. The global pandemic has challenged everyone during 2020, and the physical distance from friends and families during the holidays can only amplify what has already been a very hard year.

December 16, 2020

Four PA Hospitals Join Innovative Rural Pilot Program

Last week, Dr. Rachel Levine, Pennsylvania’s Secretary of Health, announced four additional hospitals are joining the Pennsylvania Rural Health Model, the state’s global budget pilot program for rural hospitals.

September 18, 2019

Can we heal rural health? All eyes are on PA

In terms of health and well-being, rural Pennsylvania and urban Philadelphia have all too much in common, including high rates of child poverty and mortality, food insecurity, and chronic disease.