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February 28, 2022

What’s Your COVID-19 Community Level?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released new guidance to help determine when you should consider wearing a mask in your local community.

February 25, 2022

DOH Outlines ‘Next Phase’ of Pandemic Recovery

Pennsylvania is showing encouraging signs of a new phase in the COVID-19 pandemic, as the winter surge of cases and hospitalizations from the Omicron variant recedes, Acting Secretary of Health Keara Klinepeter said today.

February 10, 2022

What’s Next for Telehealth?

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way patients receive care, both in-person and through telehealth.

February 07, 2022

Report: Hospitals Face Labor Shortages, Supply Chain Challenges

To close out 2021, U.S. hospitals were in a “vise of rising volumes and ballooning expenses,” while facing continued labor shortages and supply chain challenges, according to the latest Kaufman Hall National Hospital Flash Report.

February 02, 2022

The Toll of ‘Pandemic Profiteering’

Members of Congress are evaluating whether state and federal officials need additional authority to address price gouging and other “unconscionable price hikes” that have affected health care and the broader economy.

January 27, 2022

Child COVID-19 Cases Surpass 1.1M per Week, AAP says

While the Omicron wave shows signs of peaking in regions of the country, reported cases of COVID-19 among children continue to rise, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) said this week.