Wolf signs sixth opioid disaster deceleration renewal

Wolf signs sixth opioid disaster deceleration renewal

On Friday afternoon, Gov. Tom Wolf announced that he is signing the sixth renewal of his opioid disaster declaration.

The declaration was put into place in 2018 to focus on recovery, treatment and prevention of opioid overdoses. 

Friday, June 14, 2019/Author: Kara Barmoy
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DHS Secretary announces nearly $52 million for evidence-based home visiting programs

DHS Secretary announces nearly $52 million for evidence-based home visiting programs

Department of Human Services (DHS) Secretary Teresa Miller hosted a press conference in the Capitol Media Center Wednesday morning to announce funding in the 2018-2019 budget for evidence-based home visiting programs. 

DHS supports four evidence-based home visiting programs, the Nurse Family Partnership Program, Parents as Teachers, Healthy Families America and Early Head Start. 
Wednesday, October 10, 2018/Author: Kara Barmoy
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Dr. Levine celebrates achievements of the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program's first year

Dr. Levine celebrates achievements of the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program's first year

On Thursday morning, the Department of Health celebrated the one year mark of launching the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program. The program's goal is to assist health care providers to prescribe and dispense medications safely and referring patients to treatment if needed. 

Thursday, August 31, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
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VIDEO: Gov. Wolf joins Clarion university to announce opioid treatment certification program

VIDEO: Gov. Wolf joins Clarion university to announce opioid treatment certification program

At a press conference Wednesday morning, Governor Tom Wolf was joined by Clarion University President Dr. Karen Whitney and others to announce Clarion University’s online Opioid Treatment Specialist certificate program.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
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Gov. Wolf thanks Pennsylvania police officers for using Naxolone

Gov. Wolf thanks Pennsylvania police officers for using Naxolone

Gov. Tom Wolf held a press conference Monday afternoon to thank the police officers in 17 counties across the commonwealth for their use of Naxolone to save people who have overdosed on opioids. 

Monday, October 17, 2016/Author: Kara Barmoy
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