Dr. Rachel Levine Confirmed As Assistant Secretary For Health; First Openly Transgender Federal OfficialLevine, the former Pennsylvania secretary of health, is the first openly transgender federal official.
Sen. Rand Paul Slammed For Transphobic Questioning During Dr. Rachel Levine's Confirmation Hearing On Capitol HillLevine, if confirmed, would be the highest-ranking openly trans official in the federal government.
Joe Biden Picks Pennsylvania Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine To Be Assistant Health SecretaryPresident-elect Joe Biden has tapped Pennsylvania Health Secretary Rachel Levine to be his assistant secretary of health, leaving her poised to become the first openly transgender federal official to be confirmed by the U.S. Senate.
'It's Lousy For All Of Us': NJ, Pa. Officials Urging People To Not Let Guard Down Against COVID-19 During HolidaysAs we head into Christmas and New Year's, health officials are urging people to stay safe.
COVID In Pennsylvania: More Than 41,000 Health Care Workers In Commonwealth Have Received VaccinePennsylvania is reporting more than 9,600 new cases of COVID-19 Wednesday.
COVID In Pennsylvania: More Than 17,000 Vaccine Doses Administered To Health Care Workers At Hospitals In StateHospitals in the state are slated to start receiving 198,000 doses of the newly approved Moderna vaccine this week, Levine said.
COVID In Pennsylvania: Commonwealth Expands Coronavirus App To School-Age Mobile Phone UsersThe app, named COVID AlertPa, had been limited to people 18 and over.
COVID In Pennsylvania: Officials Concerned As Over 4,400 People Hospitalized With Coronavirus In CommonwealthPennsylvania is reporting more than 4,200 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, as well as 32 new deaths.
'Very Dangerous Situation': Pennsylvania Banning Alcohol Sales For On-Site Consumption At Bars, Restaurants On Thanksgiving Eve In Effort To Stop COVID SurgeA stay-at-home advisory is now in place in Pennsylvania.
COVID In Pennsylvania: State Health Secretary Warns Vaccines Won't Be Available To General Public Right AwayThe state's health department laid out an interim vaccination plan today.
Pennsylvania Reports 21st Consecutive Day Of Daily Coronavirus Cases Topping 1,000Pennsylvania officials are growing concerned about increasing COVID-19 cases in the commonwealth.
'The Fall Resurgence Is Here': Pennsylvania Officials Issue Plea To Residents As Coronavirus Cases ClimbCOVID-19 cases in Pennsylvania continue to climb.
Pennsylvania Republican Lawmaker Blasted Over Parody Of Appeal For LGBTQ ToleranceRep. Russ Diamond, who has boasted on social media of shopping without a mask, released a nearly word-for-word parody of Dr. Rachel Levine’s call for tolerance and acceptance of LGBTQ people, swapping out her references to “LGBTQ” with “unmasked.”
Pennsylvania's Largest Nurses' Union Meets With State Health Secretary About Lack Of Access To PPEThe Pennsylvania Association of Staff Nurses and Allied Professionals finally met with Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine.
Accuracy Of Numbers Relating To Pennsylvania Nursing Homes, Long-Term Care Facilities Raising ConcernsPennsylvania is watching metrics to use as checkpoints for reopening, but there is concern about the accuracy of the data coming from nursing homes.