PAMED COVID-19 Resource Center
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to change our lives and the way you practice each day, PAMED is committed to providing our membership with only the most pertinent and timely updates through this site. Thank you for your commitment to your patients and your membership.
PAMED COVID-19 Briefing:
March 1, 2021
March 1, there were 1,628 additional positive cases of COVID-19, in addition to 1,945 new cases reported Sunday, February 28, for a two-day total of 3,573 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 933,270. Learn more
Gov. Wolf and Acting Secretary of Health Alison Beam today released a weekly status update detailing the state’s mitigation efforts based on the COVID-19 Early Warning Monitoring System dashboard, highlighting a seven-day case increase of 12,967, a statewide percent positivity of 6.3% and 26 counties with substantial transmission status. Learn more
Independent physicians, particularly primary care providers, have expressed concern that they feel they are being cut out of the state's vaccine distribution plan. On Feb. 17, 2021, PAMED sent a letter to Acting Secretary of Health Alison Beam asking for clarification on behalf of our members. On March 1, 2021, PAMED received a response from Acting Secretary Beam. Learn more, and read the response letter here.
The Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine received Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) on Feb. 28, 2021. PAMED has updated our COVID-19 vaccine FAQs, as well as our COVID-19 Myths/Facts document.
As COVID-19 cases continue to decline and the state’s vaccination plan is amplified, the Wolf Administration announced revised and lifted mitigation restrictions that are effective statewide today, March 1. Learn more
Acting Secretary of Health Alison Beam announced that Pennsylvanians can now use COVID Alert PA to access important COVID-19 vaccine information through an updated version of the app. Learn more
PAMED is updating the Briefing section of our COVID-19 page. This is where we’ll put the top updates that have happened. If you’d like to receive an email or text when an update is available, you can sign up for either below.
Got COVID-19 Questions? Let us Help
We know there are a lot of questions out there. PAMED members are welcome to use our online form to submit questions.