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:
February 19, 2021
- There were 2,778 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 908,773. Learn more
- Several state medical societies, including PAMED, are urging the Biden Administration and state governments to facilitate distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine to community-based physicians. Read the joint press release
- As significant winter weather continues to impact much of the country, the Pa. Department of Health was alerted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that vaccine sent to providers by Moderna and Pfizer will be delayed. The department wants Pennsylvanians to be aware that these delays could impact their scheduled appointments. Learn more
- The Wolf Administration provided an update on Pennsylvania’s progress administering COVID-19 vaccines to residents and staff of long-term and congregate care facilities eligible in Phase 1A. Learn more
- Today, Gov. Tom Wolf signed a fourth renewal of his 90-day Proclamation of Disaster Emergency for the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more
- The Pa. Department of Health today announced beginning Sunday, Feb. 21, regional drive-thru, outdoor walk-up, and indoor walk-in COVID-19 testing clinics will be held in Huntingdon, Lackawanna, Northumberland, Venango, and Westmoreland counties. The counties with testing sites will continue to change weekly over the next two weeks so that 61 counties will eventually be covered by dedicated pop-up testing sites over a 12-week period. 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.