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 3, 2021
There were 2,577 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 938,411. Learn more
Gov. Wolf and the COVID-19 Vaccine Task Force today announced that Pennsylvania will use the Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) single-dose COVID-19 vaccine for PreK-12 teachers and other school staff. Learn more
Gov. Wolf signed House Bill 326, which permits the Pennsylvania National Guard, in conjunction with the Pa. Department of Health, to develop plans for the establishment and operation of regional sites for community distribution and administration of pharmaceuticals, medical equipment and supplies, and vaccines for a virus, including COVID-19. The bill also requires a report on the Administration’s plans to incorporate the National Guard into its overall vaccination strategy while taking into account vaccine availability and other vital ongoing missions. Learn more
Acting Secretary of Health Alison Beam today announced the launch of a new initiative from the Department of Health - PA Project Firstline – designed to promote foundational knowledge on infection prevention and control for all types of frontline health care workers. Learn more
The Wolf Administration today announced an extension of the Regional Congregate Care Assistance Teams (RCATs) to support long-term care facilities as they continue to face COVID-19 and the challenges it creates for congregate care settings. 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.