PAMED COVID-19 Briefing:

June 4, 2021

  • There were 703 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 1,204,802. Learn more

  • This week, the Pa. Department of Health put out two alerts – one on COVID-19 treatment options and one on myocarditis and pericarditis after receipt of mRNA COVID-19 vaccines among adolescents and young adults. Get the alerts here

  • The Pennsylvania Latino Affairs Commission hosted a discussion about the importance of ensuring Latinx communities in Pennsylvania receive reliable and trustworthy information about COVID-19 vaccines. The panel discussion, led by Second Lady Gisele Fetterman and Acting Physician General Dr. Denise Johnson, took place during a Facebook Live event entitled Vax Facts: Privacy and Safety for the Latinx Communities. Learn more

    The next conversation will be held on Thursday, June 10 at 12 PM and will focus on vaccine concerns related to the LGBTQ community.

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