Public Health

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Stay updated on important news and information involving medicine in Pennsylvania and beyond. Increase productivity, save money, and reduce your worries about changes in medicine with these tools.

Advance Directives

Learn general information about Act 169 of 2006, which governs health care decisions for incompetent adult patients in Pennsylvania.

DOH/CDC Health Alerts

​Receive timely information on health alerts from the Pennsylvania Department of Health and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Prevent Diabetes

The American Medical Association and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has begun a campaign to generate awareness and prevention of type 2 diabetes.

The AMA and CDC urge you to screen, test, and act today.


PAMED will work with the state Department of Health to keep physicians and the public informed about Pennsylvania's preparedness for this virus.