opioids

September 24, 2018 - 5:15 pm
Harrisburg – Governor Tom Wolf today signed the third renewal of his 90-day opioid disaster declaration amid a call to the General Assembly to pass Senate Bill 1001, which would establish a mechanism for a public health emergency. “I am pleased to be able to renew the opioid disaster declaration...
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July 16, 2018 - 5:22 pm
Harrisburg, PA – The Wolf Administration today introduced opioid prescribing guidelines for workers’ compensation to help health care providers determine when opioids are appropriate for treatment of someone injured on the job. “In 2017, there were more than 17,000 workers’ compensation claims made...
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April 11, 2018 - 1:48 pm
Governor Wolf Backs Bipartisan Bills to Help ‘Grandfamilies’ Affected by Opioid Crisis Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today threw his support behind bipartisan state and federal proposals to help “grandfamilies” and aid grandparents who have assumed sole care-giving responsibilities for their...
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