Governor Wolf’s Week, March 5 – March 11, 2017

first_img The Blog,  Weekly Update This week, Governor Wolf spoke out against the GOP Affordable Care Act replacement plan, the American Health Care Act.“This plan does not fix the Affordable Care Act – it would just delay the Republican plan to cut coverage for nearly a million Pennsylvanians, including those who were able to access quality, affordable healthcare after I expanded Medicaid two years ago,” Governor Wolf said in a statement released on Monday.On Wednesday, the governor sent a letter to five PA Congressmen seated on two key U.S. House committees to formally ask that they reject the bill. He also held a press conference on Friday to discuss how the AHCA would have a negative impact on Pennsylvania’s seniors.Governor Wolf also visited companies in Scranton, Allentown, and Lancaster to host discussions on his budget’s investments in Pennsylvania’s economy and job creation.Governor Wolf’s Week, March 5 – March 11, 2017Monday, 3/6/17Pennsylvania Tightens Medication Rules to Help Combat Opioid CrisisGovernor Tom Wolf Statement on GOP Health Care Repeal PlanTuesday, 3/7/17Governor Wolf Announces PennDOT Effort to Help Combat Human TraffickingWednesday, 3/8/17Wolf to PA Congressmen: Reject Health Care Plan That Hurts Our Constituents, Especially SeniorsOn “Jobs that Pay” Tour in Scranton, Governor Wolf Hosts Roundtable Discussion on Budget Investment in Pennsylvania’s EconomyOn “Jobs that Pay” Tour Allentown, Governor Wolf Hosts Roundtable Discussion on Budget Investment in Pennsylvania’s EconomyThursday, 3/9/17Wolf Administration Sues IBM Over Delayed, Costly Unemployment Compensation System UpgradeOn “Jobs that Pay” Tour in Lancaster, Governor Wolf Hosts Roundtable Discussion on Budget Investment in Pennsylvania’s EconomyGovernor Wolf Announces 60 New Jobs with United State Cold Storage Expansion in Bucks CountyFriday, 3/10/17Governor Announces Retirement of Revenue Secretary Eileen McNultyGovernor Wolf Announces Launch of Electronic Permit Application for Coal MinesGovernor Wolf: Pennsylvania’s Seniors Lost Under GOP Healthcare PlanHighlights from The BlogGovernor’s Advisory Commissions Stand Against HateGovernor Wolf, Pa Officials Speak Out Against ACA Replacement Bill (Round-Up)We Read the GOP Healthcare Repeal Plan and It’s as Bad as You ThinkPirates, Cardinals to Play in Williamsport during Little League World SeriesGovernor Wolf Announces Company Expansion, New Jobs in Bucks County (Round-Up)Highlights from TwitterGOP plan is also dropping substance abuse coverage. In the middle of an opioid overdose crisis, this is unconscionable.— Governor Tom Wolf (@GovernorTomWolf) March 9, 2017 Like Governor Tom Wolf on Facebook: Today and every day, I will be bold and challenge bias and inequality on behalf of the 6M women that live in PA. #InternationalWomensDay— Governor Tom Wolf (@GovernorTomWolf) March 8, 2017 Awesome to have @Pirates and @Cardinals play @MLB game in Williamsport during the 2017 @LittleLeague World Series.— Governor Tom Wolf (@GovernorTomWolf) March 9, 2017 Governor Wolf’s Week, March 5 – March 11, 2017center_img By: The Office of Governor Tom Wolf March 10, 2017 SHARE Email Facebook Twitterlast_img read more

Antique health office warns public vs dengue, leptos

first_imgFarmers were also advised to wear bootsand not wade in water contaminated by urine of rodents especially if they haveopen wounds.  “The people could also ask for theprophylaxis at the rural health units if they have the intention to wade in thewater,” Rojas said. Last year, he said the provincerecorded nine cases with no deaths. SAN JOSE, Antique – The integratedprovincial health office (IPHO) here urged residents to remain vigilant againstdengue and leptospirosis as these diseases recently recorded three deaths inthe province.  “Both had history of wading incontaminated water,” he added, saying that 13 others were recorded to havedeveloped the same bacterial infection. Rojas said since last Aug. 21, theyhave not monitored dengue fatality. But on Oct. 2, a three-year-old boy fromBarangay Villaflor, Tobias Fornier reportedly died from the mosquito-borneillness. Early signs and symptoms ofleptospirosis include headache, muscle pain and fever. If not treatedimmediately, the affected person could experience bleeding from the lungs ormeningitis and other severe health conditions.center_img Mark Rojas, nurse assigned with theIPHO, said on Thursday that leptospirosis claimed two lives on Sept. 24 andOct. 3. Meanwhile, dengue claimed another lifein the province based on the 40th Morbidity Week or from Sept. 29 to Oct. 5surveillance report.  The Antique Integrated Provincial Health Office (IPHO) warns the public anew against dengue and leptospirosis on Thursday. IPHO Nurse Mark Rojas says leptospirosis recently claimed two lives in the province and dengue with one. ANNABEL CONSUELO J. PETINGLAY/PNA The latest fatality brought to 11 thetotal deaths due to dengue in the province this year. Rojas said the 57 new cases that weremonitored during the 40th Morbidity Week were from Culasi with 24; Hamtic,seven; Tibiao, six; Barbaza, five; San Remigio, four; Sibalom, three; two eachfrom San Jose de Buenavista and Libertad and one each from Anini-y, Patnongon,Sebaste, and Tobias Fornier.(With areport from PNA/PN)last_img read more