Sep

15

2021

September 15, 2021

The Senate Health & Human Services Committee and the Aging & Youth Committee today held a joint hearing to examine new regulations for long-term care nursing facilities being proposed by the Wolf Administration. [Read More]

Sep

14

2021

September 14, 2021

The Senate Health & Human Services Committee and the Aging & Youth Committee will hold a joint hearing to examine new regulations for long-term care nursing facilities being proposed by the Wolf Administration. [Read More]

Feb

02

2021

February 02, 2021

The Senate Health and Human Services Committee and the Senate Aging and Youth Committee will get an update on the state’s efforts to distribute the COVID-19 vaccine during a public hearing on Thursday beginning at 11 a.m. [Read More]

Jun

26

2020

June 26, 2020

Many of the same issues that plagued the Wolf Administration’s management of long-term care facilities at the outset of COVID-19 still remain a problem four months into the pandemic, according to testifiers at a Senate Aging and Youth Committee hearing on Thursday. [Read More]

Jun

23

2020

June 23, 2020

The Senate Aging and Youth Committee will get an update on measures to protect residents and staff of nursing homes and other long-term care facilities amid the COVID-19 pandemic during a public hearing on Thursday from 10 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. [Read More]

May

13

2020

May 13, 2020

At a Senate hearing today, some of the state’s leading medical experts and county leaders outlined plans and objectives to protect Pennsylvania’s vulnerable senior populations as counties begin to safely reopen following the governor’s COVID-19 shutdown. [Read More]

May

12

2020

May 12, 2020

Two Senate committees will hold a public hearing on Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. to hear testimony from county officials about efforts to begin to reopen safely during the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as from medical experts who are treating our most vulnerable senior population and researching the virus COVID-19. [Read More]

May

12

2020

May 12, 2020

After a Senate hearing last week tackled inadequacies in COVID-19 testing in long-term care facilities, the administration reversed course and announced today that they will begin widespread testing of residents and employees. [Read More]

May

07

2020

May 07, 2020

A pair of Senate committees took a closer look at some of the most serious challenges facing nursing homes and personal care homes during the COVID-19 pandemic at a joint public hearing today. [Read More]

May

06

2020

May 06, 2020

The Senate Aging and Youth Committee and the Senate Health and Human Services Committee will examine some of the unique challenges facing nursing homes during the COVID-19 pandemic during a joint hearing on Thursday, May 7, beginning at 10:30 a.m., according to committee chairs Senator Judy Ward (R-30) and Senator Michele Brooks (R-50). [Read More]