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Shapiro Administration Temporarily Schedules Illicit Xylazine as a Controlled Substance, Takes Action Against Dangerous Drug Contributing to Increasing Overdose Deaths 

Shapiro Administration is committed to helping people struggling with addiction get the care they need while also holding drug traffickers accountable for peddling life-threatening illegal substances and harming others.

Shapiro Administration Highlights Physical, Mental Health Benefits Of Connecting Older Adults To The Outdoors

​On May 11, Older Adult Mental Health Awareness Day, DCNR, Aging, and Health kick off collaboration to help stakeholders engage older adults, create programs and strengthen connections to nature

Acting Secretary of Health Receives 2023 Pediatrician of the Year Award

Acting Health Secretary Debra Bogen exemplifies the qualified leadership and dedication necessary to serve all Pennsylvanians.

Acting Secretary of Health Dr. Debra Bogen Named Pediatrician of the Year

Acting Secretary Bogen exemplifies the qualified leadership and dedication necessary to serve all Pennsylvanians.

Department of Health Charts Course to Improve Health Outcomes for All Pennsylvanians

The Shapiro Administration is working to increase access to quality health care and resources for Pennsylvania families and communities.

Shapiro Administration Establishes Community-Based Health Resource Network to Provide Long-Term Assistance to Residents Impacted by Norfolk Southern Train Derailment

The new health resource network brings together well-known, trusted, local providers offering physical, specialty services.

Department of Health Invests More Than $14 Million to Help Long-Term Care Facilities Enhance Services to Residents

Shapiro Administration continues investing in long-term care facilities.

Pennsylvania Ranks Among Best States in Health Preparedness

Shapiro Administration is committed to maintaining public health preparedness to protect residents and communities.

Shapiro Administration Announces Long-Term Presence in Darlington Township as Part of Its Commitment to Residents Affected by Norfolk Southern Train Derailment

The Department of Health Resource Center will continue operations in Beaver County and the Departments of Environmental Protection and Agriculture will continue to assist residents and answer their questions.

Acting Secretary of Health Visits Workers, Residents at Health Resource Center in Darlington Township 

Shapiro Administration remains on the ground and actively engaged with Pennsylvania residents in need of assistance.

Shapiro Administration: Thousands of Overdose Reversals Made as Result of Pennsylvania’s Naloxone Program

Department of Health encourages Pennsylvanians to carry life-saving medication

200 Pennsylvania Residents Impacted by Norfolk Southern Train Derailment Visit Health Resource Center in First Two Days

Shapiro Administration continues outreach to ensure community is heard, cared for in aftermath of Norfolk Southern train derailment.

Shapiro Davis Administration Opens a Pennsylvania Health Resource Center in Beaver County

Gov. Shapiro has mobilized a whole-of-government response and is committed to providing the resources and care Pennsylvanians impacted by the Norfolk Southern train derailment need.

Department of Health: Pennsylvania Vaccine Providers Ready to Administer Updated COVID-19 Booster Shots

Booster Shots Available for Children 5 and Older  
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