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PA Health Dept. moves to S. Franklin St.

The PA Health Dept. has opened at 225 S. Franklin St., Suite 2, in Gettysburg. For more information call 1-877-PAHEALTH (1-877-724-3258) or visit the website at www.health.pa.gov.

The Pennsylvania Department of Health offers the following services:

  • Immunizations for uninsured and underinsured adults
  • Immunizations for children birth through 18 years of age who are:
    • uninsured or underinsured;
    • American Indian or Alaska Native; or
    • enrolled in Medicaid
  • COVID-19 vaccinations for all individuals 12 years of age and older
  • Tuberculosis testing, treatment, and contact investigations
  • Confidential testing and counseling for the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)
  • Confidential testing, counseling, and treatment for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)
  • STD and HIV partner notification, referral, and treatment
  • Communicable and vaccine-preventable disease investigations
  • Reportable disease and outbreak investigations
  • Animal bite and rabid animal investigations
  • Case management of infants and children with elevated blood lead levels
  • Case management of pregnant women who are positive for the hepatitis B virus and their babies
  • Family education and blood testing of infants and children who have phenylketonuria (PKU)
  • Educational presentations on: communicable and vaccine-preventable diseases, chronic diseases, Lyme disease, STD/HIV, immunizations, environmental health, public health preparedness, and a variety of other public health topics
  • Educational presentations for pharmacists, healthcare providers, and the community on the opioid epidemic and naloxone standing order
  • Technical support for school nurses
  • Client referral to other state and local resources depending on need

For more information call 1-877-PAHEALTH (1-877-724-3258) or visit the website at www.health.pa.gov

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