Pennsylvanians are reminded to get vaccinated against influenza before the holiday season. This is especially important for older adults as nearly 50 percent of the influenza-related deaths last year involved people age 65 and older.
The Pennsylvania Departments of Public Welfare and of Military and Veterans Affairs are sponsoring the 2014 PA Veterans Forum, Community and Connections, Nov. 18-19 at the Holiday Inn Harrisburg/Hershey.
Penn State Extension and the Pennsylvania Office of Rural Health have launched a website that is designed to be a one-stop resource for information on the Health Insurance Marketplace. The Marketplace will again become available to uninsured Pennsylvanian on November 15. Informational webinars will also be held to provide additional information.