The PA Fertility Act would require that fertility treatments be covered in health insurance policies.
Stanford founded the Black Doctors COVID-19 Consortium in Philadelphia at the outset of the pandemic and has since been named one of USA Today’s Women of the Year.
Two of Pennsylvania’s Republicans in the US House joined their Democratic colleagues in passing legislation to keep the cost of insulin at $35 a month.
Dr. Ala Stanford has helped to provide more than 100,000 COVID-19 tests and vaccinations to Philadelphia’s underserved communities.
Health centers throughout the state that serve vulnerable populations will get over $27 million in American Rescue Plan funds to make capital improvements.
Funds will go to staff who are involved in direct patient care, behavioral health facilities, and a program offering nurses student loan-debt relief.
Out-of-state nurses and respiratory therapists will work overnight shifts at Sellersville’s Grand View Hospital, which has been under severe strain from a deluge of COVID-19 cases.
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