Senators Highlight Wolf Administration Policy Fails, Call for Governor to Fully Engage with Long-Term Care Community

 

(HARRISBURG) – One year after the Wolf Administration ordered the state’s long-term care community to accept COVID-19 positive patients, a group of Senators will highlight the ongoing lack of accountability and cooperation from Governor Wolf while calling on the Governor to fully engage with the state’s long-term care community.

PA Senator Judy Ward (R-30), chair of the Senate’s Aging and Youth Committee and Senator Yudichak (I-14), committee vice chair, were joined by Brad Swidler of Camp Hill, Pa, who blames the Wolf Administration’s policies for his father’s death from COVID-19, and Zach Shamberg, President & CEO of the Pennsylvania Health Care Association.

Who: PA Senator Judy Ward (R-30), Senator Yudichak (I-14), and other Senators will be joined by Brad Swindler, son of a long-term care facility resident as well as Zach Shamberg, President & CEO of the Pennsylvania Health Care Association.

What: News conference to highlight the lack of accountability from Governor Wolf and his administration when it comes to orders and the handling of long-term care facilities during the COVID-19 pandemic.

When: 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 23, 2021 

Where: PA Capitol on the Balcony outside of the Lieutenant Governor’s Office

CONTACT:           Jenn Kocher