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My doctor is back in the office. Is it safe to reschedule my appointment?

Doctors in the region say they’re worried about the consequences of postponing appointments for several months.

By Zoë Read/WHYY

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State drops hospital lobbyist as its emergency response provider

During the emergency, the Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania has been responsible for overseeing the same hospitals that it serves.

By Brett Sholtis

New Pittsburgh coalition tackles racial inequities and the pandemic

The Black COVID-19 Equity Coalition is working to build a medical system that creates better outcomes for black people in western Pennsylvania.

By Sarah Boden/WESA

Were hospitals unprepared for the pandemic? How are they planning for a 2nd wave?

Many scientists say COVID-19 could return with a second wave of infections, which means hospitals have a few months to learn from the first outbreak to prepare for a second one.

By Alan Yu/WHYY
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