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From CNN’s Jason Hoffman Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Robert Redfield issued new guidelines for essential workers who have been exposed to the coronavirus, saying individuals would need to be asymptomatic to return to work The guidelines, he said, are aimed at keeping essential workers including first responders, health care workers, employees in the…

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In a statement issued April 3, PCA President Alison M. Benedetto, DC urged Pennsylvania DCs to comply with Governor Wolf’s interim recommendation that health providers “keep their offices closed to all but urgent (acute) and emergency care until April 30 at the earliest. As a profession, we know we are considered essential providers. We also…

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These provisions will apply from April 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020 The Wage and Hour Division provides information on common issues employers and employees face when responding to COVID-19, and its effects on wages and hours worked under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), job-protected leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA),…

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 18, 2020 Licensed Health Care Practitioners Can Provide Telemedicine Services to Pennsylvanians During Coronavirus Emergency Harrisburg, PA — Health care professionals licensed under any of the Department of State’s Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs (BPOA) licensing boards can provide services to patients via telemedicine during the coronavirus emergency.  “Telemedicine provides health care…

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PENNSYLVANIA CHIROPRACTIC ASSOCIATIONIMPORTANT ALERT: ALL PENNSYLVANIA DCs- COVID-19PCA Statement on Governor’s March 19 Closure of Non-Life-Sustaining BusinessesAlison M. Benedetto, DC, PCA President On March 19, 2020, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf ordered all “non-life sustaining” businesses in Pennsylvania to close as of 8 p.m. on March 19, 2020.   Per the Governor’s list of non-life-sustaining businesses, Chiropractic…

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It has come to the PCA’s attention that some PA Chiropractors are making statements through social media or otherwise, regarding COVID-19.  All PA-licensed DCs are reminded that the Pennsylvania Chiropractic Practice Act (Act 188 of 1986) makes it UNLAWFUL for a PA Doctor of Chiropractic to make a representation that chiropractic treatment will cure an…

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With the concerns about coronavirus (COVID-19), I want to reassure you that the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards (FCLB) is remaining focused on our mission of public health and protection during these unprecedented times. Our goal is to continue serving our member boards and stakeholders as a centralized and premier resource for information and consolidated…

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