Elected Officials Urge Wolf to Move Carbon County into Yellow Phase of Reopening Plan

May. 12, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Disappointed and concerned that Gov. Tom Wolf has extended Carbon County’s stay-at-home order until June 4, area elected officials today sent a letter urging the administration to move the county from the red phase to the yellow phase of its reopening plan for Pennsylvania, allowing local businesses to reopen under federal safety guidelines.

Heffley to Introduce Legislation to Help Protect Pennsylvania Seniors from COVID-19

May. 11, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – In an effort to safeguard one of the Commonwealth’s most vulnerable populations during the COVID-19 crisis, Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) today announced he plans to introduce legislation that would prohibit the Pennsylvania Department of Health from requiring nursing homes and other long-term care facilities to admit COVID-19 patients.

Heffley Calls on Wolf to Move Carbon County from Red to Yellow

May. 08, 2020 /

WEISSPORT – Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) today voiced his concern and disappointment after learning Carbon County was not among the next group of counties that would move into the “yellow phase” of Gov. Tom Wolf’s reopening plan on May 15. The 13 counties listed in the governor’s announcement are all located in southwestern Pennsylvania.

Heffley Blasts Wolf for Vetoing Telemedicine Bill

May. 01, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) issued the following statement regarding Gov. Tom Wolf’s veto of Senate Bill 857, legislation that would have enhanced the availability of telemedicine services in Pennsylvania.

Heffley Requests Additional COVID-19 Case Data from Secretary of Health

Apr. 07, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – In an effort to better safeguard the health of Carbon County residents and first responders during the current COVID-19 emergency, Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) is requesting a more detailed reporting of case numbers from the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Heffley made his official request in a letter sent Monday to Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine.