Upcoming Elections, COVID Spike, and Hospital Shortages

Originally aired on January 16th, 2022

This week’s Pennsylvania Newsmakers features journalists Marc Levy of the Associated Press and Charlie Thompson of Harrisburg Patriot News/PennLive, who discuss the 2022 Senate and Governor’s races, and why the state is open despite the spike of COVID cases. Then, Dr. Robert Shipp, PhD. RN, Vice President of Population Health and Clinical Affairs for the Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania, joins host Terry Madonna for an update on hospital capacity strains, the staffing crisis, and the pandemic surge.

Airing on the following stations:

  • WGAL Channel 8 (Harrisburg and Lancaster) Sunday, January 16th at 11:30 AM
  • WBPH (Lehigh Valley and Philadelphia) Monday, January 17th at 8:30 PM
  • WLYH (Harrisburg, Lebanon, York) Monday, January 17th at 8:30 PM
  • WKBS 47 (Altoona) Saturday, January 22nd at 9:30 AM
  • WPCB 40 (Pittsburgh) Saturday, January 22nd at 9:30 AM
  • MeTV (Susquehanna Valley) Sunday, January 16th at 9:30 AM



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