May. 21, 2020

WHAT: With many of Pennsylvania’s COVID-19 cases occurring in long-term-care facilities, the House Aging and Older Adult Services Committee will conduct a virtual informational meeting to determine who is surveying conditions at the facilities and the protocols they are using to inspect them.

WHO: House Aging and Older Adult Services Committee Chairman Gary W. Day (R-Lehigh/Berks); other members of the committee; Marcus Schabacker, president and CEO of ECRI (Emergency Care Research Institute); Catherine Pusey, manager of patient safety and quality consulting with ECRI; Val Palmieri, COO for Abramson Center for Jewish Life; and a representative from the Pennsylvania Department of Health has been invited to testify.

WHEN: Thursday, May 21, at 11 a.m.

WHERE: Room G-50, Irvis Office Building, Harrisburg

LIVE WEBSTREAMING: This is a virtual meeting and the media will not be admitted into the hearing room, but may watch the hearing live by visiting

Media contact: Dan Massing, 717.772.9845,