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Posted on: June 21, 2022

Act 315 Feasibility Study

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The Borough of State College and the Centre County Government are examining the feasibility of establishing an “Act 315 health department.

The Borough of State College and the Centre County Government are examining the feasibility of establishing an “Act 315 health department,” i.e., a health department that meets the requirements of Act 315 Local Health Administration Law. 

Under Act 315, certain authorities of and funds from the Pennsylvania Department of Health (PA DOH) would be transferred to the local level. If a decision is made to proceed, it will be either for a State College Borough Health Department or a Centre County Health Department (in other words, the establishment of two Act 315 health departments within Centre County is not under consideration).

FINAL Act 315 Feasibility Study (PDF)
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