County Commissioners approve location for Berks Cares Vaccine Center

The Berks County Commissioners recently approved an agreement with the Berks Community Health Center to serve as the healthcare partner for the upcoming Berks Cares Vaccine Center. In...

Penn State Health Expanding COVID-19 Testing in Downtown Reading

Penn State Health St. Joseph will expand COVID-19 testing to Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 1-4pm beginning December 7, 2020, at its Downtown Reading Campus at 145...

Tower Health opens 27th Urgent Care location in Hamburg

Tower Health has opened a new urgent care location in Hamburg, marking its 27th urgent care in the health system. The new urgent care is located at...

Girls on the Run of Berks Announce Date for Spring 5K

Community runners and walkers are invited to join the Girls on the Run Spring 2019 5K on Saturday, May 18 at the Penn State Berks campus. This...

St. Joseph Hospital Earns ‘A’ Grades for Patient Safety

All three Penn State Health hospitals earned top marks for patient safety on The Leapfrog Group’s semi-annual safety ranking report card. Holy Spirit Medical Center, the Milton S....

PA Health Launches COVID-19 Exposure Notification Mobile App

Governor Wolf and Secretary of the Department of Health Dr. Levine today announced the launch of a COVID-19 exposure notification mobile app, COVID Alert PA, to help...

Wolf lists Berks among Counties with Concerning Percent-Positivity

State officials today released a weekly status update detailing the state’s mitigation efforts based on the COVID-19 Early Warning Monitoring System Dashboard comparing the seven-day period of...

BCTV: Berks Fitness and Nutrition Experts Weigh in on Staying Healthy at Home

Last week Governor Wolf recommended all Pennsylvanians begin to wear face masks in an effort to reduce person to person transmission of COVID-19. With the number of...

Penn State Health offering COVID-19 testing Downtown beginning Nov 4.

Penn State Health St. Joseph will offer COVID-19 testing from 1 to 4pm on Wednesdays beginning November 4th at its Downtown Campus at 145 N. 6th Street...

Penn State Health St. Joseph offering Free Flu Vaccines in Drive-thru Clinics

10/13/20 - Penn State Health St. Joseph Medical Center has canceled two community drive-thru flu shot clinics that had been scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 14, 4-7p, and...
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