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Thursday, April 15, 2021

Local Hospitals Welcome First Babies Born in 2021

Two local families welcomed little ones into the world early morning January 1st. At 3:22am, a baby boy named Maverick was born at Lehigh Valley Health Cedar Crest...

Mobile COVID-19 Response Unit ‘CATE’ Visits Reading YMCA

PA Health in partnership with Latino Connection, Highmark Blue Shield and the Independence Blue Cross Foundation announced in August the first-in-the-nation COVID-19 Mobile Response Unit to provide...

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...

Department of Health Launches Campaign to Prevent Children from Vaping

Harrisburg, PA - As the number of young people using e-cigarettes increases throughout Pennsylvania and nationally, the Department of Health today launched a new campaign aimed at helping...

Tower Health Revises COVID-19 Visitation Policy

Due to the recent rise in COVID-19 cases, Tower Health has updated the visitor policies at its hospitals. Effective November 27, 2020, no visitors, except those deemed...

St. Joseph Volunteer Services Director says Thanks with Hand-Sewn Masks

While working from home during the early days of Penn State Health St. Joseph’s response to COVID-19, Barbara Moyer, director of volunteer services, struggled with a faulty...

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....

Local Girls on the Run Volunteers Honored with National Award

Seven Girls on the Run of Berks County volunteer coaches with Perry Elementary Center have been recognized by Girls on the Run International with their Remarkable Volunteer...

All Adults in PA Eligible to Schedule COVID-19 Vaccination Appointments Tuesday

Governor Tom Wolf and the COVID-19 Vaccine Task Force announced that effective Tuesday, April 13, all Pennsylvania adults will be eligible to schedule an appointment for the...

Palo Magazine: Healthy Habits with Your Spouse or Family

Our goals tend to be primarily personal, but sharing a goal towards a healthy lifestyle with your family has many benefits. My name is Katy Ogando I...
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