Articles tagged with 'covid19' | Lehigh Valley Health Network

LVHN News (covid19)

2020
August
14,
2020
| 12:21 PM America/New_York
BY JANE DANISH Patients who do not have signs of COVID-19 infection (asymptomatic) who require a COVID-19 test for purposes of pre-hospital procedures, travel or return to work can now go to HNL Lab Medicine (HNL) locations in Hazleton and Mountai...
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August
13,
2020
| 11:29 AM America/New_York
Every decade, everyone living in the United States is “counted” by the U.S. Census Bureau. By accounting for how many people in our community, organizations (like Lehigh Valley Health Network) are better equipped to evaluate the services and programs...
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August
11,
2020
| 11:31 AM America/New_York
It’s been several months since LVHN Fitness closed due to the pandemic. Starting Aug. 12, LVHN Fitness will reopen its locations at 1243 Cedar Crest Blvd., Allentown, LVHN–One City Center, Allentown, and 1770 Bathgate Road, Bethlehem, in a limited ca...
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August
07,
2020
| 19:09 PM America/New_York
Immunity from COVID-19 – we all want it, not only for ourselves, but for our community. But how do we reach this utopia of normalcy? We talked with Alex Benjamin, MD, with LVPG Infectious Diseases and Chief Infection Control and Prevention Officer at...
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August
06,
2020
| 16:42 PM America/New_York
BY TED WILLIAMS The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has affected every aspect of our lives, none more so than those working on the front lines of this crisis – our health care heroes. Voices From the Front Lines is a series of interviews with Lehi...
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July
30,
2020
| 14:50 PM America/New_York
BY TED WILLIAMS The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has affected every aspect of our lives, none more so than those working on the front lines of this crisis – our health care heroes. Voices From the Front Lines is a series of interviews with Lehi...
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July
24,
2020
| 17:43 PM America/New_York
BY KATIE CAVENDER As we look into the future, there are many uncertainties. One of those is how the COVID-19 pandemic will look during flu season. Mark Knouse, MD, Chief, LVHN Division of Infectious Diseases, provided answers on how the two viruse...
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July
23,
2020
| 16:58 PM America/New_York
BY TED WILLIAMS The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has affected every aspect of our lives, none more so than those working on the front lines of this crisis – our health care heroes. Voices From the Front Lines is a series of interviews with Lehi...
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July
22,
2020
| 17:45 PM America/New_York
BY JENN FISHER Face masks aren’t just an accessory – they’re a necessity in a COVID-19 world. But that doesn’t mean you can’t make a statement. As new designs and fashionable face mask fabrics come to the market, you can make this needed face cove...
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July
21,
2020
| 18:46 PM America/New_York
BY KATIE CAVENDER You probably already know that COVID-19 affects the lungs. But you may not realize to what extent and how. We talked with Robert Kruklitis, MD, Vice President of Transformation and pulmonologist at Lehigh Valley Health Network, t...
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July
17,
2020
| 09:00 AM America/New_York
BY AMANDA BIALEK After five years of trying to get pregnant, Mary Ribarchik and her husband, Brad, were blessed with exciting news during the summer of 2019 – they were expecting. But the Hazleton couple never imagined they would welcome their lit...
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July
16,
2020
| 17:38 PM America/New_York
BY KIRSTIN REED The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has affected every aspect of our lives, none more so than those working on the front lines of this crisis – our health care heroes. Voices From the Front Lines is a series of interviews with Lehi...
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July
10,
2020
| 18:29 PM America/New_York
BY KATIE CAVENDER Many children living with food insecurity rely on school lunches to provide a well-rounded meal. For these kids, summer time means skipping meals and empty stomachs. With that in mind, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Summer ...
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July
10,
2020
| 12:28 PM America/New_York
BY KATIE CAVENDER When Dave Briggs decided to get bariatric surgery in August 2019, he knew it would make him healthier, but he had no idea a pandemic was about to hit and how his weight loss would affect his recovery from COVID-19. Getting hea...
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July
09,
2020
| 18:09 PM America/New_York
BY TED WILLIAMS The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has affected every aspect of our lives, none more so than those working on the front lines of this crisis – our health care heroes. Voices From the Front Lines is a series of interviews with Lehi...
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July
08,
2020
| 17:26 PM America/New_York
BY AMANDA BIALEK Have you delayed getting your colonoscopy due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic? If so, don’t wait any longer to schedule this lifesaving screening. Colonoscopies are available, and you’re safe with us at Lehigh Valley Health...
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July
06,
2020
| 14:03 PM America/New_York
BY JILL WHALEN/WARREN RUDA, STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER Article originally published in The Standard Speaker, May 12, 2020. HAZLETON — Dr. Philip Benyo never met his grandmother, Mary Beno, but frequently visits her grave in Holy Trinity Cemetery. Sh...
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July
04,
2020
| 16:37 PM America/New_York
BY BRIAN DOWNS Enjoying family and friends, the summer weather and our freedom is what celebrating Independence Day is all about. Even with COVID-19 limitations this year, we can still do many of the things we’re used to doing – cooking out, watch...
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July
02,
2020
| 13:54 PM America/New_York
BY TED WILLIAMS The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has affected every aspect of our lives, none more so than those working on the front lines of this crisis – our health care heroes. Voices From the Front Lines is a series of interviews with Lehi...
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June
26,
2020
| 17:50 PM America/New_York
BY KATIE CAVENDER As our region joins other Pennsylvania counties in the green phase of COVID-19 recovery, people are looking forward to doing more activities than before. The green phase means restaurants can offer indoor seating, and many other ...
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June
26,
2020
| 16:51 PM America/New_York
BY MICHAEL PECKMAN BethAnn Blew, Ringtown, northern Schuylkill County, and Debra Matz, Pottsville, have never met, yet each shares a bond with their community and with our local health care professionals. That bond is a desire to help others. For ...
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June
25,
2020
| 16:37 PM America/New_York
BY TED WILLIAMS The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has affected every aspect of our lives, none more so than those working on the front lines of this crisis – our health care heroes. Voices From the Front Lines is a series of interviews with Lehi...
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June
25,
2020
| 14:05 PM America/New_York
BY LISA MARIE HALECKY Drums resident and critical care registered nurse Judith Karol, CCRN, went on the trip of a lifetime to Ireland with her daughter in March. But right after returning, they both became ill with the coronavirus (COVID-19). Karo...
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June
24,
2020
| 13:11 PM America/New_York
BY MICHAEL PECKMAN With very little “Pomp and Circumstance,” the Class of 2020 of the Joseph F. McCloskey School of Nursing at Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) became graduates. Certainly, it was one of the most unusual graduation ceremonies...
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June
24,
2020
| 12:46 PM America/New_York
What can you do to help stop a second wave of COVID-19? LVHN President and Chief Executive Officer Brian Nester, DO, MBA, FACOEP, explains how you can help and shares data that shows the virus is still with us. Watch the video or read the transcript ...
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March
17,
2020
| 18:02 PM America/New_York
Lehigh Valley, Pa. (March 17, 2020) – Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) and St. Luke’s University Health Network are in regular communication as the impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) evolves. Today the health networks are sending this joint message ...
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