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LVHN News (press)

2021
January
24,
2021
| 16:19 PM America/New_York
Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) now offers a program that allows even more patients the ability to recover at home by combining home nurse visits, virtual physician visits and enhanced remote monitoring. This new offering called LVHN@Home is part...
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January
22,
2021
| 20:49 PM America/New_York
 Many people have questions about the COVID-19 vaccine supply and when they can get vaccinated. At Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN), we are committed to keeping our community informed. LVHN President and Chief Executive Officer Brian Nester, DO, M...
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January
21,
2021
| 16:38 PM America/New_York
The Pennsylvania Department of Health announced this week that phase 1a of its vaccination plan has now expanded to include people age 65 and older as well as people ages 16-64 with serious medical conditions that make them more at risk for severe il...
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January
20,
2021
| 14:39 PM America/New_York
Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) will begin the first COVID-19 mass vaccinations at Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom in Allentown on Wednesday, Jan. 27. On this date, we will vaccinate those age 75 and older, and only those with an appointment. The...
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January
13,
2021
| 16:53 PM America/New_York
Lehigh Valley, Pa. (Jan. 13, 2021) – Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) is providing this vaccine update following changes in federal vaccine eligibility guidelines and after receiving countless inquiries from community members and organizations thr...
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January
08,
2021
| 16:17 PM America/New_York
BY KATIE CAVENDER Firefighters, police, National Guard and protective services personnel can now receive a COVID-19 vaccine at Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH)–Cedar Crest, LVH–Muhlenberg, LVH-Hazleton, LVH–Schuylkill or LVH–Pocono. The LVHN plan for adm...
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January
07,
2021
| 17:24 PM America/New_York
There’s a lot of excitement about COVID-19 vaccines in our community, and for good reason. These vaccines have been scientifically proven to be safe and effective. It’s a sign that better days are ahead. At Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN), we are...
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2020
December
29,
2020
| 18:36 PM America/New_York
To help ensure everyone in our community has access to the COVID-19 vaccination, Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) will provide vaccinations without charge once vaccinations become available for wide distribution. The decision was announced today b...
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December
16,
2020
| 15:53 PM America/New_York
The following locations will be closed Thursday, Dec. 17.LVHN COVID-19 Assess and Test–Sherman Court LVHN COVID-19 Assess and Test–Coordinated Health–Hazle Township The following locations will have delayed openings until Thursday, Dec. 17, 12 p.m. u...
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December
11,
2020
| 17:28 PM America/New_York
In order to slow the spread of COVID–19, Pennsylvania officials have announced new mitigation measures, including temporarily suspending operations at indoor gyms. Due to this new mitigation, LVHN Fitness will close on Dec. 12 until further notice.Lo...
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December
01,
2020
| 14:40 PM America/New_York
Do you need to get a COVID-19 test? Where you go depends on why you need a test. Here are some simple guidelines.If you have COVID-19 symptoms:If you have symptoms such as fever, chills, cough, shortness of breath, muscle aches, or other cold and flu...
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November
19,
2020
| 16:59 PM America/New_York
New public health mandates related to COVID-19 were announced Nov. 17 by Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Rachel Levine, MD, with the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Many of the rules are easily understood – Everyone in an indoor public space must...
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November
16,
2020
| 18:30 PM America/New_York
Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) is one of just eight health care organizations across the U.S. to achieve a Level 10 designation in the College of Healthcare Information Management Executive’s (CHIME) 2020 Healthcare’s Most Wired survey, which as...
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November
15,
2020
| 12:58 PM America/New_York
With the health and safety of patients, staff and the community in mind, as positive cases and hospitalizations increase due to coronavirus (COVID-19), Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) is re-implementing its “No Visitation, No Access Policy” for a...
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November
12,
2020
| 11:48 AM America/New_York
In our effort to help provide the care our community needs during the COVID-19 outbreak, LVHN and Coordinated Health partnered to open a second LVHN Assess and Test location in Hazleton.The new Assess and Test location is located at Coordinated Healt...
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November
10,
2020
| 14:48 PM America/New_York
Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN)–Pocono Foundation, along with Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH)–Pocono, recognized the extraordinary work to care for the community by local Emergency Medical Service (EMS) providers during the LVHN–Pocono Foundation’s ...
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November
04,
2020
| 11:00 AM America/New_York
BY JESSICA BLASCO LVHN–Pocono Foundation’s fourth annual EMS Hero Event was held virtually for the first time on YouTube Live. Watch it online now. The Foundation, along with LVH–Pocono, recognized the extraordinary care local emergency medical se...
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October
26,
2020
| 16:54 PM America/New_York
Lehigh Valley Institute for Surgical Excellence has added to its suite of da Vinci surgical system technologies with the leading-edge IRIS system. This innovative technology provides vivid 3D imaging of a patient’s anatomy to support pre-surgical pla...
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September
17,
2020
| 11:19 AM America/New_York
At Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN), you’ll find the world’s best nurses. During the COVID-19 pandemic, LVHN nurses work tirelessly to provide the safest care possible to all patients. They are renowned for their compassion and emotional support, ...
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September
02,
2020
| 17:54 PM America/New_York
BY HANNAH ROPP Coordinated Health, part of Lehigh Valley Health Network, is transitioning all patient records at most of its facilities to Epic electronic health records (EHR system) Sept. 1. Patient care will now be even more integrated across th...
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August
20,
2020
| 12:01 PM America/New_York
BY KATIE CAVENDER Whether you need COVID-19 testing because you feel ill, have an upcoming procedure or need COVID-19 clearance for travel, school or work – Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) is here to help. We have designated certain facilities...
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August
04,
2020
| 15:21 PM America/New_York
Due to extreme weather in our region, several Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN), Coordinated Health and Lehigh Valley Physicians Group (LVPG) locations are closed or impacted by power outages.  If you have an appointment, call the practice direc...
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July
01,
2020
| 12:08 PM America/New_York
Our new standardized screening process for patients and visitors at all LVHN hospitals begins July 1. Here are details about how the screening process works. Signs are now located at hospital entrances where screening is taking place that inform p...
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June
23,
2020
| 16:14 PM America/New_York
HNL Lab Medicine, a leader in high-quality, innovative laboratory medicine services, continues to enhance the patient experience with multiple programs as part of an ongoing safety and wellness initiative. Remote (touchless) check-in, Ready for You! ...
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June
23,
2020
| 15:29 PM America/New_York
Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) is launching an independent organization that will enhance services at eight of the key community clinics primarily located on the Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH)–17th Street campus to increase accessibility to care f...
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June
16,
2020
| 15:30 PM America/New_York
Coordinated Health–Allentown, part of Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN), announced today it is a recipient of the Healthgrades 2020 Patient Safety Excellence Award™ for the fourth year. This distinction places Coordinated Health-Allentown among the...
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June
10,
2020
| 16:07 PM America/New_York
The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program® is the most prestigious designation a hospital can earn. Magnet recognition demonstrates that Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) supports professional nurses to be their bes...
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June
03,
2020
| 17:46 PM America/New_York
Updated May 3, 2020 To keep patients and staff safe as more health care services reopen or ramp up during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) continues to update visitation guidelines for Family Birth and Newbo...
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May
22,
2020
| 11:35 AM America/New_York
HNL Lab Medicine is now offering antibody blood tests for the new coronavirus (COVID-19, also known as SARS-CoV-2). If you think you may have had COVID-19 or if you had known exposure to the coronavirus, but never received COVID-19 testing, the antib...
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May
20,
2020
| 15:04 PM America/New_York
During the COVID-19 crisis, Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) is acting as a trusted health partner by putting the safety of patients and our caregivers and staff first. One way we helped ensure safety at the onset of the pandemic was to temporaril...
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