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LVHN News (press)

2020
May
22,
2020
| 05:35 PM 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
| 09:04 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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May
19,
2020
| 05:33 PM America/New_York
LVHN and Coordinated Health Rehabilitation Services have reopened for outpatient physical, occupational and speech therapy services as well as outpatient cardiac rehabilitation services. These services are now available to patients with a referral in...
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May
18,
2020
| 11:51 PM America/New_York
BY JENN FISHER LVHN Breast Health Services has reopened 15 locations to provide COVID-SAFE screening mammograms for women, age 40+. During the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) could only offer diagnostic mammogr...
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May
18,
2020
| 06:06 PM America/New_York
LVHN hospitals are using the antiviral medication, remdesivir, to treat patients in the hospital with COVID-19. Lehigh Valley Hospital–Cedar Crest, Lehigh Valley Hospital–Muhlenberg and Lehigh Valley Hospital–Hazleton received the drug through the Pe...
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May
14,
2020
| 12:23 AM America/New_York
Pediatric multisystem inflammatory syndrome, sometimes called PMIS, is an illness that causes significant inflammation in organ systems, skin rashes and other symptoms. The syndrome has been in the news because it appears to be connected to the coron...
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May
13,
2020
| 10:36 PM America/New_York
Many community members and some elected officials have asked Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) for its position regarding the timing of reopening businesses in the community. LVHN, as a large employer, understands the complexities associated with o...
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May
11,
2020
| 09:10 PM America/New_York
We are committed to providing COVID-Safe care from the moment you arrive at our hospitals. Effective May 11, our valet services will reopen and operate under strict safety guidelines to protect our patients, visitors and colleagues. Valet Services...
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May
11,
2020
| 06:38 PM America/New_York
To continue to provide COVID-19 testing in Allentown, Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) is partnering with Lehigh County to relocate its Allentown Assess and Test Center site. The site that opened in March at the Lehigh Valley Family Health Cent...
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May
07,
2020
| 05:01 PM America/New_York
Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) is among the first participants in an international clinical trial to test the effectiveness of the drug selinexor to treat COVID-19. The placebo-controlled study looks at selinexor, marketed under the brand nam...
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May
01,
2020
| 03:05 AM America/New_York
BY BRIAN NESTER, DO, MBA, FACOEP, PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, LEHIGH VALLEY HEALTH NETWORK Over the past eight weeks, LVHN acted as the trusted partner people have come to expect, putting the safety of colleagues and patients first. Now...
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April
30,
2020
| 01:30 AM America/New_York
In early April, Lehigh Valley Physician Group (LVPG) implemented a temporary closure and relocation of more than 120 LVPG practices due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. As cases of COVID-19 level off, LVPG is preparing to re-open a portion of ...
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April
26,
2020
| 10:25 PM America/New_York
Updated April 26, 2020 To keep our patients and staff safe during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, Lehigh Valley Health Network continues to update visitation guidelines for our Family Birth and Newborn Centers. We recognize that these temp...
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April
23,
2020
| 10:52 PM America/New_York
As an innovator in digital care, Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) is offering patients expanded options in virtual orthopedic care from Lehigh Valley Physician Group (LVPG) and Coordinated Health orthopedic specialists. “Since late March, LVPG and...
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April
23,
2020
| 09:58 PM America/New_York
Throughout the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, a common request from the community is for information. During this public health crisis, patient care teams, technology resources and clinical leadership at Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) were all...
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April
23,
2020
| 03:03 PM America/New_York
Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) implemented a program in every emergency room throughout the health network to help reduce the risk for patients’ exposure to the COVID-19 virus. iPads are now being utilized at check-in, triage and in patient room...
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April
17,
2020
| 02:32 AM America/New_York
It’s LVHN’s duty to keep you and our colleagues safe during the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. Based on recent recommendations from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Pennsylvania Department of Health, LVHN will require all colleagu...
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April
16,
2020
| 10:47 PM America/New_York
These past few weeks have brought unprecedented and unexpected changes. Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) has been at the forefront of providing safe and accessible care to the community during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. As your pediatric...
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April
15,
2020
| 02:00 PM America/New_York
Giving you the best possible hospital experience remains LVHN’s top priority during the COVID-19 outbreak. That is why LVHN is introducing new communication tools in our hospitals for patients to use. These tools also protect our patients and health ...
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April
13,
2020
| 09:53 PM America/New_York
The next phase of Lehigh Valley Physician Group (LVPG) practice relocations will occur today, Monday, April 13. LVPG continues to adapt to keep patients safe and to ensure they get the care they need when they need it. A comprehensive list of the ...
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April
10,
2020
| 07:09 PM America/New_York
Effective immediately, Lehigh Valley Health Network’s (LVHN) criteria for testing individuals suspected of having coronavirus (COVID-19) have been updated. The new criteria have been implemented at all Assess and Test Centers throughout the LVHN netw...
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April
09,
2020
| 07:01 PM America/New_York
You have questions about coronavirus (COVID-19) and how to prevent infection. You want an easy way to check your symptoms and connect you with your next steps. Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) has a new online chat tool that gives you what you nee...
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April
09,
2020
| 05:24 PM America/New_York
Effective Thursday, April 9, additional Lehigh Valley Physician Group (LVPG) practices will be relocating. As announced last week, LVPG is adapting to keep patients safe and continue to ensure they get the care they need when they need it. Patients c...
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April
09,
2020
| 02:53 PM America/New_York
In order to provide care to a greater number of people in Hazleton, LVHN COVID-19 Assess and Test–Sherman Court is moving to a larger location in the same building. The new site is called LVHN COVID-19 Assess and Test–Vine Street and is located at...
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April
03,
2020
| 11:02 PM America/New_York
Lehigh Valley Physician Group (LVPG) is adapting to keep patients safe and continue to ensure they get the care they need when they need it during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. During this period, LVPG will increase use of “virtual” health ...
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April
02,
2020
| 12:00 AM America/New_York
Technology innovations at Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) are making care more convenient during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. In the latest effort to utilize secure technology for care, LVHN Rehabilitation Services is introducing E-visits...
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April
02,
2020
| 08:36 PM America/New_York
This week, Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) opened two new ExpressCARE locations – bringing care even closer to home. Both ExpressCARE facilities will serve Allentown in the former EmergiCenter sites on Cedar Crest Blvd. and Airport Road. These...
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April
01,
2020
| 11:59 PM America/New_York
At Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN), we understand the importance of preventive screenings. However, at this time we are temporarily postponing all mammogram screenings, including visits from the mobile mammography coach for the next few weeks in ...
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March
27,
2020
| 11:07 PM America/New_York
The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is forcing everyone to take unusual steps at home and work. Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) is no exception. Health network officials acknowledge the ongoing battle to protect the health and safety of patients,...
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March
26,
2020
| 11:56 PM America/New_York
To help provide the care our community needs during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, Lehigh Valley Health Network is increasing capacity by opening an additional LVHN Assess and Test location in Hazleton, effective Friday, March 27. NEW LVHN C...
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