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LVHN News (stories)

2020
June
04,
2020
| 12:03 AM 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
04,
2020
| 10:58 PM America/New_York
We’ve been waiting for this moment for 14 weeks, a major step toward recovery during the COVID-19 pandemic. On Friday, May 29, 17 counties entered the green phase of recovery and eight counties entered the yellow phase, including Luzerne, Monroe and ...
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June
03,
2020
| 12:57 AM America/New_York
How do we help you return to our emergency departments and ExpressCARE locations with confidence? It's the question LVHN President and CEO Brian Nester, DO, MBA, FACOEP answers in this week's video update. Watch the video or read the transcript below...
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June
03,
2020
| 08:52 PM America/New_York
BY AMANDA BIALEK From the moment you call our access center to schedule your next appointment, you can be at ease about entering our offices to receive care during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Our team members at Lehigh Valley Health Netwo...
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June
03,
2020
| 06:59 PM America/New_York
BY LISA MARIE HALECKY Lehigh Valley Physician Group (LVPG)–Geriatric and Internal Medicine providers Philip J. Benyo, MD, Daniel E. Benyo, MD, and Philip P. Benyo, PA-C, have moved to a new location, LVPG Geriatric and Internal Medicine-Brookhill ...
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June
01,
2020
| 10:26 PM America/New_York
BY KIRSTIN REED For the last 10 weeks, Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) experts have joined PBS39 and WLVR News for Community Update on Coronavirus to give you the latest updates on COVID-19 in our community. While the show will no longer air d...
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May
29,
2020
| 08:32 PM America/New_York
Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) and Lehigh Valley Physician Group (LVPG) announced that its ExpressCARE–Hazleton Shopping Center location has closed. “ExpressCARE was opened in Hazleton when there was a need to direct patients with minor illne...
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May
29,
2020
| 08:11 PM America/New_York
BY KATIE CAVENDER We still do not know if weather and temperature will affect the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus). However, COVID-19 has spread throughout the world, including countries with warm humid climates. There is no direct data to show...
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May
28,
2020
| 12:21 AM 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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May
28,
2020
| 08:53 PM America/New_York
BY KATIE CAVENDER As more and more counties move to the yellow phase of reopening during the COVID-19 pandemic, organizations are finding ways to operate safely. Companies are creating policies to offer guidance on wearing masks, cleaning and soci...
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May
27,
2020
| 11:20 PM America/New_York
BY AMANDA BIALEK Certain health screenings are lifesaving. At Lehigh Valley Health Network, Breast Health Services offers one of the most essential: mammograms. Our women’s health specialists are here to ensure you receive the care you need in a s...
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May
27,
2020
| 09:49 PM America/New_York
BY ELLYN SCHINDLER Vaccines are critical in the battle against coronavirus (COVID-19), as they are key to establishing herd immunity. Herd immunity occurs when most of a population is immune to an infectious disease. This provides indirect protect...
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May
26,
2020
| 12:12 AM America/New_York
Updated May 26, 2020 BY SHEILA CABALLERO Parenting: Creating a Safe Sleep Environment for Baby Pregnancy is such an exciting time filled with hope and expectation. It’s also the best time to learn what your baby needs to have a great start i...
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May
26,
2020
| 08:39 PM America/New_York
BY LINDSAY SCHNEIDER Summer is finally in the air, and that means the season of fundraising and awareness run/walk events is upon us. However, the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has changed how certain organizations are orchestrating these events...
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May
23,
2020
| 09:07 PM America/New_York
BY ALEXANDER ALEX, LT COL, USAF, MSC (RET) DIRECTOR, VETERAN HEALTH PROGRAM This weekend is Memorial Day weekend in the United States. Memorial Day is a solemn occasion where we honor service members who made the ultimate sacrifice in military ser...
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May
22,
2020
| 12:15 AM America/New_York
BY JENN FISHER We get it – you want to get out in the sunshine and enjoy a picnic with your besties (or at this point, even frenemies). But in the time of COVID-19 pandemic, certain traditions need to be rethought so that you can have fun without ...
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May
22,
2020
| 11:49 PM America/New_York
BY KATIE CAVENDER Face masks. They protect our community against COVID-19 (coronavirus), but they also have created a challenge for people who read lips. For them, not only are germs hidden away, language is too. Creative solutions Face mask...
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May
21,
2020
| 12:15 AM America/New_York
BY AMANDA BIALEK Did you put your surgery on hold due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak? Rest assured that your safety is our No. 1 priority at Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN). You can confidently reschedule your surgery knowing that your...
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May
21,
2020
| 08:36 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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May
21,
2020
| 08:02 PM America/New_York
BY KATIE CAVENDER Anyone can become infected with COVID-19 (coronavirus) and experience symptoms, including shortness of breath, dry cough, fever and nausea. There isn’t any way to know how your body will respond to the infection, however there ar...
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May
21,
2020
| 07:39 PM America/New_York
BY KATIE CAVENDER At Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN), more than 1,000 COVID-19 patients have been discharged from our hospitals. Most patients feel an overwhelming sense of relief when they leave the hospital because it’s a significant step to...
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May
20,
2020
| 08:47 PM America/New_York
BY DEBRA CARTER, MD Pediatric Partners is a recurring blog series written by pediatricians with Lehigh Valley Reilly Children’s Hospital. Pediatrician Debra Carter, MD, discusses fever and children with COVID-19 infection. As we learn more abou...
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May
20,
2020
| 06:04 PM America/New_York
This week’s message from LVHN President and Chief Executive Officer Brian Nester, DO, MBA, FACOEP, is simple: Don’t put your health on hold. Get the care you need at LVHN with confidence that your care is COVID SAFE. Watch Dr. Nester’s video or read ...
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May
18,
2020
| 01:40 AM America/New_York
BY LISA MARIE HALECKY Emotions ran high for the family of Gervacio Paulino, and those who cared for him when they learned he would be going home after spending almost a month and a half at Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH)–Hazleton with COVID-19.  P...
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May
18,
2020
| 04:51 PM America/New_York
Arielle Arbushites, MSW, is a licensed social worker and manager of support services for LVHN Home Care and Hospice. In her video series, “Coffee with Arielle,” she offers tips and tools for emotional wellbeing and reminds us all that we’re in thi...
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May
15,
2020
| 12:08 AM America/New_York
BY LISA MARIE HALECKY The first time you meet Robin Bohanan, CRNP, like I did five years ago, you walked away with a lasting impression of a woman who loves people, all people. Her upbeat personality is infectious and her deep faith in God is evid...
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May
15,
2020
| 11:00 PM America/New_York
BY KATIE CAVENDER The “quarantine beard” is a trend popping up on social media as people commit to grow their beards until they go back to work. At the same time, health care workers are pulling out razors to shave beards they’ve had for decades, ...
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May
15,
2020
| 05:14 PM America/New_York
BY KATIE CAVENDER When it comes to viral infections and bacterial infections, your symptoms may be similar – but bacteria and viruses are quite different. This means that treatment and care will be different as well. Georgia V. Fliakos, DO, with L...
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May
14,
2020
| 06:52 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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May
14,
2020
| 06:44 PM America/New_York
BY HILDA RIVERA While we are staying at home to help slow down the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), it has never been easier to respond to the U.S. census, whether online, over the phone or by mail—all without having to meet a census taker. ...
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