Healthy Beginnings Plus - WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital

Healthy Beginnings Plus - WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital


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General Information
Description of ServiceFunded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Healthy Beginnings Plus is a program for pregnant women who are income eligible. During pregnancy income eligibility increases to 185% above Federal Poverty Guidelines. Services provided by the program include:
- medical care provided by a doctor or nurse midwife
- pre-natal education by a nurse educator
- assistance of a special counselor
- nutrition instruction
- childbirth education
- parenting and baby tips classes
- breastfeeding classes
- smoking cessation programs
- access to dental care through affiliation with Welsh Mountain Dental Clinic

Program site:
Medical office building adjacent to the main hospital (Lower Level-Suite 157)
LocationLancaster
Geographical AreaLancaster, Berks, Ephrata
Intake ProcedureTelephone
 
Client Information
Target PopulationPregnant Women
Languages SpokenTelephone Interpreter Services available through hospital; Will reimburse for sign language interpreter
EligibilityPregnant women; Patient must apply for medical assistance and be approved; Application can be done at the ECH Credit Department
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Office: Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 4:30pm
Clinic: Monday, 12:30pm to 4:30pm
Wednesday and Thursday, 8:30am to 12:30pm
Contact Information
 
Contact's Name Kathy Edwards
Contact's Position Nurse Coordinator
Contact's Phone 717-738-6635
Contact's Email kedwards2@wellspan.org
Physical Site Address 1 169 Martin Avenue
Physical Site City, State, Zip Ephrata, PA 17522
Mailing Address 1 169 Martin Ave
Mailing Address 2 PO Box 1002
Mailing City, State, Zip Ephrata, PA 17522-1002
Mail Attention To Healthy Beginnings Plus/Kathy Edwards
Main Phone 717-738-6635
Other Phone 717-738-6695
Fax 717-738-6840
Service Location Email kedwards2@wellspan.org
Web Address www.wellspan.org
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: WellSpan Health
Affiliated Program: Healthy Beginnings Plus - WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital
This Service: Healthy Beginnings Plus - WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Childbirth Education (LJ-5000.1500)
Pregnancy Counseling (LJ-2000.6500)
Pregnancy Testing (LJ-2000.6750)
Prenatal Care (LJ-5000.6600)