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Programs that provide information that improves the public's understanding of living and working conditions and other factors that safeguard their health and prevent or reduce the risk of injury, disease, disability and premature death. Health education programs help people make informed decisions about matters which affect their personal health and the health of others. They inform the public of health and safety hazards, help people modify behaviors that compromise their health, encourage people to take advantage of early detection programs and provide information about treatment and rehabilitation options for people who have an illness, injury or disability. They also provide anticipatory information or guidance to help people deal with and understand specific medical procedures, being hospitalized or other necessary interfaces with the health care system.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
American Diabetes Association, Northeastern PAFunds research to prevent, cure and manage diabetes; delivers services; provides objective and credible information; and gives voice to those denied their rights because of diabetes.NorthamptonAmerican Diabetes Association Northeastern PennsylvaniaAmerican Diabetes Association
American Diabetes Association Philadelphia RegionProvides advocacy, information and education for adults and children with diabetes. Sponsors Family Link program, connecting families with children with diabetes. Conducts several fundraising events each year, including the following: - Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes - Bicycle Ride: Tour de Cure - School Walk for DiabetesPhiladelphiaAmerican Diabetes Association Philadelphia RegionAmerican Diabetes Association
Arthritis FoundationOffers information and tools to help people live a better life with arthritis. Services include information and referral, exercise, and self-help programs. Provides public health education, pursues public policy and legislation, and conducts evidence-based programs to improve the quality of life for those living with arthritis.PhiladelphiaARTHRITIS FOUNDATIONArthritis Foundation, Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter
Arthritis Foundation - Western PAThe Arthritis Foundation, Western Pennsylvania Chapter is one of 46 chapters nationwide that serve local communities. Based in Pittsburgh (Allegheny County), the chapter covers a geographic region of 19 counties. Service programs include: - Physician list - Educational material - Aquatics Program, Exercise Program and Tai Chi program - Self-help course teaches self management of arthritis - Speakers Bureau - Community education for medical professionalsAlleghenyArthritis Foundation - Western PAArthritis Foundation - Great Lakes Region
Blair County Drug & Alcohol Program, Inc. Health EducationBlairBlair County Drug & Alcohol Program, Inc. Fetal Alcohol Health EducationBlair County Drug & Alcohol Program, Inc.
Brandywine Hospital - Health EducationBrandywine Hospital has been taking care of families for more than 100 years. With excellent physicians and advanced medical technology, the staff provides exceptional care for patients in its 243-bed licensed facility.ChesterBRANDYWINE HOSPITALBrandywine Hospital
Center for Independent Living of South Central PA - General Servies- Equipment Training Program allows individuals to borrow assistive technology and receive training on its use. Equipment is generally available for all areas of daily living. - Accessibility consultation tehnical assistance - Housing data and referral - Deaf action awareness program - Information and referral concerning disability and community services - Peer counseling - Advocacy - Service coordination - Transitioning -Independent Living Skills Training in individual and group sessions - Brain injury outreach and support BlairCenter for Independent Living of South Central PA Altoona OfficeCenter for Independent Living of South Central Pennsylvania
Chandler Hall - Wellness CenterThe Wellness Center at Chandler Hall Health Services provides an array of healthcare services delivered by a team of social workers, nurse practitioners, physicians, complimentary therapists, recreation specialists, rehabilitation therapists and others. We are committed to helping participants stay as healthy as possible and address health-related issues in order to experience life to the fullest. The center is a primary healthcare center, which is managed by nurse practitioners in collaboration with physicians. The nurse practitioners understand and respect age-related changes and focus on promoting function. The center not only acts as a primary care office, but also provides counseling services when appropriate. The Wellness Center's counseling services provide a supportive environment to confront and plan for changes in one's life. Our counseling services help deal with: aging parents, finances, grief/loss, serious illness, sudden change in lifestyle, planning for the future and personal concerns, including: stress, anxiety and depression. The Wellness Center provides a vast array of services to Chandler Hall residents and surrounding community. The Wellness Center services include: - Individual & Family Sessions - Case Management Services - Caregiver Education - Bereavement Care - Outreach/Home Visitation - Immunization Programs - Educational Programs addressing health concerns - Primary Healthcare that responds to the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of the entire family - Assessment/Consultation regarding special concerns such as memory loss and falls - Community Health Screening for Hypertension, Diabetes and other conditionsBucksChandler Hall - Bucks; NewtownChandler Hall
ChesPenn Health Services - Center for Family Health at Coatesville - Health EducationProvides comprehensive primary and preventive care and social services to medically underserved families and individuals on a sliding scale.ChesterCHESPENN HEALTH SERVICESChesPenn Health Services
Chester County Health Department - Communicable Disease ControlMonitoring and investigation of communicable diseases, response to disease outbreaks. Free, confidential testing, counseling and exams for sexually transmitted diseases and HIV/AIDS on a walk-in basis. Tuberculosis screening and treatment.Chester*Main Site (Chester County Health Department)Chester County Health Department
Chester County Health Department - Health EducationWIC provides low-income pregnant women, new mothers, infants and children under age 5 who are nutritionally at-risk with nutritious foods, nutrition and health education, breastfeeding promotion and a referral system for health and social services.Chester*Main Site (Chester County Health Department)Chester County Health Department
Chester County Health Department - Health Education - CoatesvilleWIC provides low-income pregnant women, new mothers, infants and children under age 5 who are nutritionally at-risk with nutritious foods, nutrition and health education, breastfeeding promotion and a referral system for health and social services.ChesterWIC OFFICE COATESVILLEChester County Health Department
Chester County Health Department - Health Education - OxfordWIC provides low-income pregnant women, new mothers, infants and children under age 5 who are nutritionally at-risk with nutritious foods, nutrition and health education, breastfeeding promotion and a referral system for health and social services.ChesterWIC SATELLITE OFFICE OXFORDChester County Health Department
Chester County Health Department - Health Education - PhoenixvilleWIC provides low-income pregnant women, new mothers, infants and children under age 5 who are nutritionally at-risk with nutritious foods, nutrition and health education, breastfeeding promotion and a referral system for health and social services.ChesterWIC SATELLITE OFFICE PHOENIXVILLEChester County Health Department
Chester County Health Department - Health Education - Spring CityWIC provides low-income pregnant women, new mothers, infants and children under age 5 who are nutritionally at-risk with nutritious foods, nutrition and health education, breastfeeding promotion and a referral system for health and social services.ChesterWIC SATELLITE OFFICE SPRING CITYChester County Health Department
Chester County Health Department - Health Education - ToughkenamonWIC provides low-income pregnant women, new mothers, infants and children under age 5 who are nutritionally at-risk with nutritious foods, nutrition and health education, breastfeeding promotion and a referral system for health and social services.ChesterWIC OFFICE TOUGHKENAMONChester County Health Department
Chester County Health Department - Health Information Resource Center and Lending LibraryThe Resource Center maintains a collection of reference materials available for borrowing by both professionals and the general public who live or work in Chester County. The Center houses educational brochures, booklets, videos, DVDs, educational display models, tools and other health teaching resources, health statistic reports, and more than 50 professional magazines and journals.Chester*Main Site (Chester County Health Department)Chester County Health Department
Chestnut Hill Health System - Healthy Woman ProgramProgram Benefits Include: - Monthly Health and Lifestyle Presentations - Health Resources - Regular Email CommunicationsPhiladelphiaChestnut Hill Women's Health - Chestnut Hill Hospital CampusChestnut Hill Health System
Chestnut Hill Health System - Healthy Woman Program - Blue BellProgram Benefits Include: - Monthly Health and Lifestyle Presentations - Health Resources - Regular Email CommunicationsMontgomeryChestnut Hill Women's Health - Blue BellChestnut Hill Health System
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia - Primary Care Centers - Cobbs CreekWhere primary care physicians serve children and teens in West and South Philadelphia. We are here to provide convenient access to health services for the children of Philadelphia. Our primary care teams consist of pediatricians, nurse practitioners, social workers, educators and other support staff. Our emphasis is on preventing disease, treating illness and providing information and education, as well as social support to patients and their families. Features of the Primary Care Centers include: -convenient hours including evenings and Saturdays -hearing and vision screening -health education programs -laboratory services including blood tests -teen health specialists and staff trained to provide healthcare to teens -24-hour medical advice phone line for patients and families -WIC services -Reach Out and Read program As pediatricians, our doctors are all specially trained to care for children and teens. They are all on staff at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. The Primary Care Centers welcome most insurance plans.PhiladelphiaPrimary Care Center at Cobbs CreekChildren's Hospital of Philadelphia
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia - Primary Care Centers - Market StreetWhere primary care physicians serve children and teens in West and South Philadelphia. We are here to provide convenient access to health services for the children of Philadelphia. Our primary care teams consist of pediatricians, nurse practitioners, social workers, educators and other support staff. Our emphasis is on preventing disease, treating illness and providing information and education, as well as social support to patients and their families. Features of the Primary Care Centers include: -convenient hours including evenings and Saturdays -hearing and vision screening -health education programs -laboratory services including blood tests -teen health specialists and staff trained to provide healthcare to teens -24-hour medical advice phone line for patients and families -WIC services -Reach Out and Read program As pediatricians, our doctors are all specially trained to care for children and teens. They are all on staff at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. The Primary Care Centers welcome most insurance plans.PhiladelphiaPrimary Care Center on Market StreetChildren's Hospital of Philadelphia
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia - Primary Care Centers - South PhiladelphiaWhere primary care physicians serve children and teens in West and South Philadelphia. We are here to provide convenient access to health services for the children of Philadelphia. Our primary care teams consist of pediatricians, nurse practitioners, social workers, educators and other support staff. Our emphasis is on preventing disease, treating illness and providing information and education, as well as social support to patients and their families. Features of the Primary Care Centers include: -convenient hours including evenings and Saturdays -hearing and vision screening -health education programs -laboratory services including blood tests -teen health specialists and staff trained to provide healthcare to teens -24-hour medical advice phone line for patients and families -WIC services -Reach Out and Read program As pediatricians, our doctors are all specially trained to care for children and teens. They are all on staff at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. The Primary Care Centers welcome most insurance plans.PhiladelphiaPrimary Care Center in South PhiladelphiaChildren's Hospital of Philadelphia
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia - Primary Care Centers - University CityWhere primary care physicians serve children and teens in West and South Philadelphia. We are here to provide convenient access to health services for the children of Philadelphia. Our primary care teams consist of pediatricians, nurse practitioners, social workers, educators and other support staff. Our emphasis is on preventing disease, treating illness and providing information and education, as well as social support to patients and their families. Features of the Primary Care Centers include: -convenient hours including evenings and Saturdays -hearing and vision screening -health education programs -laboratory services including blood tests -teen health specialists and staff trained to provide healthcare to teens -24-hour medical advice phone line for patients and families -WIC services -Reach Out and Read program As pediatricians, our doctors are all specially trained to care for children and teens. They are all on staff at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. The Primary Care Centers welcome most insurance plans.PhiladelphiaPrimary Care Center at University CityChildren's Hospital of Philadelphia
Chronic DiseaseCoordinates all chronic disease programs sponsored and facilitated in partnership with other agencies; acts as a team leader for Injury Prevention, Tobacco, Oral Health, Asthma, Arthritis, Osteoporosis, as well as Cardiovascular programs. Chronic disease team nurses provide information to the public by presenting educational programs and are available for individual consultation.DauphinPennsylvania Department of Health - South Central District OfficePennsylvania Department of Health
Chronic Disease GeneralistPromotes technical assistance and educational programmming on cardiovascular disease, risk factors, signs of a heart attack or stroke, prevention strategies, and when to call 911. A particular emphasis is placed on reaching disparate populations. Promotes the American Heart Asssociation CPR Anytime kit through presentations in community settings or worksites. Promotes and/or hosts online continuing education webinars for healthcare professionals. Provides educational programs on the Food Guide pyramid, BMI (body mass index), Food label reading, and the importance of exercise. Promotes and provides workplace wellness programs that encourage environmental and systems changes that reduce cardiovascular risks.DauphinPennsylvania Department of Health - South Central District OfficePennsylvania Department of Health
Community Health EducationSpeakers bureau, literature, audio-visual aids, folic acid and prematurnity campaign materials, resource center offered.DauphinMarch Dimes Central Pennsylvania/Central DivisionMarch Dimes Central Pennsylvania/Central Division
Delaware Valley Community Health - Health Education ServicesVarious health education services are offered at each health center including those focused on diabetes, obesity and asthma.PhiladelphiaDelaware Valley Community Health (DVCH) - Fairmount Primary Care Center - Philadelphia; FairmountDelaware Valley Community Health
Delaware Valley Community Health - Health Education Services - Maria de los SantosVarious health education services are offered at each health center including those focused on diabetes, obesity and asthma.PhiladelphiaDVCH - Maria de los Santos Health CenterDelaware Valley Community Health
Delaware Valley Community Health - Health Education Services - NorristownVarious health education services are offered at each health center including those focused on diabetes, obesity and asthma.MontgomeryDVCH - Norristown Regional Health CenterDelaware Valley Community Health
Delaware Valley Community Health - Outpatient ServicesDelaware Valley Community Health provides the following services at their facilities located in the Philadelphia and Montgomery County area. - Adult and Family Medicine - Pediatrics - Prenatal Care - Gynecology - Dental - Behavioral Health - Health Education - Social WorkPhiladelphiaDelaware Valley Community Health (DVCH) - Fairmount Primary Care Center - Philadelphia; FairmountDelaware Valley Community Health
Delaware Valley Community Health - Outpatient Services - Maria de los SantosDelaware Valley Community Health provides the following services at their facilities located in the Philadelphia and Montgomery County area. - Adult and Family Medicine - Pediatrics - Prenatal Care - Gynecology - Dental - Behavioral Health - Health Education - Social WorkPhiladelphiaDVCH - Maria de los Santos Health CenterDelaware Valley Community Health
Delaware Valley Community Health - Outpatient Services - NorristownDelaware Valley Community Health provides the following services at their facilities located in the Philadelphia and Montgomery County area. - Adult and Family Medicine - Pediatrics - Prenatal Care - Gynecology - Dental - Behavioral Health - Health Education - Social WorkMontgomeryDVCH - Norristown Regional Health CenterDelaware Valley Community Health
Delaware Valley Community Health - Outpatient Services - ParkviewFocuses on routine preventive care such as Pap smears, breast exams, and referrals for mammography, birth control counseling and other gynecologic screenings.PhiladelphiaDVCH - Parkview Ob/GynDelaware Valley Community Health
Dental & Medical CareFamily Health services; Dental services; Vaccines for children; HealthyRX program; STD testing; HIV Testing and treatment; tobacco cessation program. Tobacco Education and Cessation Services are open to all residents of Cumberland and Perry Counties. There are no eligibility requirements to our educational programs. All classes held at Sadler Health Center are open to the public and at no cost to the resident. CumberlandSadler Health Center CorporationSadler Health Center Corporation
Department of Health, Southcentral DistrictServes 13 counties directly and through contract agencies to provide services including: Tuberculosis (TB), Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD), HIV Counseling & Testing (C/T), Immunizations, Communicable Disease Surveillance and Control, and Animal Bite Control. Additional services for high risk pregnant women, infants, children, and families, services to families with children with special health care needs, childhood lead poisoning, PKU, SIDS, Injury Prevention, Public Health Education, chronic disease prevention and intervention (i.e. diabetes, cancer, injury prevention, oral health , cardiovascular disesases,etc.) and environmental healthDauphinPennsylvania Department of Health - South Central District OfficePennsylvania Department of Health
EducationNTSAD-DV pursues speaking engagements to address adult and adolescent audiences as well as health care providers. Display and distribution of information materials is also a major part of our education program, and participation in health fairs, college campus events, synagogue and Federation activities, etc. is a priority. National Tay-Sachs and Allied Diseases Association of Delaware Valley - Montgomery; JenkintownNational Tay-Sachs and Allied Diseases Association of Delaware Valley
Education, Wellness and Support ServicesOffers programs designed to assist people in taking control of their own health and wellness. From diabetes management programs and classes on prepared childbirth and breastfeeding, to opportunities for yoga, older adult exercise, and smoking cessation. A resource for people to learn about better health and healthy living.MonroeLehigh Valley Hospital - PoconoLehigh Valley Health Network
Endometriosis AssociationFree brochures in 30+ languages; free information kit. Books, DVDs, nutritional supplements available for purchase. Members have access to Crisis Caller list and Healthcare Provider list. Endometriosis AssociationEndometriosis Association
Epilepsy Foundation Eastern PennsylvaniaVoluntary health organization that provides education, support and advocacy for people with epilepsy and their families. Programs and services include: - Informational materials - Medical, legal and mental health referrals - Adult resource services - Workshops and conferences - Children and family services - Support groups - Community education - Lending book and video library - Personal and legislative advocacy - Teen and pre-teen camp - Special events - Annual spring education conference - Young Adult RetreatPhiladelphiaEpilepsy Foundation Eastern PennsylvaniaEpilepsy Foundation Eastern Pennsylvania
Families Forward Philadelphia - Family ShelterOffers 75 private rooms for each families in need of emergency shelter.PhiladelphiaFamilies Forward Philadelphia - Philadelphia; West PhiladelphiaFamilies Forward Philadelphia
Good Friends - Coordination of Supportive/Ancillary ServicesProvides services: Individual and Group Therapy Vocational Services include vocational assessment, job readiness, job placement. Educational Services include GED preparation, literacy and basic education referrals. Healthcare Services include medical and dental referrals and general health education, especially HIV/AIDS awareness and support. Psychological Services include the use of our Medical Consultant to evaluate, monitor, and manage psychiatric behaviors. Economic Services include budgeting, credit restoration, housing assistance, income support. Recreation/Social Services include fitness, games, peer interactions. Other Services include: • Physical examination • Biopsychosocial assessment • Individual treatment planning with review at least every 30 days • Development of discharge plan and referral into continuum of care • A statistically based Quality Improvement Program • Availability of specialized professional/medical consultation and testing such as HIV and TB testing and other laboratory work as indicatedBucksGood Friends, Inc - Bucks; MorrisvilleGood Friends, Inc.
Greater North Penn Collaborative for Health and Human Services - Monthly MeetingsThe Collaborative promotes health and wellness throughout the Greater North Penn community through monthly gatherings of the region’s health and human service providers and their community partners to: - Learn the results of studies and initiatives related to health and wellness of residents in our community - Build relationships of trust with the leaders of other organizations to identify partners to address issues that no one agency can resolve alone - Work together on concrete projects to serve our most vulnerable neighbors - Share knowledge to strengthen agencies’ capacity to serve our communityMontgomeryBucks - Mont Collaborative - Montgomery; HarleysvilleBucks - Mont Collaborative
Health EducationNutrition counseling, presentations and workshops on a range of health topics for both the public and employees, educational materialsHuntingdonJ.C. Blair Memorial Hospital - ProgramJ.C. Blair Memorial Hospital
Hepatitis B Foundation - EducationProvides educational training for health care providers, distribute literature, helps sponsor vaccine and screening programs, coordinate a Speakers Bureau, assists with media campaigns and much more in support of Hepatitis B awareness. Provides online support groups and resources for the newly diagnosed.BucksPennsylvania Biotechnology Center of Bucks County - Bucks; DoylestownHepatitis B Foundation (HBF)
Hispanic Community Counseling ServicesServices include: Crisis Intervention Psychotherapy Health Education Diagnostic/Psychiatric Evaluations Medication Support Clinical Assessment/Family Evaluations Community Educational Services Information and Referral Psychological Testing Group TherapyPhiladelphiaHispanic Community Counseling Services - Philadelphia; KensingtonHispanic Community Counseling Services
HIV PreventionAnonymous and confidential HIV Testing and counseling, referrals to doctors and case management. Risk reduction, partner notification, prevention education, PPD testing, Vaccines for HIV, positive clients, syphilis, CD4 and viral load testing.DauphinPennsylvania Department of Health - South Central District OfficePennsylvania Department of Health
HMS School for Children With Cerebral Palsy - Extended School YearProvides education and therapy-based activities that help students maintain and enhance the level of performance they have achieved in their IEP goals. Evaluating students with severe disabilities for program eligibility is mandated as part of their educational entitlement.PhiladelphiaHMS School for Children With Cerebral Palsy - Philadelphia; West PhiladelphiaHMS School for Children With Cerebral Palsy
John F. Kennedy Center - Main Office - Sickle Cell Anemia ProgramComprehensive case management services, education, outreach, counseling and support groups.ErieJohn F. Kennedy Center - Main OfficeJohn F. Kennedy Center
Katallasso Family Health CenterServices: -general primary healthcare services for children and adults -routine wellness care with disease prevention and screening -immunizations as indicated -non-emergency acute care -dental care -continuity of care with the management of chronic conditions -Community Health Education Our mission is to emulate the love of Jesus Christ by promoting wellness and providing quality healthcare for the body and soul. In cooperation with the church and others, Katallasso family health clinic will strive to reach beyond the health of the body for York city and surrounding communities.YorkKatallasso Family Health CenterKatallasso Family Health Center
KleinLife - Comprehensive Wellness CenterProvides healthcare services to senior citizens in the Greater Northeast and surrounding communities. Specific services include physician and nurse practitioner, personal appointments, health screenings, nutrition education, health lectures and programs, and network referrals. PhiladelphiaKleinLife - Northeast PhiladelphiaKleinLife
La Comunidad Hispana - Oxford Community Health Center/Centro de SaludPrimary/Urgent Care Services include: Immunizations Physical examinations Health screenings and education Well baby and child care Women’s health care Sexually transmitted infection education and screening Educational outreach Evaluation and treatment of acute episodic illnesses and injuries Evaluation and treatment of chronic illnesses including diabetes and hypertension Family planning services Tobacco cessation outreach and counseling Behavioral Health counseling Parental Services include: Initial evaluation and regular supervision of pregnant patients Prenatal health education Referral of high-risk patients to area specialists Post-partum follow-upChesterLa Comunidad HispanaLa Comunidad Hispana
Lancaster County State Health CenterOffers the following services: - Immunizations (all ages), offered by appointment Thursday, 9:00-11:30am & 1:00-2:30 pm. Immunization record must be brought along. Immunizations for measles, rubella, and mumps can be given between ages 12-15 months, others usually 2 months. The following immunizations are offered: DTP (diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis) IPV (Inactivated Polio Vaccine) Prevnar (Pneumocial vaccine for infants) MMR (measles, mumps, rubella) Hepatitis B-Hepatitis A Gardasil (Vaccine used to prevent cervical cancer and precancerous cervical lesions) HIB (hemophilus influenza) DT Booster or TD (for older children) Varicella (chickenpox) TDYS - Tuberculosis Clinics provide confidential diagnosis, treatment (including medication), and follow-up. (Will do a free testing for persons who have been exposed to the germ). TB clinic by appointment - HIV/AIDS antibody testing and pre- and post-test counseling. Free, confidential and anonymous. HIV clinic Tuesdays by appointment - Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) home visiting, bereavement counseling, and referral services - Lead Poisoning: Will provide lead testing, case management, nursing assessment, and arrangement of environmental inspection for children up to age six with a venous blood level at or above the level designated for case management by the Pa Dept. of Health. Provides general information on lead poisoning, including prevention, treatment and hazard reduction. Lead testing by appointment 3rd Thursday - Investigation and control of reportable diseases. Educates patient regarding possible source, transmission, and prevention/control measures. Investigations include reportable communicable and non-communicable diseases and food and/or waterborne disease outbreaks - Outbreak investigation of multiple cases of illness linked to a common source. Gathers information regarding symptoms, onset, activities, food and beverage history of ill versus non-ill persons. If threat of an outbreak that mass immunizations may prevent or limit, the center may quickly establish mass immunization sites among the non-immunized population. - High risk infant follow-up program for families without health insurance, who have premature infants, or infants with congenital defects. Home assessment, health education, and growth and development monitoring are provided by a nurse. - Information and referral services on Hepatitis C, AIDS, genetic disorders, cardiac, cleft palate, cystic fibrosis, phenylketonuria, spina bifida, sexually transmitted diseases. If there is a program at the state level for specific disorders, the staff will assist local residents in accessing these services. - PKU follow-up provided to infants with elevated phenylalanine levels. Nurse will act as a liaison between the family and the PKU Treatment Center. - Rabies prevention. All animal bites are reported to the State Health Center. Both victim and owner are contacted and informed of protocol for confinement of the animal. If there is a risk of rabies, a nurse will assess and educate the parties involved regarding the need for rabies prophylaxis. - Community Education Programs on such topics as: AIDS, diabetes, health risk education, high blood pressure, and nutrition. Farm and fire safety education programs for health fairs and parochial schools, including Amish schools. Health and safety educational programs for day care and HeadStart staffs and WIC parents. - Provides information on West Nile Virus. LancasterLancaster County State Health CenterPennsylvania Department of Health
LaSalle Neighborhood Nursing Center - Philadelphia Race Track - Prevention Health Services - Bucks; BensalemProvides health promotion, health education and screenings for uninsured and under insured employees of the Backstretch. Horsemen and women receive appropriate referrals and follow-up for health and social services to local area agencies such as Health Link and the Bucks County Health Department.PhiladelphiaLaSalle Neighborhood Nursing Center - Philadelphia; OlneyLaSalle Neighborhood Nursing Center
Lebanon County State Health CenterOffers an immunization clinic, tuberculosis clinic, hypertension screenings, HIV clinic, home visiting and communicable disease reporting and follow-up.LebanonLebanon County State Health CenterPennsylvania Department of Health
Lupus Foundation of America - Philadelphia Tri-State ChapterNon-profit voluntary health organization dedicated to finding the cause and cure for lupus. - Provide direct financial support to research or emergency funding for qualified emergency needs related to lupus - Advocate to increase public and private support for research on lupus - Translate research finding into medically-sound information and programs - Heighten public awareness of the causes and consequences of lupus - Support individuals with lupus, their families and caregiversLupus Foundation of America - Philadelphia Tri-State ChapterLupus Foundation of America, Inc
March of Dimes - EducationDelawareMarch of Dimes Southeast PA ChapterMarch of Dimes
Mifflin County State Health CenterCommonwealth public health departmentMifflinMifflin County State Health CenterMifflin County State Health Center
National Organization for Rare DisordersInformation about rare disorders, medication assistance with certain drugs affecting rare diseases.DauphinNational Organization Rare DisordersNational Organization Rare Disorders
Oral Health, Osteoporosis Risk ReductionProvides educational materials and raises awareness of asthma, oral health and arthritis issues through educational programs in local communities and schools, and exercise and nutrition information. Important health messages on building strong bones, promoting good oral health and asthma management.DauphinPennsylvania Department of Health - South Central District OfficePennsylvania Department of Health
Penn State Hershey Medical Center - Spina Bifida ProgramComprehensive medical care for individuals with Spina Bifida, including testings, education and referrals.DauphinPenn State Hershey Medical CenterPenn State Hershey Medical Center
Pennsylvania Department of Health - Indiana County State Health CenterServices include communicable disease reporting and investigation; epidemiology, informational and referral; chronic disease prevention and intervention; clinical services (including sexually-transmitted disease and tuberculosis diagnosis and treatment, immunization, and HIV testing, counseling and education); family health programs and environmental health services (including animal bites and rabies information).IndianaIndiana County State Health CenterPennsylvania Department of Health
Planned Parenthood Association - Coatesville Health CenterServices include: Abortion Referral Birth Control HIV Testing Men's Health Care Morning-After Pill (Emergency Contraception) Pregnancy Testing & Services STD Testing, Treatment & Vaccines Women's Health CareChesterPlanned Parenthood - Coatesville Health CenterPlanned Parenthood
Planned Parenthood Association - West Chester Health CenterServices include: Abortion Referral Birth Control HIV Testing Men's Health Care Morning-After Pill (Emergency Contraception) Pregnancy Testing & Services STD Testing, Treatment & Vaccines Women's Health CareChesterPlanned Parenthood - West ChesterPlanned Parenthood
Planned Parenthood of W. PA - Johnstown Sexuality/Reproductive Health EducationProvides educational services on reproductive health and sexuality.CambriaPlanned Parenthood of W. PA.- Johnstown Family PlanningPlanned Parenthood of Western PA
REACCH Program for Women and ChildrenMedical care, treatment, education, pyschosocial support for HIV-positive pregnant women and HIV-exposed children.DauphinPinnacleHealth Medical Services' REACCH ProgramPinnacleHealth
Schuylkill County State Health CenterOffers an immunization clinic, tuberculosis clinic, hypertension screenings, HIV clinic, home visiting and communicable disease reporting and follow-up.SchuylkillSchuylkill County State Health CenterPennsylvania Department of Health
Skilled NursingOur primary nursing staff provides comprehensive physical, social and environmental assessments, case management, care plan development, individualized teaching and treatment programs, discharge planning, and client and caregiver support. Additional programs include Congestive Heart Failure, Diabetes Education and Management, Telehealth, Wound/Ostomy Care, and Wound VAC (Vacuum Assisted Closure). Who are our clients? Anyone newly diagnosed with an illness or with an exacerbation of a chronic illness who may need evaluation, education and/or treatment in any of the following areas: Disease process, Signs and symptoms of complications, Prevention of further complications, Infection control, Medications, Nutrition, Exercise programs, Activities of daily living, Coping skills, Pain management, Pressure ulcers, Surgical wounds or drains, Urinary catheters, Ostomies, and Safety. Our clients will achieve independence in the management of their disease process, diet, and medications. Our nursing staff will educate the client to be proactive in the ongoing management of health upon discharge. Our primary nursing staff includes Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) and Registered Nurses (RNs), all of whom are licensed to practice in the state of Pennsylvania. The Registered Nurses undergo extensive training in the performance of the physical, social, and environmental, and safety assessments. All RNs are required to continue their professional development by participating in accredited continuing educational seminars and workshopsBerksBerks Visiting Nurse AssociationHome Health Care Management
Skilled NursingOur primary nursing staff provides comprehensive physical, social and environmental assessments, case management, care plan development, individualized teaching and treatment programs, discharge planning, and client and caregiver support. Additional programs include Congestive Heart Failure, Diabetes Education and Management, Telehealth, Wound/Ostomy Care, and Wound VAC (Vacuum Assisted Closure). Who are our clients? Anyone newly diagnosed with an illness or with an exacerbation of a chronic illness who may need evaluation, education and/or treatment in any of the following areas: Disease process, Signs and symptoms of complications, Prevention of further complications, Infection control, Medications, Nutrition, Exercise programs, Activities of daily living, Coping skills, Pain management, Pressure ulcers, Surgical wounds or drains, Urinary catheters, Ostomies, and Safety. Our clients will achieve independence in the management of their disease process, diet, and medications. Our nursing staff will educate the client to be proactive in the ongoing management of health upon discharge. Our primary nursing staff includes Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) and Registered Nurses (RNs), all of whom are licensed to practice in the state of Pennsylvania. The Registered Nurses undergo extensive training in the performance of the physical, social, and environmental, and safety assessments. All RNs are required to continue their professional development by participating in accredited continuing educational seminars and workshopsBerksGreater Lehigh Valley Visiting Nurse AssociationHome Health Care Management
Skilled NursingOur primary nursing staff provides comprehensive physical, social and environmental assessments, case management, care plan development, individualized teaching and treatment programs, discharge planning, and client and caregiver support. Additional programs include Congestive Heart Failure, Diabetes Education and Management, Telehealth, Wound/Ostomy Care, and Wound VAC (Vacuum Assisted Closure). Who are our clients? Anyone newly diagnosed with an illness or with an exacerbation of a chronic illness who may need evaluation, education and/or treatment in any of the following areas: Disease process, Signs and symptoms of complications, Prevention of further complications, Infection control, Medications, Nutrition, Exercise programs, Activities of daily living, Coping skills, Pain management, Pressure ulcers, Surgical wounds or drains, Urinary catheters, Ostomies, and Safety. Our clients will achieve independence in the management of their disease process, diet, and medications. Our nursing staff will educate the client to be proactive in the ongoing management of health upon discharge. Our primary nursing staff includes Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) and Registered Nurses (RNs), all of whom are licensed to practice in the state of Pennsylvania. The Registered Nurses undergo extensive training in the performance of the physical, social, and environmental, and safety assessments. All RNs are required to continue their professional development by participating in accredited continuing educational seminars and workshopsBerks*Main Site (Home Health Care Management, Inc.)Home Health Care Management
Skilled NursingOur primary nursing staff provides comprehensive physical, social and environmental assessments, case management, care plan development, individualized teaching and treatment programs, discharge planning, and client and caregiver support. Additional programs include Congestive Heart Failure, Diabetes Education and Management, Telehealth, Wound/Ostomy Care, and Wound VAC (Vacuum Assisted Closure). Who are our clients? Anyone newly diagnosed with an illness or with an exacerbation of a chronic illness who may need evaluation, education and/or treatment in any of the following areas: Disease process, Signs and symptoms of complications, Prevention of further complications, Infection control, Medications, Nutrition, Exercise programs, Activities of daily living, Coping skills, Pain management, Pressure ulcers, Surgical wounds or drains, Urinary catheters, Ostomies, and Safety. Our clients will achieve independence in the management of their disease process, diet, and medications. Our nursing staff will educate the client to be proactive in the ongoing management of health upon discharge. Our primary nursing staff includes Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) and Registered Nurses (RNs), all of whom are licensed to practice in the state of Pennsylvania. The Registered Nurses undergo extensive training in the performance of the physical, social, and environmental, and safety assessments. All RNs are required to continue their professional development by participating in accredited continuing educational seminars and workshopsBerksVisiting Nurse Association of Pottstown and VicinityHome Health Care Management
Specialized Health EducationProvisions of materials in area of prenatal care and pre-conception planning including nursing modules series, continuing education programs, resource center, health conferences, training and support.DauphinMarch Dimes Central Pennsylvania/Central DivisionMarch Dimes Central Pennsylvania/Central Division
St. Clair Hospital Support GroupsSecond Wind Education Classes (for people with breathing problems such as asthma, emphysema, COPD etc.) Tobacco Cessation Programs AlleghenySt. Clair HospitalSt. Clair Hospital
Susquehanna County State Health CenterHealth centers engage in community health assessment and quality assurance activities and provide other public health services, including community integration and outreach programs, to promote healthy behaviors. Program support services include: • communicable disease reporting and investigation: • epidemiology, informational and referral; • chronic disease prevention and intervention programs; • communicable disease clinical services (including sexually-transmitted disease and tuberculosis diagnosis and treatment, immunization, and HIV testing, counseling and education); • family health programs and environmental health services SusquehannaSusquehanna County State Health DepartmentPennsylvania Department of Health
Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) - Primary Health Care for ChildrenPrimary Pediatric Health Care: VNA’s Children’s Health Center in Abington provides primary health care to uninsured and underinsured children. The Center is a NCQA Certified "medical home" for children who otherwise would not seek health care except on an emergency basis or would find it difficult to receive care.MontgomeryVisiting Nurse Association (VNA) Community Services, Inc. - Montgomery; AbingtonVisiting Nurse Association (VNA) Community Services
Wellspan Occupational Health - GettysburgServices focus on helping companies prevent work-related injuries and illness. WORKFIRST provides evaluation and treatment, and coordinated rehabilitation for employees, when an injury does occur. Services include:
  • Occupational Health Services •Workers Compensation •Physical Examination •Drug and Alcohol •Drug Testing Laboratory Information •WORKFIRST Drug Testing •Travel Clinic Worksite Wellness Services •Clinical Screenings •Wellness Assessments •Comprehensive Wellness Website •Health Coaching •Health Promotion and Educational Programs •Employee Assistance Program (EAP) •Pre-placement physicals that compare the worker to the physical demands of the job •Medical surveillance programs •Consultation and educational programs for supervisors and employees on injury/illness prevention •Ongoing case management of injuries •Customer-friendly billing and utilization reports
  • AdamsWellSpan ReadyCare - GettysburgWellSpan Health
    WellSpan Occupational Health - HanoverServices focus on helping companies prevent work-related injuries and illness. WORKFIRST provides evaluation and treatment, and coordinated rehabilitation for employees, when an injury does occur. Services include: Occupational Health Services •Workers Compensation •Physical Examination •Drug and Alcohol •Drug Testing Laboratory Information •WORKFIRST Drug Testing •Travel Clinic Worksite Wellness Services •Clinical Screenings •Wellness Assessments •Comprehensive Wellness Website •Health Coaching •Health Promotion and Educational Programs •Employee Assistance Program (EAP) •Pre-placement physicals that compare the worker to the physical demands of the job •Medical surveillance programs •Consultation and educational programs for supervisors and employees on injury/illness prevention •Ongoing case management of injuries •Customer-friendly billing and utilization reports YorkWellSpan Occupational Health - HanoverWellSpan Health
    WellSpan York HospitalYork Hospital is a 580-bed community teaching hospital serving South Central Pennsylvania.
  • Addiction Services (851-1500)
  • Pastoral Care (851-2305)
  • Dental Services (851-2655)
  • Diabetic Education (851-5341)
  • Thomas Hart Family Practice Center (851-2521)
  • York Hospital Community Health Center (851-2334)
  • Specialty Care Clinics (851-2427)
  • Child/Adolescent Psych Unit (840-0970)
  • Behavioral Health Services (851-1500)
  • Social Services/Care Management (851-2227)
  • STD Prevention & Detection (851-2251)
  • Wellness & Community Health Improvement (851-3222)
  • Lifeline - Emergency Signaling Device to Alert the Response
  • Center at York Hospital (851-2227)
  • Medical Library (851-2495) Service Sites:
  • Queensgate Laboratory (851-2500)
  • Windsor Laboratory (851-1765)
  • Westgate Laboratory (764-3351)
  • Stonebridge Diagnostic Center (812-2520)
  • Apple Hill Laboratory (741-8190)
  • East Berlin Diagnostic Center (259-7839)
  • Dover Diagnostic Center (851-6490)
  • Stony Brook Lab Services (757-4976)
  • Physician and Service Referral (851-3500 Or 800-840-5905)
  • Cardiovascular Services - York Hospital Heart Center (851-2176)
  • CPR/First Aid Instruction (851-2660 Sherri At Education Services)
  • York Cancer Center (741-8100)
  • Emergency Room (851-2311) WellSpan Rehabilitation:
  • Apple Hill
  • Banister Street
  • Queensgate Town Center
  • Shrewsbury
  • Hanover
  • Red Lion
  • Manchester
  • Etters
  • YorkWellSpan York HospitalWellSpan Health
    West Chester Area Senior Center - Health, Wellness and Exercise ProgramsHealth & Wellness and Exercise programs provide exercise classes for 60+ year-olds of all levels and abilities from basic to advanced classes including SilverSneakers. Health & Wellness educational programs offer resources on nutrition, blood pressure, hearing, hydration etc.Chester*Main Site (West Chester Area Senior Center)West Chester Area Senior Center
    Women's Institute for Family Health - Health Education and AdvocacyWe provide speakers on health issues and tabling at health fairs and community events PhiladelphiaWomen's Institute for Family Health - Philadelphia; West PhiladelphiaWomen's Institute for Family Health
    Youth Employment Service of Monroe County - Healthy Young MenEducates local young men on fitness and nutrition awareness and practice while encouraging self-discipline, self-esteem, self-respect, and positive reinforcement. Partnering with Lehigh Valley Health Network, young men between the ages 12-17, will be able to participate in this program.MonroeYouth Employment Service of Monroe CountyYouth Employment Service of Monroe County
    Youth Employment Service of Monroe County - Y.E.S. Spirit GirlsPartnering with Lehigh Valley Health Network Pocono to encourage healthy lifestyles and promote self-esteem among young women, all while having fun. Offer presentations on topics such as cancer prevention and awareness, nutrition, heart health, and adolescent health mentorship hosted by doctors, nurses, clinical staff, and other professional staff. Participate in a wide range of activities including community service projects for local non-profit organizations. Girls in grades 7-12 and are a resident of Monroe County are eligible to participate. MonroeYouth Employment Service of Monroe CountyYouth Employment Service of Monroe County

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