Jan 13, 2021
You have the power to save lives today. January is National Blood Donation Month. Learn the benefits of donating—and how local organizations ensure donation is safe—in this Penn State Health Medical Minute.
Jan 12, 2021
Penn State Health is seeking input for its 2021 Community Health Needs Assessment, in order to best understand and address the health needs of the central Pennsylvania region.
Jan 11, 2021
Penn State Health today began offering COVID-19 vaccinations to community health care providers and emergency medical services providers not affiliated with its medical centers.
Jan 7, 2021
Is the COVID-19 vaccine safe for people with food allergies? Two infectious disease experts offer answers and explain how the body accepts the vaccine in this week’s Penn State Health Medical Minute.
Jan 4, 2021
The Leapfrog Group has recognized all three Penn State Health hospitals with ‘A’ grades on its semi-annual safety ranking report card.
Jan 1, 2021
As we flip our calendars to a new year, here’s a look at the first babies to be born at Hershey Medical Center, St. Joseph Medical Center and Holy Spirit Medical Center in 2021.
Dec 24, 2020
In the halls and across Zoom calls, Penn State Health staff are finding creative ways to spread encouragement to each other and to patients while being sensitive to those whose holiday isn’t what they had imagined at all.
Dec 23, 2020
All three Penn State Health hospitals are now well underway administering the COVID-19 vaccines to employees.
Dec 17, 2020
Vaccines are in the news again – along with misinformation about their safety. We replace the common myths with truths about the safety and benefits of vaccination in this week’s Medical Minute.
Dec 11, 2020
Penn State Health is reiterating that surgeries – from high-priority to elective procedures – are being actively scheduled at all of its hospitals. Surgeries are not being canceled and patients are not being turned away.