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Charlotte Rebuck (right), a student from Sugar Valley Rural Charter School, Lock Haven, recently donated 396 Jared Boxes to UPMC Susquehanna. The boxes were distributed with assistance from Stephanie Steinbacher (left), director of development – Susquehanna Health Foundation, to emergency departments, same-day surgery and operating room units, The Birthplace and inpatient pediatric care areas throughout the system. (Photo provided by UPMC Susquehanna).
 WILLIAMSPORT — Charlotte Rebuck, a student from Sugar Valley Rural Charter School, Lock Haven, recently donated 396 Jared Boxes to UPMC Susquehanna. The boxes were distributed with assistance from Stephanie Steinbacher, director of development – Susquehanna Health Foundation, to emergency...
May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month and the program,  Lymeville - Lyme Is Here will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 6 in the Community Room at Lycoming Mall in Pennsdale. Another session will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 20 at the Community Room at Susquehanna Valley Mall...

Cole Memorial Medical Group’s Sarah Colson, CRNP, of the Bowman Health Center in Smethport (Photo provided by Cole Memorial)
COUDERSPORT -- Commercial Driver's License (CDL) exams are now available at the Cole Memorial Medical Group practice in Coudersport, at the Internal Medicine Practice located at the hospital's Irwin Medical Arts Center, 1001 East Second Street. The exams are also offered at Bowman Health Center, 83...
COUDERSPORT -- Marion Rudek, MSN, CPNP-PC, NNP-BC, recently joined the Cole Memorial Medical Group’s pediatrics team comprised of Mary Ann Rigas, MD; Marlene Wust-Smith, MD; Becky Seefeldt, CRNP; and Korin Trumpie, PA-C. Rudek completed her Bachelor of Science and Master of Science Degrees from the...
WILLIAMSPORT – UPMC Susquehanna is hosting a free informative event, “Living With Parkinson’s,” Tuesday, May 2, 5:30 p.m. in the Walnut Conference Room, Williamsport Regional Medical Center, 700 High Street, Williamsport. In the session, keynote speaker Donald Dworek, DO, UPMC Susquehanna...
The following are scheduled health events and screenings at Cole Memorial Hospital in Coudersport, Potter County:   Free Mammogram Screenings For women ages 40+ who are underinsured April 12 from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cole Memorial’s Women’s Health Center In Coudersport Call 814-274-...
LEWISBURG – According to the Center to Advance Palliative Care, in 2014 approximately 90 million Americans were living with a serious illness. That number is expected to more than double over the next 25 years with the aging of baby boomers. Answering the need to address chronic conditions,...
Donna Schuck, Associate Vice President/Chief Development Officer at Evangelical Community Hospital, has successfully attained the Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) certification. The CFRE is administered by CFRE International, an independent nonprofit organization whose sole mission is...
WILLIAMSPORT - Knee pain affects people of all walks of life – and if the pain is consistent and limiting, it can lessen the quality of that life. If you find knee pain is holding you back, it’s time to take action. Charles Cole, MD will be presenting a free Talk with the Doc Lecture on chronic...

Dr. Rachel Levine, Pennsylvania Physician General, demonstrates how to use her standing order to purchase naloxone from pharmacist Ben Stanis at Williamsport Regional Medical Center. Dr. Levine also emphasized the importance of med return boxes like those found at the UPMC Susquehanna pharmacy. (Photo provided by UPMC Susquehanna).
WILLIAMSPORT – With opioid and substance abuse reaching epidemic levels nationwide, UPMC Susquehanna is committed to educating the community about the steps they can take to be part of the solution. Coming together to shine a spotlight on the problem, Physician General Dr. Rachel Levine, Senator...

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