Williamsport, Pa. – After 14 years of providing care and service to the Williamsport community, West House Personal Care Home announced it will be closing.
When the pandemic started almost a year ago, many people weren’t sure how to manage their daily lives as lock-down orders essentially turned homes into offices, schools, and gyms. As the restrictions loosened up, some companies began to open offices again, however, others are still encouragi…
Oxford, England – The University of Oxford will begin testing the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine on children as young as 6 years old.
Harrisburg, Pa. – Good news! Starting in 2022, you can bring your furry adventure buddy with you to even more state parks in Pennsylvania.
Harrisburg, Pa. – Pennsylvanians experiencing homelessness are now able to obtain a free initial photo ID or renewal a photo ID as a result of Act 131 of 2020, announced the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (DHS) today.
Harrisburg, Pa. - Department of Human Services (DHS) Secretary Teresa Miller has recently outlined the Medicaid Work Supports system, a program designed to connect people whose health care is covered through Medicaid to local employment and training resources, with a goal of supporting peopl…
Williamsport, Pa. – It is normal to have side effects after receiving any sort of vaccine, including the COVID-19. Side effects, like fatigue and soreness, are signs that the body's immune system is working.
With limited access to transportation and modern technology, the Amish community is in a vulnerable position during the pandemic. To close the access gap, UPMC Susquehanna's mobile EMS unit makes house calls.
On May 23, 2019, Pennsylvania changed the 143rd day of the year forever as it became a day of kindness dedicated to the State’s best neighbor—Fred Rogers.
With Mother’s Day part of the annual springtime cycle of renewal, this year’s celebration brings added significance given Pennsylvania’s planned/gradual reopening amid the COVID-19 emergency.
Bare grocery shelves got you down? Learn how to grow food in your own backyard. Register before midnight tonight to join the Penn State Master Gardners for a "Victory Garden Reinvented" webinar.
Even while the doors are closed, the River Valley Regional YMCA said they are striving to serve the community. To support members, volunteers, and staff while facilities are closed, they have created new online resources and will be hosting blood drives at their facilities throughout April and May.
Williamsport — Throngs of people gather in front of the door, waiting for an associate to push the key through the lock. Pushing and shoving for carts ensues, and the worst of people comes out as they attempt to gather supplies from the store.
Spring is the season of renewal and growth. This year, it will also be the season we remember being stuck at home while we social distanced ourselves so we could stay healthy and virus free. We can use the extra time we have from not running between activities and commitments to improve ours…
Bucknell's Counseling & Student Development Center is available to its clients during the covid-19, though the on-campus counseling center has had to adjust how it does its business.
Bloomsburg -- Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania will hold a virtual self-care summit from April 5 - 10. The summit will give participants the tools to manage stress, anxiety, and overall better self-care during challenging times.
Williamsport -- In celebration of National Doctors' Day, held annually on March 30, Susquehanna region's UPMC branch made a $5,000 donation to the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank. The funds will be used for the food bank's Health Innovations Program, which connects its emergency food network …
Williamsport — A small crack could be heard in Sarah Kudlack’s voice as she described the current situation facing her business as she and her husband juggle a desire to help the community and retain employees that have been loyal to the business.
As a fun-filled day of activities for parents and children, Evangelical Community Hospital will be hosting a Children's Health Fair at the Miller Center in Lewisburg. The fair will focus on key factors of good health including eating right, exercising, taking part in health screenings, and i…
Special Olympics Pennsylvania (SOPA) and the River Valley Regional YMCA will soon enter a partnership that will offer training opportunities for athletes with intellectual disabilities at six YMCA facilities: Williamsport, Muncy, Jersey Shore, Lock Haven, Mansfield, and Towanda. The partners…