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Community Benefit Update

The Community Benefit Update is a monthly electronic newsletter providing information about how Lancaster General Health is living its Mission “to advance the health and well being of the communities we serve.”

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If you have questions about Lancaster General Health's community health initiatives, please contact Alice Yoder, Director of Community Health, at 717-544-3283 or amyoder@LGHealth.org

January 2018 Edition

LG Health supports community bike drive and rodeo

On Saturday, Dec. 16, Lancaster General Health partnered with AAA Central Penn and The Common Wheel for the fourth annual Maryann Caldwell Holiday Bike Drive. The event, named after Maryann Caldwell, a long-time school nurse in the School District of Lancaster and mother of the founder of The Common Wheel, donates bikes to children in need from the School District of Lancaster.  Read more…

Lancaster General Hospital earns national honors in quality and safety

Lancaster General Hospital was recognized for its quality of care and patient safety efforts in 2017. The hospital was awarded two achievements in public safety by the Leapfrog Group and a five-star rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) in its recent Hospital Compare Star Ratings.  Read more…

Spreading holiday cheer to patients at LGH

On Friday, Dec. 22, Dr. Chris Putney, Managing Physician at LG Health Physicians Family Medicine Strasburg, continued his annual tradition of bringing holiday cheer to young patients at Lancaster General Hospital. For the past 13 years, Dr. Putney has dressed as a reindeer or elf and visited the hospital with friends and family.  Read more…

New bike racks installed at Lancaster City schools

On Friday, Dec. 8, Lancaster General Health and the American Heart Association dedicated new bikes racks at King Elementary School and Buehrle Alternative School in Lancaster City, to encourage students and staff to bike to school.  Read more…

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