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
March 2017 Edition
Upcoming health summit on managing stress
In May, an innovative community partnership summit will provide valuable tools that help improve health by alleviating stress and improving well-being. Read more…
Kids encouraged to reject tobacco in free training on March 30 in Paradise
Lancaster General Health and The Factory Ministries are partnering to offer student-focused training to help area kids stay tobacco and nicotine free. Read more…
Lancaster General Health employees deploy foreign language skills to help patients
A little known fact about LG Health is that 69 of its employees have been trained to provide safe, competent and cost-free language interpretation services to patients and their family members. Read more…
Coming Soon: “Energy Center of the Future”
For some, the loss of electricity is a mere inconvenience. In a hospital, however, losing power can easily be the difference between life and death. Read more…
Local food security coalition has a national goal
Lancaster County may be on its way to becoming the first American county to ensure sustainable access to three healthy meals a day for all of its residents. Read more…
Partnership Spotlight: LiveWELL Lancaster County Coalition
Each month LG Health highlights one of our valued partners. Together, we strengthen the health of our community in ways impossible to do alone.
This month, we shine a spotlight on one of our long-term partners, the LiveWELL Lancaster County Coalition. Launched in 1990 by LG Health and other community members, businesses, and health and human service organizations, LiveWELL works to make Lancaster County a healthier place to live, work and play. Read more...
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