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
May 2017 Edition
Lancaster General Health breaks ground on behavioral health hospital
Lancaster General Health/Penn Medicine broke ground in early May on the 126-bed Lancaster Behavioral Health Hospital, which will offer a broad array of unique inpatient and outpatient services in South Central Pennsylvania. Read more…
Farm & Family Safety Days coming in June
Each year, Safe Kids Lancaster County and Lancaster General Health hold Farm & Family Safety Days, kid-friendly and activity-packed days geared to help prevent and reduce the number of farm-related injuries. Read more…
Lancaster General Health wins award for its innovative hay hole farm safety device
Recently, Lancaster General Health’s rural safety outreach efforts were recognized with a prestigious national award. Read more…
Lancaster General Health wheels out events, opportunities during National Bike Month
May is National Bike Month, and Lancaster General Health is supporting events throughout the community to encourage riders of all ages and abilities. LG Health is a member of the Lancaster Bikes! Coalition, a group of organizations working together to make Lancaster a more bicycle-friendly place. Read more…
“World No Tobacco Day” should be every day!
The “World No Tobacco Day” will be celebrated on May 31. To mark it, Lancaster General Health will be holding sessions throughout the month to help Lancastrians quit tobacco. Read more…
Stress management class now available at Lancaster General Health
A new community program on stress management is being offered by the Lancaster General Health Community Health & Wellness Center. Read more…
Partnership Spotlight: Lancaster City
Each month Lancaster General Health highlights one of our valued partners. Together, we strengthen the health of our community in ways impossible to do alone.
During this National Bike Month, we recognize the City of Lancaster for all it does to improve access to safe streets and parks. The City’s Departments of Public Works work closely with the Lancaster Recreation Commission, a cooperative between the City of Lancaster, School District of Lancaster and Lancaster Township that provides neighborhood-based recreation programming and learning opportunities for all ages – with an emphasis on affordable programs for children – at schools, parks, playgrounds, and other indoor and outdoor facilities. Read more...
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