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.
August 2017 Edition
Lancaster General Hospital recognized by U.S. News & World Report
Lancaster General Hospital (LGH) was again recognized among U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals for 2017-18. The hospital, which is part of the University of Pennsylvania Health System (Penn Medicine), was ranked sixth among Pennsylvania hospitals and named a Best Regional Hospital. Read more…
LG Health is Joining Forces to reduce opioid and heroin deaths
Lancaster County is fighting an opioid and heroin overdose crisis – with nearly 100 deaths year-to-date. To better coordinate efforts to fight it, a new county-wide coalition kicked off earlier this month. The Joining Forces Coalition launched on August 3 after being endorsed by the Lancaster County Commissioners. Read more…
Upcoming clinics to offer free back-to-school immunizations
In the coming weeks, Lancaster General Health will offer free immunizations to children who are uninsured or who have medical assistance. Two open clinics are scheduled during daytime and evening hours to help Lancaster families stay healthy. Read more…
Kids get creative in the kitchen at Lancaster General Health Lebanon
Increasing the number of children and adults at a healthy weight, one of Lancaster General Health’s community health improvement areas, was the focus of a recent event that supports the promise of engaging, educating and guiding people to take charge of their health. Read more…
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