Lehigh Valley Press newspapers received 12 awards in the 2020 Keystone Media Awards for work published in 2019.
The Bethlehem Press and its contributors received nine Keystone Awards. East Penn Press received one Keystone Award. Salisbury Press received one Keystone Award. Northampton Press received one Keystone Award.
Call 610-782-3254 for locations.
Wednesday, May 13: Sweet and sour beef, stir fry vegetable blend, brown rice, crackers, orange.
Thursday, May 14: Baked ham, Brussels sprouts, roasted sweet potatoes, rye bread, oatmeal cookie.
Friday, May 15: Chicken parmesan, garlic broccoli, whole wheat penne, grapes.
Monday, May 18: Hot meatloaf sandwich, French onion soup, mashed potatoes, whole wheat sandwich roll, cottage cheese and fruit.
Tuesday, May 19: Omelet, turkey sausage, sauteed peppers and onions, diced potatoes, whole-grain English muffin, fresh orange.
For locations, closings and current updates, call 610-829-4540 (ask operator for Area Agency on Aging) or visit https://www.northamptoncounty.org/HS/AGING/Pages/default.aspx.
St. Luke’s University Health Network resumed elective surgery and certain other related procedures May 11 at its Pennsylvania hospitals and facilities.
“Our hospitals are safe, and we are ready for you,” said William R. Burfeind, MD, St. Luke’s University Health Network Chairman of Surgery.
Allen Zelno of the Parish Nursing program at St. Luke’s Sacred Heart Campus, Allentown, participated in a “Nursing Day” ceremony at the White House, Washington, D.C.
Zelno, second from right in the photo of six persons standing with President Trump and third from right in the photo of four persons with President Trump, was nominated by the Catholic Medical Association and was one of eight nurses selected to attend.
More than 1,200 healthcare providers, including physical therapists, at St. Luke‘s University Health Network conducted more than 100,000 telehealth appointments so far during the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis from mid-March through April in the Lehigh Valley.
Virtual therapy visits are available for physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech and language pathology, using a smartphone, tablet or computer. So far, more than 3,000 visits have been completed, including evaluations of more than 100 new patients.
Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) reopened valet services May 11 under safety precautions to protect patients, visitors and colleagues at the following locations:
• Lehigh Valley Hospital- Cedar Crest (Main Entrance)
• Lehigh Valley Hospital - Cedar Crest (Emergency Department)
• Lehigh Valley Hospital - Cedar Crest 1240 Building (Cancer Center)
• Lehigh Valley Hospital - Cedar Crest 1250 Building (Medical Office Building)
• Lehigh Valley Hospital - 17th Street (Main Entrance)
• Lehigh Valley Hospital - Muhlenberg (North Entrance)
VIRTUAL EVENTS - CLOSURES - CHANGES- CANCELLATIONS- POSTPONEMENTS
Following the directives established by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to limit public gatherings, several of the following meetings / activities might be changed, canceled, streamed or online. Check websites and social media as available.
Digital and virtual events:
Banana Factory on-line digital exhibition: www.bananafactory.org.
Animals are available for adoption at the Center for Animal Health & Welfare no-kill shelter, 1165 Island Park Road, Easton. The shelter is working to end pet overpopulation by running a clinic so animals can be spayed or neutered before they go home. For more information, call 610-252-7722 or visit www.healthyanimalcenter.org.