Bethlehem Press

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

HEALTH NEWS

Monday, April 27, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs

Lehigh Valley Health Network

Online orthopedic services offered

Injuries and issues don’t stop, even during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. That’s why Coordinated Health, part of Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN), is proud to introduce the region’s only virtual orthopedic injury center, where patients can receive care anywhere at any time for orthopedic injuries like sprains, strains, suspected fractures and breaks and back pain.

Around Town

Monday, April 27, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs

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:

MEETING BOARD

Monday, April 27, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs

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.

Wednesday, April 29

Bethlehem Twp. Norco Zoning Hearing Board, 6:30 p.m. Municipal building, 4225 Easton Ave.

Monday, May 4

HEALTH NEWS

Tuesday, April 14, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs

Lehigh Valley Health Network

First ventilator patient released

Chris McMillan is back home in Bethlehem. He says he feels less than 50 percent of his usual self, but he’s glad to be home.

McMillan was discharged Monday, April 6 from Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH)–Muhlenberg in Bethlehem after a difficult 15-day struggle battling COVID-19. He spent eight days in an induced coma on a ventilator, which was removed on April 2. McMillan was the first coronavirus patient at LVH-Muhlenberg to come off a ventilator.

Center for Animal Health & Welfare

Tuesday, April 14, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs

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. We are currently closed for adoptions, but encourage anyone who is still interested to fill out an adoption application via our website healthyanimalcenter.org and to become part of our foster program to help our furry friends during this quarantine period.

Around Town

Tuesday, April 14, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs

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 or canceled.

Digital and virtual events:

Banana Factory digital exhibition: www.bananafactory.org/event/9797/peter-keady-smokeeaters/-dChaplain for Palmer Municipal Fire Department and photographer Peter Keady’s exhibit “SmokeEaters” through April 26. Banko Family Room Gallery, Banana Factory.

volunteers

Tuesday, April 14, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs

LEHIGH VALLEY HEALTH NETWORK is calling all artists, young and old, to help cheer up hospitalized patients who are not permitted visitors by creating (nondenominational) inspirational get-well cards and letters. You can also make encouragement or thank-you cards for the hardworking staff and clinical workers. Please mail your cards and letters to: LVHN, Volunteer Services, PO Box 689, Allentown, PA 18105