Larry Mellott doesn’t let much stop him from enjoying his retirement. A mechanic all his life, Mellott now spends free time helping at his buddy’s butcher shop, or outdoors hunting and fishing
Remote visits can be a video meeting that allows the provider to assess a patient utilizing smartphone or laptop cameras. If patients do not have access to video technology at home, many visits can be completed over the phone.
“It’s not a perfect system. And it’s, you know, it’s not a reflection of my own organization — which is doing the absolute best they can — or even my community, which has stepped up and donated as much as they can to our supplies. It’s unfortunately just an impact of this this whole outbreak that our system was not prepared for,”
The share of adults over age 60 out of the total at-risk adult population is 74.2 percent. The share of adults age 18 to 60 who are at risk is 16.7 percent.
All area school districts have announced schools will be closed for the next two weeks. The Franklin County Library System is also closing, as well as Results Fitness and several WellSpan mini care facilities around the county.
The colorful runners of the 2019 Splash Your Sole 5k helped raise $2,500 for the South-Central Community Action Program and The Gleaning Project.
Attorney General Josh Shapiro sent a message to Pennsylvania residents and businesses this week: The public is protected from price gouging as the new Coronavirus crisis spreads.
Keystone Health begins screening patients for COVID-19 in outdoor tents Monday at 111 Chambers Hill Drive and 830 Fifth Avenue in Chambersburg.
When an employee retires, they typically get cards, kind words from their colleagues and maybe some cake.
Governor Tom Wolf announced Friday that all K-12 Pennsylvania schools will be closed for 10 business days effective Monday, March 16.
A local nursing leader and advocate for children with Autism has been named Chief Nursing Officer for WellSpan Waynesboro and Chambersburg Hospitals
It will feature a cookout in the ministry’s parking lot, but will not encourage the public to congregate there for the meal. Instead, the prepared food will be packaged for take out or delivery from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday.
One person has tested positive for the Coronavirus in Franklin County, the Pennsylvania Department of Health confirmed this morning.
To date, WellSpan Health physicians have used this investigational treatment for some of the sickest COVID-19 patients at Good Samaritan, Chambersburg And York Hospitals. Only those who are critically ill and hospitalized qualify for convalescent plasma treatment.
When Kaylee Hawk woke up the morning of her tonsillectomy and arrived at WellSpan Waynesboro Hospital, she had some reservations.
Pennsylvania now has 479 COVID-19 cases, 108 more than yesterday, most of them clustered around the state’s two biggest counties.
The three-story, 45,000-square.-foot health center officially opens Sept. 9 with an open house featuring free health screenings and tours of the state-of-the-art facility.