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Free Community Training in CPR

Feb 17, 2015 No Comments by

In honor of heart month.  Pocono Medical Center is partnering with the Eastburg Community Alliance to provide free community training in CPR.  Thursday February 19th from 4pm – 7pm at the historic Dansbury Depot in East Stroudsburg.



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Wayne Memorial Issues Visitor Restrictions due to Flu

Jan 31, 2015 No Comments by, January 30, 2015)…A sharp hike in influenza cases has prompted Wayne Memorial Hospital to issue visitor restrictions for the safety of its patients.  As of today, all children under age 18 will not be permitted to visit patients on
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JNESO Contract Ratified

Jan 31, 2015 No Comments by

Pocono Medical CenterEast Stroudsburg, PA — Pocono Medical Center (PMC) and JNESO, the union representing Registered Nurses at the hospital, announced today that the tentative agreement on the contract that covers approximately 500 nurses at PMC has been ratified.

A tentative agreement …

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Wig Fitters Needed To Dispense Information, Free Wigs, And Hope

Jan 29, 2015 No Comments by

acs_logoA few years ago, the American Cancer Society decided to establish wig banks/boutiques where patients could select from dozens of new wigs at no cost, regardless of income. Wigs can even be specially ordered from a centralized ACS inventory if …

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AHA Heartsaver Classes at NCC

Jan 29, 2015 No Comments by

February is American Heart Month, and Northampton Community College’s Center for Business & Industry is offering American Heart Association Heartsaver classes!  Sadly, less than 8% of people who suffer cardiac arrest outside of a hospital survive. Effective bystander CPR, provided

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VNA/Hospice Becomes Subsidiary of Pocono Health System

May 14, 2014 No Comments

East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania (May 8, 2014) –VNA/Hospice has officially become the sixth operating subsidiary under the Pocono Health System (PHS) umbrella. This partnership will result in coordinated and integrated care to all of the patients they serve. This includes patients …

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Pocono Medical Center Providing Resources To Help Community Heal after Ross Township Tragedy

Aug 08, 2013 No Comments

East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania (August 8, 2013) – In recent years, public shootings have shaken our nation and many communities. There was the 2011 Tucson, Arizona shooting, 2012 Aurora, Colorado shooting, and 2012 Newtown, Connecticut shooting. In all of these shootings, …

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