Monthly Archives: January 2020

Adopt a School Program Provides Aid to Bangor Area Students

January 29th, 2020

Nona Lefsyk of Bangor is serious when it comes to making sure her two sons get dental care. But the only dentist who accepts her insurance is in Bethlehem, a 40-plus mile round trip. “I can’t travel that far,” she said. Lucky for Lefsyk, there’s Star Wellness.  The non-profit medical provider, an affiliate of St. Luke’s

First TWO Babies Arrive at the New Women and Babies Pavilion

January 27th, 2020

St. Luke’s proudly welcomed the first TWO babies to be delivered at the new Women & Babies Pavilion at St. Luke’s Anderson Campus on Saturday, January 18, 2020. St. Luke’s OB/GYN Holli Warholic, DO, delivered twins Emma and Emelia, born at 1:32 pm and 1:35 pm. The babies’ parents, mom Myladys Garcia and dad Joseph Oskowitz of Allentown,

What do you know about United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley?

January 27th, 2020

In a few minutes, you can help United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley to better serve our community. All you have to do is answer a few questions in this brief survey.  Once you share your feedback, leave your email address and you’ll be entered to win exciting prizes, including gift cards to local

Health Center in Palmerton Opens

January 24th, 2020

St. Luke’s University Health Network announces the opening of St. Luke’s Health Center-Palmerton, a new medical office building that will bring urgent care, primary care, specialists and walk-in diagnostic lab and X-ray services under one roof at 614 Delaware Ave., Palmerton. St. Luke’s Health Center-Palmerton is conveniently located in the borough in what was once Haja Lanes bowling alley. The

St. Luke’s Supports Mountain Center in Tobyhanna

January 22nd, 2020

The wavy-leafed lettuce and curly kale ripening in the raised garden beds behind The Mountain Center in Tobyhanna, Monroe County, have been plucked, and the tomato, pepper and eggplants harvested. The end of the growing season marked the successful launch of an innovation collaboration to expand access to fresh, healthy food. The wooden garden containers

First Patient at New Upper Bucks Campus

January 20th, 2020

John Oswald, 59, of Upper Hanover Township in Montgomery County, was the first patient to be treated at Bucks County’s newest hospital, St. Luke’s Upper Bucks Campus. On the morning of December 14, John was an inpatient at St. Luke’s Quakertown Campus and then transferred to the nearby Upper Bucks location, where he was warmly welcomed by

Join Us for a Special Reception and Tour on 2/6

January 15th, 2020

Join us on February 6 between 2:30 and 5:30 pm for a special reception and tours of our new Pediatric Intensive Care Unit! The new unit will be located at St. Luke’s University Hospital – Bethlehem on Centennial Wing 3. This new eight-bed unit is part of a significant expansion dedicated to improving pediatric health

New Women and Babies Pavilion Opens at Anderson Campus

January 13th, 2020

On January 10th, St. Luke’s University Health Network hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Women & Babies Pavilion at the Anderson Campus in Bethlehem Township. The Women & Babies Pavilion expansion doubles the size of the existing hospital on the 500-acre Anderson Campus just off Route 33. The new facility includes a labor and

Monroe Campus Earns Trauma Center Designation

January 6th, 2020

Stroudsburg, PA (1/3/2020) – The board of directors of the Pennsylvania Trauma Systems Foundation (PTSF) has approved St. Luke’s Monroe Campus as a fully accredited Level IV Trauma Center in Pennsylvania as of November 1, 2019. Trauma centers provide specialized medical services and resources to patients suffering from traumatic injuries. Appropriate treatment has been shown