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Published on October 4th, 2019

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Public Invited to Presentations of St. Luke’s Community Health Needs Findings

St. Luke’s Department of Community Health & Preventive Medicine invites the public to the upcoming presentations on its 2019-2022 Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) findings and recommendations:

  • St. Luke’s Anderson Campus: Easton Area Community Center – 9:00-10:30 am, October 4
  • St. Luke’s Warren Campus: Phillipsburg High School – 4:00-5:30 pm, October 8
  • St. Luke’s Allentown Campus: Raub Middle School – 5:00-6:30 pm, October 9
  • St. Luke’s Quakertown Campus: Quakertown High School – 2:30-4:00 pm, November 13

St. Luke’s University Health Network recently completed its 2019-2022 its CHNA, which identified three health priorities: 1) improving access to care and reducing health disparities; 2) promoting healthy lifestyles and preventing chronic disease; and, 3) improving mental/behavioral health.

“At the presentations, we share the data and engage in discussions about continued and future collaborations and partnerships to effectively address the needs,” said Rajika E. Reed, Ph.D., MPH, M.Ed., Senior Network Director of Epidemiology & Strategy.

“We also will share our Network-wide 2019-2022 implementation strategy,” said Bonnie Coyle, M.D., M.S., Chair of Community Health and Preventive Medicine.

The 2019 St. Luke’s Network and Campus Assessments were posted on May 15 and can be found at: https://www.slhn.org/community-health/community-health-needs-assessment.

Reserve a seat for the community presentation by calling St. Luke’s InfoLink at 866-STLUKES (785-8537) option #4. Light refreshments will be provided.

Previous presentations were held in Carbon and Monroe counties, Bethlehem and Allentown.


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