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Ebola preparedness

Published on October 20, 2014

Recognizing that we live in a global community, and as the Ebola outbreak develops and officials learn more about the virus, Mount Nittany Health is closely monitoring the situation and staying prepared by following the most current guidelines issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the World Health Organization (WHO) and others. We are also committed to keeping you informed about Ebola and what matters most to you.

How are we preparing at Mount Nittany Health? Staying informed - We are continuously monitoring the outbreak as it evolves through the CDC, Pennsylvania...

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An evening dedicated to breast health awareness

Published on October 15, 2014 By Emily Peterson, MD, Reconstructive & Cosmetic Surgery, Mount Nittany Physician Group

For many women, breast health is always top-of-mind. It’s not uncommon to know several women and families who have been touched by the realities – and sometimes the tragedies – of breast cancer. As we celebrate breast health awareness month this October, remember that there’s an abundance of information and resources available for your health.

According to the Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition, today, 37 women in our state will be diagnosed with breast cancer. As the leading cause of cancer death in Pennsylvania women aged 25 to 54, 75 percent of breast cancer ca...

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National Fire Prevention Week: Smoke Detectors Save Lives

Published on October 6, 2014 By Lou Brungard, MBA, vice president, facilities and plant operations

October 5 through October 12, 2014 is National Fire Prevention Week. This year’s theme is “Smoke Detectors Save Lives.” Something as simple as a smoke detector can make a difference when seconds count. Smoke detectors in your home are key life safety features that help protect you and your family. 

Celebrating National Fire Prevention Week can include fire department visits to elementary schools, fire and rescue demonstrations at local shopping plazas, open houses at your local fire departments, or something as simple as reviewing your own fire safety and response pl...

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