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    Directions to Mount Nittany Medical Center and Saturday Acute Care clinics in football traffic

    As a reminder, all Mount Nittany Physician Group primary care (family medicine, internal medicine and pediatrics) Saturday Acute Care Clinics as well as all Mount Nittany Health outpatient walk-in lab and imaging Saturday services will be held at Mount Nittany Health – Park Avenue, Suite 201.

    Click here to view directions and corresponding map to get to Orchard Road from State College, Bellefonte, Port Matilda, and I-99 West during football game weekends. Police will not permit traffic on Orchard Road to get backed up at the Park Avenue stop sign. All traffic will be directed onto Park Avenue toward the Medical Center.

    If you have a medical emergency and experience traffic problems somewhere other than Orchard Road, and you have a cell phone, call 911. Give your name, exact location, destination (Medical Center), make, model, and color of your vehicle. If possible, a police officer will be sent to escort you to the Medical Center. When you see the police officer, get out of your car and wave so that he/she can identify you. Please use this privilege in extreme emergencies only.

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    During Antibiotics Awareness Week, what you may not know about penicillin allergy

    Published on November 15, 2018 By Faoud Ishmael, MD, PhD, Mount Nittany Physician Group Allergy & Immunology

    Since the early 1940s, penicillin – a group of antibiotics that attack a range of bacteria – has been widely prescribed by doctors for the treatment of many common, as well as, more serious infections. The first line of treatment for many infections, penicillin works by interfering with bacteria cell walls and is so commonly used, in fact, that most Americans will have had at least one course of the drug by the time they are adults.

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