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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.


    Living your best life with inflammatory bowel disease

    Published on September 17, 2018 By Rachelle Hoover, CRNP, gastroenterology, Mount Nittany Physician Group

    The term inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is used to describe the conditions—known as autoimmune gastrointestinal diseases—caused by chronic inflammation in the digestive tract. The two forms, Ulcerative Colitis (UC) and Crohn’s disease, have some differences but are managed similarly. I believe the most important aspect of managing these complex medical disorders is being armed with reliable information from trustworthy medical sources. Developing a trusting relationship with your healthcare provider and remaining on chronic medical therapy as prescribed are also importan...

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