Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) provides a virtual information session, 5 - 6 p.m. May 19, for prospective students and their families about the college’s Honors Scholars program.
Individuals will be able to talk with faculty and learn more about the full-tuition scholarship and the academic program.
Honors Scholars is a competitive scholarship program that covers full tuition and fees for students from LCCC sponsoring school districts.
For locations, closings and current updates, call 610-829-4540 (ask operator for Area Agency on Aging) or visit https://www.northamptoncounty.org/HS/AGING/Pages/default.aspx.
Call 610-782-3254 for locations.
Wednesday, May 13: Sweet and sour beef, stir fry vegetable blend, brown rice, crackers, orange.
Thursday, May 14: Baked ham, Brussels sprouts, roasted sweet potatoes, rye bread, oatmeal cookie.
Friday, May 15: Chicken parmesan, garlic broccoli, whole wheat penne, grapes.
Monday, May 18: Hot meatloaf sandwich, French onion soup, mashed potatoes, whole wheat sandwich roll, cottage cheese and fruit.
Tuesday, May 19: Omelet,...
Q. I wear dentures now. Any pointers I should know about?
The following are some tips for eating with dentures:
- Don’t bite with your front teeth or pull your food outward from your mouth.
- Chew food on both sides of your mouth simultaneously to stabilize your dentures.
- Cut food into small pieces.
- When you first eat with your dentures, you should avoid sticky foods, raw vegetables and hard-to-chew meats.
- It is more difficult to feel inside...
I live in an apartment complex with about 30 units and I am now working from home. With more people hunkered down at home, what are some polite ways apartment-dwellers can handle noise levels?
With the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic stay-at-home mandates, people are spending most of their time at home. When you’re in an apartment building, this is the time to be especially mindful of neighbor etiquette.
It’s important to have a...
Allen Zelno of the Parish Nursing program at St. Luke’s Sacred Heart Campus, Allentown, participated in a “Nursing Day” ceremony at the White House, Washington, D.C.
Zelno, second from right in the photo of six persons standing with President Trump and third from right in the photo of four persons with President Trump, was nominated by the Catholic Medical Association and was one of eight nurses selected to attend.
“I am overwhelmed with this show of support for healthcare...
To continue to provide COVID-19 testing in Allentown, Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) is partnering with Lehigh County to relocate its Allentown site.
The site that opened in March at the Lehigh Valley Family Health Center, 1730 Chew St., Allentown, relocated May 12 to the Old Lehigh County Courthouse, 501 Hamilton St., Allentown.
Hours of operation are 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday - Friday and 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
Signs will direct patients to the Assess...
St. Luke’s University Health Network resumed elective surgery and certain other related procedures May 11 at its Pennsylvania hospitals and facilities.
“Our hospitals are safe, and we are ready for you,” said William R. Burfeind, MD, St. Luke’s University Health Network Chairman of Surgery.
St. Luke’s Infectious Disease experts have determined that the “stay-at-home” measures put in place to stop the spread of the coronavirus have proven effective in the Lehigh Valley region...
Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) reopened valet services May 11 under safety precautions to protect patients, visitors and colleagues at the following locations:
• Lehigh Valley Hospital- Cedar Crest (Main Entrance)
• Lehigh Valley Hospital - Cedar Crest (Emergency Department)
• Lehigh Valley Hospital - Cedar Crest 1240 Building (Cancer Center)
• Lehigh Valley Hospital - Cedar Crest 1250 Building (Medical Office Building)
• Lehigh Valley Hospital - 17th...
More than 1,200 healthcare providers, including physical therapists, at St. Luke‘s University Health Network conducted more than 100,000 telehealth appointments so far during the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis from mid-March through April in the Lehigh Valley.
Virtual therapy visits are available for physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech and language pathology, using a smartphone, tablet or computer. So far, more than 3,000 visits have been completed, including evaluations...