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December 21, 2020 Flu Shot Health & Wellness Read Article

Ask UPMC: Who Needs a Flu Shot This Year? Everyone

If you’re thinking about skipping this year’s flu shot, consider this: arming yourself against the flu may help reduce the overall risk to your family, friends, and others in your community.

December 18, 2020 Caroline McNamara Vax In The News Read Article

UPMC Williamsport Frontline Workers Receive COVID-19 Vaccinations

In a historic moment that many hope will mark the “beginning of the end” of the pandemic, UPMC Williamsport vaccinated several front-line health care workers with the first doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine today.

December 15, 2020 Kidneys Health & Wellness Read Article

Chronic Kidney Disease: The Silent Killer

Approximately 26 million American adults have chronic kidney disease and millions of others are at risk but may not know it. Kidney disease is often called the “silent killer,” because it has no symptoms until the advanced stage of the disease.

December 15, 2020 Essence of You In The News Read Article

UPMC, Community Partners Launch New Cancer Support Program

Essence of You, a program offered in partnership with UPMC Hillman Cancer Center in Williamsport, the Paternostro Cancer Foundation, and Susquehanna Health Foundation, will host a series of programs starting in January of 2021.

December 14, 2020 Diagonal Texture In The News Jasneet Bhullar, MD, MS, FACS, FASCRS, colorectal surgeon, UPMC Williamsport,… Read Article

UPMC Colorectal Surgeon Selected as Editor of Gray’s Anatomy

Jasneet Bhullar, MD, MS, FACS, FASCRS, colorectal surgeon, UPMC Williamsport, receives distinct honor as a section editor of Gray’s Anatomy: The Anatomical Basis of Clinical Practice.

December 9, 2020 Foust Family In The News Read Article

The Foust Family: Why We Wear Our Masks

For the Foust family, the decision to wear a mask – to the store, to church, or out in public where we may encounter others – is, and was, an easy one to make.

December 8, 2020 Diagonal Texture In The News In recognition of Advanced Practice Providers (APP) Week, UPMC in the… Read Article

UPMC Donates to Food Bank in Recognition of Providers

In recognition of Advanced Practice Providers (APP) Week, UPMC in the Susquehanna Region recently made a $5,000 contribution to the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank's Health Innovations Program on behalf of its advance practice provider staff.

December 8, 2020 Family History Health & Wellness Read Article

UPMC Expert: Tis the Season to Talk About Family History

When you see your doctor for an annual checkup, they’ll want to know details not only about you but your family as well — including if your family has a history of cancer. Use this holiday season to have the necessary discussion.

December 4, 2020 Diagonal Texture In The News Effective Monday, Dec. 7, UPMC will expand its service hours at the COVID-19… Read Article

UPMC Expands Hours at COVID-19 Collection Site in Williamsport

Effective Monday, Dec. 7, UPMC will expand its service hours at the COVID-19 outpatient collection site located at 609 Brandon Ave., Williamsport. Testing is available with a physician referral Mon. - Fri. from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sun. 8 a.m to noon.

December 1, 2020 Diabetes Health & Wellness Read Article

Ask UPMC: How Does Diabetes Affect Wound Healing?

A small cut or bruise may not seem like a big deal, but for millions of Americans with diabetes, they can be. For individuals with diabetes, all wounds are a serious health concern and require careful attention.

November 24, 2020 Thanksgiving Digestion Health & Wellness Read Article

Digestive Problems? UPMC Expert Offers Hope for the Holidays

While you’re celebrating the holiday season, digestive issues are the last thing you want to have to worry about, but for many they’re a real concern.

November 23, 2020 Diagonal Texture Health & Wellness UPMC is allowing one support person for hospitalized patients who are persons… Read Article

Visitation Guidelines for Positive COVID-19 Patients and PUIs

UPMC is allowing one support person for hospitalized patients who are persons under investigation (PUIs) for COVID-19 (i.e., are being tested) and inpatients who are COVID-19 positive.