On a spring morning, 69-year-old Mark Deist was sitting in his living room. He was getting ready to have breakfast with his wife who was still upstairs getting ready for the day.
Over 600 area senior citizens and individuals with disability took advantage of free face-to-face counseling services offered by APPRISE program volunteers and staff from the Franklin County Area Agency on Aging (FCAAA).
WellSpan Adams Cancer Center and Gettysburg Hospital earned a three-year accreditation by the Commission on Cancer. CoC is a program of the American College of Surgeons.
WellSpan Health provided more than $221 million in community benefits to southcentral Pennsylvania last year. That's according to the health provider's 2019 Community Benefit Report.
Grieving children and their families are invited to join the Drew Michael Taylor Foundation for A Frozen Grief Journey.
WellSpan Health was recognized this month for its efforts to keep employees safe in crisis situations.
For some people fighting cancer, hope can be a hard thing to maintain. Appointments and treatments stretch out over chunks of time. Dennis Hartman is fighting metastatic bladder cancer and is receiving his second round of a new chemotherapy treatment. His positive attitude
With Christmas approaching, holiday tradition continued inside WellSpan Chambersburg Hospital last week. Pat O’Donnell dressed up as Santa to spread holiday cheer in the hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.
Get Smart About Antibiotics Week is Nov. 18 through 24. Over the last several years, WellSpan Summit Health has worked to create protocols that ensure patients are only given antibiotics for illnesses when absolutely necessary.
Dr. Joshua Dunklebarger and Dr. Kanika Shanker were recently honored by the Pennsylvania Medical Society for their achievements in medicine during their early careers.
Dr. Robert Pyatt was recently presented the Gold Medal, 2019 Radiologist of the Year Award by the Pennsylvania Radiological Society.
As the leaves begin to change color and temperatures turn cooler, adult deer tick (Ixodes scapularis) activity begins to ramp up.
More than 100 nursing students from four different area schools converged on Wilson College last month for “Community Simulation Day.”
One year after completing its affiliation with WellSpan Health, Summit Health reflects on a year of growth and expansion as leaders look toward a bright future as part of the largest coordinated health systems in South Central Pennsylvania.
The colorful runners of the 2019 Splash Your Sole 5k helped raise $2,500 for the South-Central Community Action Program and The Gleaning Project.
Dr. Carter Davidson grew up in a western-Pennsylvania town not much different from Greencastle.
An Emmaus doctor biking across Pennsylvania brought his “Don’t Wait” message to Franklin County last week.
Larry Mellott doesn’t let much stop him from enjoying his retirement. A mechanic all his life, Mellott now spends free time helping at his buddy’s butcher shop, or outdoors hunting and fishing
When an employee retires, they typically get cards, kind words from their colleagues and maybe some cake.
Data show that youth who report frequently bullying others and those who report being frequently bullied are both at increased risk for suicide-related behavior. September is Suicide Awareness Month, and as part of the priority to lead conversation on suicide prevention, WellSpan Health is encouraging parents to remind their children to spread kindness instead of rumors in an effort to stop bullying and help prevent suicide.
Joanne Cochran shared Keystone’s concerns about the growing number of individuals and families living in Franklin County in poverty.
Three Operation Save a Life training is scheduled for September in Waynesboro, Greencastle and Chambersburg.
Erin Hammond, Registered Nurse at WellSpan Chambersburg Hospital received the August DAISY award for the exceptional care and compassion she showed a patient’s family during a difficult time.
The three-story, 45,000-square.-foot health center officially opens Sept. 9 with an open house featuring free health screenings and tours of the state-of-the-art facility.
Rep. Rob Kauffman (R-Franklin) will host his 2019 Senior Fair on Friday, Sept. 20, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Fayetteville Volunteer Fire Department social hall, 101 W. Main St., Fayetteville.
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