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Local Business gets Creative to Raise Fund for PPE

Posted on June 23, 2020 in Latest News

Punxsy Perk raised funds for Punxsutawney Area Hospital by selling ‘do it yourself’ at home donut decorating kits.

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Dr. Mazen Hasan Treats First Patient with the UroLift® System

Posted on June 11, 2020 in Latest News

Dr. Hasan today announced that their first patient has been treated with the UroLift® System, a proven, minimally invasive approach to treating benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2013, the UroLift System is designed to relieve symptoms caused by an enlarged prostate, while preserving sexual function.

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Support PAH with Amazon Smile!

Posted on June 09, 2020 in Latest News

AmazonSmile is a simple way for you to support your favorite charitable organization every time you shop, at no cost to you. Choose the Punxsutawney Area Hospital as your charity to donate to!

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June is Migraine and Headache Awareness Month

Posted on June 08, 2020 in Latest News

June is Migraine and Headache Awareness Month

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PAH Entrance Updates

Posted on May 29, 2020 in Latest News

When you come to the Punxsutawney Area Hospital Campus, you will see some new directional signage as you drive up Hillcrest Drive. For some of the services at PAH, you will be asked to use a different entrance then historically used.

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PAH Updated Visitor Policy

Posted on May 29, 2020 in Latest News

We’re continuing to update our visitor guidelines for the health and safety of our patients and team members.

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Q&A with the COVID-19 Planning Team

Posted on May 21, 2020 in Latest News

Jefferson County is currently operating under a phase yellow. This has more residents getting back to work and getting out of their houses. Balancing economic benefits and public health risks, Governor Tom Wolf announced the reopening of 24 counties in the northwest and north-central regions of the state, moving them from red to yellow.

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National Hospital Week

Posted on May 09, 2020 in Latest News

National Hospital Week is celebrated annually to highlight the adage of every hospital, health system, and person involved in keeping our communities healthy.

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Rapid Care Office set to open on May 11th

Posted on May 04, 2020 in Latest News

The hospital is excited to announce that the Rapid Care Walk In Clinic will be open for walk in visits starting Monday, May 11th.

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The Latest Guidance

Posted on May 02, 2020 in Latest News

All 67 counties in Pennsylvania are under a Stay at Home Order through May 8. All of Pennsylvania is currently in the red phase. Beginning at 12:01 a.m., Friday, May 8, 24 counties will move from red to yellow.

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Hospital leadership participates in planning sessions

Posted on April 24, 2020 in Latest News

We will be populating our surgical schedule beginning May 11th for a ‘back to normal operation’”, announced Dr. Kyle Lingenfelter, Chief of Surgery at the Punxsutawney Area Hospital.

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Testing and Masking Questions Answered

Posted on April 20, 2020 in Latest News

During the current time of uncertainty-- information and policies are changing daily on two major topics: testing and masking. The Punxsutawney Area Hospital is actively educating staff and community members regarding these two topics as it relates to our individual and community health efforts.

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Recommendations from PA Governor Wolf

Posted on April 14, 2020 in Latest News

On April 3, Governor Wolf recommended that all Pennsylvanians wear a mask if they must leave their homes.

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Lending A Helping Hand

Posted on April 13, 2020 in Latest News

The Punxsutawney Area Hospital Food Service Manager, Ron Burkhardt, has been lending an extra helping hand to fellow coworkers. Since the beginning of April, the cafeteria has been offering a limited selection of grocery and food items for hospital employees to purchase.

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PAH Receives Donations

Posted on April 07, 2020 in Latest News

PAH was presented with a $2,000 donation for PPE.

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Testing for COVID-19

Posted on April 06, 2020 in Latest News

Many community residents are asking: What’s going on with COVID 19 testing in Punxsutawney?

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Stress & COVID-19

Posted on April 02, 2020 in Latest News

Everyone reacts differently to stressful situations. How you respond to the outbreak can depend on your background, the things that make you different from other people, and the community you live in.

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Punxsutawney Area Hospital set to begin Video Visits

Posted on March 26, 2020 in Latest News

Video Visits and telemedicine allow health care professionals to evaluate, diagnose and treat patients at a distance using telecommunications technology.

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Punxsutawney Area Hospital’s CEO Weighs in on COVID 19

Posted on March 24, 2020 in Latest News

No one is busier these days than Punxsutawney Area Hospital CEO, Daniel Blough. As one of Pennsylvania hospital’s most seasoned executives, we took a few minutes to ask him some questions that our community is asking.

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Ask the Provider

Posted on March 23, 2020 in Latest News

The Punxsutawney Area Hospital is excited to announce a new social media initiative- Ask the Provider. Sounds intriguing right?

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Visitor Restrictions at PAH

Posted on March 23, 2020 in Latest News

Punxsutawney Area Hospital is committed to the health, safety and well-being of the communities we serve. In doing so, we will be limiting the number of people in our facility through the following visitation restrictions, effective Saturday March 21, 2020, until further notice.

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Sign Up for our E-Newsletter

Posted on March 23, 2020 in Latest News

Sign up for the Punxsutawney Area Hospital E-Newsletter. We look forward to providing you with useful and informative information about the hospital and current medical topics.

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COVID- 19 Call Center

Posted on March 23, 2020 in Latest News

Punxsutawney Area Hospital is committed to providing the community with up to date information regarding COVID- 19. For general information visit www.cdc.gov or www.health.pa.gov.

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Achoo or the Flu?

Posted on December 04, 2019 in Latest News

Though it tends to coincide with many fall and winter holidays, no one looks forward to flu season. But how can you tell the difference between a case of the sniffles and something more serious?

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Cancer Care on Our Campus

Posted on December 04, 2019 in Latest News

With the recent announcement of the closure of the Allegany Health Network Cancer Unit at our facility as of December 1,of 2019, the Punxsutawney Area Hospital is pleased to inform you that we will be continuing cancer care on our campus.

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Punxsutawney Area Hospital Recognized by The Chartis Center for Rural Health as a 2019 Top 100 Rural & Community Hospital

Posted on December 04, 2019 in Latest News

Punxsutawney Area Hospital in Punxsutawney, PA announced it has been named one of the Top 100 Rural & Community Hospitals in the United States by The Chartis Center for Rural Health.

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