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Programs that provide information that improves the public's understanding of living and working conditions and other factors that safeguard their health and prevent or reduce the risk of injury, disease, disability and premature death. Health education programs help people make informed decisions about matters which affect their personal health and the health of others. They inform the public of health and safety hazards, help people modify behaviors that compromise their health, encourage people to take advantage of early detection programs and provide information about treatment and rehabilitation options for people who have an illness, injury or disability. They also provide anticipatory information or guidance to help people deal with and understand specific medical procedures, being hospitalized or other necessary interfaces with the health care system.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
American Diabetes Association, Northeastern PAFunds research to prevent, cure and manage diabetes; delivers services; provides objective and credible information; and gives voice to those denied their rights because of diabetes.NorthamptonAmerican Diabetes Association Northeastern PennsylvaniaAmerican Diabetes Association
American Diabetes Association Philadelphia RegionProvides advocacy, information and education for adults and children with diabetes. Sponsors Family Link program, connecting families with children with diabetes. Conducts several fundraising events each year, including the following: - Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes - Bicycle Ride: Tour de Cure - School Walk for DiabetesPhiladelphiaAmerican Diabetes Association Philadelphia RegionAmerican Diabetes Association
Arthritis Foundation - Central PA ChapterService programs include: - Physician list - Educational material - Aquatics Program, Exercise Program and Tai Chi program - Self-help course teaches self management of arthritis - Speakers Bureau - Community education for medical professionals DauphinArthritis Foundation - Central PA ChapterArthritis Foundation - Great Lakes Region
Blair County Drug & Alcohol Program, Inc. Health EducationBlairBlair County Drug & Alcohol Program, Inc. Fetal Alcohol Health EducationBlair County Drug & Alcohol Program, Inc.
Center for Independent Living of South Central PA - General Servies- Equipment Training Program allows individuals to borrow assistive technology and receive training on its use. Equipment is generally available for all areas of daily living. - Accessibility consultation tehnical assistance - Housing data and referral - Deaf action awareness program - Information and referral concerning disability and community services - Peer counseling - Advocacy - Service coordination - Transitioning -Independent Living Skills Training in individual and group sessions - Brain injury outreach and support BlairCenter for Independent Living of South Central PA Altoona OfficeCenter for Independent Living of South Central Pennsylvania
Chronic DiseaseCoordinates all chronic disease programs sponsored and facilitated in partnership with other agencies; acts as a team leader for Injury Prevention, Tobacco, Oral Health, Asthma, Arthritis, Osteoporosis, as well as Cardiovascular programs. Chronic disease team nurses provide information to the public by presenting educational programs and are available for individual consultation.DauphinPennsylvania Department of Health - South Central District OfficePennsylvania Department of Health
Chronic Disease GeneralistPromotes technical assistance and educational programmming on cardiovascular disease, risk factors, signs of a heart attack or stroke, prevention strategies, and when to call 911. A particular emphasis is placed on reaching disparate populations. Promotes the American Heart Asssociation CPR Anytime kit through presentations in community settings or worksites. Promotes and/or hosts online continuing education webinars for healthcare professionals. Provides educational programs on the Food Guide pyramid, BMI (body mass index), Food label reading, and the importance of exercise. Promotes and provides workplace wellness programs that encourage environmental and systems changes that reduce cardiovascular risks.DauphinPennsylvania Department of Health - South Central District OfficePennsylvania Department of Health
Community Health EducationSpeakers bureau, literature, audio-visual aids, folic acid and prematurnity campaign materials, resource center offered.DauphinMarch Dimes Central Pennsylvania/Central DivisionMarch Dimes Central Pennsylvania/Central Division
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation - Central PA ChapterNeeds of families of a person with Cystic Fibrosis are evaluated on an individual basis. The Foundation meets the needs or refers the family to other appropriate resources. May provide or make referrals for financial assistance in some instances. DauphinCystic Fibrosis Foundation - Central PA ChapterCystic Fibrosis Foundation - Central PA Chapter
Dauphin County State Health CenterProvides tuberculosis (TB) testing, treatment and follow-up for children and adults with TB disease and TB infection. Provides immunization clinics for children and adults; HIV testing and counseling; STD testing treatment and follow-up;home visits or maternal/child health; monitoring of communicable diseases and health education programs.Pennsylvania Department of Health - South Central District OfficePennsylvania Department of Health
Dental & Medical CareFamily Health services; Dental services; Vaccines for children; HealthyRX program; STD testing; HIV Testing and treatment; tobacco cessation program. Tobacco Education and Cessation Services are open to all residents of Cumberland and Perry Counties. There are no eligibility requirements to our educational programs. All classes held at Sadler Health Center are open to the public and at no cost to the resident. CumberlandSadler Health Center CorporationSadler Health Center Corporation
Department of Health, Southcentral DistrictServes 13 counties directly and through contract agencies to provide services including: Tuberculosis (TB), Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD), HIV Counseling & Testing (C/T), Immunizations, Communicable Disease Surveillance and Control, and Animal Bite Control. Additional services for high risk pregnant women, infants, children, and families, services to families with children with special health care needs, childhood lead poisoning, PKU, SIDS, Injury Prevention, Public Health Education, chronic disease prevention and intervention (i.e. diabetes, cancer, injury prevention, oral health , cardiovascular disesases,etc.) and environmental healthDauphinPennsylvania Department of Health - South Central District OfficePennsylvania Department of Health
EducationThe Epilepsy Foundation Western/Central Pennsylvania provides convenient and easy access to information about epilepsy/seizure disorders and related issues. Our goal is to provide you with answers to as many questions as possible, and with the information you need to cope with epilepsy and how it may be affecting your life. Patients, parents, family members and others can access information about epilepsy through the following EFWCP services: One-on-One Consultation Local Education Events Annual Patient/Family ConferenceFranklinEpilepsy Foundation Western/Central Pennsylvania - HarrisburgEpilepsy Foundation Western Central Pennsylvania
EducationNTSAD-DV pursues speaking engagements to address adult and adolescent audiences as well as health care providers. Display and distribution of information materials is also a major part of our education program, and participation in health fairs, college campus events, synagogue and Federation activities, etc. is a priority. National Tay-Sachs and Allied Diseases Association of Delaware Valley - Montgomery; JenkintownNational Tay-Sachs and Allied Diseases Association of Delaware Valley
HIV PreventionAnonymous and confidential HIV Testing and counseling, referrals to doctors and case management. Risk reduction, partner notification, prevention education, PPD testing, Vaccines for HIV, positive clients, syphilis, CD4 and viral load testing.DauphinPennsylvania Department of Health - South Central District OfficePennsylvania Department of Health
Juniata County State Health CenterCommunicable disease investigation, TB treatment, HIV testing, vaccines for eligible adults, animal bite investigation, and health information and referralJuniataJuniata County State Health CenterJuniata County State Health Center
Katallasso Family Health CenterOur mission is to emulate the love of Jesus Christ by promoting wellness and providing quality healthcare for the body and soul. In cooperation with the church and others, Katallasso family health clinic will strive to reach beyond the health of the body for York city and surrounding communities. Services: -general primary healthcare services for children and adults -routine wellness care with disease prevention and screening -immunizations as indicated -non-emergency acute care -continuity of care with the management of chronic conditions -EducationYorkKatallasso Family Health CenterKatallasso Family Health Center
Kidney Foundation of Central PAServices include: - Educational programs, seminars, and materials on kidney disease for patients, caregivers, and health professionals - Patient and Family Partner Program: Trains and certifies volunteers who have experienced kidney failure themselves, or who have been part of the support team for a loved one with kidney failure, to serve as mentors and provide support to patients and caregivers - Fundraising for patient-focused programs and health screenings - Limited financial assistance to dialysis patients in need - Discounted medical ID jewelry for kidney patients - Promotion of organ donor awareness programs, especially living organ donor awareness - Renal Resource Center: Provides literature on kidney disease and prevention to interested persons - Navigation services available for those impacted by kidney disease - Speakers available - Helps provide financing for Camp Kydnie, a special overnight camp designed especially for children ages 6 to 18 with kidney disease and their siblings and friends - Participates in dialysis patient transportation reimbursement program through the PA Department of Health. DauphinKidney Foundation of Central PAKidney Foundation of Central PA
Lancaster County State Health CenterOffers the following services: - Immunizations (all ages), offered by appointment Thursday, 9:00-11:30am & 1:00-2:30 pm. Immunization record must be brought along. Immunizations for measles, rubella, and mumps can be given between ages 12-15 months, others usually 2 months. The following immunizations are offered: DTP (diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis) IPV (Inactivated Polio Vaccine) Prevnar (Pneumocial vaccine for infants) MMR (measles, mumps, rubella) Hepatitis B-Hepatitis A Gardasil (Vaccine used to prevent cervical cancer and precancerous cervical lesions) HIB (hemophilus influenza) DT Booster or TD (for older children) Varicella (chickenpox) TDYS - Tuberculosis Clinics provide confidential diagnosis, treatment (including medication), and follow-up. (Will do a free testing for persons who have been exposed to the germ). TB clinic by appointment - HIV/AIDS antibody testing and pre- and post-test counseling. Free, confidential and anonymous. HIV clinic Tuesdays by appointment - Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) home visiting, bereavement counseling, and referral services - Lead Poisoning: Will provide lead testing, case management, nursing assessment, and arrangement of environmental inspection for children up to age six with a venous blood level at or above the level designated for case management by the Pa Dept. of Health. Provides general information on lead poisoning, including prevention, treatment and hazard reduction. Lead testing by appointment 3rd Thursday - Investigation and control of reportable diseases. Educates patient regarding possible source, transmission, and prevention/control measures. Investigations include reportable communicable and non-communicable diseases and food and/or waterborne disease outbreaks - Outbreak investigation of multiple cases of illness linked to a common source. Gathers information regarding symptoms, onset, activities, food and beverage history of ill versus non-ill persons. If threat of an outbreak that mass immunizations may prevent or limit, the center may quickly establish mass immunization sites among the non-immunized population. - High risk infant follow-up program for families without health insurance, who have premature infants, or infants with congenital defects. Home assessment, health education, and growth and development monitoring are provided by a nurse. - Information and referral services on Hepatitis C, AIDS, genetic disorders, cardiac, cleft palate, cystic fibrosis, phenylketonuria, spina bifida, sexually transmitted diseases. If there is a program at the state level for specific disorders, the staff will assist local residents in accessing these services. - PKU follow-up provided to infants with elevated phenylalanine levels. Nurse will act as a liaison between the family and the PKU Treatment Center. - Rabies prevention. All animal bites are reported to the State Health Center. Both victim and owner are contacted and informed of protocol for confinement of the animal. If there is a risk of rabies, a nurse will assess and educate the parties involved regarding the need for rabies prophylaxis. - Community Education Programs on such topics as: AIDS, diabetes, health risk education, high blood pressure, and nutrition. Farm and fire safety education programs for health fairs and parochial schools, including Amish schools. Health and safety educational programs for day care and HeadStart staffs and WIC parents. - Provides information on West Nile Virus. LancasterLancaster County State Health CenterPennsylvania Department of Health
Lebanon County State Health CenterOffers an immunization clinic, tuberculosis clinic, hypertension screenings, HIV clinic, home visiting and communicable disease reporting and follow-up.LebanonLebanon County State Health CenterPennsylvania Department of Health
Lupus Foundation of America - Philadelphia Tri-State ChapterNon-profit voluntary health organization dedicated to finding the cause and cure for lupus. - Provide direct financial support to research or emergency funding for qualified emergency needs related to lupus - Advocate to increase public and private support for research on lupus - Translate research finding into medically-sound information and programs - Heighten public awareness of the causes and consequences of lupus - Support individuals with lupus, their families and caregiversLupus Foundation of America - Philadelphia Tri-State ChapterLupus Foundation of America, Inc
March of Dimes - Central DivisionServices provided include: - Public health education programs for hospitals, schools, businesses, clinics and the general public - Annual youth conference - Professional health education for doctors and nurses; annual health conference - Patient education - Supports research, medical services, and education locally and nationally Also provides grants to local organizations that support the March of Dimes mission. Contact March of Dimes for more information.DauphinMarch of Dimes - Central DivisionMarch of Dimes
Mifflin County State Health CenterCommonwealth public health departmentMifflinMifflin County State Health CenterMifflin County State Health Center
National Organization for Rare DisordersInformation about rare disorders, medication assistance with certain drugs affecting rare diseases.DauphinNational Organization Rare DisordersNational Organization Rare Disorders
Oral Health, Osteoporosis Risk ReductionProvides educational materials and raises awareness of asthma, oral health and arthritis issues through educational programs in local communities and schools, and exercise and nutrition information. Important health messages on building strong bones, promoting good oral health and asthma management.DauphinPennsylvania Department of Health - South Central District OfficePennsylvania Department of Health
Parish Health Ministry* Blood pressure screenings monthly after two scheduled Masses * A partnership with Holy Spirit Hospital for visitation to parishioners hospitalized at this facility * Transportation for needed appointments and services, including grocery shopping * Assessment visitation to home bound parishioners upon request * Resource and referral information to assist parishioners in finding appropriate community services. * Bereavement follow-up to support family members after the death of a loved one * Short term meals and light housekeeping during times of acute illness * Health education programs * Assessment calls post-hospital discharge follow-up * Providing head-phones for the hearing impaired during Masses CumberlandSt. Theresa Catholic ChurchSt. Theresa Catholic Church
Pennsylvania Department of Health - Indiana County State Health CenterServices include communicable disease reporting and investigation; epidemiology, informational and referral; chronic disease prevention and intervention; clinical services (including sexually-transmitted disease and tuberculosis diagnosis and treatment, immunization, and HIV testing, counseling and education); family health programs and environmental health services (including animal bites and rabies information).IndianaIndiana County State Health CenterPennsylvania Department of Health
Perry County State Health CenterProvides immunization clinics for children and adults with no insurance or those whose insurance does not cover the vaccine; HIV testing and counseling; home visits for metabolic disorders; monitoring of communicable diseases (including Tuberculosis) and health education programs.PerryPennsylvania Dept of Health Perry County State Health CenterPennsylvania Dept of Health Perry County State Health Center
Planned Parenthood of W. PA - Johnstown Sexuality/Reproductive Health EducationProvides educational services on reproductive health and sexuality.CambriaPlanned Parenthood of W. PA.- Johnstown Family PlanningPlanned Parenthood of Western PA
Project School AlertThe Epilepsy Foundation can help your school to become “Seizure Smart.” Participants in a free Project School Alert presentation will learn how to recognize different types of seizures, how to respond to someone having a seizure, how to provide any necessary first aid, the importance of giving emotional support to individuals affected by epilepsy, and how to help others understand. Contact the EFWCP office in your region for more information about Project School Alert or to schedule a presentation for your school.FranklinEpilepsy Foundation Western/Central Pennsylvania - HarrisburgEpilepsy Foundation Western Central Pennsylvania
REACCH Program for Women and ChildrenMedical care, treatment, education, pyschosocial support for HIV-positive pregnant women and HIV-exposed children.DauphinPinnacleHealth Medical Services' REACCH ProgramPinnacleHealth
Rendu Services Mobile Health VanProvides mobile health services and educational materialsFayetteMobile Health VanRendu Services
Schuylkill County State Health CenterOffers an immunization clinic, tuberculosis clinic, hypertension screenings, HIV clinic, home visiting and communicable disease reporting and follow-up.SchuylkillSchuylkill County State Health CenterPennsylvania Department of Health
Specialized Health EducationProvisions of materials in area of prenatal care and pre-conception planning including nursing modules series, continuing education programs, resource center, health conferences, training and support.DauphinMarch Dimes Central Pennsylvania/Central DivisionMarch Dimes Central Pennsylvania/Central Division
Spina Bifida ProgramComprehensive medical care for individuals with Spina Bifida, including testings, education and referrals.DauphinSpina Bifida ProgramSpina Bifida Program
St. Clair Hospital Support GroupsSecond Wind Education Classes (for people with breathing problems such as asthma, emphysema, COPD etc.) Tobacco Cessation Programs AlleghenySt. Clair HospitalSt. Clair Hospital
Susquehanna County State Health CenterHealth centers engage in community health assessment and quality assurance activities and provide other public health services, including community integration and outreach programs, to promote healthy behaviors. Program support services include: • communicable disease reporting and investigation: • epidemiology, informational and referral; • chronic disease prevention and intervention programs; • communicable disease clinical services (including sexually-transmitted disease and tuberculosis diagnosis and treatment, immunization, and HIV testing, counseling and education); • family health programs and environmental health services SusquehannaSusquehanna County State Health DepartmentPennsylvania Department of Health
Tioga County Partnership for Community Health - Health IntiativeProvide hands-on education offered in a fun and non-judgemental manner. Check website or call contact for current offerings in Tioga County.TiogaTioga County Partnership for Community Health - Health InitiativeTioga County Partnership for Community Health
Wellspan Occupational Health - GettysburgServices focus on helping companies prevent work-related injuries and illness. WORKFIRST provides evaluation and treatment, and coordinated rehabilitation for employees, when an injury does occur. Services include: Occupational Health Services •Workers Compensation •Physical Examination •Drug and Alcohol •Drug Testing Laboratory Information •WORKFIRST Drug Testing •Travel Clinic Worksite Wellness Services •Clinical Screenings •Wellness Assessments •Comprehensive Wellness Website •Health Coaching •Health Promotion and Educational Programs •Employee Assistance Program (EAP) •Pre-placement physicals that compare the worker to the physical demands of the job •Medical surveillance programs •Consultation and educational programs for supervisors and employees on injury/illness prevention •Ongoing case management of injuries •Customer-friendly billing and utilization reports AdamsWellSpan ReadyCare - GettysburgWellSpan Health
Women's Community Check-up CenterProvides GYN, pregnancy testing and family planning and STD testing services to women.DauphinCommunity Check-Up Center- South Harrisburg Inc.Community Check-Up Center- South Harrisburg Inc.
WORKFIRST - HanoverServices focus on helping companies prevent work-related injuries and illness. WORKFIRST provides evaluation and treatment, and coordinated rehabilitation for employees, when an injury does occur. Services include: Occupational Health Services •Workers Compensation •Physical Examination •Drug and Alcohol •Drug Testing Laboratory Information •WORKFIRST Drug Testing •Travel Clinic Worksite Wellness Services •Clinical Screenings •Wellness Assessments •Comprehensive Wellness Website •Health Coaching •Health Promotion and Educational Programs •Employee Assistance Program (EAP) •Pre-placement physicals that compare the worker to the physical demands of the job •Medical surveillance programs •Consultation and educational programs for supervisors and employees on injury/illness prevention •Ongoing case management of injuries •Customer-friendly billing and utilization reports YorkWORKFIRST - HanoverWellSpan Health
York HospitalYork Hospital is a 572-bed community teaching hospital serving South Central Pennsylvania. Addiction Services (851-1500) Pastoral Care (851-2305) Dental Services (851-2655) Diabetic Education (851-5341) Family Practice Center (851-2521) York Hospital Community Health Center (851-2334) Surgical Clinics (851-2427) Child/Adolescent Psych Unit (840-0970) Behavioral Health Services (851-1500) Social Services/Care Management (851-2227) STD Prevention & Detection (851-2251) Wellness & Community Health Improvement (851-3222) Lifeline - Emergency Signaling Device to Alert the Response Center at York Hospital (851-2227) Medical Library (851-2495) Service Sites: Queensgate Laboratory Annex (851-2500) Windsor Laboratory Annex (851-1765) Westgate Laboratory Annex (764-3351) Stonebridge Diagnostic Center (812-2520) Apple Hill Laboratory (741-8190) East Berlin Diagnostic Center (259-7839) Dover Diagnostic Center (851-6490) Stony Brook Lab Services (757-4976) Physician and Service Referral (851-3500 Or 800-840-5905) Cardiovascular Services - York Hospital Heart Center (851-2176) CPR/First Aid Instruction (851-2660 Sherri At Education Services) York Cancer Center (741-8100) Emergency Room (851-2311) YorkYork HospitalWellSpan Health

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