A 16-year-old male, of Lower Macungie Township, was taken into custody after he allegedly assaulted a 54-year-old male and pushed him down a second-floor staircase at a location in the 2400 block of Danfield Way, Lower Macungie Township, 8:40 a.m. Feb. 5, according to Pennsylvania State Police Fogelsville.
War and conflict have been a ceaseless part of human history. The battle against the COVID-19 virus is an enemy no nation has ever met.
COVID-19 never tires. COVID-19 ceaselessly attacks, and COVID-19 is a survivor. COVID-19 is an awesome enemy but like all enemies in all wars, COVID-19 will be defeated.
In the battle to defeat COVID-19, there are an amazing number of organizations adopting military-style principles to defeat the disease and win the war for human health.
We are asking you for photos of random acts of kindness being done in the community during this challenging time. Also, we are looking for photos of four-legged, feathered, finned, scaly or other assistants who are helping those working from home or taking classes at home.
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The Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association held a board of directors meeting this week via teleconference. The meeting was a regularly-scheduled board meeting and was not held in response to the coronavirus school closure.
Last week, on March 23, after Governor Tom Wolf extended the school closure to a third week, the PIAA announced that there was no date set to resume the spring sports season and remainder of the winter postseason.
Monday Wolf announced that schools across the state will remain closed indefinitely.
During the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is in critical supply.
Face masks are PPE that helps protect health-care providers and non-clinical health-care workers from droplets that may be expelled by a cough or sneeze.
Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) seeks the community’s help to sew face masks for LVHN.
Those who have a sewing machine and sewing skills are asked to make fabric face masks.
A mask can be used and reused after laundering it. This helps preserve the supply of professionally-manufactured PPE.
During the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, St. Luke’s University Health Network is encouraging patients who have a scheduled appointment or want to make an appointment to call their physician’s office to schedule a virtual visit in place of an office visit.
“Staying home is important in a time like this,” said St. Luke’s family medicine physician Dennis McGorry, MD.
“As we are being advised to shelter in place, it should be reassuring to know that your doctor is here for you,” McGorry
St. Luke’s Virtual Visits include those for:
St. Luke’s University Health Network, Filament Innovations of Coplay and 3D manufacturer ProtoCAM of Allentown have teamed up to produce 3D printed masks and face shields for health-care providers during the the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
“We’ve been following the news in Europe related to medical supplies, and I knew we had to act quickly,” said Megan Augustine, Director of St. Luke’s University Health Network’s Simulation Center.
St. Luke’s University Health Network is managing the Networks’ response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic through its Incident Command Center in Bethlehem.
The Incident Command Center has been organized according to the structure and principles established by United States Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
The Incident Command Center is in operation 24/7, staffed by a team of experts, including those who have undergone emergency preparedness training at FEMA’s Center for Domestic Preparedness in Alabama.
St. Luke’s University Health Network has implemented a universal masking policy for its patient-facing Health Care Workers (HCW) and employees.
St. Luke’s made the universal masking decision to protect its patients and staff and to help reduce the community spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19).
“We currently have an adequate supply of Personal Protective Equipment [PPE] to undertake this important safety initiative,” said Kara Mascitti, MD, St. Luke’s Medical Director of Health Care Epidemiology and Infection Prevention.