Press Releases

Two additional Lehigh County Police Departments will begin administering Naloxone in overdose cases

Date posted: June 30, 2016

Lehigh County District Attorney Jim Martin announced on Thursday, June 30, 2016, that two additional Lehigh County police departments will begin using the opioid reversal antidote, Naloxone, in overdose cases. Martin said a memorandum of […]

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New ACHIP Program to Improve Health of Children and Pregnant Women in Downtown Allentown

Date posted: May 6, 2016

Collective Impact being used to align health network with regional nonprofit agency The health and wellbeing of children and pregnant women in Allentown’s Neighborhood Improvement Zone (NIZ) is the focus of a new healthcare initiative […]

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New Report: Valley Continues to Improve in Treating Disease and Illness, Must do Better in Growing Health

Date posted: March 1, 2016

Health Care Council of the Lehigh Valley releases latest report on health of region’s residents The community health profile of Lehigh Valley residents is the focus of “The Road to Health” 2016 report released today […]

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The Dorothy Rider Pool Health Care Trust Gives LVHN $200,000 for Street Medicine Program

Date posted: December 8, 2015

A typical work day for Brett Feldman is both surprising and inspiring. The 33-year-old physician assistant with Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) might deliver medications to men at the Allentown Rescue Mission; trudge through the […]

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LCCC Promise Scholarship Program Benefits Allentown School District Graduates Studying Healthcare

Date posted: September 29, 2015

Dorothy Rider Pool Health Care Trust funds new four-year program. Students who are studying for careers in the healthcare field at Lehigh Carbon Community College are the first beneficiaries of the new Promise Scholarship Program. […]

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Innovative Local Partnership that Supports Young Mothers and Adolescents with Medical Services and Education Develops Pilot Program in Allentown

Date posted: July 23, 2015

Chelsey was a teenage mother-to-be with her first child when she became a resident at the Great Beginnings facility of Valley Youth House in east Allentown earlier this year. Not knowing what to expect once […]

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The Dorothy Rider Pool Health Care Trust Announces $8.9 Million Grant to LVHN

Date posted: January 21, 2015

Largest grant in the Trust’s history supports emerging technology for staff, consumer education. The Dorothy Rider Pool Health Care Trust has awarded the largest grant in its nearly 40-year history to Lehigh Valley Health Network’s […]

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Pool Trust Board Member Peter Leibold Promoted at Ascension Health

Date posted: August 22, 2014

Congratulations to Dorothy Rider Pool Trust Board Member Peter Leibold on his recent promotion to Chief Advocacy Officer at Ascension Health.

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County Health Rankings Announced for Lehigh Valley

Date posted: March 27, 2014

Higher prevalence of illness continues to affect quality of life despite improved access to high-quality medical care. On Wednesday the Fifth Annual County Health Rankings were released. The rankings show the health position of nearly […]

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Health Care Council Press Release

Date posted: December 16, 2013

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