The pandemic caused some patients to temporarily stop getting annual cancer screenings. Pottstown Hospital is part of a national campaign urging they be resumed, so potential problems can be detected.
A federal health agency went looking for best ideas to promote well-check visits and increase immunization rates for young children. A Pottstown-based provider had plenty of them.
Eight local school districts are currently scheduled to receive more than $32 million in pandemic-related "American Rescue Plan" funding. Teachers want to be part of discussions on how it gets spent.
Prospective bids for the sale of, or partnerships with, financially troubled Tower Health have been received, its CEO says. Some require closer looks, and that analysis may take a few months, she added.
Noelle Stahl, kindergarten student, has already accomplished in just a few years what takes some adults a lifetime to master: the ability to encourage, and revel in, helping others.
Pottsgrove schools' superintendent offered clear mask-wearing directions Sunday. Following state advice, even if fully vaccinated, students and adults must mask up in most district situations until the school year ends.
Pottsgrove's school board gave approval Tuesday to changes in coronavirus masking and capacity rules that affect younger children at recess, athletes in competition, and larger events like graduation.
A lengthy list of openings exists at Community Health & Dental for individuals of varied skills, not all of them related specifically to health care. Two interview times are scheduled for May 19.