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Elk Regional Health Center has selected Curt L. Oberholtzer, a Masters-prepared Human Resources executive with more than 20 years of experience in health care, as its Vice President of Human...
Elk Regional Health System officials have announced that Sharon M. Lombard, M.D., has joined the medical staff at Elk Regional Health Center. Dr. Lombard brings to Elk Regional 25 years of...
Elk Regional Health System officials have announced that Gregory S. Little, M.D., has joined the staff at Elk Regional Health Center. Dr. Little will begin seeing patients on Monday, September 3 in...
New members have been added to the Boards of Directors of Elk Regional Health System and ELCO Housing, Inc. “I am pleased to announce that we have added several civic-minded individuals to our...
Last week, the Elk Regional Health System Board of Directors gave approval for an affiliation agreement between Elk Regional and Penn Highlands Healthcare to be signed, an important milestone in the...
If you've got old prescription medications you don't know how to dispose of properly, you won't want to miss the Medicine Drop Off Day we're holding on Sept. 29! On that day, bring your old...
Did you know that men over the age of 40 should have an annual prostate exam to screen for prostate cancer? To make this important screening convenient for our patients, we are offering $15 blood...
Elk Regional Health Center has joined the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (DOT) to promote Child Passenger Safety Week, which this year falls between Sept. 16 and Sept. 22.
Elk Regional Health System officials have announced that the Second Annual Move & Groove for a Cure is set for Saturday, Oct. 20 at the St. Marys Area High School. The Move & Groove for a...
Strokes, commonly known as "brain attacks," affect millions of Americans every year. They can cause paralysis, speech and vision disabilities, depression or even death. That's why it's...
On Aug. 17, surrounded by family and friends, Esther Piccirillo, a resident of Pinecrest Manor, celebrated her 101st birthday. Pinecrest Manor residents gathered in the dining room at the facility...
Elk Regional Health System is proud to have a dedicated force of more than 200 volunteers, all giving the precious gift of their time to help make Elk Regional the best it can be. Last year alone,...
Joanne Straub had a vision. Shortly after starting her position as social worker at the former Andrew Kaul Memorial Hospital in 1980, she met many patients who wanted to go home to die but couldn...
He talks. He breathes. When he’s in pain, he moans. He burps, hiccups, urinates, and bleeds. His eyes tell a story. But he’s not a real person.
Is weight loss one of your long-term goals? If so, we've got the program for you! Registration is open for our Drop 10 in 10 program, a 10-week guided weight management and healthy lifestyle program...