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Rashesh Dholakia, MD, MPH, Board Certified in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
(Honesdale, PA, December 9, 2013)…Wayne Memorial Community Health Centers (WMCHC) congratulates psychiatrist Rashesh Dholakia, MD, MPH, upon attaining board certification in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry from the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Dr. Dholakia joined WMCHC’s Behavioral Health Center in July of this year. He currently treats children and adults at the Center’s Honesdale office and will begin office hours in Lords Valley effective January 2014.
Holidays got you down? “Blue Christmas” Service of Hope Scheduled
(Honesdale, December 11, 2013)…Wayne Memorial Hospital’s Hospice and Grace Episcopal Church are co-sponsoring a “Blue Christmas” Service of Hope on Sunday, December 29th at 2:00 pm.
Kara Poremba, RN Becomes Healthy Beginnings Plus Coordinator
Honesdale, PA (November 25, 2013)—The Women’s Health Center in Honesdale, part of Wayne Memorial Community Health Centers (WMCHC), welcomes Kara Poremba, RN, BSN who will be working along with Barbara Manzione, RN, BSN as one of the Center’s Healthy Beginnings Plus Coordinators.
Giving Thanks in Northern Wayne
Lakewood, PA (November 26, 2013) -- Staff members of Wayne Memorial Community Health Centers (WMCHC) and volunteers of the Lakewood Food Pantry pose for a photo following this year’s Thanksgiving dinner distribution. The Northern Wayne Family Health Center, part of WMCHC, conducted a successful health fair for the public to coincide with the food pantry’s allocation day.
Basket Winner Announced by Wayne Memorial Mammography Techs
And the winner is…. Karen Mehrtens of Hawley! The mammography team from Wayne Memorial Hospital (WMH) held a basket raffle to help promote Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October.
Public Invited to Rachel’s Challenge Followup Meeting
(Honesdale, November 12, 2013)…Prior to September of this year many area residents admitted they had never heard of Rachel’s Challenge. Since that time, more than 12,000 local people have been touched by the
Northern Wayne Family Health Center Donates to Lakewood Food Pantry
Lake Como, PA (November 8, 2013) – The Northern Wayne Family Health Center, part of Wayne Memorial Community Health Centers (WMCHC), donated $300 to the Lakewood Food Pantry to help provide Thanksgiving Dinner for area families in need.
Health Insurance Marketplace Information Sessions Begin in Wayne County
Lakewood, PA (November 8, 2013) – Wayne Memorial Community Health Centers (WMCHC) and the Wayne Library Alliance held the first of seven county-wide programs designed to educate the public on enrollment with the Health Insurance Marketplace.
Health Fair at Northern Wayne Family Health Center
Lake Como, PA (November 4, 2013) – The Northern Wayne Family Health Center invites the public to attend its “Thanksgiving Health Fair For Our Community” on Wednesday, November 20, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at 412 Como Road, Lake Como, PA.
Showing Support for Flu Shots
(Honesdale, October 24, 2013)…Wayne Memorial Hospital/Health System Board Secretary Judi Mortensen drew a round of applause from fellow board members when she had a flu shot at the annual Board meeting October 23rd.
Assistance with Health Insurance Marketplace Process
Honesdale, PA (October 21, 2013)—Wayne Memorial Community Health Centers (WMCHC) has been designated a Certified Application Counselor (CAC) organization and has appointed two full-time Outreach Enrollment Coordinators, Laura Long and Chelsea Lucchesi, to assist the public with the Health Insurance Marketplace process.
Flu Vaccine Available for WMCHC Patients
Honesdale, PA (October 18, 2013) – Healthcare providers at Wayne Memorial Community Health Centers’ (WMCHC) primary care and family health centers, located throughout Wayne, Pike and Lackawanna counties are encouraging all of their patients to receive the flu vaccine this year.
WMH HOSPICE MEMORIAL SERVICE
Wayne Memorial’s Hospice Department will host a fall memorial service on Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 2:00 PM at Grace Episcopal Church in Honesdale to remember hospice patients who have passed away in the last several months. November is National Hospice Month.
Wayne Memorial to Open Pharmacy with Drive-Thru
(Honesdale, October 7, 2013)…There’s a new drugstore in town opening on Monday, October 21, 2013. It’s called Wayne Health Pharmacy and Medical Equipment, and it’s located in the Stourbridge Professional Complex at Maple Avenue and Route 6 in Honesdale.
Midwifery Mingle Held at Wayne Memorial
Honesdale, PA (October 9, 2013) – Certified Nurse Midwives Patricia Konzman, CNM and Sheela Porter-Smith, CNM, along with staff from both the Women’s Health Center and Wayne Memorial Hospital’s New Beginnings Birthing Suites greeted women of all
Injections & Masks – Flu Season is Here
(Honesdale, September 26, 2013)… If you see staff at Wayne Memorial Hospital wearing protective masks, don’t be alarmed, say hospital officials. “The masks are a precaution and are recommended by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) during the flu season,” explained Kay Daley, RN/Infection Control.
Affordable Care/Health Insurance Hot Topic at Pike Meeting
(Honesdale, September 26, 2013)... Invited by the Pike County Interagency Council, Wayne Memorial Health System presented a panel discussion, including a powerpoint, on the Affordable Care Act-- specifically the October 1st opening of the Health Insurance Marketplace,what's happening in Pennsylvania, rules on taxes/penalties for employers and individuals, penalities/subsidies for individuals and local insurance enrollment assistance. Click below for presentation. Read more for full report.
WMCHC Dental Hygiene Practitioner Makes History in New Mexico
Honesdale, PA (September 24, 2013) -- Lori Wood, registered dental hygienist, Public Health Dental Hygiene Practitioner and Northeastern Pennsylvania’s only Community Dental Health Coordinator (CDHC) has just returned from a four-month assignment at the Hidalgo Medical Service Clinic in Silver City, New Mexico.
Moving Family Stories Propel Suicide Prevention Walk Over the Top
(Honesdale)… They called themselves “Team Dad,” a family who raised $1,000 for this year’s Out of the Darkness Walk at Promised Land State Park in Pike County. They walked for their dad, Clinton Carney, who took his own life in 2001, and for an aunt and cousin who did the same years later.
Connecting Community & Healthcare
In-School Walking Program 2012-2013
Together for Health School Program -- Helping Our Youth Choose Healthy Lifestyles - pngoing program with 9th and 11th graders in the Wayne Highlands, Wallenpaupack and Western Wayne School Districts.