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The Tyrone Fitness and Wellness Center is offering a free class and foot scan "S...

Thu, 2014-04-03 07:14
The Tyrone Fitness and Wellness Center is offering a free class and foot scan "Shoe 101: Proper Footwear for Fitness" April 14th in the main lobby at the Tyrone Health & Wellness Building at 154 Hospital Drive in Tyrone. Come and learn about common foot injuries and treatment and how to select proper footwear for your needs. The foot scan will show your exact shoe size, pressure points and info about foot arch...info you need to select proper footwear! Program presented by Marcy Chichester, ATC, CPed from Shoe Fly Stores.
Free and open to the public. RSVP to 814-684-2117

A spaghetti dinner and basket raffle benefit is being held to help Mike Himes w...

Fri, 2014-03-21 09:31
A spaghetti dinner and basket raffle benefit is being held to help Mike Himes who suffered a massive stroke in January and is currently undergoing treatment to recover.
Your support to help Mike Himes is much needed and would be greatly appreciated.

The Griffith Family Foundation is holding a Pancreatic Cancer Symposium Friday A...

Fri, 2014-03-21 09:19
The Griffith Family Foundation is holding a Pancreatic Cancer Symposium Friday April 4th 7p-9p at Penn State Altoona's Devorris Downtown Center. The event features experts in the field of pancreatic cancer.

Click the link below for more info or to purchase tickets for the event.


http://griffithfamilyfoundation.org/events/17/pancreatic-cancer-symposium-2014-stories-of-hope



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Join the Griffith Family Foundation and the Alliance of Families Fighting Pancreatic Cancer as we talk with Jack Andraka, Erin Willet, Dr. A James Moser, Dr. Herbert Zeh, and Dr. Ralph McKibbin.

Donate blood and you could win concert tickets! The American Red Cross will hold...

Thu, 2014-03-13 05:57
Donate blood and you could win concert tickets!
The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive in the classroom at Tyrone Hospital on Wednesday April 2nd from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.

All presenting donors are eligible to win a pair of tickets to the Friends of the Tyrone-Snyder Public Library concert “Just Too Good To Be True” featuring the Lettermen. The concert will be held May 3rd at Tyrone Area High School. All donors will also receive their Red Cross Rewards Club Points for donating.

Call today to make an appointment to donate call the American Red Cross at 1.800.GIVE.LIFE. Walk-ins are also welcome.

Check out the 1st QTR results of the Northern Blair County Corporate Fitness Cha...

Wed, 2014-03-12 04:38
Check out the 1st QTR results of the Northern Blair County Corporate Fitness Challenge. Eight companies are participating. The 159 individuals involved have collectively already lost 566 pounds! Congrats to all of the participants who are making great strides to improve their health!

The challenge was organized by the Tyrone Fitness and Wellness Center and Northern Blair County Recreation Center.

Click the link below to see which companies are participating and who is currently in the lead.

http://www.tyronehospital.org/northern-blair-county-corporate-fitness-challenge-announces-first-quarter-results


Northern Blair County Corporate Fitness Challenge Announces First Quarter Results | Tyrone Hospital
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It’s the end of the first quarter in the Northern Blair County Corporate Fitness Challenge and so far of Omni Home Care and DelGrosso’s lead the pack of eight companies that are participating.

Get lots of heath screenings for FREE at the Bellwood-Antis Public Library Healt...

Tue, 2014-02-25 08:58
Get lots of heath screenings for FREE at the Bellwood-Antis Public Library Health & Safety Fair Saturday March 1st 10 am-1pm. Event is free and open tot he public. Free health screenings will be offered by organizations as follows: Blair County Association for the Blind: vision screenings, Lasser's Shoe Fly: I-step digital foot scan, 611 MRI: bone density screening, UPMC Altoona: peripheral artery disease screening, Tyrone Hospital: total blood cholesterol, blood pressure, blood glucose, body mass index, grip strength, functional movement, anxiety and depression. Don't miss this opportunity to get valuable information about your health!

Charlotte Ames, Health Reporter from WTAJ-TV channel 10 will be reporting on the...

Tue, 2014-02-18 12:53
Charlotte Ames, Health Reporter from WTAJ-TV channel 10 will be reporting on the Northern Blair Corporate Fitness Challenge today during the 5:00pm-5:30pm news broadcast.

The Fitness Challenge was organized by the Tyrone Fitness and Wellness Center (TFWC) in partnership with the Northern Blair County Recreation Center (NBCRC).

We are pleased to work cooperatively with other local organizations to improve the health of people in our area!
Special thanks to Charlotte for covering this special project!

Tune-in later today to see Charlotte's report.

Meet local heroes at the Bellwood-Antis Public Library Health & Safety Fair Satu...

Mon, 2014-02-17 08:40
Meet local heroes at the Bellwood-Antis Public Library Health & Safety Fair Saturday March 1st 10am-1pm. Representatives from Excelsior Volunteer Fire Company and the Bellwood Police will be on hand. You can meet firefighters, see fire trucks and learn about fire safety. You can also meet police officers. They will be doing fingerprinting for children and will provide community safety information from Operation Our Town. Event is free and open to the public.

Here's your chance to meet Blair County Royalty! The Blair County Dairy Princess...

Fri, 2014-02-14 07:44
Here's your chance to meet Blair County Royalty! The Blair County Dairy Princess will be at the upcoming Bellwood-Antis Public Library Health & Safety Saturday March 1st 10am-1pm. Stop and meet the princess! She will be sharing info on the importance of dairy products in our diet and have activities for children. Event is free and open to the public.

Members of the Tyrone Hospital Auxiliary came out on this snowy winter day to sh...

Thu, 2014-02-13 13:24
Members of the Tyrone Hospital Auxiliary came out on this snowy winter day to share a little Valentine's Day cheer! They provided refreshments for our patients, staff and visitors. Alice's Garden in Tyrone also provided Valentine's flowers for our inpatients.
Thanks to the Auxiliary and our friends at Alice's Garden for sharing their kindness and warmth to make today a special day!
Please know how much you are appreciated!

Pictured left to right are representatives of the Auxiliary Barbara George, Helen Black, Donna Carson, Auxiliary Treasurer and Sally Miller, Auxiliary Secretary.

WIC provides services to support infants, women and children. The Family Resour...

Thu, 2014-02-13 08:56
WIC provides services to support infants, women and children.
The Family Resource Center provides a variety of resources to support families. You can get information from both of these agencies at the upcoming Bellwood-Antis Public Library Health & Safety Fair Saturday March 1st 10am- 1pm. The event is free and open to the public.

Tyrone Hospital was awarded a $30,000 Allegheny Health Network Healthcare Innova...

Thu, 2014-02-13 06:40
Tyrone Hospital was awarded a $30,000 Allegheny Health Network Healthcare Innovations Forum Grant to Establish a Telemedicine Lab.

Telemedicine technology will give physicians at Tyrone quick access for consultations with specialists such as neurologists, infectious disease specialists, experts in burn care and more.

click below to read more

http://www.tyronehospital.org/tyrone-hospital-awarded-30000-allegheny-health-network-forum-grant-establish-telemedicine-lab

Blair Senior Services provides many different types of services to support local...

Wed, 2014-02-12 07:21
Blair Senior Services provides many different types of services to support local senior citizens including transportation services. Learn about all Blair Senior Services has to offer and see one of their transportation vans at the upcoming Bellwood-Antis Public Library Health & Safety Fair Saturday March 1st 10 am 1pm. The event is free and open to the public. You can enter to win a door prize too! See you there!

Do you have questions about cancer? You can get information about cancer and lea...

Tue, 2014-02-11 11:54
Do you have questions about cancer? You can get information about cancer and learn how to lower your risk for this disease at the upcoming Bellwood-Antis Public Library Health & Safety Fair, march 1st 10am-1pm. Representatives from the American Cancer Society will be on hand to answer your questions and provide information.

Officials at Tyrone Hospital have announced the opening of the Tyrone Hospital R...

Fri, 2014-02-07 13:51
Officials at Tyrone Hospital have announced the opening of the Tyrone Hospital Rural Health Clinic, a federally designated Rural Health Clinic (RHC) located on the Tyrone Hospital campus.

The clinic provides primary health care services to individuals with Medicaid insurance. The clinic serves residents of the Tyrone area and surrounding communities who are 18 years of age or older.
Services offered include care to diagnose and treat a variety of illnesses and injuries as well as wellness exams, vaccinations, women’s health, employer/institution mandated examinations and much more.

Click below for more info
www.tyronehospital.org/tyrone-hospital-opens-rural-health-clinic-0

We are pleased to welcome Dr. David Bozak, Physiatrist (physical medicine & reha...

Fri, 2014-02-07 08:16
We are pleased to welcome Dr. David Bozak, Physiatrist (physical medicine & rehabilitation physician) of Blair Orthopedics to Tyrone Hospital!

Dr. Bozak will hold office hours at Tyrone Hospital. His office location will be on the first floor of the hospital.

Dr. Bozak will provide non-surgical treatment to diagnose and treat patients' nerve, muscle and bone injuries and conditions. He will also provide electrodiagnostic testing (EMG). (EMG is a test that is used to evaluate the electrical activity of muscles).

For more information or to schedule an appointment with Dr. Bozak please call 814-942-1166.

What is the proper and safe way to dispose of common household chemicals like pa...

Thu, 2014-02-06 09:06
What is the proper and safe way to dispose of common household chemicals like paint, adhesives, solvents etc..? Get this info and more from representatives from the Inter-Municipal Relations Committee at the upcoming Bellwood-Antis Public Library Health & Safety Fair March 1st 10am-1pm. Event is co-sponsored by Tyrone Hospital and Northern Blair County Recreation Center.

Shred up to 25lbs of your personl documents and dispose of your eletronic waste...

Wed, 2014-02-05 06:48
Shred up to 25lbs of your personl documents and dispose of your eletronic waste for FREE compliments of Burgmeiers. Burgmeiers will provide these services for the community at the upcoming Bellwood-Antis Public Library Health & Safety Fair March 1st
10am-1pm. Event is co-sponsored by Tyrone Hospital and Northern Blair County Recreation Center. Spread the word about this valuable offer! Special thanks to Burgmeier's for this outstanding community service!

Do you or a loved one need home care services? You can talk to representatives f...

Tue, 2014-02-04 07:12
Do you or a loved one need home care services? You can talk to representatives from two of the area's home care providers at the upcoming Bellwood-Antis Public Library Health & Safety Fair Saturday March 1st 10a-1p. You can get info about options for medical in-home services and services like help with household chores, errands and more by visiting with reps from Omni Home Health and Griswold Home Care.

Watch the new video with Madeleine Solomon as she discusses the social norms & p...

Mon, 2014-02-03 12:45
Watch the new video with Madeleine Solomon as she discusses the social norms & policy changes that help to reduce the acceptability of smoking.
http://bit.ly/1keUumg





Changing Social Norms to Reduce the Acceptability of Smoking
Madeleine Solomon of Emory University and the Tobacco Technical Assistance Consortium examines the social and policy changes that have affected tobacco use b...