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22 Nov

Housing Symposium for Cambria and Somerset Counties a success

By |2021-11-22T13:24:34-05:00November 22nd, 2021|Events, News|

Navigating the housing resources in Cambria and Somerset counties is an in-depth and often complex process. Since there is a such a wide variety of programs, 1889 Jefferson Center for Population Health project manager Leanna Bird and United Way of the Laurel Highlands community impact manager Paula Gojmerac, along with a robust planning committee, came

9 Nov

Westmont Hilltop School District hosts vaccine clinic for children

By |2021-11-22T13:29:42-05:00November 9th, 2021|COVID-19|

Last week, the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine was approved for children ages 5 through 11. Shortly after that, the Westmont Hilltop School District announced its plans to host a vaccine clinic with Highlands Health, in collaboration with the Cambria-Somerset Covid Task Force, on Monday, November 8. The clinic was open to Westmont and Ferndale school district

8 Nov

1889 Jefferson Center for Population Health participates in health fair

By |2021-11-22T11:18:58-05:00November 8th, 2021|COVID-19, Events, News, Population Health|

The 1889 Jefferson Center for Population Health attended a community health fair at FWA Gym at 200 Lincoln Street in Johnstown November 6. Gym owner Oscar Cashaw and FWA tutor and community member Karen Carter Brandon, along with clinical support manager at Conemaugh Health System Barbara Duryea, joined forces to sponsor the event. After talking

29 Oct

Department of Health to Hold Free COVID-19 Testing Site in Somerset County

By |2021-10-29T10:57:00-04:00October 29th, 2021|COVID-19, Events, News|

The Pennsylvania Department of Health (PA DOH) today announced that a free, outdoor drive-up COVID-19 testing site in Somerset County will be open to anyone who feels they need a test. This testing site was organized in collaboration with the Cambria-Somerset COVID-19 Task Force and the Somerset County Department of Emergency Services, and the site

22 Oct

Cambria-Somerset Covid Task Force releases FAQ related to COVID-19 vaccines

By |2021-10-22T14:43:53-04:00October 22nd, 2021|COVID-19, News, Population Health|

The Cambria-Somerset Covid Task Force would like to share the following FAQ related to the COVID-19 vaccine booster shots and other COVID-19-related information based upon the latest CDC guidance. This information is up to date as of 10/21/21, but please note that guidelines may change as more information becomes available. Vaccine providers on the task

21 Oct

Being that compassionate person: Meet Stephanie Buck our new CHW

By |2021-10-22T14:18:44-04:00October 21st, 2021|HUB, HUB Community Health Workers|

Meet the newest HUB Community Health Worker Stephanie Buck. She is employed by HUB care coordination agency Community Action Partnership of Cambria County. Tell us about yourself. I’m a mother of 3 children. I have a daughter who just turned 20 and is a Sophomore at Juniata College, an 18-year-old son in his senior year

6 Oct

Center for Population Health meets with Center for Inclusion Health

By |2021-10-06T13:15:02-04:00October 6th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Creating lasting partnerships between agencies to better serve their respective communities was the goal of a recent morning meeting between 1889 Jefferson Center for Population Health Executive Director Jeannine McMillan and Project Manager Leanna Bird, who met with Kristin Lazzara and Stuart Fisk from Allegheny Health Network’s Center for Inclusion Health out of Pittsburgh. “We were able to