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

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

8 Jul

HUB Localizes Training for Community Health Workers

By |2021-08-18T11:34:37-04:00July 8th, 2021|HUB, HUB Community Health Workers, News, Population Health|

Thanks to funding from the Healthiest Cities and Counties Challenge, the 1889 Jefferson Center for Population Health will soon offer Community Health Worker (CHW) training locally. This fall, two staff members and two community members will be fully trained as certified CHW Instructors through the Pathways Community HUB Institute and will train current and future

14 Jun

Gateway Health Plan partners with the Center

By |2021-06-16T10:19:39-04:00June 14th, 2021|HUB, News, Population Health|

Gateway Health Plan, Inc., (“Gateway Health”), a leading managed care organization dedicated to caring for the “total health” of its members, and the 1889 Jefferson Center for Population Health (1889 JCPH) have partnered to improve maternal health outcomes and reduce disparities for Gateway Health’s expectant mothers living in Cambria and Somerset Counties. The Community Care

14 Jun

“WalkWorks Wednesdays” to begin June 16th

By |2021-06-18T10:36:19-04:00June 14th, 2021|Events, News, Population Health|

The Recreation Economy Committee (REC) of the Cambria Regional Chamber, in partnership with the 1889 Jefferson Center for Population Health, will begin "WalkWorks Wednesdays" on Wednesday, June 16th at 12 pm. The meeting location will be at the WalkWorks sign on the corner of Main St. and Market Street near the Cambria County Library. Anyone

25 Mar

Covid Task Force leads to Somerset & Meyersdale Vaccine Clinics

By |2021-04-02T07:41:28-04:00March 25th, 2021|COVID-19, News, Population Health|

In an effort to coordinate Covid-19 vaccination roll-out across Cambria and Somerset Counties, representatives from various sectors have come together to form the Cambria/Somerset Covid-19 Task Force. As a result of the Task Force, Mainline Pharmacy, Somerset County, 1889 Jefferson Center for Population Health, Meyersdale Area School District, and Somerset Area School District are partnering

24 Mar

HUB Community Health Worker to speak on National APHA Panel April 6th

By |2021-04-05T09:57:06-04:00March 24th, 2021|HUB Community Health Workers, News, Population Health|

As part of the Healthiest Cities and Counties Challenge (HCCC) through the American Public Health Association (APHA), National Association of Counties and the Aetna Foundation, HUB Community Health Worker Flor Hernandez (employed by Beginnings, Inc.) and 1889 JCPH Project Manager Leanna Bird will have the opportunity to participate on a national panel entitled "Building Bridges

18 Mar