Housing Symposium for Cambria and Somerset Counties a success

By |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


Westmont Hilltop School District hosts vaccine clinic for children

By |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


1889 Jefferson Center for Population Health participates in health fair

By |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


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

By |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 Task Force releases FAQ related to COVID-19 vaccines

By |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


Being that compassionate person: Meet Stephanie Buck our new CHW

By |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