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Blue Mountain Health System
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Providing Quality, Compassionate Healthcare to Carbon County & Beyond
Providing Quality, Compassionate Healthcare to Carbon County & Beyond

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Did you know 73 percent of people who ski and snowboard have never worn a helmet? Check out this Infographic and learn more! #safetytips #snowsports  

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No Need To Wait...New Walk-In Lab Service Center Now Open!

555 Delaware Avenue
Palmerton, PA 18071
Phone: 610-900-4141
(Next to the Dunkin Donuts)

Hours: Mon-Thurs 8 am - 4 pm; Friday 8 am - 2 pm; Closed for lunch 12:30 to 1 pm.
 
Some additional info:
- Convenient, compassionate and professional blood and specimen testing and related services
- Convenient parking, easy access
- Most patients seen immediately with no wait
- Results provided to your doctor promptly
#bloodwork #labtesting  
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Are you ready to quit smoking?

BMHS Workforce Wellness now offers a FREE (yes, FREE) Smoking Cessation program. Increase your chances of success with cessation counseling and nicotine replacement therapy! Call (610) 377-7269 to get started on your way to living a healthier and happier tobacco-free life! Brought to you courtesy of the Blue Mountain Health System and TobaccoFree Northeast PA.

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Cold air is often a problem for many people with COPD and causes shortness of breath. Cold wind also causes problems. In both cases, a person with COPD will become fatigued quickly. If you must go out in cold weather, here are some tips that may help:

1. Wear a scarf, mask and try and breathe through your nose to warm the air you are breathing.
2. If you use an inhaler, ask your doctor if it is permissible to use it 30 minutes before you go out.
3. If you use oxygen, keep your tubing inside your clothing to warm the air.
4. Wear several layers of loose fitting garments so as not to constrict your breathing but allow you protection against the cold.
5. Try and limit your exposure to the cold as much as possible and  try to not over exert.

People with COPD must always take extraordinary care of themselves year round, but it takes an even greater significance during winter months. #copd  
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Wishing you all health & happiness in 2015! Happy New Year!
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Influenza Visitation Advisory
Due to increased influenza activity, as of December 29, 2014, The Summit Nursing and Rehabilitation Center is temporarily CLOSED to visitors. A notification will be posted on our website and to our social media sites when the restriction is lifted.

We are also recommending that, for the safety of our patients, that no one under the age of 12 visit; or if you are experiencing any flu-like symptoms such as fever, coughing, sneezing, vomiting or diarrhea, etc. to refrain from visiting patients in the hospitals. #flu   #vistorrestriction  

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From our family to yours, have a very Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year! #merrychristmas  
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Photos from the New Seasons Holiday Lunch N Learn Crafting afternoon. Everyone's projects looked lovely! #holidaycrafts  
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2014-12-23
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We are offering a $5000 sign on bonus for experienced Registered Nurses for our Intensive Care Units.

Full time, part time and per diem openings are available. Eligible for health insurance upon hire. Tuition Assistance is also available upon hire up to $2500 per calendar year. Call 610-377-7164 for more details or email lmalsch@blmtn.org#nursingjob
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Start the New Year with a New Career Opportunity!  Now accepting applications for Registered Nurse and Certified Nurse Assistant positions at Blue Mountain Health System.  Please check out our website www.blmtn.org for more information or Contact Lori at lmalsch@blmtn.org #job   #nursingjobs  
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