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Spring is Here! Are You Ready?

written by Lisa Valko, OTR/L, ITOT, CKTP

Getting Ready for Spring Clean Up
It doesn’t matter if Phil sees his shadow, spring inevitably arrives before we know it. This means that we will be going from sitting and watching TV and doing light household tasks to being outside bending, lifting, raking, digging, and planting. Are you …

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JMBCC Receives Ford Warrior Quilt Donations

In preparation for celebrating National Quilting Day, set for March 18, the region’s Ford dealers presented a Ford Warrior Quilt and a new “Support Quilt” to the Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center (JMBCC). The facility received its third full-size Ford Warrior Quilt and first Support Quilt, a smaller quilt created to hang in a …

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Arbutus Park Retirement Community Donates $965 to JMBCC

Representatives of Arbutus Park Retirement Community presented a $965 donation to the Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center in Windber. The community raised money by selling gobs and pumpkin rolls this past fall. This is the eighth year the community has held fundraisers to support the center, and this year’s donation brings their total …

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Girls Night Out Altoona Delivers $50,000 Donation to JMBCC

The Girls Night Out Altoona, Inc. (GNOAI) committee presented a check for $50,000, their largest donation to date, to the Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center (JMBCC) in support of patient care services. Each year the committee hosts an annual fundraising dinner that brings together breast cancer survivors, family, friends, and supporters. They hosted …

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Local Organizations Support JMBCC

Several local organizations generously donated funds to support breast cancer awareness and the Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center by holding various fundraisers during the month of October. Their charitable support helps fund Pink Ribbon Care, a program that provides assistance for patients who are unable to pay for breast-related health services- including mammograms, …

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Windber GYN Associates Welcomes Nicole Enedy, CRNP

Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber (CSSMCW) is pleased to welcome Nicole Enedy, CRNP to Windber GYN Associates. The new practitioner, who began seeing patients in November, joins Greg Whorral, MD, FACOG, Karen Menser, CRNP, and Kate Parkins, CRNP.

Enedy said, “I feel the most rewarding aspect of my job is …

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UV Angel Clean Air unit installation

Windber Hospital Receives Grant for Clean Air Project

Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber (CSSMCW) has been awarded a grant from the Penelec Sustainable Energy Fund through the Community Foundation for the Alleghenies to install 35 UV Angel Clean Air units, the latest technology available to eliminate bacteria and viruses from the air. This technology replaces conventional lighting systems with units that …

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PA Elite 10u Fastpitch Softball Team Donates $680 to JMBCC

On August 21, the PA Elite 10u Fastpitch Softball Team presented a $680 donation to the Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center. To raise funds, team coaches donated $10 per win (41 wins in the 2021-2022 season) and families of players also chipped in. During the season, players received a breast cancer awareness bow for …

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Windber Home Health & Windber Hospice Earn 2021 SHPBest Patient Satisfaction Awards

Strategic Healthcare Programs (SHP) has announced their award recipients for the 2021 calendar year. Windber Home Health has been recognized as a “Premier Performer” for achieving an overall patient satisfaction score that ranked in the top 5% of all eligible SHP clients. Windber Hospice has been recognized as a “Superior Performer” for achieving …

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Ophthalmologist Joins Medical Staff at CSSMCW

Tim Arlow, MD, PhD has joined the medical staff at Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber (CSSMCW). He is an experienced board-certified ophthalmologist and surgeon who specializes in cataract surgery, astigmatism and refractive lens options, glaucoma lasers and surgeries, and eyelid surgeries including cosmetic procedures.

Although Dr. Arlow was born in Maryland, his grandfather was born …

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