St. Luke’s to present health pri­or­i­ties

The Morning Call - - LOCAL / STATE - By Jessica John­son

St. Luke’s Univer­sity Health Net­work will lay out its top three health pri­or­i­ties as part of its 2019-22 Com­mu­nity Health Needs As­sess­ment find­ings and rec­om­men­da­tions.

The first of four pre­sen­ta­tions will be 9 to 10:30 a.m. Fri­day at Eas­ton Area Com­mu­nity Cen­ter, 901 Washington St., ac­cord­ing to a news re­lease.

The fi­nal three pre­sen­ta­tions are sched­uled for:

■ 4-5:30 p.m. Oct. 8 at Phillips­burg High School, 1 State­liner Blvd.

■ 5-6:30 p.m. Oct. 9 at Raub Mid­dle School, 102 S. St. Cloud St., Al­len­town.

■ 2:30-4 p.m. Nov. 13 at Quak­er­town High School, 600 Park Ave.

The top three health pri­or­i­ties iden­ti­fied are:

■ Im­prov­ing ac­cess to care and re­duc­ing health dis­par­i­ties.

■ Pro­mot­ing healthy life­styles and pre­vent­ing chronic dis­ease.

■ Im­prov­ing men­tal/be­hav­ioral health.

“At the pre­sen­ta­tions, we hope to share the data and en­gage in dis­cus­sions about con­tin­ued and fu­ture col­lab­o­ra­tions and part­ner­ships to ef­fec­tively ad­dress the needs,” said Ra­jika E. Reed, se­nior di­rec­tor of epi­demi­ol­ogy and strat­egy, in a news re­lease.

The as­sess­ments can be found at:­mu­ni­ty­health/com­mu­nity-health­needs-as­sess­ment.

Seats can be re­served by call­ing St. Luke’s In­foLink at 866STLUKES (785-8537), op­tion 4.

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