Community Health

Summit Health’s Community Health program helps to improve the health of our neighbors through activities that promote healthy behaviors.

Services

  • Health screenings
    Throughout the year, we offer screenings for Skin Cancer, Vascular Health, Kidney Function, Bone Density, Blood Pressure, Blood Glucose, Cholesterol, and more.
  • Prevention of diseases and injuries
    Our wellness programs like KidShape, My New Weigh of Life, Children Wellness Days, Heart Health Community Seminar (February) and the Waynesboro Hospital Health Fair (March) teach people of all ages how to stay healthy.
  • Children’s wellness outreach
    Keeping kids healthy is a top priority for our programs like Asthma Camp, Children's Wellness Days, KidShape, and our annual workshop with local school nurses.
  • Asthma Education 
    We offer Asthma Education Courses for adults and children to help them learn techniques to breathe easier.
  • Health fairs
    Look for us at several local health fairs including the Waynesboro Hospital Health Fair (March).
  • Promotion of healthy habits 
    We can help you learn more about heart health, sun safety, hand-washing, exercise, weight management, and nutrition.

Healthy Lifestyle Videos

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Partner Organizations

Summit Health’s Community Health Department partners with these community organizations:

  • Local schools
  • Franklin County Human Services
  • Pennsylvania Department of Health
  • Penn State Cooperative Extension
  • Area Agency on Aging
  • Healthy Communities Partnership of Greater Franklin County

 

Note: For information about Smoking Cessation classes, please contact “Staying Tobacco Free”– a program of Healthy Communities Partnership of Greater Franklin County – at (717) 264-1470, ext. 4.

 

 

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