Media and Public Invited to St. Luke’s Health Center–Nazareth Open House on May 13
PLEASE NOTE: RIBBON CUTTING IS AT 11 AM
Bethlehem, PA (5/5/2017) – St. Luke’s Health Center–Nazareth will celebrate its completion and opening with an open house from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday May 13. The news media and public are invited.
The center is a new 12,600-square-foot structure housing three St. Luke’s units:
- Physical Therapy at St. Luke’s
- St. Luke’s Family Medicine-Nazareth
- St. Luke’s Lab Services. (Walk-ins welcomed. No appointment needed for routine tests, including: allergy tests, blood tests, cancer monitoring, cholesterol/lipids, diabetes monitoring, infection detection, thyroid levels, urinalysis and more.)
The center will employ more than a dozen St. Luke’s employees.
“Our goal in Nazareth is to establish a patient centered practice conveniently located in the community,” physical therapist Judy Dougherty said. “We focus on having the best therapists as well as providing ongoing continuing education so that our patients receive the best care to help them achieve their rehab goals.”
The event will include free tours, balance and grip tests, kids’ activities, healthy snacks, giveaways and health screenings, such as musculoskeletal, cholesterol, blood pressure and body composition. Guests will have the opportunity to meet physicians, physical therapists and staff.
At 11 am, the ribbon cutting will feature:
- Physical Therapy at St. Luke’s CEO Dennis Dougherty, PT, and Chief Operating Officer Judy Dougherty, PT, JD
- Facility Director Seth Young, PT, MSPT
- Catherine Schrei Broadt, DO, and Christopher M. Pogodzinski, MD of St. Luke’s Family Medicine Nazareth
- Dignitaries of the Nazareth-Bath Regional Chamber of Commerce
WHEN: 10 am-1 pm, Saturday, May 13, 2017
WHERE: 4059 Jandy Blvd., (just off Rt. 191), Nazareth
Samuel Kennedy, Corporate Communications and Media Relations Director, Marketing & Public Relations, 484-526-4134, Samuel.Kennedy@sluhn.org
About St. Luke’s
Founded in 1872, St. Luke’s University Health Network (SLUHN) is a non-profit, regional, fully integrated and nationally recognized network providing services at seven hospitals and more than 270 outpatient sites. The network’s service area includes Lehigh, Northampton, Carbon, Schuylkill, Bucks, Montgomery, Berks and Monroe counties in Pennsylvania and in Warren County in New Jersey. Dedicated to advancing health education, St. Luke’s operates the nation’s oldest School of Nursing and 22 graduate medical educational programs and is considered a major teaching hospital, the only one in the region. In partnership with Temple University, St. Luke’s created the region’s first Medical School. Repeatedly, including 201t, St. Luke’s has earned Truven’s 100 Top Major Teaching Hospital designation as well as 50 Top Cardiovascular program in addition to other honors for clinical excellence. St. Luke’s is a multi-year recipient of the Most Wired award recognizing the breadth of St. Luke’s information technology applications such as electronic medical records, telehealth, online scheduling and pricing information. St. Luke’s is also recognized as one of the state’s lowest cost providers in comparison to major teaching hospitals and other health systems.