Hospital News

Family Supports J.C. Blair Emergency Department Expansion Project

Support for the J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital Emergency Department expansion project continues to build with a $25,000 gift from Carl and Marcia Baxter of Huntingdon.

J.C. Blair Reports 9th Annual Scott Grugan Memorial Event Results

Over 100 individuals participated in the 9th Annual Scott Grugan Memorial 5K Trail Run and Walk that was held on Saturday, October 17 at Flagpole Hill in Huntingdon. People of all ages gathered together to enjoy a walk or run through the wooded trails in memory of Scott Grugan, a well-respected physician and friend of many of the participants.

Thompson’s Candle Co. Pledges $25,000 to JC Blair ER Expansion Project

John and Angela Thompson, owners of Thompson’s Candle Company in Huntingdon have made a $25,000 commitment to the J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital Emergency Department expansion project. 

J.C. Blair Invites Community to Annual Breakfast Meeting

The Board of Directors of J.C. Blair Health System, Inc., a PinnacleHealth Affiliate, extends an invitation to residents of Huntingdon County and surrounding communities to attend the 2014-2015 Annual Open Community Meeting on Thursday, November 12, 2015 at 7:30 a.m. in the J.C. Blair Education Center on the Hospital’s campus in Huntingdon.

Price Motors Supports J.C. Blair Emergency Department Expansion Project

Fred and Sue Price, owners of Price Motors in Cassville made a commitment of $10,000 to the J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital Foundation in support of the Emergency Department expansion project announced several weeks ago.  

J.C. Blair’s Women’s Gynecology Center Reopens in New Location

Dr. Ken Lee and staff of the J.C. Blair Women’s Gynecology Center are settling into their new office in Suite 1, 820 Bryan Street, previously, the office of Huntingdon Gastroenterology Associates. Pictured left to right are Gynecologist Kenneth Lee, M.D.; Pat McKinney, office manager; Kathy Amman, receptionist; Sherilee Wyles, LPN; Allyson Barnett, ultrasound technologist; Luann Minor, LPN; and Patty Taylor, receptionist. Dr. Lee welcomes new patients. Call (814) 643-0837 for more information or to schedule an appointment.

Temporary Water Line Repair Allows J.C. Blair Convenient Care Center to Reopen

J.C. Blair’s Convenient Care Center, located in the Giant Plaza off Route 22 in Huntingdon, opened as scheduled at 6:00 a.m. this morning after a water line break forced the Center to close yesterday.  The line has been temporarily fixed to allow the Center to open.  

J.C. Blair Celebrates Hospital and Health System Pharmacy Week

The Pharmacy Department at J.C. Blair Hospital in Huntingdon is celebrating “Patient Care is Our Passion” for National Hospital and Health System Pharmacy Week. In celebration of the week, the Pharmacy Department is recognizing its ongoing programming and advancements in pharmaceutical care.

J.C. Blair Annual Wear Pink Day Luncheon Focuses on Exercise and Breast Cancer

J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital in Huntingdon will be hosting the third annual Cindy Taylor Memorial Wear Pink Day Luncheon featuring a program titled “One Life, One Body: Taking Care Of It” on Friday, October 30 at 12 noon in the Ellis Hall Ballroom at Juniata College. The featured speaker will be Janette Poppenberg, co-creator of Strength & Courage: Exercises for Breast Cancer Survivors DVD. Tickets are $10 and must be purchased in advance at either the J.C. Blair Volunteer Information Desk or through Lorri Shideler at Juniata College.

Physician Assistant Joins J.C. Blair’s Huntingdon Gastroenterology Associates

The physicians and staff of J.C. Blair’s Huntingdon Gastroenterology Associates (HGA) is pleased to welcome Physician Assistant Stephanie Lynch, MHS, PA-C, to their practice. Lynch joins J.C. Blair Medical Services, Inc. and is seeing patients at J.C. Blair’s HGA new offices in Suite 7 of the 900 Bryan Street Office Building on the campus of J.C. Blair Hospital in Huntingdon.