COVID-19

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Don’t Let Fear of COVID-19 Prevent You from Seeking Urgent or Emergency Care

Gregory Sorensen, MD, EVP, Chief Medical Officer, Tower Health Debra Powell, MD, Division Chief, Infectious Diseases & Medical Director, Infection Prevention, Tower Health We understand that concern about COVID-19 might make you feel anxious about coming to come to the hospital right now. If you…

Innovating to Keep You Safe: Robotic Disinfection of Patient Care Areas

Debra Powell, MD, Division Chief, Infectious Diseases & Medical Director, Infection Prevention, Tower Health The COVID-19 pandemic has presented unprecedented challenges for all of us. From wearing masks in public and working from home, to facilitating online learning and being apart from our loved…

It Is Safe to Have a Surgical Procedure While COVID-19 Is Still in the Community

David Tichansky, MD, Chair, Department of Surgery, Reading Hospital – Tower Health As Tower Health adapts to the ever-changing healthcare environment brought on by COVID-19, one thing has remained the same – the safety of our patients is our top priority. While some patients are choosing to postpone or…

Keeping Children Healthy During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Olubunmi Ojikutu, MD, Pediatrician, Tower Health While we remain diligent in the prevention and spread of COVID-19 it is also critical that children attend their routine wellness appointments.  During the outbreak of COVID-19 in the United States, the American Academy of Pediatrics reported a…

Resuming Elective Procedures: Mammography

Nick Leasure, MD, Oncologist, Tower Health As our region approaches transition to the “green phase” following the COVID-19 pandemic, Tower Health is here to ensure that you have access to the healthcare services you need today, or that you might have postponed during the height of the pandemic. …

Telehealth Services: New, Convenient Ways to Receive the Care You Need, When You Need It

Charles F. Barbera, MD, MBA, FACEP, VP, Pre-Hospital and Unscheduled Care, Tower Health Suzanne Wenderoth, MD, FACP, SVP, Chief Clinical Officer, Tower Health Medical Group As our region begins its journey to back to “normal” following the spread of COVID-19, Tower Health is working hard to continue…

Understanding Colorectal Cancer

Rodney Jamil, MD, Hematology Oncology – Tower Health Medical Group Prevention and early detection are key in the battle against colorectal cancer. To help prevent colon cancer, individuals should focus on healthy lifestyle changes such as limiting processed foods and red meat, incorporating exercise…