115 press & news
Sep 22, 2021
Michael Norris and his wife were planning to go on an early-morning bike ride on a hot, humid Sunday in July 2019. “We got up around 5 to beat the heat,” he says. “But when I woke up I wasn’t feeling right. I didn’t have much pain, but I felt very anxious. I told my wife I think she needed to take me to the hospital.”
Aug 12, 2021
Mount Nittany Health Foundation's 31st Annual Golf Classic, held on August 7 at the Penn State Golf Courses, capped an extraordinary goal of raising $1 Million to benefit life-saving cardiac care and the construction of the cardiovascular pavilion at Mount Nittany Medical Center.
Jul 27, 2021
Bid now! The Golf Classic online auction is now open at biddingforgood.com/mnmc and some fantastic prizes are waiting for you. Proceeds will benefit lifesaving cardiac care and the cardiovascular pavilion at Mount Nittany Medical Center.
Jul 19, 2021
The 31st Annual Mount Nittany Health Golf Classic will be held Saturday, August 7, at the Penn State Golf Courses, with a shotgun start at 11 a.m. Mount Nittany Health Foundation is pleased to invite golfers of all skill levels to enjoy a day on the greens supporting lifesaving cardiovascular services at Mount Nittany Medical Center.
Jul 14, 2021
Recently, Walmart donated $1,000 to Mount Nittany Health Foundation to support the Children's Advocacy Center of Centre County, Mount Nittany Health. "Walmart and the Walmart Foundation are committed to strengthening the local communities we serve, in particular programs supporting children. On behalf of the Benner Pike Walmart and associates, I'm so pleased to support the Center and its critical work to prevent, identify, and treat child abuse," shares Mike Meraglia, manager, Benner Pike Walmart.
Jul 06, 2021
A recent patient complained of shortness of breath and thought he had a cold he just couldn't shake. Tests revealed his heart was pumping at about 15-20 percent of its capacity. He was admitted to Mount Nittany Medical Center and diagnosed with heart failure, meaning his heart was no longer pumping enough blood to meet his body's needs for blood and oxygen. Like most patients diagnosed with heart failure, he assumed the worst.
Jun 30, 2021
When a patient arrived at Mount Nittany Heath – Mifflin County for a pre-admission COVID swab, rather than coming into the facility, the patient pulled around to the side of the building where the drive-thru COVID test collection site is located. The practice was not doing drive-thru COVID testing at the time, so that side of the parking lot was vacant.
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