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From our front lines to your front yards, our community is coming together, while staying apart, to achieve one common goal: To ensure the best health for everyone.

Dr. Desiree Webb, wearing a gown, face mask and stethoscope, stands next to a car with a boy who is wearing a face mask and jacket. The car door is open.

Innovative idea provides peace of mind to parents and providers

One-year-old Elias Fuentes needed to see a doctor, but his mom was concerned about their potential exposure to COVID-19. With some creative thinking, Penn State Health Medical Group ― All About Children was able to create a safe and convenient solution.

Phil Guano loads four boxes of Easter meals onto a wheelchair in a parking lot. Tracy Johnsen has her hands on the wheelchair’s handles. Both are wearing masks. The hospital entrance is in the background.

Feeding the front line

Phil Guarno knows the power of food – to satisfy, to fortify, to bring comfort.

A woman medical laboratory scientist at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center holds a test tube as she performs a test. On the counter in front of her is a container lined in plastic and lab equipment. She is wearing plastic scrubs, a face mask and a lanyard around her neck. She has short hair pulled into a ponytail.

Medical Laboratory Professionals

While the pandemic has thrust laboratory professionals into the spotlight – as patients, doctors and the nation look to them for the technology to provide faster results that enables faster diagnosis – laboratorians provide comprehensive testing and guidance for clinical decision-making every day of the year.