How are Northampton County Nursing Homes Handling Coronavirus?

The risk that COVID-19–or the novel coronavirus–presents to older populations and people with certain underlying health issues is proving to be especially acute, which is why the CDC has called on long-term care facilities to be especially vigilant against introducing the virus to their vulnerable populations.

Gracedale to Host Community Health Fair

Note: The following news release is from the Northampton County Department of Human Services. Gracedale, Northampton County’s Nursing Home, is hosting its 3rd Annual Community Health Fair on Wednesday, March 25, 2015 from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The event will be held at Gracedale, 2 Gracedale Ave., Nazareth, PA 18064. Visitors are invited to take an active role in maintaining personal health at this free event, where they may learn about health care issues in a fun, supportive environment. Over 50 participating vendors will provide head to toe services and screenings for health prevention and wellness. Services include: wellness strategies, home safety and home health agencies, Alzheimer’s support, Reiki, massage, healthful eating, fitness, aromatherapy, organ and tissue donation, cancer support, blood pressure monitoring, body fat calculation, smoking cessation, rehabilitation, addiction, financial services and much more.