In our continued effort to provide authoritative information about the unfolding coronavirus (COVID-19) public health emergency, Lehigh Valley Health Network is providing a number of messages to our community through many formats.
Television: PBS39 is hosting a live, daily coronavirus program at 3 p.m. that will include experts from LVHN. Monday, LVHN infectious diseases physician Timothy Friel, MD, Chair, Family Medicine, appeared on the program. Tune in daily on PBS39 or on PBS39 and WLVR News Facebook pages. If you cannot view this as it airs, it will be available on the PBS39 and WLVR News Facebook pages afterward. Submit questions here and they will be answered live.
Op-Ed: LVHN President and CEO Brian Nester, DO, MBA, FACOEP, contributed an op-ed about coronavirus and COVID-19 measures LVHN is taking in the community to the Morning Call which was published March 15. Our care begins with screening measures that can be accessed from home – an E-Visit through MyLVHN, a Video Visit through MyLVHN or a call to 888-402-LVHN. To review the op-ed piece, visit: Your View by LVHN President: How We Are Handling the Coronavirus Outbreak.
Social media: Our social media team is actively sharing important information for the community on LVHN’s Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn accounts.
Web: LVHN.org/covid19 has up-to-date information concerning screening and testing services offered by LVHN. Reminder: It is imperative that people are screened by E-Visit, Video Visit or phone before going to an LVHN COVID-19 Assess and Test location.
Your contributions to patient care, access and daily operations are greatly appreciated as we navigate daily challenges posed by the spread of COVID-19 in our community.