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BMHS Five & Dime Run, Walk and Kid’s Fun Run

Join us on Saturday, May 13th for the 16th annual BMHS 10K, 5K Road Race, Walk & Kids Fun Run at the Palmerton Borough Park. Registration begins at 8 a.m. with the 10K starting at 9 a.m., 5K begins at 9:15 a.m. and Kids Fun Run begins at 10:15 a.m. Register online at www.pretzelcitysports.com.  Pre-register before April 21 to recieve an authentic BMHS 10K/5K technical runner shirt! Adults $25 (plus service fee) ages 11 and up  Chidlren $5 (plus service fee) for...

St. Luke’s & Palmerton Lions Club Health & Information Fair

The Health Fair is on Sat., April 28, 2018 St. Luke's Palmerton Campus, Ground Floor 9 a.m.-12 noon All ages are welcome. Free Parking and Free Admission The Health & Information Fair will offer screenings at no cost, including EKGs, hearing screenings, bone density scans, blood pressures and cholesterol/blood glucose vouchers. Representatives from agencies and organizations from Carbon and surrounding counties will be present with information and education on a variety of topics, including diabetes, nutrition, weight loss, exercise & fitness, insurance,...

Know Bones About It: What women need to know about bone density and bone health

Bones play many roles in the body. They support us and allow us to move. They protect our brain, heart, and other organs from injury. They also store minerals such as calcium and phosphorous. Bone density or bone mineral density (BMD) is the amount of mineral matter in a bone per centimeter square.  When your bone mineral density is low your bones will become weak and likely to develop bone diseases such as osteomalacia and in severe cases osteoporosis. The...

Blue Mountain Health System Joins St. Luke’s University Health Network

NEWS RELEASE Blue Mountain Health System Joins St. Luke’s University Health Network With final approval of federal and state regulatory bodies received on December 21st, St. Luke’s University Health Network and Blue Mountain Health System have officially completed their previously announced merger.  Blue Mountain’s two Carbon County hospitals and other entities have united with Bethlehem, Pa.-based St. Luke’s, effective December 31st, to enhance the health care and quality of life of Carbon County residents. With the completion of the merger,...

Blue Mountain Health System Joins St. Luke’s University Health Network

NEWS RELEASE Blue Mountain Health System Joins St. Luke’s University Health Network With final approval of federal and state regulatory bodies received on December 21st, St. Luke’s University Health Network and Blue Mountain Health System have officially completed their previously announced merger. Blue Mountain’s two Carbon County hospitals and other entities have united with Bethlehem, Pa.-based St. Luke’s, effective December 31st, to enhance the health care and quality of life of Carbon County residents. With the completion of the merger,...

Blue Mountain Health System and St. Luke’s University Health Network

LEHIGHTON, Pa. – Blue Mountain Health System, a health network consisting of two community-based hospitals in Lehighton and Palmerton, Carbon County, and St. Luke’s University Health Network, a regional health network with seven hospitals and more than 270 outpatient sites serving 10 counties in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, today announced plans for Blue Mountain Health System to join St. Luke’s University Health Network. The terms of the transaction will allow the combined health network to continue its relentless focus on...

Senior Bullying–a Free Lunch & Learn Community Education Program

Blue Mountain Hospital & Arden Courts Memory Care Community will co-sponsor a Lunch & Learn Seminar on Senior Bullying on Wed., Aug. 23, 2017 from 12-2 p.m. at the Bowmanstown Medical Plaza at 512 Bank St. in Bowmanstown. The guest speaker will be Janene M. Holter, a Senior Supervisory Special Agent from the Bureau of Special Investigations at the Pennsylvania Office of the Attorney General. Bullying is usually thought of as the territory of the young. As people age we...

Bariatric Support Group Meeting–Hands On Activity

Stress Relief and Reduction Using Art Therapy Presenter: Kathy Karanink, ATR-L, Art Therapist at BMHS Open to the public, group members, family and friends—at no cost! Join Kathy for a hands-on art project, created by you. This is the perfect opportunity for anyone thinking about weight loss surgery to come and learn what we are all about. Bariatric team members will be present to speak to you and answer any questions you might have. Monday, August 14, 2017 6 p.m....

2017 BMHS Golf Tournament

Join us Monday, August 21, 2017 for our "Charity Begins at Home" Golf Tournament at Woodstone Golf Club in Danielsville, PA.  Our tournament is a scramble format and begins with breakfast at 9 a.m., shotgun start at 10:45 a.m. and a BBQ from 4-5:30 p.m! The proceeds from this and other events of the health system are used to help improve the health and well-being of patients through programs and services such as the Healthy Smiles, Happy Kids Dental Van that provides a...

Bariatric (Weight Loss) Support Group: 3 Meetings Every Month

If you or a loved one, has had or is thinking of having, Bariatric (Weight Loss) Surgery, the Bariatric Support Group provides emotional, educational and social support. Denise Frey, Registered Clinical Dietitian, Weight Management Specialist, will present an educational session on Preserving Fresh Fruits and Vegetables on July 10, 2017 at 6 p.m. in the 3rd Floor Conference Room at the Palmerton Hospital, 135 Lafayette Ave. in Palmerton. The Bariatric Support Group will meet on the following dates: July 10,...

Blue Mountain Hospital Provides More Than $175 Million to Local Economy

PA HOSPITALS’ ECONOMIC CONTRIBUTIONS TOP $121 BILLION IN 2016 Blue Mountain Hospital provides $174,370,291 Lehighton, PA (May 25, 2017)—Blue Mountain Hospital annually contributes nearly $175 million to the region’s economy, according to information released by The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP). Blue Mountain Hospital also supports more than 1500 jobs in the Carbon County region. Statewide, hospitals contributed $121.4 billion to the economy, an increase of more than $6 billion in 2015. Hospitals support more than 589,000 jobs—about...
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    St Luke's Gnaden Huetten Campus and St. Luke's Palmerton Campus provide a wide array of quality, health care services.

    St Luke's Palmerton Campus

    135 Lafayette Avenue Palmerton, PA 18071
    610-826-3141

    St. Luke's Gnaden Huetten Campus

    2ll North 12 th Street Lehighton, PA 18235
    610-377-1300