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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...

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...

9th Annual Fall Fest at The Summit Blue Mountain Nursing & Rehabilitation Center

MARK YOUR CALENDAR! Fall Fest, a festival for the whole family, will be hosted by The Summit, Blue Mountain Nursing & Rehabilitation Center on Sat., Oct. 21, 2017, from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. at the Orioles, 475 Orioles Dr. in Lehighton. Admission is free and the festival will be held rain or shine. A Flea Market and craft sale will be held from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. There is a $10 fee to reserve a 10 x10-foot space, and you must bring...

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...

Safe Sitter Babysitting Class for Students in 6th to 8th Grades

The goal of Safe Sitter® is to reduce the number of avoidable and unintentional deaths among children being cared for by babysitters. Over 650,000 adolescent babysitters across the country have been trained by Safe Sitter® to handle life threatening emergencies. All information is taught by trained Safe Sitter® instructors. During the course, students will receive hands-on practice in basic lifesaving techniques so they are prepared to act in a crisis. In addition they will learn skills in safety, child care,...

Bariatric Health Fair * Mon., April 10, 2017

Get back to an active, healthy life—learn about surgical solutions to weight loss at Blue Mountain Health System and how one of them can help you maximize your weight loss and maintain it for a lifetime! Morbid obesity can lead to a number of life-threatening health conditions, including: High blood pressure (hypertension) Diabetes High cholesterol Heart disease Respiratory illness, such as sleep apnea In addition, morbidly obese patients often experience orthopedic issues and even struggle to walk! Find out about...

Stroke Support Group

The Stroke Support Group meets the last Wednesday of each month from 3-4 p.m. or 7-8 p.m. (Please call to register for either afternoon or evening session) in the Acute Rehab Unit Dining Room, 2nd Floor at the Gnaden campus. All stroke survivors and caregivers are invited to attend. Call Carla Conarty, 610-377-7209, to register, for more information, or for monthly topics and speakers. Upcoming Meetings: April 26, 2017. "Reduce Your Risk of Secondary Stroke" Presenter: Carla Conarty, BSW, CCM Learn about...
  • Hospital Locations

    The hospitals of the Blue Mountain Health System provide a wide array of services at both the Gnaden Huetten and the Palmerton campuses.

    Palmerton Campus

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

    Gnaden Huetten Campus

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