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...

Alzheimer’s Caregiver’s Support Group

The Alzheimer Association Caregiver Support Group at Blue Mountain Health System meets monthly from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in the 3rd floor conference room at the Palmerton campus at 135 Lafayette Ave. in Palmerton. The next meeting will be Mon., April 24, 2017. Donna Kravelk, a registered nurse on the Older Adult Behavioral Health Unit at BMHS, will facilitate the group. The intent will be to provide emotional, educational and social support for caregivers of people with Alzheimer’s and other types of...

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  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...

Carbon County Community Safety Day

Sat., May 6, 2017, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Mauch Chunk Lake, Lentz Trail, Jim Thorpe, Pa. Kid Zone, a service of Blue Mountain Health System, will partner with Senator John T. Yudichak, the Carbon County Commissioners, and the Carbon Lodge #242 Free & Accepted Masons to offer an active and fun-filled day focusing on child safety. A variety of activities is planned, including arts and craft projects, exercise, nutrition, coconut crusher demonstrations (with complementary bike helmets), and swimming & boating, just...

28th Annual Children’s Health Fair — Trolls — Fri., April 21, 2017 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Lehighton Recreation Center, 8th & Iron Sts., Lehighton, Pa.

The Children's Health Fair is open to students in grades Kindergarten through second. Individuals with younger children are also welcome, as well as home-school families. Sixteen interactive activities address fitness, nutrition, safety, smoking, germs, x-rays and other health and safety-related topics. This year's theme is "TROLLS." Registration: Registration for a certain time is required:  9 a.m.-10:30 a.m.; 10:45 a.m.-12:20 p.m. or 12:30 p.m.-2 p.m. Call 610-377-7070, or email, to register your son or daughter.  

Blue Mountain Partners with Penn State Extension for Strong Women

Combat the Effects of Aging

Blue Mountain’s “Stayin’Alive” 2017 Disco Gala

Blue Mountain Hustles Support for April Gala

Carbon Commissioners approve bond for pension

Friday, November 13, 2015 Carbon County will act as guarantor for Blue Mountain Health System By JARRAD HEDES   Carbon County commissioners on Thursday unanimously approved an ordinance that will make it the guarantor of a $20 million bond series on behalf of Blue Mountain Health System to help cover a frozen pension fund at Lehighton’s Gnaden Huetten Memorial Hospital. Hospital officials said last week the pension fund is underfunded by $16 million. “We believe in the hospital and...
  • Hospital Locations

    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

    St. Luke's Gnaden Huetten Campus

    2ll North 12 th Street Lehighton, PA 18235