Our Passion, Your Health

Our Passion | Your Health features stories on the latest happenings at Penn State Health St. Joseph. Check out our blogs, recipes, patient stories, program highlights, and new services that represent our passion...your health.

I am Penn State Health: Osiris Martinez Urquilla

Growing up in El Salvador as the oldest of nine children, Osiris Martinez Urquilla knew education would be her ticket to help her mother and siblings thrive.

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St. Joseph Medical Center Foundation Appoints Four New Members to Board of Directors

READING, PA —T he St. Joseph Medical Center Foundation appointed four new members to its board of directors during its annual meeting on May 20.

The following

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Crucifix Blessing Highlights St. Joseph Ministry

Deacon Tom Devaney blessed the crucifixes in St. Joseph’s new COVID testing sheds.

On April 27, Deacon Tom Devaney, director of spiritual care for Penn State

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St. Joseph Opens Curbside X-Ray Service to Ensure Patient Safety

As part of its continued efforts to ensure patient safety during the coronavirus pandemic, Penn State Health St. Joseph opened a curbside chest X-ray service

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St. Joseph Offers Curbside Pharmacy Pickup

As Penn State Health St. Joseph continues to redesign how health care is delivered to limit the spread of COVID-19, it will implement a curbside pickup process

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Faith Traditions Look for Hope in Face of Pandemic

While April traditionally is a month filled with varied religious observances, the reality of life during a pandemic means that many of the traditions that

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Team Culture Supports St. Joseph’s Efforts to Redeploy Staff

Jennifer Hoover, left, and Kimberly Baransky complete employee screenings as they enter Penn State Health St. Joseph. Both nurses are among the St. Joseph

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