Community Event Tonight: Establishing a Lehigh Valley Health Department

The next community forum on the topic of Establishing a Lehigh Valley Health Department: Improving Health and Safety in Your Community will be held tonight, Tuesday, December 8, 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. in the Multi-Purpose Room at the Washington Elementary School, 381 Washington Blvd. (Rt. 191) in Bangor [map].

The event, free and open to the public, will feature members of the Board of Health and other public health leaders discussing the benefits of a regional approach to public health. Details will be provided on the progress made thus far in drafting the staffing and services plan for a Lehigh Valley Health Department. Following the panel speakers, there will be a question and answer discussion.

Our panel for this session is:

  • Alberto Cardelle, PhD, MPH – East Stroudsburg University
  • John Reinhart, M.Ed. – Bangor Area School District Superintendent, Member of the Lehigh Valley Board of Health
  • David Lyon, MD, MPH – Easton Hospital, Chair of the Lehigh Valley Board of Health
  • Gerald Barron, MPH – Center for Public Health Practice at University of Pittsburgh, Public Health Consultant to the Lehigh Valley Board of Health

This forum is co-hosted by RenewLV and the League of Women Voters – Northampton County. Thanks to the generous support of the League, light refreshments will be provided. If you would like additional information, or have any questions about the event, feel free to contact Beata Bujalska at or 484-893-1060 (or 714-309-2069). Hope you will join us!

About Beata Bujalska

Beata Bujalska is the former Campaign Coordinator for Renew Lehigh Valley. She currently lives in Panama, a place that fascinates her due to (among other reasons) its recent development boom.

Posted on December 8, 2009, in Events, Health, Media Coverage, Regions and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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