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Stories from our Community

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LFHS helped me quit smoking. Now I get to help others do the same.

— Ginny Lewis

I struggled with quitting smoking over many years. I grew up with a father who smoked and started smoking myself at age 18. After several attempts, I finally quit at age 31. Eighteen years later, I decided to take a puff of a cigarette while out with friends and unfortunately was soon hooked again. I knew that I had to take hold of my habit because I didn’t want to smoke in front of my grandchildren.

I found an ad in a local newspaper for Lebanon Family Health Services’ Freedom From Smoking® program and knew the time had come to quit for good. I attended the classes with my fiancé, who was also a smoker, and we were both finally successful in quitting for good. In the fall of that year, we were married.

Less than a year later, I was in a traumatic car accident that reaffirmed my decision to quit smoking. The emotional and physical stress that I experienced was a trigger that made me vulnerable to smoking once again. However, the tools provided to me in the tobacco cessation program helped me through this difficult time and I was able to stay smoke free.

I am a Freedom From Smoking® facilitator now and I look forward to continuing in this role for many years to come. I know how difficult it is to remain a recovering smoker and I want to help others through the quitting process.


Yashira

Title X Saved My Life

At Lebanon Family Health Services I was not only provided with birth control and yearly exams I was given a second chance at life.

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UPDATES

COVID 19

PLEASE NOTE:  LFHS remains open with modified business hours and adjustments made to our WIC program.  We also implemented necessary modifications to our education programs in order to ensure safety.  For the safety of all visitors to LFHS, please see the guidelines for the use of masks. 

Please continue to follow the recommended precautions of hand washing, covering your mouth/nose if you sneeze and practicing social distancing.  Also, be aware of public health tips for safer sex.  Finally, stay informed about the signs/symptoms of Coronavirus infection and the local resources being put in place at WellSpan. For this information, visit their website .

Information on Lebanon County Emergency Resources.

  • Summer classes

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    Classes Beginning ONLINE July 15

    11am-noon

    5:30-6:30

    Call (717)273-6741 ext. 224

     

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    Diabetes Prevention Program

    Begins Tuesday July 28 at 5:15

     

    Call (717) 273-6741 ext. 310

  • STI Clinic Update: COVID-19 Modifications

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    Free Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) Testing and Treatment Clinics

    In order to ensure patient safety, this year’s clinic has been modified to ensure social distancing practices. Therefore, it will be held over 4 days, all patients must make an appointment and wear a mask when visiting the office. All participants will receive a $20 gift card.

    Monday June 29, 2020
    Monday July 13, 2020
    Wednesday July 15, 2020
    Monday July 27, 2020

    *All days will have morning hours (8am-11:30) & afternoon hours (1pm-4:30)

    *Must Schedule an appointment to attend.
    NO WALK-INS ACCEPTED!