LVHN Opens New Slate Belt Medical Facility
2/7/2014
By State Rep. Joe Emrick
137th Legislative District

The Lehigh Valley Health Network is making quality health care even more available to Slate Belt residents with the opening of the Health Center at Bangor, located in the Bangor Plaza shopping center at 1337 Blue Valley Drive. I attended a ribbon cutting for the facility, which opened to the public Monday, Feb. 3.

The Health Center at Bangor is about as convenient as it gets, when it comes to needing care for those accidents or illnesses that happen from time to time. Need an X-ray? Feel like you’re getting the flu? Weekday walk-ins are accepted for ExpressCARE from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. The center is also open weekends and holidays from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Need a blood test? Health Network Laboratories is available Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. No appointment is necessary.

While hospital officials prefer an appointment in advance, they do perform digital mammography for walk-in patients with evening hours available. Physical therapists are also on staff with flexible hours for those needing care before and after work.

Health Center at Bangor also provides diagnostic testing such as ultrasound, bone density and echocardiogram. In addition, they supervise home sleep monitoring and, in April, will perform cardiac stress testing.

We are very fortunate to have good quality health care in the Lehigh Valley. Opening a facility such as this makes that product even more readily available to those who need it when they need it. 

Representative Joe Emrick
137th District
Pennsylvania House of Representatives

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