Leadership Clinton County tours UPMC Lock Haven Hospital

PHOTO PROVITED Leadership Clinton County participants learn the operations at the Clinton County 911 Center.

LOCK HAVEN — Leadership Clinton County participants focused on learning more about local health and human services during their December session. The group examined various health and human service systems, some of the organizations that make up the system locally, and issues facing our region not only now but in the future.

The class had the opportunity to tour UPMC Lock Haven Hospital, learning about a local health care provider that is part of a world-class health care network in Pennsylvania.

The group also toured STEP, Inc.’s Clinton County Community Center in Lock Haven, learning about the various programs and services STEP provides in Clinton County ranging from Head Start pre-school programs to operating three centers in the county that support a variety of services for senior citizens.

The Leadership class then participated in a drug issue panel, discussing drug and alcohol programs available to residents of Clinton County, and a human services panel that shared information on the array of social services provided locally.

The day ended with a tour of Clinton County’s 911 Center, where the group was able to see the technology utilized at the center and talk with emergency service providers and responders who serve Clinton County.

A special thank you goes out to UPMC Lock Haven for acting as the host for this session. Other sponsors included Clinton County Commissioners, Clinton County Community Foundation, Clinton County Economic Partnership, First Quality, Leadership Clinton County Alumni Association, Lock Haven Fraternal Order of Eagles #4298, M&R Contracting, Inc., M&T Bank, PPL Electric Utilities and Terrapin Care Station.

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