Penn Highlands Healthcare Hosts Ribbon Cutting at Clarion Community Medical Building; Invites Public to an Open House

Penn Highlands Healthcare is enhancing health care services in Clarion County with the opening of the Clarion Community Medical Building, located on Holiday Inn Road – Route 68, in Clarion. On August 3, leaders from Penn Highlands Healthcare and the Clarion community participated in a ribbon cutting ceremony to officially open the facility. The health system is hosting a Community Open House at the facility on Saturday, August 6, from 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM.

“The Clarion Community Medical Building provides the residents of Clarion County and surrounding areas with convenient access to critical services and advanced care,” said John Sutika, President of Penn Highlands DuBois. “And, not only does this facility enhance services, it created new healthcare jobs for this region.”

The Clarion Community Medical Building offers many services under one roof including
diagnostic imaging, family medicine, gastroenterology, orthopedics, outpatient physical
therapy, pulmonology, a retail pharmacy and walk-in QCare. Penn Highlands Life’s Journey
OB/GYN and endocrinology services will open soon.

Members of the community are encouraged to attend the August 6 Open House to see the
state-of-the-art building firsthand and learn more about the services offered there. The first 300
guests will receive a free drink from Blended Nutrition Smoothie and Juice Bar! Plus, there will
be other refreshments and giveaways while supplies last.

About Penn Highlands Healthcare

Penn Highlands Healthcare was officially formed in 2011, and is comprised of eight hospitals – Penn Highlands Brookville, Penn Highlands Clearfield, Penn Highlands Connellsville, Penn Highlands DuBois, Penn Highlands Elk, Penn Highlands Huntingdon, Penn Highlands Mon Valley and Penn Highlands Tyrone -- that have served area communities for the past 100+ years.

Its business continuum also includes home care agencies, long-term care facilities and residential senior living communities, as well as durable medical equipment companies and retail pharmacies.

Penn Highlands Healthcare has evolved into an organization with 6,651 workers in 150+ locations throughout 39 counties in Northwestern/Central and Southwestern Pennsylvania that include community medical buildings, outpatient facilities, surgery centers and physician practices. The facilities have a total of 1,498 inpatient, skilled nursing and personal care beds. The system, which has 827 physicians and 405 advanced practice providers on staff, offers a wide range of care and treatments with specialty units for cancer, cardiovascular/thoracic, neurosurgery, pulmonology, neonatal and high-risk pregnancy patients. Being focused on what is important – patients and families – makes Penn Highlands Healthcare the best choice in the region.