Skip to main content
Main Penn College Website

Health Science Students Help to Administer 466 Free Flu Shots

Penn College nursing, paramedic and physician assistant students volunteered to staff free flu clinics offered throughout Lycoming County last week, during which 466 influenza and 39 pneumonia vaccinations were given to county residents. The three-day initiative is a project of the Lycoming County Health Improvement Coalition and the State Health Improvement Plan. Clinics were held at fire halls and community centers in Hughesville, Muncy, Montgomery, Williamsport, Hepburnville, Jersey Shore and Waterville.

Related Stories

Student Aleyah D. Walter, of Hughesville, uses a Smartscope that produces a specific lung sound when placed against a preprogrammed Emergency Medical Services/Paramedic
PPL supports training for front-line health care workers
Read more
Brooke M. Strubel, of Strasburg, Lancaster County, seen here at the Willing Hand Hose Co. in Montoursville, where she lived and worked while pursuing a Bachelor of Science in emergency management and homeland security at Pennsylvania College of Technology, also works full time at Ephrata Community Ambulance. Emergency Medical Services/Paramedic
Emergency management student thrives outside comfort zone
Read more
Beginning in January, Pennsylvania College of Technology’s paramedic education program will offer a hybrid instruction option that combines in-person and online learning. The well-appointed labs used for hands-on learning include a crash car that can rotate to simulate accident scenes. Emergency Medical Services/Paramedic
Penn College paramedic program to offer hybrid learning option
Read more