From its founding in 1905, the hospital has played an integral role in the life of the community it serves. Today, this translates into a 101-bed, acute care facility, 240 long-term care beds in the Retirement Village Nursing Home, and a staff that prides itself in the complete continuum of care it provides, including a variety of highly services. Distinctive programs include specialized obstetric and gynecological services, oncology, advanced diagnostic imaging, same-day and laser surgery, balance testing and rehabilitation, and pain management. Outreach services are provided through the Hospital Center Home Health Care, the Cardiopulmonary Treatment Center, a rehabilitation services department, occupational health services, 24-hour emergency services, patient and community education and hospice.
The city population is 12,500 while the service area population is over 65,000. The chamber of business and industry serves an area population of about 25,000, with half of those living in the town. It s located less than 150 miles from New York City and Philadelphia.
Pick your season and your activity. Golf courses abound, as do opportunities for sailing, golf, tennis, camping, hiking, hunting, fishing and snow-mobiling. Berwick is a ridge or two away from the Pocono Mountains' ski slopes and year-round resorts. The nearby Wilkes-Barre/Scranton area is home to farm teams for both the Philadelphia Phillies baseball club and the Pittsburgh Penguins ice hockey franchise. The area has preserved its past for today's enjoyment through efforts to preserve some 20 covered bridges, making Columbia County the nation's covered bridge capital.
Penn State campuses at Hazleton and Wilkes-Barre are also within easy driving distance, as are Wilkes, Bloomsburg, Susquehanna and Bucknell Universities, the University of Scranton, College Misericordia and Kings and Marywood Colleges.
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