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Conemaugh gets ‘A’ rating

Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center has earned its third consecutive ‘A’ rating for its efforts in protecting patients from harm and meeting the highest safety standards in the United States.

The recognition is from The Leapfrog Group, a Washington, D.C.-based organization aiming to improve health care quality and safety for consumers and purchasers. Conemaugh Memorial also earned an ‘A’ for Fall 2017, Spring 2018 and Fall 2018.

The Safety Grade assigns an A, B, C, D or F grade to hospitals across the country based on performance in preventing medical errors, infections and other harm among patients in their care.


Centre County job fair set

PA CareerLink Centre County will hold a Summer Job Fair from 2 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at its 240 Match Factory location in Bellefonte.

Doors open at 1:45p.m. for U.S. military veterans.

Featuring part-time, full-time and seasonal openings, the job fair provides a one-stop chance to get hired for high school and college students, as well as those looking for side income.

Burger King, Chick-fil-A, Hanover Foods, Penn State Hospitality, Pizza Hut, Rite-Aid and Sheetz will be hiring for multiple locations across Centre County. Wages for these companies range from $8.75 to $15 per hour.

Jobseekers without transportation are encouraged to take CATA bus XB to the Match Factory.


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