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Narcotic addition is an epidemic in our communities and touches nearly every family.  Medically prescribed narcotics are often the beginning of an addiction with 40% of school-aged students reporting that they are being introduced to narcotics that are medically prescribed and accessible to them in the home.
The answers are not easy, but locking all narcotics and medications out of the reach of children is a start, along with community resources that can help someone on their journey of recovery.
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Support Our Annual February Food Drive

According to the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank and Feeding America: Map the Meal Gap, more than 52,000 individuals in Lancaster County are considered “food insecure”. That’s 1 in 10 persons. For children; the number is 1 in 6. Many families in Lancaster County (62%) admit to having to choose between paying for food and paying for medicine or healthcare, and 45% admit to having to choose between paying for food and paying for rent/mortgage.
To help combat these staggering statistics ...

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Save A Life Night

Northwest EMS and State Representative Mindy Fee are partnering to sponsor a Save A Life Night to be held on Thursday, October 25 from 6 – 8 PM, at the Manheim Central Middle School where attendees will learn the life-saving skills of Hands Only CPR® and the hemorrhage control techniques of the Stop The Bleed® initiative.  When someone collapses in cardiac arrest or becomes injured and suffers a traumatic hemorrhage, those first few moments are critical if the victim is to ...

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