Hospital and Its Community Partners Provide Food to Patients in Need

Person packing a box into a cars trunk during COVID-19

Self-isolation to stop the spread of COVID-19 can be stressful enough without adding the worry of having adequate food.

Penn State Health, based in Hershey, Pa., Central Pennsylvania Food Bank, and the Caring Cupboard food pantry of Palmyra are teaming up to provide relief in the form of food boxes at Hershey Medical Center's drive-through COVID-19 testing site and to people at home in isolation.

"We're really glad to be able to help people at a scary, chaotic time," said Ashley Visco, Penn State Health community health director. "It's nice to be able to offer them some peace of mind."

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