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June 24th Supreme Court Ruling
June 24, 2022

Today, June 24, 2022, the Supreme Court has overturned Roe v. Wade. This means that there is no longer a Federal constitutional right to receive an abortion.  Each individual state . . .

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Senator Casey Joins MFHS for a Roundtable Discussion on Formula Shortage
June 1, 2022

U.S. Senator Bob Casey joined Maternal and Family Health Services for a roundtable discussion about the infant formula shortage in Scranton last week. The Senator joined us at the future . . .

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Penn East FCU Donates 14,000 Diapers and Baby Wipes to MFHS
May 20, 2022

May 20, 2022, Lackawanna County, PA – Maternal and Family Health Services (MFHS) is pleased to announce that a Mother’s Day Diaper Drive organized by Penn East Federal Credit Union . . .

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May is WIC Month in Pennsylvania!
May 17, 2022

Governor Wolf issued a proclamation declaring May 2022 WIC Month in Pennsylvania in recognition of the 48th anniversary of the first WIC benefits issued in the state.  The attached proclamation . . .

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Director of PA Bureau of WIC Visits MFHS
May 4, 2022

Maternal and Family Health Services welcomed the newly appointed Director of the Pennsylvania Bureau of WIC, Sally Zubairu-Cofield, and members of the state WIC leadership team, for a visit to . . .

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WIC 2022 Public Meetings Announced
April 20, 2022

Download a comment form here: English | Spanish In accordance with 7 C.F.R. § 246.4(b), the Department of Health has scheduled 2022 WIC public meetings to hear comments of the . . .

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Maternal & Family Health Services Awarded $1.6 Million Title X Family Planning Grant
April 11, 2022

Wilkes-Barre, Pa – Maternal and Family Health Services (MFHS) announced that it has received $1.6 million in federal funds from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). This . . .

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Skippy Peanut Butter Recall
March 30, 2022

Skippy Foods is voluntarily recalling 9,353 cases, of a limited number of code dates of SKIPPY® Reduced Fat Creamy Peanut Butter Spread, SKIPPY® Reduced Fat Chunky Peanut Butter Spread and . . .

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Baby formula purchased by Maternal & Family Health Services through the generous support of Coterra Energy, Women Helping Women, and the Earle and June Wootton fund of the Community Foundation of the Endless Mountains will be distributed to families in need in Wyoming and Susquehanna counties. MHFS associates in Tunkhannock on Monday included, from left, Kendise Dunn, Theodore Deitman, Thomas Fricke, and Dr. Maria Montoro Edwards." alt="Extraordinary Effort Addresses Baby Formula Shortage and Recall Featured Image" />
Extraordinary Effort Addresses Baby Formula Shortage and Recall
March 22, 2022

Parents with infants were already struggling to keep up on supplies of baby formula due to supply chain kinks when the Food & Drug Administration announced a recall last week . . .

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Maternal & Family Health Services Tamaqua WIC Nutrition Center Moves to New Location
March 18, 2022

Tamaqua, Pa – Maternal and Family Health Services (MFHS) opened a new Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Nutrition Center at 111 East Broad Street, Tamaqua. The MFHS WIC Nutrition Center . . .

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