The Genesis Cancer Care Center will officially open its doors to patients starting Monday.
The facility will be the first in Zanesville, and up until now, patients being treated for cancer have had to travel out of town for their treatment. Medical Director of Cancer Services, Dr. Scott Wegner, says having a cancer facility in Zanesville is very important, and can help reduce stress during this difficult time.
"I think it's very important, cancer is an extremely stressful...
The Zanesville Police Department responded to an altercation outside of Genesis/Bethesda Hospital this afternoon.
The incident took place between three individuals just before 1 P.M. in the Genesis/Bethesda parking lot. Police say a male was reportedly confronted by two other individuals when he pulled out a weapon. He then dropped the weapon on the ground, and ran into the hospital. Officials say the individuals involved know each other and have a history of confrontation. All...
The Zanesville Muskingum County Health Department is holding a Drug Take Back Event.
It's Saturday, September 27 from 10AM to 2PM. Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz says all expired or unused medication will be accepted.
"Our service provides anything that you bring in prescription pills wise we'll take, including the containers they come in, liquid, the DEA wont take and we'll also take sharps that can be disposed of."
Summer is all about road trips and vacations but it's also important to remember safety in the midst of all the fun.
Riesbeck's in South Zanesville partnered with the Sheriff's Department, Genesis Healthcare and the Muskingum County Safe Community Coalition to host a safety event today from 2:00 p.m.. until 4:00 p.m.. The day featured many events to educate and help the community keep safe during the summer months and beyond.
"We are going to provide car seat safety checks,...
Staying safe while having fun in the sun...that will be the focus of a safety event held at Riesbeck's in South Zanesville later next week.
The event will take place Thursday, July 24th from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in front of the store.
"We would like to invite not only our customers, but the community to come over and enjoy the day's activities that we have planned," said Jane Dombroski, Riesbeck's Store Events Coordinator. "It's going to be a lot of fun...
The Bethesda Behavioral Health Center will open a new facility on Monday for those suffering from mental health issues as well as drug and alcohol dependency.
The new facility will be located in the former Forestview Health Campus behind Bethesda Hospital. Director of Behavioral Health at Genesis, Karen Green, said that they are lucky to have continued support of behavioral healthcare here in Zanesville.
"Most corporations do not put money into their behavioral health...
A special ceremony was held at the Genesis Bethesda Hospital campus Wednesday afternoon.
The "Topping Out" ceremony commemorated a huge milestone for the hospital, the new building has reached its highest point. Three beams, signed by hospital employees and volunteers, were placed in the new addition to the hospital on the south side of the building. An evergreen tree was also part of the ceremony to represent growth.