Stories tagged with: Genesis

January 9, 2015 - 6:47pm
6 weeks 6 days ago

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...

October 17, 2014 - 4:22pm
18 weeks 6 days ago

With Ebola on the front lines of medical news, local hospitals are preparing just in case the virus arrives in Southeast Ohio.

Genesis Hospital Medical Director of Infection Prevention, Doug Haas said the hospital has been conducting drills as instituted by the Ohio Health Department.

"We've been drilling, we've been providing additional education to our staff so that they can be prepared and have and utilize effective protective equipment if a patient were to be admitted...

October 16, 2014 - 5:45pm
19 weeks 13 hours ago

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...

September 26, 2014 - 1:49pm
21 weeks 5 days ago

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."

Illicit substances will not be accepted....

July 24, 2014 - 3:03pm
31 weeks 13 hours ago

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,...

July 15, 2014 - 4:13pm
32 weeks 2 days ago

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...

July 8, 2014 - 4:07pm
33 weeks 2 days ago

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...

June 9, 2014 - 2:53pm
37 weeks 3 days ago

In less than a month authorities have investigated two fatal motorcycle accidents in Muskingum County and a local expert is giving some life saving tips at a crucial time.

According to the Director of Trauma at Genesis Hospital , David Davis motorcycle accidents occur due to a variety of reasons including drinking, awareness and experience.

" Younger riders are more at risk," said Davis. The largest study of motorcycles in the Hope Report notes that that younger riders...

March 5, 2014 - 4:48pm
51 weeks 1 day ago

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.

"We're just very excited about today and very...

February 24, 2014 - 5:36pm
1 year 2 days ago

With the ongoing construction at the new Genesis Hospital, the Gorsuch Fitness Trail is expected to close this Sunday.

The most recent phase of construction on the Genesis-Bethesda campus takes place in the North West corridor, along one of the most active roads on site.

"We are going to try to minimize the changes in circulation, but there will be some, said Al Burns, Chief Development Officer. "We're working with Turner and Igel to make those changes as small as...

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