Stories tagged with: Genesis

June 15, 2016 - 3:13pm
3 weeks 6 days ago

ZANESVILLE, OH- For the second year in a row, Genesis HealthCare System receives the “Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality” Achievement Award with Target: Stroke Honor Roll.

The American Heart Association Award recognizes Genesis’ commitment to quality stroke care. The award recognizes the hospitals commitment to providing the most appropriate stroke treatment.

“This recognizes our adherence to quality and achievement...

January 18, 2016 - 7:40pm
3 weeks 6 days ago

On Monday, 5-year-old Francesca Dougherty and her parents went to the Pediatrics Department at Genesis Hospital with bags full of toys to donate to the hospital.

Francesca decided on her birthday last December that every gift she receives for Christmas would be given away to sick kids at the hospital.

Francesca’s mother told us that she asked Francesca what she wanted for Christmas and she said that she didn’t want anything and that any gifts she got she wanted...

January 1, 2016 - 7:52pm
3 weeks 6 days ago

As we were counting down to a new year, a Coshcocton resident was counting her blessings.

A new baby was brought into the world earlier Friday morning at Genesis hospital. Ashley Untied gave birth to a 7.25 pound baby boy at 7 a.m she told us the feeling is unbelievable.

"It's amazing, it's surprising. You wouldn't think you'll feel like this about something. He was crying and they put him on me and he stopped crying, it was like I felt that connection right away," said...

October 6, 2015 - 6:26pm
46 weeks 1 day ago

Genesis volunteers pledged $1 million to the hospital over the course of 10 years.

A new, re-vamped gift shop at Genesis with a Starbucks cafe, an outdoor courtyard, a baby grand piano and free wifi will have its grand opening celebration Thursday. This is just one of the upgrades Genesis is seeing make way with the pledged money from the volunteers.

"All of our volunteers staff it and all of the proceeds go to the genesis volunteers and they use that to support various...

March 4, 2015 - 9:06am
1 year 25 weeks ago

Headlines for Wednesday, March 4, 2015.

Level One Snow Emergency

Coshocton and Perry Counties are under a Level 1 Snow Emergency as of 8:00 A.M.

Street Cleaning

The Waste Water and Street Departments were out making a preemptive strike to clear the drainage basins around the city as the snow starts to melt. According to Waste Water superintendent, Dave Markley, crews hit the flood prone areas first, shoveling snow off the basins to...

January 9, 2015 - 7:47pm
1 year 32 weeks 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 - 5:22pm
1 year 44 weeks 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 - 6:45pm
1 year 44 weeks 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 - 2:49pm
1 year 47 weeks 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 - 4:03pm
2 years 4 weeks 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,...

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