Stories tagged with: Genesis Good Samaritan Hospital

January 26, 2015 - 10:47pm
36 weeks 1 day ago

Zanesville City Council held their bi-weekly meeting at City Hall Monday evening.

The Council discussed a variety of ordinances including one that authorized the proper city official to reduce the water and sewer tap fees for the New Genesis Bethesda Campus. Sixth Ward Councilman Andrew Roberts told us a little bit more about it.

"The tap fees are based on consumption, we're going to move that consumption from the Good Samaritan Campus over to the Bethesda Campus. When you...

December 30, 2014 - 6:42pm
40 weeks 20 hours ago

If you have the flu and need to go to the hospital, you better be ready to wait.

Since last Friday, over 1,400 people have been treated for the flu or influenza-like-illnesses at the Genesis Good Samaritan Hospital emergency department or both of their urgent care units. Director of Emergency and Trauma Services, David Davis, says they're happy to treat every sick patient, but to please understand that since the flu has been hitting in such high volumes they've been extremely busy....

December 1, 2014 - 6:45pm
44 weeks 1 day ago

Christmas is just four short weeks away, and with it comes the risk of toy related injury.

A new study released by Nationwide Children's Hospital found that every three minutes, a child in the United States is treated for a toy related injury. David Davis, R.N. and the Director of the Emergency and Trauma Services at Genesis gave us an overview of what the U.S. product safety site says to watch out for.

"There's been an increase also in two main injuries which is toy chests...

November 21, 2014 - 10:35pm
45 weeks 4 days ago

Genesis Good Samaritan Hospital got into the Christmas spirit a little bit early Friday night.

For the 29th year, the Tree of Love was lit on the campus of Genesis Good Samaritan Hospital. Community members and families gathered to listen to Christmas music and celebrate the season with the tree lighting. Trees could be bought for $100 a piece and could be dedicated in memory of a loved one. You could also buy plaques and bulbs. Carol Kohler, Co-Chairman of the Tree of Love Project,...

November 19, 2014 - 11:44pm
45 weeks 6 days ago

Each year, Lifeline of Ohio and the Genesis-Good Samaritan Hospital team up to host their annual event, "Hope for the Holidays."  Hope for the Holidays is a special event where organ and tissue donor families and recipients can find help and hope for the holiday season after losing a loved one.

"it's a time, its an informal time to come in and we invite the donor families to make an ornament to represent a loved one that they've lost and we'll place that then on a...

October 23, 2014 - 4:09pm
49 weeks 5 days ago

Have you ever wanted to learn more about the Relay for Life? October 25 you'll have an opportunity.

The Relay for Life is an overnight walk. Teams gather together and walk through the night to raise funds for the American Cancer Society. This year, they are having a kick off for the first time ever with an open house. Lora Young, Marketing and PR Lead of the Muskingum County Relay for Life told us the event is to show the community what you can get from participating in it.


October 22, 2014 - 4:11pm
49 weeks 6 days ago

An unfortunate accident for Linda Regula, the Democratic Candidate for Muskingum County Commissioner this weekend has her in the hospital.

Regula attended her granddaughter's wedding Saturday, and immediately following the ceremony, she was lining up for pictures in the church's basement when she didn't see a raised portion of the floor and fell to the ground breaking her hip.

Sitting up in her bed at Good Samaritan Hospital she spoke with us. 

"I think what I'm...

October 3, 2014 - 5:46pm
1 year 1 day ago

Genesis Good Samaritan hospital is bringing comfort and healing to patients and visitors in a whole new way.

Caring Canines is a new dog therapy program taking place at the hospital. Handlers and their certified dogs can walk the halls and visit patients. Kathy Lighthizer, an on call staff nurse and dog handler says that the response has been a positive one.

"It's been an extremely enthusiastic response. I go to Good Sam and the first place we go when we go into Good Sam is...

August 11, 2014 - 4:07pm
1 year 8 weeks ago

Two Newark women were sent to the hospital following an accident near the Y-Bridge Monday afternoon.

According to police, the accident occurred around 2:30 p.m. when a Chevy Lumina that was heading toward the Y-Bridge on West Main Street went off the left side of the roadway, through a grass field at a high rate of speed, and crashed over the emankment of the river.  The vehicle flipped several times before coming to rest right beside the river. 


August 5, 2014 - 4:30pm
1 year 8 weeks ago

The trauma center at the Genesis Good Samaritan Hospital has received a three year reverification.

Genesis began the trauma center in 2010 before receiving their official verification in 2011.  The Verification Review Committee of the American College of Surgeons recently renewed Genesis as a level three trauma center.

"They look through charts, they see our facility, they talk to multiple disciplines that are involved with trauma to make sure that all of our t's are...

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