Stories tagged with: Genesis Good Samaritan Hospital

January 7, 2014 - 7:08pm
1 year 25 weeks ago

The ER at Genesis Good Samaritan is reporting cases of frostbite.

Although emergency rooms actually see fewer patients during extreme weather, Director of Trauma and Emergency at Good Samaritan, David Davis, said there have been several people admitted to the ER with weather-related health problems.

"We've had some frostbite, nothing too bad," Davis explained. "We've had several car crashes that seem to be weather related, lots of falls and a lot of...

September 24, 2013 - 8:33pm
1 year 40 weeks ago

Small Cell Lung Cancer is considered a non curable malignancy and it is a rarity for individuals in their thirties and forties to be diagnosed with this type of cancer. So it came as a surprise when Micah Vensil's persistent cough was more than just a cold.

"It's the worst lung cancer you can get I think,” said Micah.

“It's the worst you get,” added Micah's wife, Angie. “It's the cancer you don't want.”

“It's from smoking cigarettes...

September 18, 2013 - 4:36pm
1 year 41 weeks ago

The South Zanesville Fire Department along with the Ohio State Highway Patrol, responded to an accident on Coopermill Road just after 2:00 p.m. Wednesday afternoon. When crews arrived on scene, a utility pole was knocked to the ground, leaving many without power and causing part of Coopermill Road to be closed for several hours.

"This blue truck here, a Ford Ranger, was coming west on Coopermill Road," said Trooper Joshua A. Weaver. "Went off the left side of the roadway...

July 1, 2013 - 8:27pm
2 years 6 days ago

The Ohio State Highway Patrol, and both Frazeysburg and Dresden Fire Departments responded to the scene of the accident around 5:30 p.m. on Monday. OSHP Sgt. Melanie Appleman says two ATV's were traveling on Ashcraft Road when one stopped at the intersection on West Carlisle Road and the second ATV, carrying two people, failed to stop, crashing into the rear of the stopped ATV.

"The driver of the second ATV was ejected from the vehicle and was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital,...

April 29, 2013 - 5:50pm
2 years 9 weeks ago

The State Highway Patrol responded around 3:00 p.m. Monday afternoon to the scene of the three vehicle accident on State Route 146, just past Northpointe Drive causing a huge backup of traffic driving westbound.

"A silver Nissan was rear ended by a silver Ford SUV. After the silver SUV rear ended the first car, that vehicle was in turn rear ended by a maroon Buick.," said Trooper Fowler.

Trooper Fowler says there were two people in the Buick, two people in the Ford and...

January 10, 2013 - 5:53pm
2 years 25 weeks ago

Genesis Hospital is taking steps to protect its patients and employees in a crosswalk.

A new pedestrian flashing signal has been placed on Adair Avenue at the crosswalk between the Genesis-Good Samaritan parking lot and the Center for Occupational and Outpatient Rehabilitation Building. The new signal was a joint venture between the hosptial and the city of Zanesville and comes at no expense to the taxpayers.

"On each side of the street we have wirless push buttons that the...

December 22, 2012 - 12:25pm
2 years 28 weeks ago

Two local organizations brought Christmas to those who can't be home for the holidays this year...

The Zanesville Noon Rotary and Economy Linen teamed up to bring presents to patients at Genesis Good Samaritan Hospital Saturday morning.

"Everyone wants to be home, particularly at the holidays, and so, this is a great way just to remind them that people in the community are thinking about them at this time of year, and just spread a little bit of good will," said Rotary...

June 27, 2012 - 5:26pm
3 years 1 week ago

It's going to be dangerously hot in our area the rest of this week and some people will need to be extra careful.

It could feel like 100 degrees tomorrow and may cause problems to those sensitive to the heat like the elderly and the very young.

David Davis is the Director of Emergency and Trauma Services at Genesis Good Samaritan Hospital and said the two most common ailments people should be on the lookout for are heat exhaustion and heat stroke.

"Heat exhaustion...

August 26, 2011 - 4:57pm
3 years 45 weeks ago

A fender bender sends two to the hospital.

According to Zanesville Police Department Patrolman Tom Porter two vehicles traveling North-West on State Route 146 - Sharon Avenue turned left onto Marietta Street. The driver of a Mazda 626 slowed down for traffic and was then rear-ended by the driver of a Dodge Durango. Porter said 12 witnesses were in the area.

"There was a car infront of him that turning into here, with his blinker on, he slowed down but the car, the truck ,...

July 11, 2011 - 4:50pm
3 years 51 weeks ago

Genesis Healthcare System moved to release bonds received in the past.

Chief Financial Officer of Genesis Healthcare System, Paul Masterson met with Muskingum County Commissioners Monday to request the release bonds of debt they had recently financed. The county was used as a conduit to issue the bonds in order for Genesis to achieve tax exempt rate. Masterson explains the county was not the borrower of the loans.

"An example is if you went and had your mortgage with...

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