Stories tagged with: Genesis

February 24, 2014 - 6:36pm
1 year 27 weeks 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...

February 22, 2014 - 7:53pm
1 year 27 weeks ago

Genesis Healthcare hosted their annual Day of Dance at the Colony Square Mall on Saturday.

The event aims to educate visitors about heart health while giving them a chance to get up and get moving through dance. Guests were able to talk to area cardiologists while being scanned for various heart related diseases. The tests were free of charge.

"Today people could come in and get glucose, lipid profile screened , their BMI, their blood pressure, their spirometer, their PAD...

February 20, 2014 - 7:29pm
1 year 27 weeks ago

The Genesis Healthcare Foundation celebrates a monumental achievement in the building of the new Genesis Medical Center.

Officials from the foundation held an open house ceremony to say thank you to the community for their help in surpassing their 15 million dollar fundraising goal. The project was two years in the making.

"We started with the folks in our internal family, board members, employees physicians and we also had a committee of community members who spoke to...

January 9, 2014 - 7:13pm
1 year 33 weeks ago

Locals have a unique chance to get some one on one time with area physicians.

For the past two years, the staff at Genesis Healthcare have provided the national " Just Walk with a Doc Program" to our area. Twice a month doctors meet with the public to exercise and discuss medical advice and issues that affect a wide range of people.

"A lot of them will discuss their exercise tips the physicians are very active themselves so just encouraging people to get at least...

November 1, 2013 - 7:47pm
1 year 43 weeks ago

Genesis Rehabilitation Services just opened a new facility made specifically for kids.

Friday was the official open house for Genesis Pediatric Rehab Center located near the Genesis Healthplex on Maple Avenue. The new building features state of the art therapy for children.

"We offer physical, occupational and speech therapy," said Physical Therapist, Kyle Paladino. We have rooms for individual treatments, we have a large area behind me that's a sensory play area that...

October 23, 2013 - 6:36pm
1 year 44 weeks ago

Need to get rid of your expired prescription drugs?

In partnership with the Drug Enforcement Agency, the Muskingum County Sheriff's Office and the Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department will be collecting expired prescriptions or any other medications you no longer need. Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz says trying to dispose of medication on your own not only can be harmful on the environment, but can also create other problems.

"A lot of times we'll talk to people...

October 21, 2013 - 4:23pm
1 year 45 weeks ago

Genesis Healthcare Systems and Genesis Community Ambulance provided funding for a new software that assists crews on the scene.

Emergency responders throughout the county now have access to " EMSAC" or the Emergency Medical Service Advisory Council's book of medical protocol in a computer friendly PDF format.

"This software will load on any tablet or any computer or even any iPhone or similar device so that any medic or EMT in the field can with a tablet be able to...

September 25, 2013 - 6:20pm
1 year 48 weeks ago

Genesis Healthcare System is getting the word out about breast cancer prevention.

Genesis' Breast Cancer Care Center was recently given an accreditation by the National Breast Association for the third year in a row and they want the community to know, with more and more women being diagnosed with breast cancer at a younger age, the need for prevention and awareness about the disease is increasing.

"October as we all know is the pink month and the month that we really want...

September 6, 2013 - 4:36pm
1 year 51 weeks ago

Genesis Healthcare Systems kicked off their 33rd annual Pro-Am Golf Tournament at the Zanesville Country Club on Friday.

"The proceeds are used to support different areas of healthcare in the hospital," said Executive Director of the Genesis Healthcare Foundation Paul McClelland. "This year's proceeds are going to support rehab. Particularly pediatric rehab."

On Friday, the players participated in an individual stable tournament, but for the next two days,...

July 31, 2013 - 3:36pm
2 years 4 weeks ago

Captain Tony Coury says the Zanesville Police Department has been getting in numerous complaints from residents who live near the Bethesda campus complaining about the construction trucks driving down the side streets instead of Maple Avenue.

"We've asked the construction company, we've asked the hospital to stop their trucks from going on the side streets, using these off routes to stay on the state routes which is Maple Avenue," said Capt. Coury. "We understand they...

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