Stories tagged with: Rambo Memorial Health Center

August 31, 2012 - 5:28pm
3 years 39 weeks ago

This fall it will now be easier to get your flu shot.

Rambo Memorial Health Center will now offer flu shots at every Zanesville High School home football game starting Friday, August 31st. The health center feels this will make it easier for the community to get their shots.

"We decided to come up with this program to kind of get ourselves out into the community and make ourselves more available for the public who can't come down to the clinic from 8-4:30 Monday through...

June 19, 2012 - 10:25am
3 years 49 weeks ago

Dangers could be hiding in your home and a program this week wants to make your home healthier.

The Rambo Memorial Health Center will host a free program where three presenters will talk about the health effects of mold and radon gas and how to test and treat your home.

A nurse case manager at the health center said that someone experiencing a mold problem may have similar symptoms to that of an allergy sufferer.

"People that have things like COPD or they're...

April 7, 2012 - 5:11pm
4 years 7 weeks ago

Day two of the Community Health Fair took place Saturday...

The Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department hosted the event at the Colony Square Mall. Rambo Memorial Health Center was one of the vendors providing services and information to visitors.

"The things that we do here are free, but a lot of things that we do at our clinic is also free and people don't understand that, they don't realize that. So it is a good way for them to get a chance to...A lot of people will...

October 5, 2011 - 10:17am
4 years 34 weeks ago

Rambo Memorial Health Center in downtown Zanesville said they've gone through half their supply of flu shots.

Every day over one hundred people come to the health center in hopes of getting the shot to prevent the flu. Though many are taking advantage of the program officials said not to worry about running out of the vaccine.

"We do still have plenty of the vaccine though and there's going to be more available this year," said Crystal Bebout. "There's no shortage...

September 15, 2011 - 5:14pm
4 years 37 weeks ago

Summer is almost over, and it's time to start thinking about flu season.

Rambo Memorial Health Center will be providing flu shots at the Muskingum County Fairgrounds on Tuesday from 7 AM until 7 PM.  Pulmonary rehabilitation coordinator Kelly Moore said you won't need to get out of your car, but you will need to dish out some cash.

"What we've seen over the past few years, is due to competition from pharmacies and grocery stores, it's been slowly chipping away at...

March 31, 2011 - 9:08pm
5 years 8 weeks ago

A potentially deadly gas could be looming in your home and you may not even know it's there, and one organization in Zanesville is raising awareness of what to do about it.

Rambo Memorial Health Center will hold a seminar next week on radon, the second leading leading cause of lung cancer in the United States. The seminar will feature representatives from the Ohio Department of Health as well as Doctor Carl Schowengerdt of Rambo. Those who attend the free seminar will receive a voucher...

January 19, 2011 - 7:17pm
5 years 18 weeks ago

This year's flu season is arriving early here in Zanesville and the rest of Ohio.

Patient advocate for Rambo Memorial Health Center Corrie Stone says you can get your flu shot for free at the center. And even more good news, scientists believe this year's vaccine is dead on.

"We do feel that this year's strain of the flu vaccine is where it's supposed to be at. It seems to be preventing everyone and it does contain the H1N1 this year which was a big issue for people last...

October 26, 2010 - 12:29pm
5 years 31 weeks ago

One local health organization is asking  for your help this holiday season.

Rambo Memorial Health Center is kicking off its annual Yule Time Seal Fundraiser.

"We're sending out 11,000 mailers to local residents asking them for their help for a charitable donation to continue the services that we offer at Rambo. 100% of the money that comes in from our donations stays here locally," Yule Time Seal Campaign Bill Schimmel said.

People can use the seals on...

October 19, 2010 - 8:26pm
5 years 32 weeks ago

If you haven't received your annual flu shot, there is still time.

Rambo Memorial Health Center is continuing to offer free flu shots to local residents. Executive Director Crystal Bebout says 16,000 shots were ordered for Muskingum County, but a majority have yet to be given due to lack of participation.

"127,000 people a year get hospitalized and a majority of these people that get hospitalized for the flu symptoms are elderly people and children," said Bebout.


September 25, 2010 - 4:30pm
5 years 35 weeks ago

Flu season is back and so are the annual shots.

Rambo Memorial Health Center's Fourth Annual Kid's Flu Day took place Saturday afternoon, a variety of activities were offered for the children after they received the flu shot or the increasingly popular FluMist.

"A lot of kids love it, and every year that they come, they're not afraid, really they are just here to party, but some of the kids really they will surprise you and say no I want a shot instead," said...

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