Stories tagged with: Rambo Memorial Health Center

April 7, 2012 - 4:11pm
3 years 44 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 - 9:17am
4 years 18 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 - 4:14pm
4 years 21 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 - 8:08pm
4 years 45 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 - 6:17pm
5 years 3 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 - 11:29am
5 years 15 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 - 7:26pm
5 years 16 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 - 3:30pm
5 years 20 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...

May 27, 2010 - 11:19am
5 years 37 weeks ago

A lot of people suffer from asthma, maybe even more than we make think. That's why two local groups are raising awareness.

As part of Asthma Awareness Day Rambo Memorial Health Center and Shrivers Pharmacy team up to provide the community with free lung and blood pressure tests. They set up a tent outside the Shrivers Pharmacy's on Brighton Boulevard to pass out free information about asthma. Rambo Memorial Registered Nurse Gloria Brown said people can die from asthma especially if it'...

May 18, 2010 - 4:31pm
5 years 38 weeks ago

The seasonal flu vaccine is administered mostly during the fall and winter months to help people battle the upcoming cold and flu season.

Rambo Memorial Health Center Executive Director, Crystal Bebout, says it's proven to work most of the time.

"For 86% of healthy adults, it is effective and for those who are immuno-compromised or have chronic medical conditions, it is less effective just because their bodies can't handle the antibodies or make the antibodies for the flu,...

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