Avita EMS Summer Summit Announced
May31

Avita EMS Summer Summit Announced

Avita Health System is announcing this year’s EMS Summer Summit, scheduled for June 9, 2012, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Wynford Elementary School. The EMS Summit is designed for fire and EMS providers who are actively involved in any level of pre-hospital emergency patient care. Primary care nurses also benefit from this event. “This event is really all about providing an educational opportunity to our rural EMS and fire...

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Avita Health Foundation Awards Scholarships; Galion Senior Included
May28

Avita Health Foundation Awards Scholarships; Galion Senior Included

The Avita Health Foundation recently awarded a total of $4,000 in scholarships to area high school seniors who are each pursuing a degree in the healthcare field. Chad McCray, a senior at Galion High School, received a $1,000 scholarship and will be attending Otterbein University in the fall of 2012 to study pre-medicine. McCray is the son of Robert and Joni McCray of Galion. Kaitlyn Gearhart, a senior at Crestline High School,...

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Galion Community Hospital Lab Accredited
May14

Galion Community Hospital Lab Accredited

Galion Community Hospital’s Arterial Blood Gas Lab has been awarded accreditation by the Accreditation Committee of the College of American Pathologists (CAP), based on the results of a recent onsite inspection. The GCH Lab is one of more than 7,000 CAP-accredited laboratories worldwide. “As a respiratory therapist for Avita Health System, I can say that we take pride in providing the best possible care for our patients and families,”...

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Becoming One With History: A Tribute to Doctor Mansfield
May11

Becoming One With History: A Tribute to Doctor Mansfield

A thesaurus is needed when one writes about a good man who has passed away. Today is no exception. Describing the life of Dr. Bernard Mansfield, and the service he performed for the community he loved, seems difficult without looking for dozens of words that reflect the concepts of “genuine,” and “dedicated,” and “true,” and “selfless.” Dr. Mansfield passed away this morning here in Galion. His health had been deteriorating for some...

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Third Annual Moving Hearts and Soles Announced
May03

Third Annual Moving Hearts and Soles Announced

Galion Community Hospital is holding their third annual Moving Hearts and Soles 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, June 23, from 8:00 to 11:30 am, at their Orthopedic Center at 955 Hosford Road in Galion. Runners and walkers of all ages are welcome to attend the race which is being hosted to raise funds to benefit student healthcare scholarships. Fifth-Third Bank is the presenting sponsor of the race. Last year, the Moving Hearts and Soles 5K...

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