Category: Health

Parkinson’s Program

Pictured are participants in Paulding County Hospital’s first Delay the Disease program for Parkinson’s Disease. The twelve-week long program features the use of low level exercises to develop the mind and body to overcome limitations caused by the disease. Observers have stated that the progress made by participants is nothing short of miraculous enabling them…

Dr. Vincent Waldron, Orthopedic Surgeon Joins CMH Specialty Clinics

Community Memorial Hospital has announced the expansion of its Specialty Clinic staff with the addition of orthopedic surgeon, Vincent Waldron, MD.   Dr. Waldron will practice in Hicksville on the Community Memorial Hospital campus, located at 208 Columbus Street, Hicksville, OH 43526.  Dr. Waldron is seeing patients in clinic and will perform procedures and surgeries…

Payne Chamber Is Sponsoring a 5-K For Dustin

The Payne Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a 5-K to raise funds for Dustin Shuherk’s medical expenses. It will be held at the Payne School ball fields on Saturday, July 29 at 8:00 AM. Age group medals and door prizes will be awarded. Walkers, kids, and dogs are welcome. A registration form is available at…

CHP Hospice Looking for Volunteers

Community Health Professionals (CHP) Hospice of Paulding invites you to escape the summer doldrums by serving as a hospice volunteer. There are many ways you can make a difference. Volunteer opportunities include: • In-home patient companion – receive free training to prepare you to work directly with hospice patients and families visiting with patients, providing…

Bargain Bin Donates to PCH

The Bargain Bin in Paulding has been around since the 1960’s as a good will facility selling good used items around the area. It started as a rummage sale in the back. It’s beens serving Paulding County Hospital now for over 50 years. Back in February the community welcomed the new Bargain Bin facility located…

PCH Opens Pain Center

Paulding County Hospital has opened a balanced pain management center at the hospital.  Paulding Pain Management Center will diagnose acute and chronic pain and create individualized treatment plans for patients based on a number of considerations, including the cause and level of pain. Diagnoses treated at the center include neck and back pain, headaches, fibromyalgia,…

PCH Adds Emergency Response Unit

Paulding County Hospital has acquired an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) in association with the Paulding County Emergency Management Agency. The ATV is equipped with a module for transporting a patient on a stretcher and an EMT. The unit will be made available to EMS Units, Fire Departments, and Law Enforcement for use for off road rescues,…

Paulding County Hospital Receives State Award

Columbus – Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports: Green Local School District (Scioto County), OMEGA JV 1, 2, 4, 5, 6 and MESA (Franklin County), Paulding County Hospital (Paulding County),  South Range Local School District (Mahoning County),…

Paulding County Hospital Honored with State Award

Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients Columbus – Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports: •          Green Local School District (Scioto County) •          OMEGA JV 1, 2, 4, 5, 6 and MESA (Franklin County) •          Paulding County Hospital (Paulding County) •         …

Ray of Hope Camp Helps Youth Deal with Loss

CHP Home Care & Hospice will conduct its annual Rays of Hope Camp, June 27-29, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. daily at YMCA Camp Clay, 9196 Liberty-Union Rd., Van Wert. The camp is for children and youth (ages 6-17) from throughout the area, who have recently lost a loved one and helps them gain support,…

More Flash Flooding From Sunday Heavy Rains

The Villages of Oakwood and Melrose in Paulding County, Ohio suffered Flash Flooding Sunday evening, following isolated heavy rains the produced over 4 inches of rain in a short period of time. St. 66 and St. 613 were both closed for a period of time due to the high water. A number of country and township roads were or…

Flooding: The Day After

The Paulding County Health Department and the Emergency Management Agency would like to help those experiencing flooding to read this and to contact them for any help. Flood Water After a Disaster or Emergency When returning to your home after a hurricane or flood, be aware that flood water may contain sewage. Protect yourself and…