Category: Health

Paulding Hospital Opens New Women’s Health facility

An Open House was held on Wednesday, October 4 at Paulding County Hospital’s new facility: the latest piece in the puzzle for better women’s health. The new digital mammography imaging center as it is now, cost $200,000+ with another $80,000 to convert the existing room to a suite and implement into the hospital. What this…

Nurse Receives Award

Tomi Meyer, RN of Cecil, was presented the Award of Excellence in nursing from the Ohio Council for Home Care and Hospice at its annual conference in Columbus last week. Meyer has been a home health and hospice nurse with CHP Home Care & Hospice of Paulding for 10 years. The award of excellence recognizes…

First 2017 Ohio Death in a Human West Nile Virus Case Reported

Ohio’s first 2017 death in a human West Nile virus case has been reported by the Ohio Department of Health (ODH).  The 74-year-old Defiance County man had been hospitalized with encephalitis. The Ohio Department of Health is reporting a total of 10 human cases of West Nile virus across the state. Counties with at least…

PCHF Makes Donation to Hospital

How do you measure quality of life in a rural community? One of the primary measures is the availability of excellent health care, provided locally to residents. Paulding County is fortunate to have an award-winning hospital, offering services ranging from emergency medicine, visiting specialists, and hospital-employed physicians, to home-based healthcare. The Paulding County Hospital Foundation…

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),…