Tag: Health

Cancer Specialist Joins PCH Medical Staff

Dr. Nauman Shahid, MD joined the medical staff of Paulding County Hospital.  Dr. Shahid is board certified in Internal Medicine.  He also completed a Medical Oncology Fellowship at the University of Toledo Medical Center. Dr. Shahid specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer and blood disorders. Suitable patients may be treated through medication including…

Dr. James Gray Joins CMH Family Health Centers

Community Memorial Hospital has announced the expansion of its Family Health Centers staff with the addition of family physician, James Gray, D.O.   Dr. Gray has a family practice office in Auburn, Indiana at the DeKalb Health Medical Offices, located at 1316 E. 7th Street, Entrance # 4, Auburn, Indiana, on the DeKalb Health campus. …

Rainbow Child Care Treats Clinic Kids

It began as a fun activity and turned into a community project. Rainbow Child Care of Leo, Indiana, asked their students to begin collecting used children’s books, and the results were much greater than expected! So they decided to bless other kids in the community by donating their collection to Christian Community Health Care in…

PCH Announces Regional Health Center Construction

Paulding County Hospital announces construction will begin on a Regional Health Center serving the surrounding area of western Paulding County including Antwerp, Hicksville, Payne, and Woodburn. The facility will be located near the US 24 and SR 49 interchange in Antwerp. The center will include twice the space of the current Antwerp facility with 6…

Hens for Hospice

The CHP Sewing for Hospice group, along with the Van Wert Neighborhood Group (part of the Fort Wayne Chapter of the American Sewing Guild) is working with KAM Manufacturing/Stephanie Dawn to make “Hens for Hospice.” These quilted hot pad holders are designed and cut out by KAM then passed on to the group to sew,…

Don’t Let Six More Weeks Of Winter Get You Down On The Ground

  Both Punxsutawney Phil and Buckeye Chuck saw their shadows February 2nd, predicting a late arrival for spring weather. While temperatures this winter have been warmer than average, forecasters and groundhogs alike warn that snow and ice are likely before this winter is over. Slippery conditions can lead to a fall which, for many older…

Public Safety Day

On Saturday, October 1st, there will be a public safety day at the Payne Village Park. There is to be an assortment of public safety related presentations going on. These include: Paulding Putnam Line Safety Norfolk Southern Crossing Safety Paulding County Sheriff Dept. DARE K9 Demo Paulding County Hospital Blood Pressure Checks, etc Ohio State Patrol…

CMH provides Antwerp High School with CPR kits

Thank you to Community Memorial Hospital (CMH) for sponsoring Antwerp Local School and providing the district with two CPR in-school kits, which include 10 manikins each.  In addition to the kits, CMH donated 10 infant manikins. The district’s health teachers will use these supplies to teach CPR to all health students, as well as to…

Nutrition for Dummies: Food Groups

By: Angel Steiner I am currently in my third year at Kaplan University studying nutrition. This does not make me an expert, but I am simply a wife, mother and woman who wants to share some much needed information with those around me. This week I want to discuss the food groups. Simple, right? Over…

Life Lessons From a Dying Man Explored at Lifetree Café

Observations and lessons learned from a terminally ill man will be discussed at Lifetree Café on Thursday, August 11 from 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. The program, titled “Facing a Terminal Illness: Insight’s From a Dying Man,” features a filmed interview with Richie Bertoletti – a cancer patient who chronicled his last days through artwork and…

NEW vein Finding EQUIPMENT OBTAINED AT CMH

If you are a patient with hard to find veins, the last thing you want to hear when getting your blood taken is that the medical professional missed the vein and you have to be stuck again. Due to an anonymous donor, Community Memorial Hospital in Hicksville, now has an ingenious device that can take…

Recreational Public Health Advisory

A recreational public health advisory remains in place for the Maumee River in Paulding County. Swimming and wading in the Maumee River is not recommended for children, pregnant or nursing women, those with certain medical conditions and pets. If you have been in contact with water from the Maumee River, rinse your skin immediately. Symptoms…