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Welcome to our continuing media team coverage of COVID-19In this series, you will find news stories and informational resources featuring OhioHealth physicians, nurses and other clinical experts wh...

Top OhioHealth Stories

January
14,
2021
| 19:47 PM Europe/Amsterdam
OhioHealth O'Bleness Hospital ICU nurse Lauren Herpy was interviewed by the Athens News, sharing a “day in the life” story of her experiences working throughout the pandemic. Though the day to day work in the hospital has changed and is full of
January
14,
2021
| 15:57 PM Europe/Amsterdam

OhioHealth Marion General Completes $40 Million Expansion

Features Private Rooms and New Main Entrance

OhioHealth Marion General Hospital opened a new 3-story, 60,000 square foot building connected to the hospital on January 12 that features 24 Medical/Surgical and 24 Intermediate private patient
January
13,
2021
| 16:34 PM Europe/Amsterdam
When OhioHealth nurse practitioner Jennifer Wagner found out she was pregnant in October, she wasn't working on the COVID-19 front lines.  Then in November, she was asked to redeploy to help out another area, which meant she would be working
December
29,
2020
| 22:25 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Even though OhioHealth’s volunteer program was suspended in March due to COVID-19, the OhioHealth Riverside Methodist Hospital Sewing Guilds (in their 97th year of operation!) with some adjustments, were able to continue many of their projects at
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Medical Minutes

December
18,
2020
| 13:47 PM Europe/Amsterdam
OhioHealth has started vaccinating its frontline workers with a new COVID-19 vaccine. But what is this new vaccine and how does it work? In this Medical Minute, Marcus Thorpe talks with Joe Gastaldo, MD, system medical director of infectious disease
November
04,
2020
| 17:46 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Flu season is here, which means it's officially overlapping with the COVID-19 pandemic.   In this OhioHealth Medical Minute, Thomas Freundlich, MD, family medicine physician with OhioHealth Physician Group Primary Care – Northfield, talks in
October
22,
2020
| 15:46 PM Europe/Amsterdam
October 29 is World Stroke Day. It is a time to bring awareness to a major medical issue that impacts families around the globe. Someone in the United States has a stroke every 40 seconds. Every 4 minutes, someone dies of stroke, and more than
September
17,
2020
| 23:23 PM Europe/Amsterdam
COVID-19 remains prevalent both locally and nationally and one of the unanticipated impacts of the virus has been that people with heart attack symptoms are delaying necessary and sometimes life-saving care. Since COVID-19 took off nationally