Walk-in flu clinic today at Galion Health Department

Walk-in flu clinic today at Galion Health Department

GALION -- It's flu season in Ohio. To than end, the Galion City Health Department is having a walk-in flu clinic today, Monday, Oct. 1 from 9 a.m. to ...

October 1st, 2018 |  


Galion area church briefs: Griefshare Monday at St. Paul UMC, and more

Galion area church briefs: Griefshare Monday at St. Paul UMC, and more

GriefShare group meets Mondays at St. Paul UMC GALION — The GriefShare grief recovery support group will meet at St. Paul United Methodist Church...

September 29th, 2018 updated: September 29th, 2018. |  


Column: September is Pain Awareness Month

Column: September is Pain Awareness Month

An ongoing dilemma exists within the management of chronic pain due to the opioid crisis. What do these individuals do when physical pain wreaks havoc...

September 29th, 2018 updated: September 29th, 2018. |  



Column: We must end opioid crisis

Column: We must end opioid crisis

In the coming days, the Senate will pass a package of legislation to fight the opioid crisis. And in that legislation, I worked with my Republican col...

September 19th, 2018 updated: September 19th, 2018. |  


Grant will enable Galion Fire Department to replace aging SCBAs

Grant will enable Galion Fire Department to replace aging SCBAs

GALION — The Galion Fire and EMS Department has been awarded $133,334 in Federal grant funding in order to purchase replacement equipment. The As...

September 19th, 2018 updated: September 19th, 2018. |  


Walk to End Alzheimer’s is Sept. 15

Walk to End Alzheimer’s is Sept. 15

BUCYRUS ― Teams from Crawford County will join forces with teams from Richland and Ashland counties to participate in the 2018 Walk to End Alzheimer...

September 12th, 2018 updated: September 12th, 2018. |  


Avita adds new technology to improve heart attack patient outcomes

Avita adds new technology to improve heart attack patient outcomes

GALION — Avita Health System has launched a new system to help improve heart attack patient outcomes. The LIFENET System is a premier, web-based dat...

September 12th, 2018 updated: September 12th, 2018. |  


Helping people heal: Passing out hope, hugs from a bright pink firetruck

Helping people heal: Passing out hope, hugs from a bright pink firetruck

GALION — A cancer patient, a cancer survivor and a local widow are just three of the Galion residents who were surprised in the best possible way th...

September 10th, 2018 updated: September 10th, 2018. |  


HomeCare Matters welcomes new chaplain

HomeCare Matters welcomes new chaplain

GALION — HomeCare Matters Home Health and Hospice welcomed Rick Utt, Jr. as its chaplain. Utte is now providing bereavement support and spiritual ca...

August 26th, 2018 updated: August 26th, 2018. |  


Heart attack care just got a lot better at Avita Galion Hospital

Heart attack care just got a lot better at Avita Galion Hospital

GALION — Avita Health System’s Galion Hospital now has an accredited level II cardiac catheterization laboratory (cath lab). Through this accredit...

August 23rd, 2018 updated: August 23rd, 2018. |