OhioHealth Marion leads community Toy Drive on Saturday

What started as an idea in OhioHealth Marion General Hospital’s Physical and Occupational Therapy department quickly spread into a community-wide effort to organize a Toy Drive for the Salvation Army on December 10, 2016 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the south entrance of the OhioHealth Marion Medical Campus (MMC). The Physical and Occupational […]

OhioHealth offering free tobacco cessation classes in 2017

Marion General is here to help those who are determined to quit tobacco. Participants will learn a positive approach to becoming a non-tobacco user, strategies to recover from tobacco addiction, the barriers to tobacco cessation, the health benefits of choosing a tobacco-free lifestyle, nicotine-replacement options, motivational exercises and techniques for stress management. Below are a […]

TWIG gift shops holding holiday open houses

TWIG III and TWIG VII are hosting two Holiday Open House’s that are open to the public. Each event has a variety of holiday and specialty items including Ohio State items, holiday home décor, candies, jewelry, accessories and more. TWIG III Holiday Open House will be held on Friday, November 4 from 9 a.m. to […]

Over 200 pounds of medications collected at 2016 Fall Drop Off

Once again, Marion County citizens lined up to drop off unused medication at the fall Medication Disposal Day. This year, sponsors added paper shredding to the event. This feature was sponsored by DKMM Solid Waste district and resulted in the collection of just under 1 ton of paper to be shredded. The Take Back Day […]

OhioHealth to offer free skin cancer screenings in Marion

Melanoma is the fifth most common cancer for males and the seventh most common cancer for females. OhioHealth says they are taking a stand against skin cancer by offering free skin cancer screenings at their Radiation Oncology facility to the Marion community. This skin cancer screening includes a visual inspection of your skin by a […]

Riders sought for annual OhioHealth Popcorn 100 Bike Tour

The OhioHealth Popcorn 100 Bike Tour is set for September 10, 2016 beginning at 8:30 a.m. The family-friendly ride features three routes (35, 64, and 100 miles). The courses feature flat to rolling terrain in and around scenic Marion County with the longer routes venturing into surrounding counties. Each route will have well stocked aid […]

OhioHealth Marion Area Physicians welcomes new providers

OhioHealth is welcoming three new physician specialists and a new certified nurse practitioner to Marion: Monica Vora, DO (Neurology); Shravan Agrawal, MD (Psychiatry); Martie Gravitt, MD (Pediatrics); and Debra Jackson-Elwer, CNP (Cancer Care). Monica Vora, DO, is the newest member of Marion’s neurology team. She is a board-certified physician specializing in general neurology. Dr. Vora […]

OhioHealth Marion General Hospital receives achievement award for stroke program

OhioHealth Marion General Hospital recently earned the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines? – Stroke Gold Plus Achievement Award. The award recognizes the hospitals’ commitment to providing the most appropriate stroke treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence. OhioHealth Marion General Hospital was one of three […]

Local providers honored by OhioHealth during EMS Week

OhioHealth Marion General Hospital recently honored local Emergency Medical Services (EMS) providers during their annual EMS Week (May 15-21, 2016). This event brought together close to 40 medical personnel and firefighters to honor the dedication of those who provide the day-to-day lifesaving services of the medical “front-line”. Keith Severns, EMS Coordinator for OhioHealth Marion General […]

OhioHealth named to FORTUNE’s list of “100 Best Companies to Work For” for 10th consecutive year

OhioHealth was recently named one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For” for the tenth consecutive year by FORTUNE Magazine. This list, now in its 19th year, recognizes companies that have exceptional workplace cultures. OhioHealth is one of just two healthcare systems headquartered in Ohio to make the list. Two other non-healthcare related companies […]