Anslow joins Health Department

Melanie Anslow has joined the nursing staff of the Ottawa County Health Department.Anslow, a Catawba Island resident, has been in the nursing profession for 38 years.She works in the home health care division on a part-time basis, visiting patients in the privacy of their homes. She began her employment there…
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Learn myths, truths about organ donation

A representative from Life Connection of Ohio will cover myths and truths about organ donation during Magruder Hospital’s next educational luncheon at noon Monday, Aug. 20.This luncheon is part of a monthly education series in the hospital’s conference center, which features a different topic and speaker each month. The luncheon…
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Two Stein Hospice nurses earn certification

Two Stein Hospice nurses recently earned certification from the National Board for Certification of Hospice and Palliative Nurses. Registered nurses Denise Bowerman and Laura Mercer are now Certified Hospice and Palliative Nurses.Bowerman has been with Stein Hospice for nearly 18 years. She is a Quality Clinical Educator and assists in…
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Dietitian to speak at The Vineyard on Catawba

The Power of Protein — are there other sources than meat? — will be the topic as Kimberly Leneghan, Clinical Dietitian, Magruder Hospital, talks to residents and the general public at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 8, at The Vineyard on Catawba. She will explain why protein is so important to…
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Magruder Hospital offers health screening

Magruder Hospital will offer its monthly Cholesterol (Total/LDL/HDL/Triglycerides), Blood Pressure and Glucose Screening for $16 on the second Thursday of every month starting at 1 p.m. The next screening will be Aug. 9 and appointments can be made by calling 419-734-3131, ext. 3420. For information on events and screenings, go…
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Project could be a lifesaver

Last Friday, there was a national news story about a 20 year old autistic man who wandered off and survived three weeks in the in the Utah desert. Local officials and the Port Clinton Lions Club have begun a new program in Ottawa County to make certain that doesn’t happen…
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Memory is focus of community education program

The Alzheimer’s Association, Northwest Ohio Chapter, is hosting Memory and Aging: What’s Normal, What’s Not? from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, July 19, at Danbury Senior Center, 8470 E. Harbor Road, Marblehead.This family and community education program is for those who would like to learn more about memory changes or…
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