Wilson Health News

Wilson Health Invites Public to Hope Launch

The loss of a child is a very emotional time in the life of a parent. The loss is often a private burden that parents must carry alone. Wilson Health would like to reach out to all those who have experienced a similar situation. On Saturday, October 15, Wilson Health will host the 8th Annual Hope Launch in conjunction with National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day.


Wilson Health recently announced the recipient of the 8th Annual Physician Memorial Scholarship. This year’s scholarship winner is Tessa Benanzer of Fort Loramie.

Wilson Health Athletic Trainer Partnership with YMCA

A leader in the area for sports medicine services, Wilson Health recently expanded their sports medicine services by establishing a new partnership with Sidney-Shelby County YMCA.

Melissa Noble, certified athletic trainer, is the official athletic trainer for the Sidney-Shelby County YMCA. She provides athletic training coverage and access to the hospital’s comprehensive sports medicine services. The partnership officially began on August 1.

2016 Wilson Health Golf Classic Raises Over $45,000

On July 11, the Shelby Oaks Golf Club in Sidney was the site for the 22nd annual Wilson Health Foundation Golf Classic. Golfers came from all over the region to play golf and help contribute to the Wilson Health Foundation general endowment fund. This fund provides perpetual support to Wilson Health and helps acquire advanced medical equipment and technology and fulfill other health needs identified in the community. This year’s event raised over $45,000. Since inception, total funds raised are now $869,678.

Wilson Health Hospice Volunteer Training Offered

Wilson Health Hospice is offering training classes for anyone who would like to assist patients facing terminal illness and their families.

The classes will begin July 19 and will continue every Tuesday and Thursday through August 4 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Classes will be held at the Wilson Health Home Care & Hospice office, located on the second floor of 1083 Fairington Drive, Sidney.

Rebound: The Chris Herren Story Inspiring Presentation

On August 25, Chris Herren will be welcomed into the community. The goal is simple; to raise awareness in our community about substance abuse and the detrimental effects it has on people of all ages specifically the youth population.

Rebound: The Chris Herren Story
Thursday, August 25, 7 p.m.
Lehman Catholic High School

Hereos Behind the Badge Blood Drive Event

Wilson Health is teaming up with Shelby County Police, Fire and EMS departments as well as the Community Blood Center of Dayton to recruit more donors and help raise awareness of the need for blood donations. On August 23, 2016, the Heroes Behind the Badge blood drive event will take place. This one day only donation event comes at a very crucial time when the blood supply in our area is in great demand. 

Wilson Names Schnippel Healthcare Worker of the Year

The Albert E. Dyckes Healthcare Worker of the Year Award is given each year to one Ohio caregiver who personifies a leader who gives back to the community and routinely goes beyond the call of duty. All nominees will be honored at the June OHA Recognition Banquet in Columbus.

Wilson Health Celebrates Grand Opening of Thomas Boecker Professional Building

On Thursday, May 19, 2016, Wilson Health hosted the grand opening and building dedication of the Thomas Boecker Professional Building, which is located on its main campus. In conjunction with the Sidney-Shelby County Chamber of Commerce, guests were offered tours of the new 48,000 square foot building. A special presentation and building dedication also took place for Thomas J. Boecker, former president and CEO.

Wilson Health Earns 'A" Grade for Patient Safety

New Hospital Safety Scores, which assign A, B, C, D and F letter grades to hospitals nationwide and provide the most complete picture of patient safety in the U.S. health care system, were announced today by The Leapfrog Group, a national patient safety watchdog. Wilson Health’s Wilson Memorial Hospital was one of 798 hospitals to receive an A, ranking among the safest hospitals in the United States. The hospital was one of only three in the Miami Valley area to receive the ‘A’ score.