Wilson Health News

New Grief Support Group Starts May 16

The first of an eight-week series of grief support group meetings will be held on Tuesday, May 16 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. According to Ruth Montgomery, LISW-S, bereavement coordinator, the goals of this support group are to provide educational information about grief and loss, assist group members in developing coping and adapting skills and to offer emotional support. The support group sessions are offered free of charge.

RN Career Day Set for May 4

On May 4, 2017, Wilson Health will host a Registered Nurse (RN) Career Day. Onsite interviews will be conducted (bring your resume) or you can apply online prior to the event. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet with clinical managers, take a tour of the Wilson Health facilities and meet with representatives from human resources to learn about Wilson Health's competitive compensation and benefits package. 

Wilson Health Foundation Ball Raises Over $39,000

The Wilson Health Foundation celebrated the twenty-third ball with a “Denim and Diamonds” themed event at Shelby Oaks Golf Club in Sidney, Ohio with 125 guests in attendance. 

Including the 2017 proceeds of more than $39,000, total net of over $695,000 from this annual event has been raised for the Wilson Health Foundation’s general endowment fund to provide future funding for capital equipment and patient care needs.  

New Trustees Appointed for Wilson Health

Appointed to serve an initial three-year term as Wilson Health’s newest trustees are Tom Milligan, Dr. Robert McDevitt and Jason Stiver.

Heart Disease and Diabetes Presentation

On Tuesday, March 28 at 6:30 p.m., Dr. Masroor Abro, MD, FACC, cardiologist, Lima Memorial Health System and Heart Institute of NW Ohio, will be the featured speaker at the Wilson Health Diabetes Support Group meeting. The meeting is open to anyone interested in diabetes -- those who live with diabetes, family, friends or supporters of those with diabetes -- all are welcome to attend.

March is Colorectal Cancer Month

It’s the type of cancer no one wants to talk about. But according to the American Cancer Society (ACS), cancers of the colon and rectum are among the most common cancers in the United States. In fact, the colon cancer rate in Shelby County is 60 percent higher than the national rate. It can occur in both men and women and are most often found in people who are over 50 years of age.

Chris Herren Welcomed Back to Shelby County

Former NBA Player Shares Story with Students and Community 

On March 1, Chris Herren will be coming back to Shelby County. The public is welcome to attend this inspiring presentation which will be held at Fort Loramie High School at 7:30 p.m. The presentation is free and open to the public.

Random Acts of Kindness

Sometimes the smallest acts of kindness can be the best medicine. 
Nathan (Nate) Hughes is a patient transporter at Wilson Health. Hughes is responsible for transporting patients who require in-hospital transportation to and from special services or treatment areas within the Wilson Health facility.

New After Hours Clinic to Open at Wilson Health

Wilson Health will open a new After Hours Clinic on January 9, 2017. The clinic will be located in the Professional Building (Suite 100) on Wilson Health’s main campus at 915 West Michigan Street in Sidney.

The After Hours Clinic will be open Monday through Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. No appointments are necessary and the clinic will be staffed by skilled and experienced medical professionals of Wilson Health Medical Group.

9 Area Schools Receive Safe Sports School Award

Nine area high schools are the recipients of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Safe Sports School award for their partnership with Wilson Health Sports Medicine. The award champions safety and recognizes schools that provide safe environments for student athletes. The award reinforces the importance of providing the best level of care, injury prevention and treatment. The nine schools are:  Anna H.S., Christian Academy, Fort Loramie H.S., Houston H.S., Lehman Catholic H.S., Minster H.S., New Bremen H.S., New Knoxville H.S. and Sidney H.S.