American Cancer Society offers new prorgrams

The American Cancer Society has developed a free service for those in need of assistance getting to and from cancer treatments. It is a volunteer driver service called Road To Recovery and it’s coming to Ottawa County. No physician’s referral is needed, advance notice is necessary and rides depend on…
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Tai Chi begins next week

Magruder Hospital is starting a new evening session of Tai Chi in the Conference Center. The six-part session will be held 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. the following Mondays: March 5, 19, 26 and April 2, 16 and 23. The class is being taught by certified instructor Lisa Shuey from the…
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Babysitting training offered in Oak Harbor

The American Red Cross will be offering Babysitter Training from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, March 10, in Oak Harbor. The training will be at the United Methodist Church, 360 E. Ottawa St. (use the north door entrance).Students should be 11 to 13 years old and are asked to…
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Port Clinton Smiles!

Dental care remains the largest unmet health care need for Ohio’s children, regardless of race or ethnicity according to the 2008 Ohio Family Health Survey. The downturn of the economy, with lost jobs and lost benefits, has hit Ottawa County especially hard for several years. Dental care is often the…
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Magruder Hospital renovating emergency room

Magruder Hospital has started making improvements to its emergency room that will improve the hospital's service to patients and accommodations for emergency personnel. The Board of Trustees recently approved this project and it is estimated to cost the hospital $950,000.The renovation will feature an additional entrance for ambulances, allowing for…
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Terra’s Kern Center offers STNA classes

The Kern Center for Community and Industrial Development at Terra State Community College offers State Tested Nurse Aide classes.Nurse aides provide a variety of care-related tasks such as dressing, feeding and observing patients. This is an in-demand job and STNAs usually work in long-term care facilities, home health agencies, assisted…
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