The next National Take Back Day will be Saturday, April 24, 2021 at Greene County General Hospital from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. This event is a safe, convenient, and responsible way to dispose of unused or expired medications, prescription drugs and vaping devices. Participants can drive up to the hospital’s main lobby and a hospital representative will meet them at their vehicle to take the medications. Participants are asked to not leave their vehicles and to wear a mask. According to the … [Read more...] about GCGH To Host Prescription Take Back Day on April 24, 2021
Greene County General Hospital is proud to be recognized by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield with a Blue Distinction® Centers (BDC) for Maternity Care designation, as part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program. Racial and ethnic disparities are persistent and widespread across maternal healthcare, primarily driven by socioeconomic status, geographic location, and implicit provider bias. Compared to similarly developed countries such as Canada, Germany, and Australia, the United … [Read more...] about Greene County General Hospital Recognized for Higher Quality in Maternity Care
Greene County General Hospital is thrilled to welcome board-certified OB-GYN, Laurel Walton, D.O., to the GCGH family. Dr. Laurel Walton joins Dr. Douglas Lawson at the My Linton Clinic’s Women’s Health Center located across from the hospital at 1210 N. 1000 W in Linton. Dr. Laurel Walton is a board-certified OB-GYN and Doctor of Osteopathy. Dr. Walton has decades of healthcare experience. She graduated from the University of Nebraska Medical Center as a Physician Assistant and continued her … [Read more...] about Greene County General Hospital Welcomes Board-Certified OB GYN, Dr. Laurel Walton
Greene County General Hospital will award two (2) scholarships in the amount of $1,036.50 each in memory of Dr. Mathias Mount and Elanor C. Mount, a longtime family practice physician from Bloomfield, and a $500 scholarship in recognition of the Physicians of Greene County. Seniors enrolled in a Greene County high school and interested in pursuing a career in healthcare, are eligible to apply to the Dr. Mathias Mount and Elanor C. Mount scholarships. Seniors enrolled in a Greene County high … [Read more...] about 2021 Scholarship Opportunities!
Greene County General Hospital is now hosting a COVID-19 vaccination site. To schedule an appointment, those eligible to receive the vaccine must schedule an appointment through the Indiana State Department of Health’s vaccination scheduling website: https://experience.arcgis.com/experience/24159814f1dd4f69b6c22e7e87bca65b To safely and conveniently administer the vaccinations, GCGH has set up a drive-up vaccination site located outside of our cafeteria. Those scheduled for a vaccine should … [Read more...] about Greene County General Hospial to Host COVID-19 Vaccination Site
GCGH welcomed the first newborn of 2021 on Friday, January 15, 2021. The parents, Katelyn Stevens and Anthony Stevens welcomed their daughter, Birdie Sue Stevens, Friday afternoon in GCGH’s labor and delivery department. Two GCGH labor and delivery nurses, Teresa Egnew, RN and Madisyn Bridges, RN assisted with the birth. They were both very excited to assist with the delivery because the family, they explain, were so sweet and very likeable, “it was a lot of fun to be a part of” they both … [Read more...] about GCGH welcomes first newborn of 2021