Bossard Memorial Library Donates to Holzer Heritage Foundation

Bossard Memorial Library generously donated 80 build-your-own-Bears and Buddies, which are frog-themed, to the Holzer Heritage Foundation. Shown pictured is Rachael Barker, Youth Services Program Coordinator, Bossard Memorial Library, and a sample of the buddy donation. These frogs will be provided to our inpatient pediatric unit for patients to build during their stay at Holzer. The entire staff of Holzer Health System joins in expressing…

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AAA7 and Shawnee State University “Fall-Free Fridays” Episode Features “Facts About Falls”

During the month of September, National Falls Prevention Week is observed, a national campaign to educate older adults, their caregivers, and health professionals about the dangers of falling and the steps to prevent falls. According to the National Council on Aging, falls remain a leading cause of injury for people aged 65 and older.  Falls…

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Thank You Gallia County Chamber Members

Each year, the supportive members of the Gallia County Chamber of Commerce, along with their annual dues, choose sponsorship opportunities.  The largest annual sponsorship opportunity is the Gallipolis River Recreation Festival. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the River Rec committee and Chamber Board of Directors were forced to cancel the annual event.  However, this left the…

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Holzer Recognizes National Breastfeeding Month in August

Holzer Health System joins National Institute for Child’s Health Quality (NICHQ) in observing August as Breastfeeding Awareness Month.  Each year, this time has been designated to increase awareness and promote the benefits of breastfeeding for the infant, mother and the entire family. Keeping breastfeeding high on the public health agenda is critical to improving global…

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Holzer Home Care Services

Recovering from an illness, injury or hospitalization can pose challenges for patients returning home. Once referred by your physician, Holzer Home Care services is available to care for you and help improve your health. “Home health is supportive care provided in the home utilizing a multi-disciplinary team of nurses, therapists and home health aides,” Ramona…

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