News & Events
October is National Physical Therapy Month!
Join Paulding County Hospital in thanking our amazing team of Physical Therapists and Physical Therapy Assistants for their care and dedication.
In observance of October being Breast Cancer Awareness month, Paulding County Hospital is offering $99 cash pay mammograms for screenings scheduled during the months of October and November.
- Individuals receiving the screening must be 40 years of age or older
- $99 fee includes the screening and reading
- No physician order is required
Call (419) 399-1131 today to schedule your appointment!
Flu season is just around the corner, so protect your family by getting flu shots.
Walk-in Flu Shots are available for individuals age 6 months and up at five convenient Paulding locations.
PCH Main Campus – Can’t make it during regular office hours? – No problem. Come to the Paulding County Hospital Main Campus any time and get your flu shot.
Or visit your primary care provider during regular business hours at any of the following locations:
- Antwerp Regional Medical Center
- Oakwood Medical Center
- Payne Medical Center
- PCH Medical Office Building
This year we are exclusively offering quadrivalent flu vaccine. Quadrivalent flu vaccine protects against more strains of the influenza virus than previous flu vaccines.
Cost for flu shots is $35 for cash pay patients.
Paulding County Hospital is partnering with the Paulding County Veterans Service Office to offer free flu shots for veterans.
To receive this benefit, veterans must get a voucher from the Paulding County Veterans Service Office at 810 E. Perry St. (next to the Health Department). You must present your military ID or show proof of honorable discharge to receive the voucher. Veterans Service Office hours are 9:30 a.m to 2 p.m. Tuesday – Friday.
Once you receive your voucher, you can get your flu shot at the Paulding County Hospital main campus, 1035 W. Wayne St., Paulding.
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommends a yearly flu vaccine as the first and most important step in protecting against flu viruses.
This year, Paudling County Hospital is exclusively offering quadrivalent flu vaccine. Quadrivalent flu vaccine protects against more strains of the influenza virus than previous flu vaccines.
For more information, call (419) 399-1162
A group of 48 community members learned how exercise can help Delay the Disease during an event Tuesday, Sept. 24 lead by Jackie Russell of OhioHealth.
According to OhioHealth.com, “OhioHealth Delay the Disease™ is an evidenced-based fitness program designed to optimize physical function and help delay the progression of symptoms associated with Parkinson’s disease.
The Parkinson’s-specific exercises are designed to retrain the mind and body. Many participants report a regained ability to successfully manage the disease, improve their quality of life and take back control over their own body movements. Delay the Disease fitness plans include symptom-specific exercises and also address daily functional challenges, such as rising from a chair, getting out of the car, moving about in big crowds, dressing and getting off the floor.”
Exercise – Does it delay the progression of Parkinson’s Alzheimer’s and the aging brain?
Find out during a special event at noon on Tuesday, Sept. 24 at The Family Life Center, 210 Dooley Dr., Paulding
Join the Paulding County Hospital Certified Parkinson’s instructors along with the OhioHealth Delay the Disease co-founders David Zid, BA ACE APG and Jackie Russell, RN BSN CNOR for an interactive seminar. Find out how exercise can rewire the brain, promote wellness, and may positively impact the progression of age-related changes in the brain including Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease.
Anyone attending the event will be asked to participate in the exercise portion of the seminar.
Today’s the day!
Did you know that more people suffer from pain than cancer, heart disease and diabetes combined?
Nearly one fourth of Americans suffer from pain annual, making pain the major driver of primary care physicians visits.
To learn more about the Paulding County Hospital Pain Management Clinic, please call (419) 399-1745.
Paulding County Hospital is excited to announce that they have added a new provider to the Payne Medical Center. Dr. Nigel Hogan DO will be joining the existing practice of Dr. Joseph Kuhn, DO and accepting new patients beginning today, Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019.
Dr. Nigel Hogan will bring to the practice extended hours a few days per week. This will elevate healthcare in the community with the expansion of evening hours being offered.
Dr. Joseph Kuhn will continue to practice at the Payne Medical Center. In 2020 he plans to slow down a little, seeing patients 2 to 3 days per week.
Paulding County Hospital announced that Andrew Wannemacher has been named the new Chief Financial Officer, effective immediately. Andy brings 16 years of healthcare experience to the role. Andy began his career at Paulding County Hospital starting in 2012 and has aided in the hospital receiving the Auditor of State Award twice in the past few years.This award is presented for excellence in financial reporting in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and compliance with applicable laws for a fiscal year.
In 2012, he helped to implement the hospital’s current electronic medical record system (EPIC). In 2015, Andy helped Paulding County Hospital move to a new payroll system and implement several additional financial services. These systems have enhanced the financial operations at Paulding County Hospital.
In his new role as CFO at Paulding County Hospital, Andy will continue to enhance the financial operations at Paulding County Hospital.