April 29, 2020

Avita Adds COVID-19 Drive-Through Screening Tent

GALION – April 29, 2020 – In a continued effort to prevent the spread of illness, Avita Health System has opened a COVID-19 drive-through screening tent in Galion. Patients who present at the tent must have an appointment and doctor’s order to be eligible for testing. “The first step is to contact your primary care… View Article

April 16, 2020

Local Organizations Encourage the Community to Wear Cloth Masks

BUCYRUS / GALION – Apr 16, 2020 – Avita Health System, Crawford County Emergency Management Agency, Crawford County Public Health, and the Galion City Health Department are asking the community to use cloth face coverings in public settings. “As an additional public health measure, we are asking our communities to follow CDC guidance by wearing cloth… View Article

April 15, 2020

A Letter from Our CEO

Dear Members of the Avita Community: I would like to give you an update and some additional information about Avita Health System’s preparedness to manage the community’s care. The Avita Emergency Preparedness Team has developed surge plans to match and exceed the COVID-19 patient demand estimates produced by the Ohio Department of Health (ODH) for… View Article

April 9, 2020

Local Agencies Work Together to Collect Medical Supplies

BUCYRUS / GALION – Apr 8, 2020 – Avita Health System, Crawford County Emergency Management Agency, Crawford County Public Health, and the Galion City Health Department are announcing that they are accepting donations of needed medical supplies for hospital personnel and first responders in Crawford County, including emergency medical technicians (EMTs), firefighters, and police officers. The… View Article

April 4, 2020

Avita Receives Positive Case of COVID-19

GALION – April 4, 2020 – Avita Health System, Crawford County Public Health, and the Galion City Health Department are announcing the first confirmed case of COVID-19 at Avita Health System. There are 7 other confirmed cases in Crawford County from other healthcare facilities. The individual was tested at Avita Galion Hospital in the emergency… View Article