February 17, 2022

Heart Month – Garth’s Journey & Dr. Davis Thank You Video

Dr. Davis’ Thank You Video Garth’s Journey Young People Can Have Significant Heart Disease I was 42 at the time of my first heart episode. I wasn’t overweight and was in pretty good shape, but I was a smoker and was treated for high cholesterol. However, I didn’t realize what was ahead of me and… View Article

February 10, 2022

Avita Manages Network Security Incident

BUCYRUS/GALION/ONTARIO – February 10, 2022 – On Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2022, Avita Health System detected and stopped a network security incident. After discovering the unauthorized activity, our IT professionals – together with third party forensic and cybersecurity experts – immediately secured our systems and started restoring operations within a safe and remediated network environment. Avita’s… View Article

January 13, 2022

Avita Expands COVID-19 Testing with Help from Ohio National Guard

GALION/ONTARIO – January 13, 2022 – Avita Health System announced that it is expanding PCR COVID-19 rapid testing at Ontario and Galion Hospitals with the help of the Ohio National Guard. The expanded days and hours will start on Friday, Jan. 14 and extend through Jan. 28. Ontario Hospital will provide testing appointments Monday –… View Article

January 6, 2022

COVID Surge Affecting Avita Emergency Rooms

BUCYRUS/GALION/ONTARIO – January 6, 2022 – Avita Health System has announced that it is experiencing a surge of COVID-19 patients, causing long emergency room wait times and record high hospitalizations. Patients with mild symptoms are asked to avoid going to Avita’s emergency rooms for testing to increase access for patients who need emergency care, including… View Article

December 3, 2021

Avita Health System Experiences Latest COVID-19 Surge

BUCYRUS/GALION/ONTARIO – December 3, 2021 – Avita Health System announced that it is experiencing a record high surge of COVID-19 inpatients at Bucyrus, Galion, and Ontario Hospitals. The surge started on Nov. 18 and has now reached 46 COVID-19 patients admitted or awaiting admission to an Avita hospital. The acuity of care is high with… View Article