February 17, 2021

Avita Joins Placenta Donation Program

GALION– Feb 17, 2021 – Avita Health System has announced their first successful placenta donation through Lifeline of Ohio’s Placenta Donation program. With the addition of this program, expectant mothers now have the option to heal others through the donation of their placenta. “Our medical and nursing staff in the OB department at Avita are… View Article

February 11, 2021

Avita Announces New Board Officers

BUCYRUS / GALION / ONTARIO – Feb 11, 2021 – The Avita Health System Board of Directors announced the recent election of the following new officers: Kymberly C. Fox, Board Chair; Mark Schneider, Vice Chair; Jeff Underwood, Treasurer; and Linda Smith, Secretary.  Ms. Fox retired in 2020 from Covert Manufacturing, Inc. in Galion after 40… View Article

February 2, 2021

Avita Offers Same Day Discharge for Joint Replacement Patients

ONTARIO – Feb 2, 2021 – Scott Foster, MD is offering outpatient total hip and knee replacement surgery at Avita Ontario Hospital. Patients who meet the criteria for outpatient joint replacement will be able to go home from the hospital on the day of their surgery. “Approximately 50% of my patients are now discharged on… View Article

January 14, 2021

Avita Health System’s Community Vaccination Process

BUCYRUS / GALION / ONTARIO – Jan 14, 2021 – Avita Health System has received a limited number of COVID-19 vaccines to administer to the public for Phase 1B of Ohio’s Phased Approach. As of today, Bucyrus, Galion, and Ontario Hospitals are taking vaccine requests from persons 80 years of age and older. To request… View Article

December 31, 2020

Avita Vaccinates Frontline Employees

BUCYRUS / GALION / ONTARIO – Dec 31, 2020 – Avita Health System received 300 doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine on Monday morning and started vaccinating frontline employees on Tuesday. “The first group of employees to receive the vaccine were those with the highest exposure to COVID patients,” explained Jerry Morasko, CEO/President of Avita… View Article