FirstCare - Genesis HealthCare System - Zanesville, Ohio

Care & Treatment

  • FirstCare

Genesis FirstCare 

Your medical condition may not be serious or life threatening, but you still need prompt care. It could be a cold that's gotten worse, a minor injury, or a persistent sore throat. It doesn't matter how minor your illness or injury, Genesis FirstCare makes caring for you the first and only priority.

FirstCare only treats illnesses and injuries that need prompt attention but are not life threatening. So you receive prompt care, with the high level of quality you expect from Genesis.

Some examples of non-emergent illnesses and injuries include:

  • Sore Throat
  • Cough
  • Cold
  • Head Congestion
  • Runny Nose
  • Ear Aches
  • Rashes
  • Puncture Wounds
  • Urinary Tract Infections
  • Toothaches
  • Simple Skin Infections
  • Minor Cuts and Lacerations
  • Sprains
  • Strains
  • Pink Eye

If you have any of the following we will be happy to help you, but you may need to be referred to Genesis Emergency Department:

  • Chest Pain
  • Trouble Breathing or Shortness of Breath
  • Abdominal Pain or Persistent Vomiting
  • Blood Clots or Swollen Extremities with No Injury
  • Weakness
  • Stroke
  • Numbness
  • Kidney Stones
  • Chronic Pain
  • Severe Headache
  • Head Injury
  • Dizziness or Lightheadedness
  • Any Pregnancy Problems


Open daily from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. including weekends


Open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve, New Year's Eve and July 4th

Closed Christmas Day and Thanksgiving

If you're not sure where to go for treatment of your illness or injury, call one of our nurses at the Genesis NurseLine (740) 455-4949 or 800-948-4949, and you'll be guided to the best location.

For life-threatening emergencies, always call 9-1-1 immediately.


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If you or someone else experiences a medical emergency, call 911 right away.

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