Walk With a Doc Anniversary Celebration Is Aug.13 - Genesis HealthCare System - Zanesville, Ohio

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Published on July 28, 2016

Walk With a Doc Anniversary Celebration Is Aug.13

Zanesville, Ohio (July 28, 2016 ) – Genesis will have a special 5th anniversary celebration of “Walk With a Doc” Saturday, Aug. 13, at 8:30 a.m. on the Gorsuch Fitness Trail at the Genesis Hospital Campus. There will be healthy snacks, drawings for prizes and more. Genesis was one of the first in the area to offer the free “Walk With a Doc” program in August 2011 to provide community members the opportunity to be active and ask physicians general health questions.

Sean Barnes, MD, internal medicine, will lead the August walk. Dr. Barnes will  lead a 30- to 40-minute walk and answer general health questions. The walk begins at the gazebo on the Gorsuch Fitness Trail in Zanesville.

More than 1,000 community members have attended “Walk With a Doc” since the program began. The walks are held the second Saturday of each month starting at 8:30 a.m., and registration is not required. For more information about “Walk With a Doc,” go to genesishcs.org, or call Sharon Francis, Heart & Vascular Rehabilitation, at (740) 454-4336.

About Genesis HealthCare System

Genesis is an integrated healthcare delivery system based in Southeastern Ohio. The system includes Genesis Hospital, a not-for-profit hospital in Zanesville; centers of excellence including Respiratory, Women’s & Children’s, Emergency & Trauma, Cancer Services; Neurosciences & Orthopedics; Center of Surgical Excellence; the Heart and Vascular Institute, an extensive network of more than 300 physicians; and multiple outpatient care centers throughout the region. Affiliates of Genesis include Northside Pharmacies, Northside Oxygen & Medical Equipment Company, Genesis Community Ambulance Service, Genesis Children’s Center and more. Better Begins Here.

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