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Palliative Care Available in Perry County Beginning June 6

Palliative Care Available in Perry County Beginning June 6

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Press Release

Zanesville, Ohio (June 6, 2019) – Genesis Palliative Care began providing office-based services in Perry County June 6. Kaylee Miller, APRN-CNP, is offering care at the Genesis Perry County Medical Center in Somerset.

"Bringing palliative care to Somerset provides a much-needed service for the area," said Erin Remster, D.O., medical director, Genesis Palliative Care Specialists. "We have specialty trained doctors and advanced practice providers to help provide comfort to our community members with serious illnesses," Dr. Remster said. "We see patients in their homes currently and are now offering an office option closer to where they live."

Palliative care helps those facing serious illnesses deal with the symptoms, pain and stress of conditions such as advanced lung disease (COPD), heart disease, cancer, dementia and others. Palliative care is available in addition to any current treatments (including aggressive therapies) and is covered by most insurances. For more information about palliative care, call (740) 455-4925.

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