February 25, 2015
By Shannon Harsh, The Alliance Review, Published February 25, 2015
Despite frigid temperatures and technical difficulties, the second annual Alliance Goes Red event accomplished its goal of "Empowering Heart Smart Women in Our Community" Monday night.
Decorated in red, the Alliance High School's cafeteria once again served as the site of the event put on by Alliance Community Hospital (ACH) and the...
February 10, 2015
Does heart disease run in your family? Do you have questions about heart disease? Come join us on MONDAY, February 23rd at the Alliance High School cafeteria for an evening of learning and discussion. Light refreshments will be provided. All those in attendance will be entered into a raffle for prizes! This event is FREE and open to everyone in the community. To RSVP, please call 330-596-7575!
November 19, 2014
Jan Anderson, left and
Diana Runciman Moore,
Alliance Community Hospital
Auxiliary board members,
stand in front of a Christmas Tree
decorated with silver and gold bulbs
purchased in honor of loved ones,
as part of the Auxiliary's annual
Memory Tree of Lights fundraiser.The Alliance Community Hospital Auxiliary and Hospice will host their 27th Memory Tree of Light Celebration on...
September 9, 2014
Join us for a FREE Community Lecture Luncheon - "Living with Parkinson's Disease" on Friday, September 12th in Conference Room 1A at the hospital. Please RSVP for this event by calling 330-596-7575.
August 28, 2014
The Alliance Community Hospital Foundation hosted its annual “Steppin Out for Hospice 5K Run/Walk” on Saturday August 23rd.
This annual twilight event raises money for the Hospital’s Alliance Visiting Nurse and Hospice program. 600 runners and walkers were on hand to participate in the city’s largest 5K. The event kicked off with a kid’s fun run at 7pm which was won...
August 6, 2014
Six months ago, Alliance Community Hospital's Outpatient Therapy Department hoped its new program of simple, purposeful movement would make a difference to participants. With several tai chi classes now complete, that hope is becoming a reality.
Instructor and athletic trainer Lindsay Reynolds said the classes have been very successful thus far and are accomplishing what she had hoped.
August 6, 2014
Alliance Community Hospital will host an American Red Cross blood drive at the hospital from 12:30 p.m. until 6 p.m. Thursday, August 7th, at the hospital in conference room 1-A.
August 5, 2014
ACH After Hours Care, an urgent care affiliated with Alliance Community Hospital, continues to broaden access to services by announcing the addition of weekend hours. Starting on Saturday, August 2, patients can be seen from 9:00 am â€“ 5:00 pm.
June 4, 2014
The Alliance Community Hospital Auxiliary recently awarded three area seniors the Dr. James J. Thomas Scholarship. This $1,500 scholarship is awarded annually to three recipients who are interested in entering the medical field.
April 16, 2014
Dr. David Kanagy, an otolaryngologist with the Alliance Community Medical Foundation, is offering sinus sufferers some relief using an in-office balloon sinuplasty procedure. In the last year, Kanagy became one of the only doctors in a six-county area to begin doing the procedure in the office under local anesthesia, which means no sedation, no IV, no gowns, and no visit to the hospital's surgical department.
April 9, 2014
To provide a consistently high level of care delivery, Foundation Radiology Group and Alliance Community Hospital have entered into a partnership to provide diagnostic imaging services to patients and physicians in Alliance and surrounding areas. Foundation Radiology brings the expertise of a large, highly skilled team of imaging experts to community hospitals across the area. By partnering with Foundation, these hospitals are able to rapidly expand the capabilities of their imaging team in order to keep their patients local.
April 2, 2014
Alliance Community Hospital's Senior Care Unit continues to adapt to the needs of the community, but one thing hasn't changed -- its existence and purpose is still unknown to many. Though the name of the unit makes people often mistake it for a senior nursing facility rather than an acute hospital setting, the unit is a psychiatric unit -- and not just for the retired population.
March 27, 2014
Are you a runner looking to improve your time and race performance? A simple change such as altering what you eat can make a huge difference. Learn more at this FREE Community Nutrition for runners seminar being held THURSDAY, March 27th, at 6:30PM in the Alliance Community Hospital Outpatient Therapy Plaza. Runners of all ages and abilities are welcome.
March 21, 2014
Alliance Community Hospital has announced that demolition of the old emergency room, located on the south side of the old hospital building, on the corner of Rice Street and Arch Avenue, will begin in the next two days.
As crews work to raze that portion of the building, there may be intermittent closures of Rice Street on the Arch Avenue side. Susan Lucas, director of public relations/foundation,...
March 21, 2014
“Sleep well, feel good, do better” was the theme of this year’s National Sleep Awareness Week™ which took place March 2nd-9th. March is known as sleep awareness month due to the time change and people losing an hour of sleep.
According to the National Sleep Foundation, the average adult needs between seven and nine hours of sleep each night, but many Americans have a hard...
March 21, 2014
Beloit resident Arla Rumsey has a long history with Alliance Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice.
“My husband Frederick fell ill and his doctor recommended we contact Alliance Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice,” Rumsey said. “They took care of him and made him comfortable for five months before he passed. I will never forget the nurse who would bring his medication late...
February 12, 2014
In honor of American Heart Month, Alliance Community Hospital (ACH) and the American Heart Association (AHA) are collaborating to help Alliance go red for women’s heart health.
‘Alliance Goes Red: An Evening for Women’ is an evening designed to empower the community, especially women, with the knowledge and tools they need to make positive lifestyle changes to help reduce their...
February 11, 2014
On Monday, February 10th, ACH After Hours Care began providing urgent care services to Alliance and surrounding communities. The facility, located at 2461 W. State Street, Suite A, is a walk-in medical clinic which specializes in the prompt and efficient delivery of healthcare services for the treatment of minor injuries and illness.
Urgent care should be used when an individual (adult or child)...
February 11, 2014
As Valentine’s Day approaches, many will search for ways to show loved ones they are cared about. This year, the Alliance Community Hospital (ACH) volunteers are asking for your help to shower the community with love.
In recognition of Heart Month, the ACH volunteers will be sponsoring the “Have a Heart” food drive to benefit the Alliance Community Pantry, which assists in helping...
December 31, 2013
Christmas came five days early at Alliance Community Hospital’s (ACH) Community Care Center (CCC).
On Friday, December 20th, CCC residents, patients and family members filled the dining room for the annual CCC Christmas Party! Musical entertainment was provided by John King, who performed covers of modern country songs, as residents and staff danced. While it was not the traditional Christmas...
November 4, 2013
ACH to offer free memory screenings
October 31, 2013
The ACH Auxiliary will host its annual Memory Tree of Lights event on Sunday, December 8th at 2 p.m. in the hospital café (200 East State Street). The purpose of this fundraiser is to help family and friends remember loved ones through donations made to the Auxiliary. The Memory Tree of Lights committee is currently selling bulbs in honor or in memory of loved ones. A Christmas tree will be...
August 7, 2013
Therapy dog takes final ride on motorcycle at ACH