Programs and Events
Join us for our Annual Community 5K walk & run
Want to join a challenging race that’s part of a long-standing community tradition? Why not try Ohio Valley General Hospital/Kennedy Township’s Community Run/Walk 5k, “For the Hill of it?” This annual race always start off at OVGH’s main entrance. A local D.J. plays you onto the course, and a breakfast and awards ceremony awaits all particpants and volunteers after the race. The first 200 registered participants are also guaranteed a t-shirt. Keep checking our Facebook page to find out when you can register for next year’s race!
Highmark Preventive Health Services Program
Personal Nutrition Coaching, Eat Well for Life I and II, and Drop 10 in 10:
Eat Well for Life I and II include two sequential 6 week classes that promote wellness and long-term weight management through increased physical activity, well-balanced meals, mindful eating practices, and healthier dining out.
Drop 10 in 10® is an exciting weight management program designed to help participants lose 10 pounds or 10 percent of their weight through a program of balanced nutrition, sensible activity and meaningful lifestyle changes. Participants receive a Drop 10 in 10 Participant Kit. (Please note that program materials fee applies.)
Personal Nutrition Coaching is individual nutrition coaching by a registered dietitian to address weight management, heart health, diabetes and other health issues. An individualized plan is created that can be easily integrated into the individual’s lifestyle. This program is offered to adults and children and is FREE to Highmark
members (a nominal fee is charged to non-members). To sign up, or for more information, call (412) 777-6205.
Courtesy Van Service
Get a free ride to and from Ohio Valley General Hospital facilities up to 10 miles. Call 412-777-6924 for more information.
CPR and Continuing Education
The Hospital offers a variety of Emergency Services classes for the community. All classes follow the American Heart Association guidelines. To register email @firstname.lastname@example.org with desired class and date.
Free Blood Pressure Screenings
Available in the Emergency Department with no appointment.
$30 Blood Screening
HealthCheck Blood Screening is a series of 32 individual tests from a single blood sample.
A pediatric weight management program for children ages 6 to 14. Classes are nine weeks long, and are attended with a parent or guardian. No physician referral or health insurance is needed although a nominal fee is required to hold a spot in the program. To sign up, or for more information, call (412) 777-6187.
This Personal Response and Medical Alert System protects those who live alone, are disabled, ill or recovering from surgery.
Call (412) 777-6195 to learn more.
Living Well with Diabetes
Our program is designed to help empower the person with Type 1, Type 2, Gestational diabetes, or pre-diabetes to lead a healthier life. “Living Well with Diabetes” is accredited by the American Diabetes Association and offers self-management training through individual consultations, group education classes, and/or support groups. Daytime and evening appointments are available to fit your schedule. Most insurance companies will cover the cost of these visits. Please call (412) 777-6205 for more information.
Seniority is a program featuring activities and information developed specifically for the health care needs and social desires of our community’s senior citizens. Seniority membership is designed to provide a wide range of benefits to seniors, whether they are enjoying good health, or in need of health services. Seniority is an organization of vibrant, active seniors who care about their health and are determined to live life to the fullest. Whether you’re ready to travel and attend the seminars, or you would just like to use the discounts, Seniority has something for you.
For a one-time membership fee of just $25!
• Social Events
• Free Tri-Annual Newsletter
• Hospital Cafeteria Discount
• 10% off Most Gift Shop Items
• Discounts at Local Stores
• Free Health Screening Valued Up To $60
• Free Monthly Health Education Seminars
• Exercise Programs
• Free HealthSource Physician Referral Service
• Discounted Lifeline Installation
Need further information?
Ohio Valley General Hospital
25 Heckel Road • Kennedy Township
McKees Rocks,PA 15136-1694
The Jacqueline O. Terner Eye Care Fund
In cooperation with Focus on Renewal (FOR), this fund provides eyeglasses to persons in financial need. Call (412) 777-6572 for