Programs and Events
Join us for our Annual Community 5K
Want to join a challenging race that’s part of a long-standing community tradition? Why not try Ohio Valley Hospital/Kennedy Township’s Community 5K, “For the Hill of it?” This annual race always start off at OVH’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. You can register now at active.com
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 or to schedule a ride at least 24 hours in advance. Read all about it in our Transportation Guide!
CPR and Continuing Education
The Hospital offers a variety of Emergency Services classes for the community. All classes follow the American Heart Association guidelines. You can register online in the Class Schedule PDF Link.
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.
This Personal Response and Medical Alert System protects those who live alone, are disabled, ill or recovering from surgery. Call (412) 777-6395 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.
Diabetes Support Group meets throughout the year. This is a group for people to share ideas and stories about life with diabetes. Each meeting, a short talk by a health professional helps to start the conversation about diabetic resources, coping strategies, medication, nutrition or exercise. This is a service offered free to the community, but please register by calling 412-777-6205.
For a schedule of classes, please check our Nutrition Brochure.
Diabetes Day: Know Your Risks.
Our 7th annual Diabetes day, held on Tuesday March 24, 2015, was a big hit! We offered:
• Health Screenings
• Cooking Demonstration with Taste Testing’s
• Educational Sessions
• Free Samples and Gift Card Raffles
• Vendor Booths with
• Diabetes Supplies and Services
Read a blog about the event’s meaningful date here. Stay tuned for our 8th annual event next year!
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.
Members-Only Benefits for Seniority…For a one-time membership fee of just $25…include the following:
• 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?
Contact: the Seniority office at Ohio Valley Hospital
25 Heckel Road
Kennedy Township/McKees Rocks, PA
or call 412-777-6395
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 more information.