Washington Health System

Fall 2017

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Our Little Free Library 4 8 I N T H I S connections issue CONNECT WITH US ONLINE: whs.org facebook.com/washingtonhealthsystem facebook.com/whsgreene info@whs.org CONNECT WITH US IN PERSON: WHS Washington Hospital (724) 225-7000 155 Wilson Avenue Washington, PA 15301 WHS Greene (724) 627-3101 350 Bonar Avenue Waynesburg, PA 15370 For additional locations, visit whs.org/locations. OTHER IMPORTANT CONNECTIONS: Physician Referral Line: (724) 250-4310 WHS Foundation: (724) 223-3875 Community Relations: (724) 223-3774 10 Connections is published by Washington Health System. The material in Connections should not be considered specific medical advice, as each individual circumstance is different. Consult your physician before undertaking any form of medical treatment or adopting any exercise program or dietary guidelines. Attention: If you do not speak English, we offer language assistance services by calling (724) 225-7000. ATENCIÓN: si habla español, tiene a su disposición servicios gratuitos de asistencia lingüística. Llame al (724) 225-7000 注意:如果您使用繁體中文,您可以免費獲得語言援助服務。請致電 (724) 225-7000 4 A N OUN CE O F P RE V EN T IO N 6 IN T H E DRI V ER ' S S E AT 8 REH A B ILI TAT IO N TO RECOV ERY 10 S UP P O RT I V E CA RE S O LU T IO NS PLUS: » S H E D D I N G L I G H T O N S E XUA L A S S AU LT: T h e W H S S exu a l A s s a u l t P ro g r a m p ro v i d e s c o m p a s s i o n a t e su p p o r t a n d h e a l i n g . » W H AT ' S N E W : H a p p e n i n g s a t Wa s h i n g t o n H e a l t h Sy s t e m Our Little Free Library TAKE A BOOK. LEAVE A BOOK. IT'S FREE! On June 5, a Little Free Library was installed in front of Washington Health System Washington Hospital. Little Free Library is a nonprofit organization that encourages literacy by providing access to books. anks to a partnership between WHS and Blueprints, formerly Community Action Southwest, this excellent program has made its way to our campus. e outdoor library provides easily accessible, free books to the community. People can simply drop off or pick up books as they please. "Staff, volunteers, patients and community members are encouraged to participate in this free community book exchange," says Gary Weinstein, CEO of WHS. "An individual's ability to read is related to success in many aspects of life, not least of which is understanding what one needs to do to maintain good health and recover from illness, important goals of Washington Health System." » PICK UP OR DROP OFF A BOOK TODAY! THE LITTLE FREE LIBRARY IS LOCATED ON THE CORNER OF WILSON AVENUE NEAR THE BUS STOP AND ENTRANCE TO THE HOSPITAL PARKING GARAGE. connections | FALL 2017 2 whs.org

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