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Hospital, dealership pairing working

August 12, 2012
Times Leader

BARNESVILLE - Barnesville Hospital, partners with Thomas Chrysler Dodge for wellness through a partnership with Barnesville Hospital, Thomas Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of St. Clairsville is working to build a healthier workforce.

According to Raquel McGee, Chairperson of the Barnesville Hospital Employee Wellness Committee, "Employee Wellness Programs are becoming more and more popular in today's society.

"Many local businesses are becoming more interested in ways to provide their employees opportunities to become educated on the benefits of living a healthier lifestyle."

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RAQUEL MCGEE, center, the chairwoman of the Barnesville Hospital Employee Wellness Committee, stands with employees from Thomas Chrysler Dodge. McGee, an exercise physiologist at the hospital, recently traveled to Thomas’ dealership to perform flexibility testing on 24 of its employees.

Barnesville Hospital's successful employee wellness program serves as a model for the partnership. McGee, an exercise physiologist at Barnesville Hospital, recently performed flexibility testing on 24 employees at Thomas Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram in St. Clairsville, followed by education on the techniques and benefits of stretching. A summary of the statistical results was provided to the company to be able to see how to improve in this aspect of fitness for their employees.

Barnesville Hospital continues to partner with local businesses to promote wellness and healthy living. Serving as an advocate in improving the wellness of people in our community is part of the quality services provided by Barnesville Hospital.

For more information about Barnesville Hospital and its services, visit the website at, find us on Facebook at Barnesville Hospital Association, Inc., or call (740) 425-5158.



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