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April 16, 2021
COVID-19 Vaccines Available for All Adults
Heritage Valley Health System is administering COVID-19 vaccines to all adults, ages 16* and up. Those interested in receiving a vaccine are asked to register online at heritagevalley.org or call 724.770.7555.
Charlie Crawford, longtime volunteer for the American Red Cross, directs guests to the next available station for their vaccine at CCBC.
COVID-19 Vaccine Update
Heritage Valley Health System is offering the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine exclusively at all community clinics. All adults ages 16* and up are eligible to receive the vaccine at this time. Upon registration, individuals are able to schedule appointments for their first and second doses.

Heritage Valley Health System has received more than 109,000 registrations for the COVID-19 Vaccine. Of those registered, Heritage Valley has administered more than 67,500 doses of the vaccine; 28,600 individuals have received both doses while 38,900 have received their first dose. 

Heritage Valley's COVID-19 vaccination clinics are held in Robinson Township, at the former Heritage Valley location next to Staples, 6521 Steubenville Pike, Robinson Township, PA 15205, as well as the Community College of Beaver County (CCBC) Dome, 1 Campus Drive, Monaca, PA 15061.

Upcoming dates for 1st dose vaccine clinics for active scheduling are as follows:
  • CCBC Dome: April 17, 20, 22 and 27
  • Staples Office Building in Robinson Township: April 19, 22 and 27
Please note: Second dose appointments are 21 days after the first dose appointments and remain scheduled as planned. 

If you need to CANCEL a scheduled appointment, please call 724.770.7555 and press Option 1.  
*Unemancipated minors who are 16 or 17 years old may only receive the COVID vaccine with the consent of a parent or guardian. However, parental consent may be waived if the minor can provide proof 1) of high school graduation, OR 2) of a prior or current marriage, OR 3) that the minor has been or is pregnant.
COVID-19 Testing Available at ConvenientCare
COVID-19 Tests are available at Heritage Valley's seven ConvenientCare locations. Patients can call the nearest ConvenientCare clinic for a telehealth/telephone visit with a provider. Once a telehealth visit is completed and the test ordered, patients will be directed to a ConvenientCare location for testing. Patients will be able to drive up to any of our seven ConvenientCare locations (Aliquippa, Center Twp., Chippewa, Edgeworth, Ellwood City, Robinson Twp., Calcutta, Ohio) and remain in their car while clinical staff come to the car and assist in the collection of the COVID-19 sample. To learn more about COVID-19 testing, click here
Physician Profile: HVMG Neurosurgery
Ashvin Ragoowansi, MD, FACS and Lauren Ryan, PA-C
Heritage Valley Multispecialty Group Neurosurgery is based at Heritage Valley Beaver hospital. The practice focuses on the diagnosis and surgical treatment of disorders of the brain, spinal cord, and peripheral nerves and specializes in minimally invasive lumbar and cervical spine surgeries and brain tumors.

Ashvin Ragoowansi, MD, FACS, has been working at Heritage Valley Health System since 1993. He is board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgeons and has more than 28 years of experience. Additionally, he practiced at CaroMont Neurosurgery in Gastonia, North Carolina, and at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh. He received his medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and completed a surgical internship and neurosurgical residency at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.

Lauren Ryan, PA-C joined HVMG Neurosurgery in 2018. She is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) and is licensed by the Pennsylvania State Board of Medicine. Lauren has practiced as a neurosurgical physician assistant since 2013.

To schedule an appointment or discuss a referral, please call 724.773.6450.
Service Line Spotlight: Heritage Valley Rehab
Most Never Expect to Need Long-Term Acute Care
Curahealth long-term acute care (LTAC) hospital is available for those who do need further treatment following a stay in a traditional hospital. Located on the second floor of Heritage Valley Beaver hospital, Curahealth offers the kind of care that is often the critical element to start patients on their journey to wellness. Studies have found that chronically critically ill and medically complex patients who receive care in an LTAC hospital experience outcomes that are as good or better than those of similar patients created in other settings.

To learn how Curahealth can provide care for your loved ones, please click here or contact Theodore Mileski, Clinical Liaison, 724.561.5270 or Geri Reichenbach, CEO, 724.601.4981.

CURAHEALTH Heritage Valley
1000 Dutch Ridge Road | Beaver, PA 15009 | 724.773.8480
Senior Living at the Willows:
Spring Incentive for Personal Care and Memory Care
Spring is the perfect time to consider making a move! Senior Living at The Willows is an affordable option for those who want a customized lifestyle. Both The Residence at Willow Lane and Pathways Memory Care offer personal care with individualized support services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. For seniors with memory loss, Pathways is a dedicated neighborhood with staff who understand their unique needs and an environment that provides maximum comfort for residents and peace-of-mind for families. Willow Lane offers a wide range of personalized services accompanied by gracious hospitality. A variety of floor plans are available. New residents at Willow Lane and Pathways will receive a discount of 25% during the months of April, May and June for all suites reserved by April 30, 2021.

To learn more and view a tour of The Willows, click here. To schedule a personalized tour, call 412.331.6139.

Senior Living at the Willows
30-32 Heckel Road | Kennedy Township, PA 15136 | 412.331.6139 WillowsSeniorLiving.com