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OCMA Kidz Interact and Learn about Canine Development Program

OCMA Kidz Interact and Learn about Canine Development Program

Dublin VA Medical Center (VAMC) has partnered with Auburn University as part of a Detection Canine Development Program.

The canine training involves several phases. The Dublin VAMC is involved in the canines' socialization process.

Last week, the Oconee Community Mentoring Association mentees (OCMA Kidz) went to the Dublin VAMC for a controlled interaction with the puppies.

According to OCMA President and Youth Coordinator Chris Johnson, The OCMA Kidz learned about the Detection Canine Development Program and also learned about responsibilities involved in pet care.

 

ABC Women's Clinic Announces Accreditation

The Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA) announced the accreditation of ABC Women’s Clinic of Dublin, Ga.

 ECFA accreditation is based on the ECFA Seven Standards of Responsible Stewardship™, including financial accountability, transparency, sound board governance and ethical fund-raising.

ABC Women’s Clinic joins a growing number of Christ-centered churches and ministries across America, supported by over 35 million donors that have earned the right to display the ECFA seal. 

When an organization is accredited by ECFA, it demonstrates its willingness to follow the model of biblical accountability.

“We are pleased to include in our membership a ministry committed to erasing the need for abortion by empowering individuals with the truth,” said Dan Busby, president of ECFA.

Hospital to Host Newborn Care Class

On Saturday, Nov. 20 from 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m., the Fairview Park Hospital will host a newborn care and safety class.

The Fairview Park Hospital says, "Caring for a new baby can be overwhelming, especially for first-time parents. This two hour class helps parents understand infant care, including the basics of diapering, bathing and handling as well as deciphering infant behavior."

The hospital is located at 200 Industrial Boulevard in Dublin.

Medical Center of Central Georgia Announces Lung Cancer Disease Site Team

To better serve the residents of Central and South Georgia, The Medical Center of Central Georgia (MCCG) has created The Lung Cancer Disease Site Team. This multidisciplinary group of physicians is focused on assessing, planning, monitoring and coordinating the delivery of lung cancer care services to MCCG patients. Each physician involved in the team brings a unique body of knowledge and expertise to the process. The sharing of information and ideas results in a coordinated and comprehensive care plan for patients with input from all specialties. The multidisciplinary team includes lung cancer surgeons, general surgeons, pulmonologists, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, radiologists, pathologists, primary care physicians and other health care providers.