Granville Primary Care, Oxford Welcomes Leslie Thomas, MD


Granville Health System (GHS) welcomes Dr. Leslie Thomas to Granville Primary Care, Oxford. Dr. Thomas is accepting new patients and scheduling appointments.

GHS Recognized for Excellence in Stroke Care


Granville Health System (GHS) recently received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With the Guidelines Target: Stroke Honor Roll Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence.

Granville Health System Gives Back to the Community in Honor of Hospital Week


Granville Health System (GHS) recently celebrated National Hospital Week. A portion of the planned activities included an opportunity for employees of the Health System to donate health and hygiene items to the local food pantry, ACIM (Area Congregations in Ministry).

Granville Health System Celebrates EMS Week


Granville Health System celebrates May 19 – 25 as EMS Week. With the national theme of EMS Strong the organization will recognize the group throughout the week.

Granville Health System celebrates Nurses Week with Blessing of the Hands Ceremony


On Monday, May 6, 2019 Granville Health System kicked off the celebration of National Nurses Week with a Blessing of the Hands ceremony.

Oxford Mayor Issues Proclamation for Nurses Week


Oxford Mayor Jacqueline (Jackie) vdH Sergent recently signed a proclamation declaring May 6 – 12, 2019 as Nurses Week in the City of Oxford.

L.C. Adcock Resigns from GHS Board of Trustees


Granville Health System (GHS) has announced that L. C. Adcock resigned from their Board of Trustees effective April 1, 2019. Granville County Commissioner and GHS Board of Trustees member David Smith replaces him as board chair.

Pictured: John Snow, CEO of GHS, loading food donations to be delivered to ACIM

Granville Health System Hosts Employee-Driven Food Drive for Area Congregations in Ministry (ACIM)


Granville Health System continues its partnership with the local Area Congregations in Ministry (ACIM) by hosting a food drive throughout the weekend of April 26 – 28, 2019.

Robbie Barker & Laura Bates, celebrating 20 Years of Service to GHS

Granville Health System Hosts Awards Luncheon to Recognize Employees


On Tuesday, April 23, Granville Health System held the quarterly Employee Awards Luncheon. Employees were recognized for milestone lengths of service.

Genevieve Keigley, female winner of the 5K race at the Granville Ambulance Chase and Food Truck Rodeo

Granville Ambulance Chase Announces Results


The eighth annual Granville Ambulance Chase & Food Truck Rodeo announced the official results of the community event held on Saturday, March 16, 2019.

Granville Health System Celebrates Granville County’s First Baby of 2019


GHS celebrates Granville County’s First Baby of the New Year, Layla Casarrubias Cipriano, daughter to Sandra Cipriano Cortes and Virginio Casarrubias Pena.

Granville Health System Celebrates a Christmas Day Baby


Granville Health System (GHS) celebrates the birth of a rare Christmas Day baby, Nathan Cox, son to Heather and Josh Cox.

GHS Unveils Remodeled South Granville Medical Center


Granville Health System (GHS) recently held a ribbon-cutting for the newly remodeled South Granville Medical Center. The building is the home of Granville Primary Care, Butner-Creedmoor as well as Granville ExpressCare and the Granville Occupational Medicine Program.

Granville Health System Names New CNO


Granville Health System (GHS) announced it has selected Ann Marie Holtzman-Wheeler as its Chief Nursing Officer. Holtzman-Wheeler has been serving in an interim capacity since August 2018.

Left to right: GHS Board of Trustees member Vernell Anderson; NC Senator Floyd B. McKissick Jr; CEO John F. Snow; Granville County Commissioner Zelodis Jay; Granville County Commissioner Tim Karan

GHS Breaks Ground on New Medical Office Building


Granville Health System (GHS) recently held a groundbreaking ceremony for a new medical office building that will be built on the health system’s main campus.

GHS Cares: Fatty Liver Disease


Obesity is a growing concern in the US and is an important risk factor for nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.

GHS Cares: Preparing for Flu Season


It is October and flu season is quickly approaching! Seasonal flu viruses are present year-round but they are most common in the fall and winter months.

Granville Health System Deploys Emergency Response Team to Eastern NC


GHS recently deployed a seven-member GHS team of clinicians to Onslow Memorial Hospital in response to the emergent needs presented by Hurricane Florence.

Hurricane Safety Checklist


Hurricane Florence is headed toward North Carolina and there are things you can do to be ready. Preparation is the best protection against the dangers of a hurricane.

GHS Cares: Health Topics from Your Local Family Doctors- Pancreatitis


Pancreatitis is a rare, but serious cause of upper abdominal pain and vomiting. You should seek medical treatment immediately for any sudden and severe abdominal pain, especially if you are unable to eat.

John Snow

Granville Health System Names New CEO


The Granville Health System (GHS) Board of Trustees announced it has selected John F. Snow as its Chief Executive Officer. Snow will begin his new position on August 13, replacing former CEO L. Lee Isley who resigned in March to accept the position of President and CEO of Nash UNC Health Care in Rocky Mount, NC.

Albin Abraham, MD

GHS Opens Granville Gastroenterology Associates and Welcomes Albin Abraham, MD


OXFORD, NC (July 6, 2018) - Granville Health System (GHS) recently announced the opening of Granville Gastroenterology Associates on the campus of Granville Medical Center. Dr. Abraham will lead the practice and is currently accepting new patients.

GHS Cares: What to Know for Throat Issues


Throat infections are more common in children and young adults but can happen at any age.

GHS Cares: Top Tips for Dads


The benefits to a child of having an involved father are significant and can be life-changing.

Granville Health System Nurse Named VGCC Instructor


Granville Health System (GHS) recently announced Vance Granville Community College (VGCC) has named Ashley Martin, BSN, RN, a clinical instructor in its labor and delivery rotation.

GHS Cares: Shingles Vaccinations are Not Created Equal


There are two shingles vaccinations available now and there are some major differences to note in deciding which to get.

GHS Cares: Why Your Cholesterol Levels Matter


There is a lot of talk around the negative effects of high cholesterol, but what exactly is cholesterol and why does it matter?

GHS Cares: Ensuring Medication Safety


Medication errors are a major concern for prescribing doctors. According to the CDC, 82% of Americans take at least one medication, and nearly one third of Americans take five or more medications.

GHS Cares: What to Know About Pool Safety


Family swimming pool time is one popular outdoor summer activity to help beat the heat, but it’s important to take the necessary safety precautions if swimming and using the pool.

GHS Cares: Top Six Tips for a New Mom (from a Dad’s perspective)


GHS' dedicated pediatrician Dr. Kelly Hayes is sharing his tips for new moms in this first of a monthly column series targeted toward families with children.

GHS Cares: Adult Vision Screenings


It is critical to visit an eye specialist (optometrist or ophthalmologist) to receive a regular screening eye exam to preserve vision and eye function over time.

GHS Cares: Pediatric Eye Screening


Unless the teacher raises a concern about vision due to a child not being able to see the board, parents rarely voice concerns about vision at children’s check-ups. Nevertheless, pediatric vision screening is very important.

GHS Cares: How to Prevent Sun Damage


Sun rays have many different types of light, including UV, which is the type that causes the most DNA damage. In North Carolina, UV rays are strongest in the late spring and early summer. So now is the time to think about protecting your skin.

Granville Surgical Associates Expand Services


Triangle Physician's latest cover story describes Granville Surgical Associates ability to provide expanded surgical services with Dr. Shane Hodge and Dr. Naveen Kumar.

GHS Cares: The ABC's of Checking for Skin Cancer


According to the American Cancer Society, skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States.

GHS Cares: Why Falling is Worth Talking About


Last week we discussed osteoporosis or bone thinning, which combined with a fall can lead to a debilitating broken bone. This week we’ll discuss how to prevent falls for adults who live at home.

GHS Cares: With Age Comes Thinning Bones


As we age, bone thinning becomes more prevalent and increases the risk of broken bones.

GHS Cares: Keeping Your Body Regular


Constipation is the most common gastrointestinal complaint in the United States, as it affects people of all ages.

GHS Cares: Swollen Legs


Leg swelling, which is called lower extremity edema in the medical field, is a very common complaint in primary care. There are many different causes and severity levels of leg swelling ranging from a minor pain to needing to be evaluated immediately by a medical provider.

GHS Cares: What you need to know about Cervical Cancer Screenings


A cervical cancer screening, also referred to as a pap smear, has been a fundamental piece of a woman’s annual exam for many years.

GHS Cares: What Baby Aspirin Can Do For You


Not only is baby aspirin one of the most cost-effective way to save lives, it is also one of the oldest medicines.

GHS Cares: How to Combat Those Pesky Warts


Common warts, or warts most frequently found on hands, and plantar warts, which take root on the bottom of the foot, are complaints we hear frequently at Granville Primary Care Butner-Creedmoor.

GHS Cares: What to Know About Anxiety


Anxiety is not an uncommon emotion, and it may not be considered a health problem either.

Granville Health System Announces The Breast Care Program at Granville Surgical Associates


Granville Health System (GHS) recently announced Naveen Kumar, MD of Granville Surgical Associates will open The Breast Care Program.

GHS Cares: 2018 Flu Update


The flu season is upon us and it has hit the country very hard. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) predicts that if this season follows prior similar season trends, approximately 34 million Americans will get the flu this year.

CEO L. Lee Isley to Leave Granville Health System


The Granville Health System (GHS) Board of Trustees (BOT) announced they have accepted the resignation of L. Lee Isley, Ph.D, FACHE as Chief Executive Officer of Granville Health System.

GHS Cares: How Sodium Plays into your Diet


As a primary care physician at Granville Primary Care, Butner-Creedmoor, it does not come as much of a surprise that so many locals, like many Americans all over, are suffering from health challenges that come from too much sodium intake.

Extreme Cold Causes Water Line Breaks on Campus of Granville Medical Center


During the recent extended period of below-freezing temperatures, several water lines breaks occurred on the campus of Granville Medical Center.

Fraud Alert: Granville Health System Telephone Number Used in Scam


Granville Health System (GHS) recently confirmed a telephone number assigned to Granville Medical Center is being used as part of a telephone spoofing scam targeting individuals in the community.

Granville Health System Celebrates Granville County's First Baby of the New Year


Timija Anniestasia LeMay was born at 11:57 p.m. on January 1 to become Granville Health System's first baby of the year for 2018.