County Briefing

Morning Journal/Stephanie Ujhelyi Volunteers Mary Jackson (left)) and Cindy Robb prepare take-out meals for ELSA’s Kitchen Tuesday morning at the East Liverpool Salvation Army. Another take-out meal is planned the week of July 27, with dine-in beginning in August. Most of the Salvation Army’s other programming is back in force except the summer camp. For more information of the Salvation Army, call. 330-385-2086.

Max Gard hike canceled

Jackman S. Vodrey announced this week that the annual Max Gard hike — planned for May 13 and then rescheduled to July 8 — has been canceled due to COVID-19. “Gary Winterburn and I feel this is necessary since it would not be possible to maintain our 6-foot social distancing when riding in buses to the trail site,” Vodrey said in a news released. “Your safety and well being is a top priority. Let’s keep our fingers crossed and pray that we’ll all be able to meet at the Red School House in 2021.”

SRMC wound center to reopen

Salem Regional Medical Center’s Wound Healing Center will reopen Monday. Hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. The service has been temporarily closed since mid-March due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The center offers hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) therapy and other leading edge treatments for hard to heal wounds, which include diabetic, venous/arterial and pressure ulcers; osteomyelitis; radionecrosis; infections; compromised skin grafts and flaps; insect bites; thermal burns; and wounds that have not healed in 30 days. For more information about the specialized care provided at SRMC’s Wound Healing Center or to make an appointment, call 330-332-7415.

Nazarene Church sets virtual VBS

The Lisbon Church of the Nazarene will hold a drive-thru for its virtual Vacation Bible School. Bags can be picked up from 4-7 p.m. Saturday, July 11 in the church parking lot. The bag will include stories, activity pages, snacks, games/toys and a music cd. Virtual lesson available each day at Lisbon Ohio Church of the Nazarene on Facebook,


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