On Friday, March 23, 2018, from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m., Country 106.5 will broadcast real stories of hope, healing and innovation, live from St. Joseph General Hospital’s foyer to raise funds for the hospital.


Funds raised through the St. Joseph’s General Hospital Radiothon, proudly presented by Lakeland Respiratory Consulting Services Ltd.will be in support of BREATHE: Building Resilience in Elders through a Therapeutic Hospital Environment; a project aimed at improving the quality of care for seniors and those with dementia.

The BREATHE project will bring to St. Joe's the best possible environment and care for our community's elderly through a range of activities and initiatives including:

  • Improved building design features such as vibrant-coloured corridor rails, grab-handles and door frames that help seniors navigate the environment;
  •  Redesign of common spaces with the purchase of specialized glider/rocker chairs, installation of photographic murals featuring rural scenes and an indoor garden;
  • Acquisition of sensory stimulation equipment, such as lighting effects to optimize patient stimulation;
  • And more.

St. Joseph's General Hospital is committed to being at the forefront of rural medicine and seniors care. Please join us!

Click Here to make your donation online.

IF USING DONATE TODAY at left or DONATE ONLINE in Main Menu: Select: 0-BREATHE Program (Vegreville Radiothon) to designate your donation to the 2018 Radiothon.


Sponsorship Opportunities Are Available!
Contact Mickey Melnyk by phone at 780.342.8664, Toll Free at 1.866.342.8126
or email him at mickey.melnyk@covenanthealth.ca for more details.




Thank You To Our Generous Sponsors:








  Park Memorial Funeral Home




ATCO Group | Boston Pizza


Covenant Health’s St. Joseph’s General Hospital is a cornerstone of the Vegreville community. It has a proud history dating back to 1910, when the founding Sisters of Charity of Notre Dame d’Evron established the hospital to care for patients in Vegreville and the surrounding areas.


Today, St. Joseph’s General Hospital cares for tens of thousands of patients each year. The hospital provides 24-hour emergency services, ambulatory care, acute care, palliative care, and a variety of outpatient services, including a cardiac clinic, a hemodialysis program, laboratory services, gynecological services, and physical and occupational therapy services. The hospital also has a speciality in geriatric services and senior’s care. The community of Vegreville relies on St. Joseph’s General Hospital to provide the highest standard of care to its residents, when they need it most.