State Rep. Fred Strahorn (D-Dayton) today released a statement following Premier Health’s announcement Wednesday that it will be closing Good Samaritan Hospital in Dayton by the end of 2018, impacting some 1,600 employees and affecting healthcare options for thousands in Southwest Ohio.


“More than 1,600 employees and thousands more patients in Southwest Ohio will be affected by this week’s announcement to close Good Samaritan Hospital by the end of the year. I am committed to working with Premier Health, hospital administrators and local officials in the coming weeks and months to ensure access to care remains available to patients. I am hopeful that future discussions will include plans for the hospital site, a continued healthcare option for West Side residents and efforts to help current employees and the Greater Dayton community throughout the transition process.”

 
 
 
  
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