News Releases


UH Samaritan Athlete of the Year Award Renamed

The University Hospitals Samaritan Medical Center Sports Med Athlete of the Year Award, now in its second year, has been renamed to honor the late William “Doc” M. Emery, M.D., FACS. Now known as the William M. Emery, M.D., Athlete of the Year Awards, the program recognizes six overall athletes for their contribution to their sport, their dedication to their team, their participation as a leader, and academic performance.

UH Samaritan building new facility in Mansfield, bringing jobs to the area

Demolition of the former Big Lots building on Ashland Road in Mansfield will begin in late July or early August for site preparation of a $17 million University Hospitals Samaritan Medical Center facility. Once open, the new medical site will generate additional jobs, including medical office staff, housekeeping and maintenance.

UH Kettering StatCare Expands Hours; Open Sunday

UH Kettering StatCare has added weekend hours and expanded hours throughout the week. The walk-in clinic is now open Tuesday – Sunday from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. Located at UH Kettering Health Center at 546 N. Union Street in Loudonville, UH Kettering StatCare provides treatment for sprains, minor broken bones, stings, rashes, minor infections, sore throats, minor burns and other non-life threatening diseases or injuries. Radiology and laboratory services are available onsite.

UH Samaritan Offers Activities for COPD Patients

University Hospitals Samaritan Medical Center’s Cardiopulmonary Services (CPS) now offers a weekly walking program and monthly support group for COPD patients. Anyone with COPD, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, is welcome to participate. The walking group meets at Freer Field at 10 a.m. every Tuesday and Thursday, June through October, weather permitting. The COPD Coffee Club meets the second Tuesday of every month at 1 p.m. at UH Samaritan on Main, 663 East Main Street. The COPD Coffee Club is a joint venture with Kingston of Ashland.