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No more patients at Good Samaritan; Dayton hospital ceases operations

Published: Friday, July 20, 2018 @ 7:31 PM

SKY7: Good Samaritan closes ER

There are no more patients at Good Samaritan Hospital, which is no longer in operation.

>> It’s official: Good Samaritan ER closed

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“The last patients have been treated and transferred or discharged as of 6 p.m. this evening,” Ben Sutherly, director of systems communications for Premier Health said Friday evening.

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The hospital technically closes as of 12:01 a.m. Monday, and until then can provide a list of nearby emergency departments and urgent care centers to those seeking treatment, he said.

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Good Samaritan Hospital opened in 1932.

Premier said it was shutting down the hospital because it was unsustainable to operate two hospitals within five miles of each other. 

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