EORH suspends all operations

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MARTINS FERRY, Ohio (WTRF) – East Ohio Regional Hospital officials have informed employees that the hospital will be suspending all operations Friday evening at 11:59 p.m.

According to the CEO Daniel Dunmyer, long-term care patients will be discharged early next week.

EORH officials is continuing to negotiate with potential partners for the hospital.

Ohio Valley Medical Center suspended all inpatient and emergency medical services at 11:59 p.m. on September 4.

California-based Alecto Healthcare Services, which owns EORH and Ohio Valley Medical Center, announced in August that both hospitals would close as early as Oct. 7.

EORH employees, community members and local first responders gathered outside of the hospital for the last call at 11:59 p.m.

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