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Health & Wellness

UH Avon Health Center has it all The UH Avon Health Center debuted in 1999 when

one of northeast Ohio’s first medically-based fitness centers – the EMH Center for Health & Fitness – opened its doors. The facility continued to expand along with the needs of the community, and in 2005 the first patients were treated in the EMH Avon Emergency Care Center – an 18-bed, freestanding emergency department, which was again one of the first of its kind in our area. Today, the 91,000 square-foot UH Avon Health Center consists of a state-of-the-art fitness center, along with physician offices, physical and speech therapy, radiology and lab services, as well as a full-service 24/7 ER. The UH Fitness Center offers more than 125 group exercise classes, senior programs, a day spa, and more. It was

named “Best of the West” in both fitness and spa categories by readers of West Shore magazine and the “Best of Lorain County” by readers of puLse magazine. The UH Avon Health Center also features comprehensive diagnostic services such as CT scans, Ultrasound, MRI, diagnostic radiology, screening mammograms, bone density screening and walk-in laboratory services. Under the same roof, you’ll also find physician offices, for medical specialties such as plastic & reconstructive surgery, hand surgery and obstetrics and gynecology. The UH Avon Health Campus 1997 Healthway Dr., Avon, OH 44011 (At the I-90 and Rte. 83 Interchange) 440-988-6800 •

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