News & Events

News & Events

News from Cleveland Clinic Akron General Lodi Hospital

After Hours and Weekends
For after hours or weekend media calls, please contact the hospital operator at 330.948.1222 and ask to have the on-call director paged.

Events Calendar

Need a speaker?

Lodi Hospital health professionals can provide presentations to your group or organization on a variety of health topics. This is a free service provided as a community benefit to assist organizations in meeting healthcare information needs.

To schedule a speaker, call 330.948.5544.



Cleveland Clinic Akron General Lodi Hospital and its’ Medical Staff are pleased to offer up to eight $1,000 health career scholarships to local area students. The scholarships are available to the best candidates who are graduating high school seniors from the following school districts: Black River, Buckeye, Cloverleaf and Northwestern. The graduating senior must be pursuing a 2 or 4 year healthcare degree.

Application Requirements

Completed scholarship application:

  • 250-500 word essay of why you are interested in pursuing this field of medicine.
  • Letter of recommendation from a teacher or counselor.
  • Copy of your high school transcript.

Application Deadline: April 1, annually

Submit to: Lodi Community Hospital, Attention Administration, 225 Elyria Street, Lodi, Ohio 44254.

Download the Lodi Hospital Health Scholarship application
Programs & Classes

Programs & Classes

For more information about the community programs and the latest dates, call 330.948.5544.

Health Screenings in Lodi Area 
Lodi Hospital is pleased to offer monthly health screenings at locations throughout Medina and northern Wayne Counties. Low-cost cholesterol screenings are available, as well as free blood pressure, glucose and body mass index (BMI) checks. For more information, call 330.948.5544. 

Nutrition Services
Struggling with weight loss? Trying to lower your cholesterol or blood pressure? Looking for increased energy and stamina? Our registered dietitians are here to help. Lodi Hospital offers nutrition consultations to help you reach your goals for a happier, healthier you. Call 330.948.5546 for more information or to schedule your nutrition session.

Quit Smoking
Lodi Hospital is pleased to offer community residents a FREE six-session smoking cessation class using the American Lung Association’s Freedom from Smoking program that is taught by Tobacco Treatment Specialists. For class information, call 330.948.5532.

EMS Education
Lodi Hospital is committed to assisting local Emergency Medical Service (EMS) squads with continuing education classes and programs. Upon request, special topics may be arranged. ACLS and PALS certification classes are conducted several times a year and are open to EMS providers. For more information, or to make a request, please call 330.948.5512.

Sugar School
Want to know what to eat to help control your blood sugar and lose weight? Sugar School will teach you in just one night. Reservations are required by calling 330.948.5546. A number of different sessions are held throughout the year. Cost: $20 per person, $30 per couple. 

Cardiac Health: Hypertension Help
Learn about ways to control and prevent hypertension (high blood pressure). Anyone who has been diagnosed with hypertension or has a family history of heart disease is welcome. For class information, call 330.948.5502.

Good Health in Store: Supermarket Tours for Diabetes
Lodi Hospital and Miller’s Market help individuals with diabetes learn how to enjoy a variety of foods as part of a healthy diet. The supermarket tours provide a unique opportunity for hands-on experience reading food labels, determining portion sizes, deciding which foods are best, learning what to avoid and knowing when you can “bend the rules.” The tour is open to everyone. Various classes scheduled throughout the year. For more information, call 330.948.5546.

Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation
We offer a monitored exercise and education program for people with cardiac or pulmonary disease. Designed to help participants learn self-management of their overall health with emphasis on prevention, risk factors and exercise. Learn more about our Phase III program available at Lodi Hospital by calling 330.948.5502.

Safe Sitter® babysitting course
A nationally recognized babysitting course, Safe Sitter® is periodically held at Lodi Hospital in conjunction with local schools, scout troops as well as other groups and individuals. Safe Sitter® is a medically accurate, 5 1/2 hour babysitting preparation program designed for students grades 6-8. The program was created and written by a pediatrician and focuses on teaching safe and nurturing child care techniques. The program is taught by trained Lodi Hospital personnel under the supervision of a registered nurse. For more information, call 330.948.5544.

Safe@Home by Safe Sitter®
Safe@Home by Safe Sitter® is a 90-minute program designed for students in grades 4-6 to prepare them to be safe when they are home alone. The program is taught by trained Lodi Hospital personnel. For more information call 330-948-5544.