Located at Robinson Memorial Hospital
6847 North Chestnut Street
Ravenna, Ohio 44266
Open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
The Robinson Memorial Hospital Community Health Library provides accurate, current information about medical conditions.
The library is free and open to the public.
Inquiries about health-related matters may be made by telephone or by visiting the library.
Popular research subjects include:
- Family Health
- Pregnancy and Child Care
- Mental Health
- Eye Care
- Heart Disease
- Teen Health
- Blood Pressure and Cholesterol
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