Reborn from the Ashes of Disease

Greater Cincinnati Ostomy AssociationReborn from the Ashes of Disease

Serving the Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky Area Since 1959

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Greater Cincinnati Ostomy Association | 7942 Schoolhouse Lane | Cincinnati, Ohio 45242 | Voice Mail: (513) 202-3345

Upcoming Group Meetings

Friday February 9, 2024 1:00-3:00 PM -Meeting at Mercy Clermont -Clermont Board Rm - 2nd floor
Thursday February 15, 2024 7:30 P.M - Meeting at Bethseda North Hoapital
Mercy West Satallite Meetings - in Terrace Level Room (T004)
March 11, 2024 6:30 PM
March 19, 2024 1:30 -2:30 PM
Thursday March 21, 2024 6:00 P.M - Ron's Roost - Bridgetown

Thursday April, 2024 7:30 P.M - Meeting location TBD

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The Greater Cincinnati Ostomy Association is a volunteer-based health organization dedicated to providing education, information, support, and advocacy for people who have had or will have intestinal or urinary diversions.

National Affiliation:
The Greater Cincinnati Ostomy Association is now happy to be affiliated with UOAA (United Ostomy Associations of America). UOAA shares in our goals and will help us achieve our mission.

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with one of our members who has experienced ostomy surgery.
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Support & Education Meeting Locations and Schedules

Main Meeting Location is Bethesda North Hospital
Golder Room 1 or 2 on 2nd Floor
10500 Montgomery Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45242
In Even Numbered Months (Feb, Apr, June, Aug, Oct, & Dec)
Golder Room 1 or 2 on 2nd Floor
Elevator is behind and to the left of the reception desk
Meeting room is straight out of the elevator

Afternoon & Evening Satellite Meetings: West     East

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Next Support & Education Meetings & Outings

Next Meeting

Date: Thursday March 21, 2024
Location: TBD
Address: TBD
Scheduled at 7:30 PM


Casual Dinner
Thursday March 21, 2024
Location: Ron's Roost
(6:00 PM but we start arriving around 5:30)
Address: 3853 Race Road - Cincinnati, Ohio
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Ron's Roost

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(513) 202-3345 or


In-Person Westside Evening
Educational Support Meetings

2nd Monday - Terrace Level Room (T004), 6:30—8PM
CWOCN: Michele Haas Pelfrey, BSN, RN, CWOCN, M.Ed.
Mercy West Hospital

Join us for our New Educational Support Meetings at Mercy West, Room T002. We will be having meetings at 6:30 PM, on odd numbered months (except July). West side meetings have been requested, so please come out and show your support.
Location & Directions: Mercy West Hospital

Previous Meetings & Gatherings

Ice Cream Social & Double Baggin' It

Thank you to Danielle & Joe "Double Baggin' It"!
for traveling from Columbus to deliver some humor, advocacy and awareness

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Double Baggin' It
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How to Contact Us:

Greater Cincinnati Ostomy Association
7942 Schoolhouse Lane
Cincinnati, Ohio 45242

Voice Mail: (513) 202-3345

DISCLAIMER: The documents contained within these web pages are presented expressly for informational purposes only. In no way are any of the materials presented here meant to be a substitute for professional medical care or attention by a qualified practitioner, nor should they be construed as such. ALWAYS check with your doctor if you have any questions or concerns about your condition, or before starting a new program of treatment. The sys-OP is not responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for ANY form of damages whatsoever resulting from the use (or misuse) of information contained in or implied by these documents.

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