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Sept. 14: Rally to save MetroSouth Medical Center


As you may well know, MetroSouth Hospital has announced their closing effective September 30th 2019. This will have a direct impact in your community. The City of Blue Island is organizing a Rally to save our community hospital on Saturday, September 14 from 9:00 a.m.- 10:00 a.m. at the corner of Gregory & High Streets in Blue Island to bring awareness to the consequences of this closure.

Mayor Domingo Vargas is requesting your participation in this rally. Please forward this information to community organizations in your community in an effort to rally support and get feet on the ground for this event. Additionally, if you can post this information on all of your media.

Lastly, if you have any questions in the meantime, contact me on my city cellphone for immediate response (708) 921-4741.

Join the Community and Rally to Save OUR HOSPITAL.

Thank you for your support!

Marisol C. Barrera Assistant to Mayor Vargas, City of Blue Island

  1. Other recent actions on MetroSouth: Press release – The City of Blue Island Files Formal HFSRB Complaint Citing Regulatory Violations Committed by Quorum Health During Closure Proceedings at MetroSouth

  2. Related news stories are in the Beverly Review: Local leaders send letter about hospital and Beckers Healthcare: Illinois hospital closure will result in 814 layoffs.

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