“Isn't it just the emergency room at Providence Hospital that is closing?” asks UC reader Paul Ruffins.
The Ascension Health Corporation plans to close Providence Hospital completely at the end of this year, reports NNU’s Steven Frum. This closure, if permitted, will end health services that have been provided by Providence Hospital to our city for over 157 years. The closure of Providence Hospital, if permitted, will leave only one hospital -- United Medical Center -- on the east side of the city. Click here for a fact sheet.