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June 07, 2013

Illinois saves Roseland hospital for now, with emergency $350K

CHICAGO (FOX 32 News) -

The State of Illinois will give Roseland Community Hospital $350,000 in emergency money to save the facility for now, while it develops a "long-term turnaround plan."

The $350,000 will get Far South Side hospital through the June 17 payroll - for the next two weeks. Essentially, it's enough money to properly pay employees for providing care until a long-term solution is put in place.

"We know that the Governor and other officials in his cabinet are aware of how important this institution is to this community," Roseland Community Hospital Vice President Sharon Thurman said.


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