Cheboygan Memorial Hospital Says It's Closing Down

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

CHEBOYGAN, Mich. (AP) -- Cheboygan Memorial Hospital says it's being forced to shut down after a proposed sale of the facility to Flint-based McLaren Health Care Corp. was blocked.
The Cheboygan Daily Tribune reports the sale was expected to wrap up Tuesday but came to a halt late Monday.
The hospital's Chief Executive Officer Shari Schult says the facility's emergency room will be closed and arrangements made to divert ambulances to other hospitals. She says in a statement that other services will be closed, including outpatient clinics, laboratories and rehabilitation.
Cheboygan Memorial Hospital is the largest employer in Cheboygan County, with a staff of about 400.
The hospital earlier announced it was filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection after losing more than $7 million last year. A federal judge earlier approved the sale.


WILX.com is happy to provide a forum for commenting and discussion. Please respect and abide by the house rules:

Keep it clean, keep it civil, keep it truthful, stay on topic, be responsible, share your knowledge, and please suggest removal of comments that violate these standards.

powered by Disqus
WILX 500 American Road Lansing, MI 48911 517-393-0110
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 145900345 - wilx.com/a?a=145900345