For Immediate Release: April 4, 2016
Contact: HCA Communications (714) 834-2178

Notice Of Public Hearing Impact Evaluation Regarding Saddleback Memorial Medical Center - San Clemente Closure of Emergency Services

(Santa Ana, CA) - NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Orange County Emergency Medical Services (OCEMS) / Emergency Medical Care Committee (EMCC) will hold a public hearing regarding the proposed closure of the Emergency Department at Saddleback Memorial Medical Center – San Clemente. The hearing will ensure that community members and health care providers have the opportunity to advise OCEMS prior to the completion of an impact evaluation.
 
 
DATE OF HEARING:          April 29, 2016
 
TIME OF HEARING:           9:00 A.M. or as soon
                                           thereafter as possible
 
LOCATION OF HEARING:  Board Hearing Room, County of Orange Hall of Administration, 333 West Santa Ana Blvd., Santa Ana, California, 92701
  
PROPOSAL: To hear input from the community, hospitals, fire departments, and ambulance providers impacted by the closure of emergency services at Saddleback Memorial Medical Center – San Clemente. Public comments will be utilized to assess the impact on community access to emergency medical care. Findings from the hearing will be included in the OCEMS Impact Evaluation Report to be submitted to the California Department of Public Health.
 
INVITATION TO BE HEARD: All persons are invited to present their views before the EMCC.
 
Any written material to be submitted to the EMCC must be submitted to OCEMS at least 24 hours prior to the hearing.
 
For further information, please contact Tammi McConnell, MSN, RN, EMS Administrator of the Orange County Health Care Agency Emergency Medical Services program at (714) 834-3500.

 

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