Category: Government

Bill Seeking To Stop Westlake From Closing Passes House

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 || By Grant Morgan/Capitol News Illinois || @maywoodnews

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SPRINGFIELD – Gov. J.B. Pritzker could soon have authority to decide whether Illinois hospitals must stay open.

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Judge Orders Westlake To Stay Open Until May 1

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

On Tuesday, a judge ordered Pipeline Health, the owner of Westlake Hospital in Melrose Park, to keep the hospital open until at least May 1.

Earlier today, Pipeline Health officials announced in a statement that they temporarily suspended service at Westlake “due to concerns about its ability to continue maintaining a safe environment for patient care due primarily to declining staff rates.” Pipeline also issued 60-day notices to Westlake employees.

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Regular Maywood Board Meeting Scheduled Tonight, Tuesday, April 9, 7 PM

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews

A regular meeting of the Maywood Board of Trustees is scheduled to take place tonight, Tuesday, April 9, 7 p.m., at Village Council Chambers, 125 S. 5th Ave. in Maywood. Among items to be discussed (for the full agenda packet, click here):

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