State House Committee Discussing Moratorium on Hospital Closures Happening NOW!

We need a moratorium on hospital closures NOW to #SaveMercy and #SaveProvident. Submit a witness slip in support of SB558 HFA3, the Illinois Legislative Black Caucus’ health equity omnibus bill that includes a moratorium on hospital closures. It will be discussed in a House Executive Committee Hearing TODAY. To file a witness slip, go to bit.ly/savemercyslip – Fill out …

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HUGE MERCY HOSPITAL VICTORY, BUT THE FIGHT ISN’T OVER

We Seek Assurance for a Full-Service Hospital We are hailing the victory of saving Mercy Hospital from closing! This is a tremendous victory in the long-term fight for vulnerable Chicago neighborhoods to have equitable access to healthcare, but our work is not over. Saving the hospital from closure and having a buyer step forward to run …

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Health Facilities State Review Board Hearing on Mercy Hospital Tuesday

Thank you to you all who attended the Mercy Hospital Town Hall Meeting with Elected Officials last week! Elected officials from the county, city, state and federal government attended and made a commitment to work  to #SaveMercy, collaborate with the community and collaborate to make health equity on the south side a reality.We urge you to attend the …

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Milestone Towards Victory to Save Mercy Hospital

Chicago Health Equity Coalition Declares Major Step Towards Victory in Saving Mercy Hospital! Back in the summer when the word about Mercy Hospital closing emerged, the Kenwood Oakland Community Organization and the Lugenia Burns Hope Center formed the Chicago Health Equity Coalition (CHEC), made up of community, labor, healthcare and faith-based organizations, to fight back and …

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