As we learn of news and events related to MetroSouth's recent announcement of their plans to close on December 31, 2019, we'll share that information on this page:

PUBLIC HEARING SCHEDULED ON METROSOUTH MEDICAL CENTER!

After receiving our demand for a public hearing on the proposed closure of the MetroSouth Medical Center and the need for a fully functioning hospital in the region, the Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board has agreed to conduct a public hearing on Wednesday, July 24th at St. Benedict Church, 2339 York St. in Blue Island. The hearing will run from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. with a one-hour lunch break at noon.

If you would like to speak at the meeting about the importance of the hospital facility and why we need to save our hospital, please email robertbobrita@aol.com with the subject line: "HOSPITAL"

Please include your name, email, phone number and the subject of your testimony.

There is an online petition initiated by State Rep. Bob Rita to save MetroSouth. Learn more by clicking the link below:

https://www.change.org/p/robert-rita-save-metrosouth-hospital

There is an online petition initiated by the nurses at MetroSouth to save the hospital. Learn more by clicking the link below:

https://www.gopetition.com/petitions/save-metro-south-hospital.html

The City of Blue Island is hosting a MetroSouth Summit on July 11, 2019 at the East Annex at 1:30 p.m. Learn more by clicking the link below:

http://www.blueisland.org/2019/06/18/metro-south-summit-scheduled-for-july-11-2019/

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