Cooper Green supporters meet with county officials | News
BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC)- Supporters of Cooper Green Mercy Hospital are asking Jefferson County officials to back off of a deadline to end inpatient care at the hospital.
Today the Cooper Green advisory board met to discuss the impending Dec. 31 deadline.
The board was told by Cooper Green CEO Sandral Hullett that she has been excluded from the transition work.
Many employees and patients continue to ask questions about their jobs and where they will receive medical care in the future.
Birmingham attorney Emory Anthony with the Committee to Save Cooper Green says the county is not ready to end inpatient care.
"They are sending out a letter not giving indigent care patients any directions as to what to do what, what hospitals to go to and who they have contracted with," Anthony said.
The board wants to meet with Jefferson County officials next week about the transition.
Anthony tells FOX6 News he may consider some type of legal action.
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