The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) will hold a meeting on Monday, November 27th to gather public comment on Care New England's application to close the emergency department at Memorial Hospital. The meeting will be held at Lyman B. Goff Middle School from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. The address of Lyman B. Goff Middle School is 974 Newport Avenue, Pawtucket, Rhode Island.
The purpose of the meeting will be to allow the public to provide input on the potential closure's effects on the community. RIDOH officials at the meeting will not be able to answer questions about the application. A copy of the application to close the emergency department can be found online.
In addition to speaking at this meeting, members of the public can submit written comment. Written comment can be submitted in person on November 27th or it can be submitted via email or postal mail between today and December 11th to Paula Pullano, Rhode Island Department of Health; 3 Capitol Hill, Room 410; Providence, RI 02908 | Paula.Pullano@health.ri.gov.