A second meeting has been scheduled to give the public an additional opportunity to provide comment on Care New England (CNE)'s application to close the emergency department at Memorial Hospital, as well as CNE's application to transfer the primary care services currently provided under Memorial Hospital's license to Kent Hospital's license. The meeting will take place on Monday, December 4th from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Elizabeth Baldwin School, located at 50 Whitman Street in Pawtucket. The meeting will take place in the cafeteria.
The first community meeting was held on November 27th.
The purpose of the meeting will be to allow the public to provide input on the potential effects on the community of these changes. RIDOH officials at the meeting will not be able to answer questions about the applications.
In addition to speaking at this meeting, members of the public can submit written comment. Written comment can be submitted in person on December 4th or it can be submitted via email or postal mail until December 11th to Paula Pullano, Rhode Island Department of Health; 3 Capitol Hill, Room 410; Providence, RI 02908 | Paula.Pullano@health.ri.gov.