Here are some of the highlights from last week's well attended town hall to Demand a Hospital at the St. Vincent's site.
Here's Civil Rights Attorney Yetta Kurland exposing some shady dealings involved with the closure.
And here's Eileen Dunn, RN, a longtime St. Vincent's nurse detailing how St. Vincent's management had failed to file paperwork for years. With the result that St. Vincent's employees have been denied unemployment benefits, social security accrual and more.
Later in the evening, New York State Assemblymember Richard N. Gottfried criticized New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg. The mayor, who likes to get involved in issues that are important to New York City, did not participate in trying to save St. Vincent's, the Hon. Gottfried said.
Dr. David Kaufman explained the differences between "Urgent Care" facilities and a hospital:
And here's the entire evening, captured by David Jr., a community resident.