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Birmingham City Councilor Sheila Tyson to Host Meeting Regarding Future of Cooper Green Mercy Hospital

PRESS RELEASE                                                                          Wednesday January 31, 2018

Contact: Chiara Perry

Phone: 205-254-2055

Cell: 205-383-8432

chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov

 

BIRMINGHAM, AL— Councilor Sheila Tyson along with the Committee to Save Jefferson County will be hosting an urgent meeting regarding the future of Cooper Green Mercy Hospital. On January 25, the Jefferson County Commission voted to allow the County Manager to begin exploring options about creating a county healthcare authority with the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

The move could impact the way Cooper Green Mercy Hospital operates, Tyson said. The meeting is being called to address concerns about the future of the hospital that serves low-income and indigent patients.

Who: Councilor Sheila Tyson and The Committee to Save Jefferson County

What: Meeting about the future of Cooper Green Mercy Health Services

When: 6 p.m. on Jan. 31, 2018

Where: New Creation Event Center, 5391 1st Ave. North, Birmingham, AL 35212

This press release is a contribution from Cody Owens in the Birmingham City Council Office of Public Information. For more information please contact the Office of Councilor Sheila Tyson at 205.254.2358. For media inquiries please contact Birmingham City Council Interim Director of Public Information Officer Chiara Perry at 205.383.8432.