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Rockaway residents fear losing community’s last hospital
Rockaway residents fear losing community’s last hospital
South Maggie Hayes 8/20/2013 at 4:23PM

The Peninsula’s lone hospital is in critical condition. Rockaway residents fear financial problems at St. John’s Episcopal Hospital will close the last safety net hospital in their community. “Queens is a healthy borough, but we can’t continue to grow if we continue to lose hospitals,” said Peter Vallone, Jr., city councilmember and borough president candidate. [...]