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ER, ICU to remain open at LGH

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“There is simply no truth at all to these rumors,” Hospital CEO Tom Stone said. “There are absolutely no plans to close the emergency room and there are absolutely no plans to close the intensive care unit.

“And we’re not out seeking mergers with anyone.”

The rumors come on the heels of an announcement last month that the financially struggling hospital had cut 28 jobs in an effort to improve its financial health. Stone said other employees would see their hours decrease from 40 to 32.

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