Coalinga Regional Medical Center held its board meeting tonight (April 25) at the medical pavilion building ajacent to the main hospital on Phelps Avenue to announce that closure is imminent.
With staff, patients, and community members, CEO Wayne C. Allen announced the grim reality facing Coalinga, Avenal and Huron. Althouth they had tried various resources, leads and options, CRMC had not secured a bridge loan needed to pave the way to some sort of future for the facility.
With a massive current and ever growing debt, Allen solemnly declared that CRMC will face closure in the next couple of weeks. More information will follow as it is gathered.