Supervisors to Go on Record Against Sutter’s Closing of St. Luke’s. Investigate Legal Responses to Medical Redlining
The Committee on City Operations and Neighborhood Services will take up a resolution by Sup. Ross Mirkarimi to place the Board of Supervisors on record against Sutter Health’s efforts to close St. Luke’s and to direct the city attorney to outline responses to the clear violations of civil rights and other laws that Sutter Health is engaging in. The same resolution also orders all city departments to send the board information about any pending permits related to the closure of St. Luke’s. At the same hearing, Sup. Michaela Alioto-Pier will continue her investigation into the cuts that Sutter has already made at the facility, specifically on the med-surg floors, leaving those units overcrowded during the flu season.Read More
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