Doctors Hospital In San Pablo To Be Razed For Casino Parking Lot

Doctors Hospital In San Pablo To Be Razed For Casino Parking Lot


HOSPITAL IN SAN PABLO. OWNERS OF A NEARBY CASINO PLAN TO TEAR DOWN DOCTORS MEDICAL CENTER… AND CREATE AN EXTRA PARKING LOT FOR THEIR CUSTOMERS. THE PRICE TAG FOR THE LAND IS ABOUT 13 MILLION DOLLARS. KPIX FIVE’S DA LIN IS IN SAN PABLO… WHERE PEOPLE WHO DEPENDED ON THE HOSPITAL ARE HAVING TROUBLE FINDING A REPLACEMENT.THEY LIVE A FEW BLOCKS AWAY FROM WHAT WAS DOCTORS MEDICAL CENTER. AND ALI ESSA HAD TO DIVE HIS SON 30 MINUTES TO OAKLAND CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL.A LAWYER FOR THE CASINO SAYS THEY PLAN TO DEMOLISH DMC AND PUT IN A PARKING LOT WITH ROUGHLY 400 SPACES.THE PLAN DOESN’T SIT WELL WITH DOCTOR DESMOND CARSON. HE SPENT YEARS SAVING LIVES AT DMC.THE DAY DMC CLOSED, DOCTOR CARSON OPENED THIS SMALL URGENT CARE CLINIC ACROSS STREET, HOPING TO FILL THE GAP.HE ADMITS THIS 6- ROOM CLINIC IS JUST A BANDAID. BEFORE THE CLOSURE IN 2015, 42 PERCENT OF ALL THE EMERGENCY TRANSPORTS IN WEST CONTRA COSTA COUNTY WENT TO DMC. AFTER THE CLOSURE, IN 2016, KAISER IN RICHMOND WAS FLOODED WITH EMERGENCY PATIENTS, 49 PERCENT… ALTA BATES IN BERKELEY, CONTRA COSTA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER AND OTHER NEARBY HOSPITALS ALSO SAW A LOT MORE PATIENTS. THE CHRONICLE REPORTS AFTER THE CLOSURE, IT TOOK AMBULANCES AN EXTRA 10 MINUTES ON AVERAGE TO TRANSPORT PEOPLE IN SAN PABLO TO A HOSPITAL.

13 thoughts on “Doctors Hospital In San Pablo To Be Razed For Casino Parking Lot”

  1. Nothing like a casino parking lot to trash up your city. For San Pablo mayor Cecilia Valdez it all comes down to priorities.

  2. SAD … 1st They Shut Down Urgent Care Doctors Hospital Pinole Years Ago Now San Pablo Hospital Closed & Now Alta Bates Hospital in Berkeley is on The Closure List Also … *It's seems gambling is more important then people's life's ?

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