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LICH, Interfaith Supporters Will March To Borough Hall

Nurses, doctors and community members will gather at 8:30 a.m. on Friday in Cobble Hill.

LICH, Interfaith Supporters Will March To Borough Hall


Long Island College Hospital is now officially on life support.

As a special meeting among SUNY Downstate Boardmembers is about to begin in Manhattan, many news outlets have already called the medical center's time of death, citing President John William's commitment to selling the building. But supporters of the Cobble Hill institution are still moving forward with plans to hold a rally at Borough Hall on Friday.

In an act of unity, activists and employees of both LICH and Interfaith Medical Center plan to gather outside of the hospital at 8:30am and march to Brooklyn Borough Hall Plaza, 209 Joralemon Street, where a press conference will be held at 9:30am. A scheduled 10:30am public hearing on the Brooklyn Healthcare Crisis with New York State Assembly member Richard Gottfried will follow.

All neighbors are encouraged to participate.

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