Residents fight to save ER’s life
Community rallies around Concordia Hospital
Winnipeg Free Press
The community rallied following the provincial government’s decision to close the ER at Concordia Hospital.
On April 7, health minister Kelvin Goertzen announced organizational changes to how the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority operates, which included the closure of the emergency department at Concordia Hospital (1095 Concordia Ave.). With the closure of the nearby QuickCare Clinic in St. Boniface, the change will leave northeast Winnipeg without emergency or urgent care.
In response to the announcement, CUPE Local 1973 held a rally in front of Concordia Hospital on April 11. Over 100 people turned up in support of keeping the ER open.
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