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Region’s small and medium-sized hospitals scramble to make retrofits
Whittier Daily News

More than a dozen buildings at some of the region’s small and medium-sized hospitals pose a “significant” risk of collapsing and becoming a danger to the public in the event of an earthquake, according to the state. These buildings have received a “1″ in the structural performance category by the state’s Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development – the lowest rating on the scale of 1 to 5.