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St. Joseph CEO says more than 50 layoffs imminent; supervisors updated on hospital, county website improvements

Humboldt County supervisors expressed dismay Tuesday when the CEO of the St. Joseph Health System informed them that more than 50 local hospital employees will lose their jobs in the next two weeks. St. Joseph Health System CEO Joe Mark gave a presentation to the board about St. Joseph Hospital’s new Northeast Tower and ended up also discussing the hospital’s economic difficulties.