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EMS director: Natividad ahead of schedule for trauma center
Monterey Herald

Despite public concerns expressed by a trio of Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital physicians, Monterey County’s emergency medical services agency director says Natividad Medical Center is ahead of schedule for earning formal designation as the area’s first Level II trauma center.

On Tuesday, Salinas Valley Memorial chief of staff Dr. Christina Hinz joined Drs. Orlando Rodriguez and David Ramos to speak out on Natividad’s pursuit of the trauma center designation during public comment at the Board of Supervisors meeting.