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Fallbrook Hospital to go outpatient only
San Diego Union-Tribune

After more than 50 years serving the community, Fallbrook Hospital is set to close its emergency room and stop admitting patients in November.

With emotion written clearly on their faces, five Fallbrook Healthcare District directors unanimously chose to pursue an alliance with two neighboring North County districts that will focus only on outpatient services rather than sign a deal with a private for-profit operator that was designed to keep the hospital’s core inpatient services operational.