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Health of our hospitals
Santa Rosa Press Democrat

The recent death of Palm Drive Hospital in Sebastopol has some wondering which of Sonoma County’s three other district hospitals is next. Will it be Healdsburg to the north, Petaluma Valley to the south or Sonoma Valley to the southeast?

While the forces that caused Palm Drive’s closure are affecting all hospitals, smaller district hospitals are particularly vulnerable and have fewer resources to offset today’s financial pressures.