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Kaiser pediatric unit closure in Hayward shakes up parents, nurses

The closure of a pediatric unit in an East Bay hospital is catching patients and parents off guard after the date for the closure was suddenly pushed up. Now hospital workers and parents are scrambling to figure out how children will receive care. Nurses at Kaiser Hayward said they were told their hospital’s pediatric unit would be closed next year when the hospital would shut down and transfer to a new state-of-the-art facility in San Leandro.