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Lawmakers pledge ER solution for South County
Orange County Register

South Orange County’s cities have captured the attention of state legislators on the need to keep alive emergency medical services in San Clemente. Now the question is how to get there.

Five legislators visited Saddleback Memorial Medical Center’s San Clemente campus Monday to tour the hospital and its emergency room, which could close to fulfill the owners’ vision of converting the 72-bed hospital into an ambulatory facility offering comprehensive, less expensive outpatient services.