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Natividad, county officials take trauma center victory lap
Monterey Herald

Natividad Medical Center and Monterey County officials and staff celebrated the county-owned hospital’s formal designation as the area’s first Level II trauma center on Monday, the official first day of the highly prized distinction. At an event to mark the occasion at the hospital, Natividad’s interim CEO Dr. Kelly O’Keefe noted the historical nature of the achievement, which designates the venerable institution as the preferred destination for the most seriously injured patients from the county.