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San Pablo hospital’s fight for survival grows more desperate
The Mercury News

Suffering from a suspected case of Lyme disease, 75-year-old San Pablo cancer survivor Renate Wunderlich seemed as concerned about her hospital’s health as her own during a recent visit to the Doctors Medical Center emergency room.

“The joint pain is pretty bad,” Wunderlich said, her voice trailing off before moving on to the new topic.

“This hospital isn’t really going to close, is it?” she asked Dr. Laurel Hodgson, the lone emergency medicine doctor on duty this night, and other hospital staff. “It can’t close.”