MONTHLY MEETINGS SCHEDULED TO UPDATE COMMUNITY ON MMC SITUATION

MONTHLY MEETINGS SCHEDULED TO UPDATE COMMUNITY ON MMC SITUATION

Chairman Paul B. Curry of the Doña Ana County Board of Commissioners has finalized with Las Cruces Mayor Bill Mattiace a series of public meetings to provide updates on the status of Memorial Medical Center and the efforts of the city and county to preserve the hospital as a viable community asset.

Each of the meetings will feature an update by consultant Joe Lupica, who has been retained by the city and county to guide the process by which MMC will enter its next phase of operations.

The schedule for the meetings is as follows: Sept. 17, Oct. 15, Nov. 19 and Dec. 10. All meetings will be held at 11 a.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers. All meetings will be open to the public, and any unanticipated changes in meeting times and/or dates will be announced in advance.

For more information, call county Public Information Director Jess Williams at (505) 647-7229. Residents calling from outside the Las Cruces area may call toll-free at 1-877-827-7200 and request extension 7229.