To the Editor
April 20, 2023
Not particularly for or against a new hospital
To the Editor:
Let me start by saying I am not particularly for or against a new hospital but there are some things that I believe send up red flags. Back in the 70s, when the present day hospital was being considered, one of the selling points was that this modern day facility would make Petersburg a “healthcare destination.“ It would have operating rooms, the latest technology. That never worked out. An on-call anesthesiologist was not practical nor the housing needed for patients like larger facilities. I am hearing the same thing about...