Response to the District Dismantlers from Palm Drive Health Care District

It’s well-known that a group of Sonoma County residents have been attempting to shut-down the hospital and District for some time. They issued this FAQ sheet, and we are providing an opportunity for the District to respond (see bold text, below). Claims asserted by: Bodega Bay Against Unfair Taxation “BBAUT” FAQ – Bodega Bay Request for Detachment…

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To Keep the Record Straight

November 20, 2017 Just to keep the record straight, I would like to respond to the opinion piece by Sandra Bodley and Sukey Robb-Wilder which the Press Democrat published on Friday.  In this the authors decry the possibility of the Palm Drive Health Care District taking over management in a restructuring of Sonoma West Medical…

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SWMC’s response to the October fires

By SWMC CNO Barbara Vogelsang On the morning of October 9th, SWMC had four Med Surg patients and one ICU patient. There was a total of six registered nurses in house. When we received word that Santa Rosa was burning, those nurses who had been there for a 12-hour shift didn’t leave. They’d work for…

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