NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — One of the only hospitals in the Rockaways will stay open.
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“There are 600, 700 people who are employed at Peninsula and many of those individuals actually live in the Rockaways,” said Mure. “Those people will be saving their jobs.”
Mure says the new owners will change the establishment to a for profit hospital.
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“They’re going to step in and they’re going to inject some money into the hospital and they’re going to hopefully make this hospital a better place for the people who live in the Rockaway community,” he said.
Revival currently serves much of the city’s orthodox Jewish community.
If the deal is approved by the state health department, Peninsula would become the city’s first orthodox-owned hospital.
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