Letter to Editor: Seton Hospital(s) Possible Closure

South San Francisco, CA   March 7, 2020  by Jacqui Grant

To the citizens of DC, SSF, SB & others — Why were you not at the emergency Council meeting tonight? In case you have not heard, we are about to LOSE TWO HOSPITALS!!! Seton Medical Center & Seton Medical Center Coastside. Coastside is the only EMERGENCY/LONG TERM CARE FACILITY between Pacifica and Santa Cruz.


The plan is to close BOTH by MONDAY!!


My roommate I, along with about 120 other residents, WILL HAVE NOWHERE TO GO!! One gentleman has been looking at other facilities for his son & says they are not even fit to keep a DOG.


Most of the people here have dementia/alzheimers, and require long-term care because they have no family members to care for them.

So think about it when you need to get to them hospital in a HURRY.


San Mateo County Supervisor, David Canepa, is leading the efforts to keep Seton open. Please contact his office for more information

Tony Bayudan

Chief of Staff


(650) 363-4565

Bill Silverfarb

Legislative Aide


(650) 363-4042

Ann Keighran

Legislative Aide


(650) 599-1007

Michael Richardson

Legislative Aide


(650) 363-4247

4 comments for “Letter to Editor: Seton Hospital(s) Possible Closure

  1. Wendy Sinclair-Smith
    March 7, 2020 at 11:41 pm

    Who will close it? Is their contact info listed? Shall we call? email? stand out front with signs?

  2. mel perry
    March 8, 2020 at 8:50 pm

    slap a lien on the property

  3. March 10, 2020 at 4:34 am

    Thanks for these posts. The people of South San Francisco must unite in a common cause to keep Seton open.Meeting Tuesday March 10 at Redwood City 1 pm, special session to discuss the closure of the medical center.

  4. March 10, 2020 at 4:37 am

    Special meeting Tuesday, March 10 Redwood City, 1 pm to discuss the closure.

    Unite to win, unite to stop the closure.

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