‘Patients are going to die’: the human cost of Madera County losing its only hospital

Seeking emergency or urgent care in Madera County? Read our guide to finding care after the hospitals’ closure. For the past 15 years, Tammie Myers worked as a licensed vocational nurse in Madera Community Hospital’s postpartum department.   Her job was to take care of new mothers and their babies, following birth. She loved the mothers…

Madera County’s only hospital closed. Here’s how residents can access medical care 

With Madera County’s only hospital closed since Jan. 3, its residents need other options for receiving medical care in an emergency.  Three hospitals in Fresno County have absorbed Madera Community Hospital’s emergency patients, including Community Regional Medical Center, St. Agnes Medical Center and Clovis Medical Center. Dan Lynch, director of the Central California Emergency Medical…