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DPH Postpones Public Hearing Today On the Proposed Closure of Pediatric Unit at Steward Morton Hospital in Taunton

Events in Greater Boston Surrounding Manhunt for Suspect in Marathon Bombing Drive Decision
New Date for Hearing Yet to Be Determined.

Due to events surrounding the manhunt for a suspect in the Marathon bombing, the Department of Public Health has announced that it will postpone the public hearing, scheduled for 2 p.m. today at the Taunton Public Library concerning a controversial plan by Cerberus-Steward Health Care to close its Level II 13-bed Pediatric Unit. A new date for the hearing has not been set at this time. We will keep the media posted when the hearing is rescheduled.