Staff gather as Astria Regional shuts down emergency room


More than 100 people gathered in front of the entrance to the Astria Regional Medical Center emergency department as it closed its doors.

At 12:01 a.m. Monday, security guards inside posted signs on the door stating the emergency room was now closed as the crowd outside recited the Lord’s Prayer.


YAKIMA HERALD-REPUBLIC: Staff gather as Astria Regional shuts down emergency room (1/13/20)