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)