The Eden Township Healthcare District is disappointed that a judge ruled against our countersuit against Sutter Health. Our goal when filing this suit was to keep San Leandro Hospital and its emergency medical facility open. This remains our goal.
After reviewing our options with legal counsel, the Board of Directors decided unanimously to pursue appellate court review of the decision.
When we initially filed this suit, Sutter Health was preparing to close San Leandro Hospital. Our efforts have kept the doors open for months longer than originally planned. This has saved lives and protected the health of our community. This is the mandate of the Eden Township Healthcare District. It is why we decided to pursue legal action in the first place and why we are pursuing appellate review now.