Pa. health department suspending operations at Delaware County Memorial Hospital

The Pennsylvania Department of Health announced it is suspending operations at Delaware County Memorial Hospital on Monday.

In a statement issued Friday night, Delaware County officials said the decision to close the hospital is because of inadequate staffing.

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Just last month, a judge granted a temporary injunction preventing Crozer Health from closing the hospital and turning it into a behavioral health facility.

The county said it is now exploring all legal options to try to keep the hospital open.

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