Sen. Tammy Baldwin asks HSHS to slow down closure

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WLAX/WEUX) – Senator Tammy Baldwin is asking HSHS to slow down its closure and prioritize patients and employees. In a letter sent to the President and CEO of HSHS, Baldwin asked the health system to consider delaying closures to ensure healthcare services continue to be available in the Chippewa Valley.

She also wrote that HSHS has an obligation to stand with its employees under federal and state law. Baldwin writes that she will follow up on any accusations of wrongdoing or mistreatment of employees.

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