Sunday, October 15, 2023

Seems Bad

Greatest country in the world.
By the end of the month, two Alabama hospitals will stop delivering babies. A third will follow suit a few weeks later.

That will leave two counties — Shelby and Monroe — without any birthing hospitals, and strip a predominantly Black neighborhood in Birmingham of a sought-after maternity unit.


People in Monroe County, meanwhile, could face drives between 35 to 100 miles to a labor and delivery department.