March of Dimes ‘strongly opposes' Leominster birth center closure

The March of Dimes has come out in strong opposition to the planned closure of labor and delivery services at a Leominster hospital, joining a wide...

August 31, 2023
9:36 PM

The March of Dimes has come out in strong opposition to the planned closure of labor and delivery services at a Leominster hospital, joining a widening chorus of residents and advocacy organizations pushing to keep the birth center open. In a letter released Thursday, the maternity care nonprofit called on Governor Maura Healey, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and UMass Memorial Health, the hospital's parent company, to 'take all necessary steps to keep this essential service available.

Sarah Raza