Brooklyn's Long Island College Hospital Closes May 22

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    The financially troubled Long Island College Hospital in Brooklyn is shutting down on May 22, the State University of New York announced. 

    Any patients who are still in the hospital on May 22 will be discharged appropriately or transferred to another hospital or facility, officials said. All outpatient services will also close that day. 

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    The hospital stopped taking 911 calls as of May 15, but will continue to give medical screening and stabilizing treatment for walk-in patients up until 7 a.m. on May 22. 

    Any patients who need their medical records from the hospital can call 718-780-4632, 4642, or 4643. 

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    A state court approved a settlement agreement in March that allowed SUNY to stop operating the hospital, which had been losing $13 million a month. 

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