Petition statement to be delivered to Chris Quinn, NYC Council Speak and Greenwich Village representative., William Rudin, Owner of $1 billion SVH buildings building luxury apartments., The New York State House, The New York State Senate, Governor Andrew Cuomo and 3 other targets (click here to see more)

Hands Off St. Vincents Call for a New Hospital

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Hands Off St. Vincents Call for a New Hospital

To be delivered to Chris Quinn, NYC Council Speak and Greenwich Village representative., William Rudin, Owner of $1 billion SVH buildings building luxury apartments., The New York State House, The New York State Senate, Governor Andrew Cuomo and 3 other targets (click here to see more)

Petition Statement

We, the following demand a New Hospital, not an Urgent Care Center on steroids as planned by North Shore, Long Island Jewish Hospital, Lennox Hill Hospital. We are tired of elected politicians being silent, in meetings telling the community they want a hospital, and in turn speaking to NYS Dept of Health, and NYC agencies who give out permits they they are okay with a urgent care center. Sellouts from the Mayor of New York to the NYC Council Speaker, to the Community Board appointed by NYC Borough President, who himself said one thing to the community and in action did what the community did not want. A New Hospital. Please sign this petition to let all from William Rudin to the elected officials that the community demands that luxury apartments without a New Hospital will not be accepted.
There are currently 84 signatures. NEW goal - We need 100 signatures!

Petition Background

Hello, Everyone.

Criminal negligence by St. Vincent's Hospital staff ran the 168-year-old hospital and medical center into bankruptcy. The federal bankruptcy judge sold the St. Vincent’s buildings to William Rudin and family for $260 million. That amounts to pennies on the dollar. So far, plans are for 450 luxury apartments and a 150-car parking garage, but no plans for a hospital for 1.5 million Manhattan residents and visitors on the west side, or residents in all 5 boroughs who used St. Vincent's.

That's why I created a petition to: Christine Quinn, NYC Council Speaker and Greenwich Village Council representative; William Rudin, Owner of the $1 billion SVH buildings to be converted into luxury apartments; The New York State House; The New York State Senate; Governor Andrew Cuomo; The United States House of Representatives; The United States Senate; and President Barack Obama. The petition says:

We demand a new hospital, not an Urgent Care Center on steroids as planned by North Shore Long Island Jewish Hospital, with Lenox Hill (65 blocks uptown and across Central Park) as the feeder hospital. We are tired of elected politicians telling the community they want a hospital, and then turning around and telling the NYS Dept of Health, and NYC agencies who give out permits, that they are okay with an urgent care center. These are sellouts from the Mayor of New York to the NYC Council Speaker, to the Community Board appointed by the NYC Borough President, who himself said one thing to the community and in action did the opposite. The community needs and demands a new hospital. Please sign this petition to tell all from William Rudin to the elected officials that the community unconditionally will not accept luxury apartments without a new hospital.

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