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Hancock County hospital to close labor and delivery department

BAY ST. LOUIS, Miss. (WJTV) – Ochsner Medical Center’s hospital in Bay St. Louis will close its labor and delivery department. The Sun Herald reported the department will close after officials cited low number of births in the area and the departure of an obstetrician. According to Hancock County acting administrator Jimmie Ladner, providing labor […]
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Ochsner-Hancock to close labor and delivery department

Ochsner Medical Center — Hancock’s labor and delivery department is set to close at the end of this month. Hancock County’s acting administrator Jimmie Ladner said Tuesday that Ochsner notified the county last month. He said it was his understanding that it was due to a lack...
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