Inside The Transformation Of The Old Westlake Hospital Into A COVID-19 Alternate Care FacilityContractors packed the old Westlake Hospital, wearing masks. It is a race against time to assess the mechanics of a building that will provide care for those patients with more serious cases of COVID-19.
Westlake Hospital In Melrose Park To Reopen For COVID-19 PatientsWestlake Hospital is now being prepped to become an alternate treatment site for COVID-19 patients. It will be equipped with 230 beds.
Coronavirus In Illinois: As COVID-19 Cases Rise Past 7,600, State Secures Fourth Alternate Treatment Site At Former Westlake HospitalThe former Westlake Hospital in Melrose Park will be able to provide approximately 230 beds for coronavirus treatment.
Westlake Hospital Plans To Close, Judge Delays Ruling On Request To Hold Owners In ContemptWestlake Hospital in west suburban Melrose Park appears poised to close for good on Friday, after months of legal battles over the medical center's future, after a Cook County judge put off ruling on a request to hold ownership in contempt of court.
Westlake Hospital Files For BankruptcyThe owner of a suburban Chicago hospital whose attempt to close the facility because of a lack of patients was halted by a court order has declared bankruptcy.
State Review Board Allows Westlake Hospital Owners To Close Facility; Court Fight Continues For NowA judge’s order to keep Westlake Hospital open has expired, a day after the Illinois Health Facilities & Services Review Board granted the owners’ request to shut down the hospital in 45 days, but Melrose Park officials vow to continue the fight to keep Westlake open.
Illinois Supreme Court Ruling Keeps Westlake Hospital Open For NowWestlake Hospital in Melrose Park appears to be saved again, at least temporarily, after a series of back-and fourth court rulings over the future of the hospital.
Appeals Court Lifts Restraining Order Preventing Westlake Hospital From Cutting ServicesAn Illinois Appellate Court panel has lifted a restraining order that had prohibited the owners of Westlake Hospital from reducing services.
Owners Offer To Transfer Westlake Hospital To Melrose Park, Village Accuses Company Of 'Publicity Stunt'Amid a fight over efforts to close Westlake Hospital, its owners have offered to transfer control of the hospital to the village of Melrose Park.
Judge: Westlake Hospital To Stay Open For 2 WeeksWestlake Hospital in Melrose Park is staying open for the next two weeks, at least.
Hearing Scheduled In Dispute Over Possible Westlake Hospital ClosureThe owners of Westlake Hospital in Melrose Park will be in court Tuesday morning, to face accusations they violated a Cook County judge’s order preventing them from changing staffing levels or reducing services.
Village Of Melrose Park Says Westlake Hospital's Owners Violating Temporary Restraining OrderA day after a Cook County judge issued a temporary restraining order, employees say the owners of Westlake Hospital have violated it.
Westlake Hospital Moves To Suspend Services; Melrose Park Seeks To Block Owners From ClosingThe owners of Westlake Hospital said they are suspending services, due to a declining number of patients and staff, but officials in Melrose Park plan to ask a judge to force the hospital to stay open.
How Much Longer Will Westlake Hospital Stay Open?Weeks after a public feud between the Village of Melrose Park and the company buying Westlake Hospital there, the village fears the hospital will close its doors.
Protest Planned To Save Westlake HospitalLawmakers and community leaders are planning a protest Monday hoping to stop the planned closure of Westlake Hospital in Melrose Park.