Notice of Public Hearing Concerning North Shore Medical Center, Salem Hospital Campus, Salem, MA

Notice is hereby given that the Massachusetts Department of Public Health will conduct a public hearing to permit comment on an application for Determination of Need (“DoN”) filed on October 7, 2015, by North Shore Medical Center. The application seeks approval of new construction and renovation to the Salem Hospital Campus located at 81 Highland Avenue, Salem, MA 01970.  The hearing will be held on Tuesday, January 12, 2016, commencing at 4:00 P.M at the Hawthorne Hotel in the Ballroom located at 18 Washington Square W, Salem, MA 01970.  (Complimentary parking is available at the hotel.)    If due to inclement weather that Salem Public Schools are closed during the day of January 12, 2016, the hearing will be postponed until Thursday, January 21, 2016 at the same above location and time.  Information about the status of the hearing may be obtained by calling 617-753-7340 on the hearing date. Such hearing shall not be adjudicatory but shall be in the nature of a public forum for the presentation of any comments which may be relevant to consideration by the Department of the need for this project.  Persons wishing to make their views known may appear at the hearing or may submit written comments to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Determination of Need Program, 99 Chauncy Street, Boston, MA 02111.  Written comments will be accepted up until 5:00 P.M. Friday, January 22, 2016, (or Monday, February 1, 2016, if meeting is postponed). Persons with disabilities needing special accommodations at the hearing should contact North Shore Medical Center (617-598-6700) in advance of the meeting date.

This information is provided by the Determination of Need (DoN) within the Department of Public Health.