Mary Casillas, Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital interim CEO, warned the supervisors if the hospital closed the county would be responsible for the cost of transporting people to hospitals in other counties. Photo by John Chadwell.

Government / Politics

Supervisors approve $2.24 million advance to Hazel Hawkins

County treasurer says the hospital would normally receive half of that figure in December anyway, making the advance only about $1.1 million.