Jefferson County lifting the veil at Cooper Green Mercy

(WIAT-CBS42 Scott Packard)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) – Jefferson County is lifting the veil on the inner workings of Cooper Green Health Services during an open house Friday.

The event will include free health screenings and workshops on diabetes, nutrition and exercise. Medical professionals will be available to answer questions about services provided at the facility.

The former hospital transitioned into an urgent care facility January 1st, 2013. Since then several patients have expresses confusion about their medical care. Jefferson County commissioners voted for the change after the hospital contentiously exceeded budget.

The open house is 8am-5pm Friday. The address is 1515 6th Avenue South.

CBS42’s Scott Packard will be at the event. He will talk to administrators and patients about the change at the county-owned facility.

Scott will have a report this evening on CBS42 News.

For more information, click on this link.

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