Baton Rouge General to close its Mid City emergency room _lowres

Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- Baton Rouge General's mid-city campus.

Some Baton Rouge legislators, religious and community leaders are mounting a campaign aimed at keeping the emergency room open at Baton Rouge General Medical Center’s Mid City hospital.

The group will hold a 10 a.m. Wednesday news conference on the steps of the State Capitol to “sound the alarm” and “provide solutions to preserve services,” according to the announcement.

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