"While the decision to close was certainly no one's preference, our job is to move forward together and find a viable solution to the needs of the impacted community," Kemp said.

FOX 5 also reports Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens has met with Wellstar President and CEO Candice L. Saunders and responded to that meeting with a letter, making clear he is still concerned about the impact of the medical center's closure on low-income metro Atlanta residents.

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