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Isabella Neves of Atwater, California


My mother was in Merced Mercy Hospital suffering from cardio-vascular disease. She got MRSA while there and continued to have it until she died. At one point while I visited her, every room had a MRSA sign outside the room on the entire second floor. At no time did the nursing staff tell or ensure visitors to down gloves, masks, etc. it was just a free-for-all. NO MONITORING AT ALL. I was told that the hospital was understaffed in its nursing. one could not tell if people wandering around the coridors, obviously employed by the hospital were nurses, LVNs or janitors.

Written by H. Andrea Neves of Hillsborough, CA, daughter of Isabella.