Herington is losing its hospital.
The Herington Hospital informed employees Monday that the facility is closing. All services end on Monday. The building will remain open through the end of the week for people to retrieve their medical records. Any records will need to be requested in person, though the hospital did note they will be maintained. In a statement released Monday afternoon, Herington Hospital cited “lengthy financial struggles and consistently low patient volumes” prompting the decision. “Herington Hospital has provided healthcare services to the community since 1919. The hospital’s website has also become non-operational amid the news.